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KJ Noons Faces Edson Berto In ShoXC Main Event Friday, July 27

By Johnny Bey / July 20, 2007

SHOWTIME TO DEBUT NEW MIXED MARTIAL ARTS SERIES ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series Series Premiere Friday, July 27, Live at 11 p.m. ET/PT (except on West Coast) NEW YORK (July 19, 2007) – Showtime Networks Inc. and mixed martial arts organization EliteXC officially announced today the debut of a new series on the premium television network, […]


Replay Of Spectacular “Shamrock Vs. Baroni” Fight Card This Saturday On Showtime

By Johnny Bey / June 28, 2007

CATCH THE REPLAY OF ELITE XC/STRIKEFORCE “SHAMROCK vs. BARONI”EXPLOSIVE SIX-FIGHT EVENTON SHOWTIME, SATURDAY, JUNE 30 (10 p.m. ET/PT) Shamrock vs. Baroni Tops A Tremendous Night of Mixed Martial Arts Action; Also Available At SHOWTIME On-Demand from July 1 – 27 NEW YORK (June 27, 2007) – SHOWTIME will televise last Friday’s EliteXC/Strikeforce mixed martial arts […]


“Countdown To Shamrock Vs. Baroni” Premieres Tuesday, June 12, On Showtime

By Johnny Bey / June 12, 2007

“COUNTDOWN TO SHAMROCK vs. BARONI” PREMIERES TUESDAY, JUNE 12 ON SHOWTIME Six-Time Emmy Award Winning Producers—Planet Grande—Take Viewers Inside The Lives of MMA Legends and Champions in Preview of Spectacular Fight Card Friday, June 22, in San Jose, Calif. HP Pavilion Will Host Mega-Fight Card Live on Pay-Per-View With Undercard Bouts To Be Streamed Live […]


Frank Shamrock Phil Baroni Conference Call Quotes

By Johnny Bey / June 8, 2007

CONFERENCE CALL QUOTES FRANK SHAMROCK AND PHIL “THE NEW YORK BAD ASS” BARONI Thursday, June 7, 2007 (NOTE: Due to the rather graphic/extreme nature of some of the language, this transcript has been edited. To hear the conference call as it happened in its entirety, including the beer, smoke and bathroom breaks, you are encouraged […]


EliteXC Pic, Quotes & Weights; Complete “Dynamite USA” Fight Card/Weights

By Johnny Bey / June 2, 2007

Six fighters, plus EliteXC’s Live Events President Gary Shaw, pose after Friday’s “Dynamite!! USA” press conference and weigh-in in Los Angeles. Left-to-right: J.Z. Calvan, Tim Persey, Jake Shields, Shaw, Jonathan Wiezorek, Ido Pariente and Nam Phan. Shields fights Pariente in the main event Saturday on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT). In the co-feature, Persey […]


Ex-Hippie Kid Jake Shields Set To Rock ‘N Roll On ”Dynamite USA” On June 2

By Johnny Bey / May 27, 2007

ELITEXC’S JAKE SHIELDS READY TO TAKE ON LATEST MMA CHALLENGE JUNE 2 AT L.A. COLISEUM One of the Best Welterweights In The World Looks to Extend Winning Ways Against Israel’s Ido “The Hebrew Hammer’’ Pariente on SHOWTIME LOS ANGELES (May 26, 2007) – Jake Shields (http://jakeshields.proelite.com) was bred to be a beast in the ring. […]


‘Dynamite!! USA’ MMA Conference Call Quotes: Johnnie Morton, Mighty Mo

By Johnny Bey / May 25, 2007

CALL QUOTESFORMER NFL AND USC FOOTBALL STAR, JOHNNIE MORTON, CROWD-PLEASING HEAVYWEIGHT MIGHTY MOThursday, May 24, 2007 Johnnie Morton and Mighty Mo will be featured performers on “Softbank presents Dynamite!! USA in association with ProElite” on Saturday, June 2, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Morton, who will make his MMA debut against Bernard Ackah, and […]


Ailing Carano Off June 2 MMA Card

By Johnny Bey / May 18, 2007

MMA RISING SUPERSTAR GINA CARANO AILING,FORCED TO WITHDRAW FROM JUNE 2 MMA EVENT LOS ANGELES (May 17, 2007) – Gina Carano has pulled out of the “Dynamite!! USA” June 2 mega-MMA fight card at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum due to illness, EliteXC Live Events President Gary Shaw announced today. Carano, of Las Vegas, Nev., […]

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