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

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 takes on Wiezorek. Time permitting, the fight between Calvan and Phan is scheduled to be televised in its entirety. If not, Phan-Calvan highlights are scheduled to be shown during the one-hour SHOWTIME telecast. The pay-per-view portion of Saturday’s “Dynamite!! USA” fight card will start at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. It will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME® PPV. Contact your pay-per-view provider to order “Dynamite!! USA.” Brock Lesnar faces Min Soo Kim and Royce Gracie battles Kazushi Sakuraba in two of the top PPV bouts. In another PPV match, former NFL star Johnnie Morton will make his MMA debut against Bernard Ackah. Tickets, priced from $10 to $1000, are on sale via Ticketmaster locations, www.ticketmaster.com and the L.A. Coliseum Box Office. ELITEXC QUOTES JAKE SHIELDS: “I have trained very hard and am ready to go. I let my fists do the talking for me. I’m really looking forward to Saturday. I wish it was today.” IDO PARIENTE: “It is time to get down to business. I am prepared to do the best I can. This is a great opportunity for me. I plan to take advantage of it.” JONATHAN WIEZOREK: “I am beyond thrilled and excited to be getting this chance on SHOWTIME. Persey is a big puncher and banger but I’ll be ready for him.” TIM PERSEY: “I am looking forward to fighting on SHOWTIME again, even if it I did take this fight on two day’s notice. I want to become more recognized and this is my great chance.” NAM PHAM: “I am honored to be part of such a tremendous fight card. This is very exciting. My opponent has a lot of skills. This will be an outstanding fight.” J.Z. CALVAN: “This is my first big fight in America. I am ready to get it on. I live now in Florida. A lot of my friends and fans will be tuning in for this truly great event.”

[10th/ 5 min. 3R] Brock Lesnar VS Min Soo Kim

262 pounds (USA) Super Heavyweight (Korea) 255 pounds

[9th/ 5 min. 3R] Kazushi Sakuraba VS Royce Gracie

187 pounds (Japan) Middleweight (Brazil) 188 pounds

[8th/ 5 min. 3R] Mighty Mo VS Warpath 292 pounds (USA) Super Heavyweight USA) 270 pounds

[7th/5 min.3R] Melvin Manhoef VS Dong Sik Yoon

192 pounds (Netherlands) Middleweight (Korea) 190 pounds

[6th /5 min. 3R] Johnnie Morton VS Bernard Ackah 213 pounds (USA) Middleweight (Ivory Coast) 207 pounds

[5th/ 5 min. 3R] Jake Shields VS Ido Pariente 170 pounds (USA) Welterweight (Israel) 168 pounds

[4th/ 5 min. 3R] Tim “Big Perm” Persey VS Jonathan Wiezorek 265 pounds (USA) Heavyweight (USA) 265 pounds

[3rd/ 5min. 3R] J.Z. Calvan VS Nam Phan 160 pounds (Brazil) Lightweight (USA) 155 pounds

[2nd/ 5min. 3R] Isaiah Hill VS Katsuhiko Nagata 156 pounds (USA) Lightweight (Japan) 156 pounds

[1st/ 5 min. 3R] Brad Pickett VS Hideo Tokoro 154 pounds (UK) Lightweight (Japan) 153 pounds

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