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Marez to Headline Primal MMA Inaugural Card

8/2/2007 Tijuana – Primal Mixed Martial Arts’ “TheNext Level” on August 11th will feature in its main event Chris “Monster” Marez (4-1), who is coming offan impressive unanimous decision victory over Wesley“Cabbage” Correira in Hawaii’s X-1 Extreme Fighting.Marez, 6’2” 280 pounds, is a hungry fighter ready toestablish his name in the HW division.In another featured bout, Team Quest fighter JesseTaylor (4-1) will take on WEC veteran Kenny Ento(7-2). Taylor, a standout collegiate wrestler at CalState Fullerton, now trains at Team Quest’s camp inTemecula, CA with the likes of Dan Henderson andRameau Thierry Sokoudjou. Should Ento take the fightto the ground where he has submitted many of hisopponents, he might be surprised at the Jiu Jitsu ofTaylor who has been working with Vinincus Malghaes.Also featured on the card is what is sure to be anaction packed featherweight bout between Shawn “Quiet Storm” Bias (11-4) and Primal MMA Auditions winner and local favorite Antonio Duarte (6-1). The always entertaining Bias, whose only loss at 145 came at the hands of Urijah Faber, is coming off a win at thePalace Fight Championships in which he claimed the PFC Featherweight Championship.Duarte, who trains at Entram Vale Todo Gym in Tijuana, impressed judges Urijah Faber and KJ Noons at the Primal Auditions on June 9th. At only 20 years of age Duarte will face his most difficult test yet in Bias.

Duarte will be representing the camp of talentedMexican MMA fighters at Entram Gym, the epicenter ofMMA in Tijuana.

In other bouts:

155: Primal Audition winner Edgar “Motor” Osorio,Oaxaca, Mexico (1-0) vs. Ryan “Bones” Bixler ofUndisputed Training Center, San Diego, CA (12-3)

170: Poppies “the Tachi Kid” Martinez, Lemoore, CA(9-3) vs. Billy Terry, Taft, CA (2-3)

205: Primal Audition winner Jordan Clissold, SanDiego, CA (Pro Debut) vs. Alex Gooden, San Diego, CA(Pro Debut)

135: Kisack Monroy of Entram Vale Todo, Tijauna,Mexico (Pro Debut) vs. TBA

155: Larry Jackson of City Boxing, San Diego, CA (ProDebut) vs. TBAIn naming their first event “the Next Level”, PrimalMMA has clearly signaled its intentions of presentingthe highest level of MMA competition yet to be seen inMexico. Doors open for the event at 7:00 PM withaction starting at 8:00 on Saturday August 11 at ElForo – Jai Alai Palace, Tijuana, Mexico. The venue isa $5 cab ride from the San Diego border.

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