SPORTFIGHT XVII BRINGS SUMMER HITS TO THE ROSE GARDENAUGUST 5
Tickets On Sale Now
WHO: Sportfight XVII ¡ü Hot Zone
WHEN: Sat, Aug 5, 2006 ¡ü 7:30p
WHERE: Rose Quarter – Rose Garden
TICKETS: Tickets priced at $168, $84, $52, and$28 can be purchased at the Rose Quarter Box Officefrom 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at allparticipating Safeway outlets, RoseQuarter.com or bycalling (877) 789-ROSE (7673). Tickets also may bepurchased at Team Quest Mixed Martial Arts & Fitness,18206 SE Stark, Portland, or by calling (503) 661-4134
WHAT: Bring in August with a BANG!Sportfight XVII Hot Zone will bring hard hits andfast-paced fights on Saturday, August 5 at 7:30 p.m.at the Rose Garden. Once again, Portland¡Çs ownOlympic silver medalist and Ultimate FightingChampionship (UFC) star, Matt ¡ÈThe Law¡É Lindland andhis partner, five-time UFC Champion Randy ¡ÈTheNatural¡É Couture, bring the Northwest another greatnight of unparalleled mixed martial arts fights.
Headlining the 17th action-packed installment ofSportfight is welterweight champion Chris ¡ÈTheProfessor¡É Wilson as he looks to knock challenger andfive-time UFC veteran Lavern Clark back into the firstgrade. Who will leave with the belt?
Then it¡Çs survival of the fittest as 170-poundsoldier Tony Sanza, stationed at Fort Lewis,Washington, and compatriot Lloyd Woodard of GreatFalls, Montana, pit their 3-1-0 records in theultimate form of hand-to-hand combat.
At the 155 category, hometown boy Ian ¡ÈThe Barn Owl¡ÉLoveland looks to notch another devastating victory ashe and Vancouver¡Çs Trevor Burnell prepare to faceoff.
Next, Ryan ¡ÈThe Lion¡É Schultz roars back to theSportfight ring to square off against formerlightweight champion Cam ¡ÈMr. Smooth¡É Ward in amatch to determine who will challenge reigningbelt-holder John ¡ÈQuick Guns¡É Gunderson.
Finally, get ready to tip the scales of pain asheavyweights Delon ¡ÈThe One¡É Williams and Terry¡ÈThe African Assassin¡É look to capture the knockoutof the night!
Sportfight 17 Hot Zone fight card
(Subject to change):
Welterweight Title Fight
170 Chris Wilson ¡ÈThe Professor¡É, PortlandOregon, (8-1-0)
Lavern Clark, Davenport, Iowa (20-14-1)
155 Ryan ¡ÈThe Lion¡É Schultz, Estacada, Oregon(13-7-1)
Cam ¡ÉMr. Smooth¡É Ward, Beaverton, Oregon (7-1-0)
155 Ian ¡ÈThe Barn Owl¡É Loveland, Portland,Oregon (10-3-0)
Trevor Burnell, Vancouver, W.A. (4-2-0)
170 Edward Nuno, Portland, OR. (6-2-0)
Tony Sanza, Fort Lewis, W.A. (3-1-0)
HW Thierry Sokoudjou¡ÈThe African Assassin¡É Africa Temecula, CA. (1-0-0)
Paul Wermecki Boise, ID. (2-0-0)
185 Jd Stanley
185 Mike Dolce
205 John Krohn
205 Greg Thompson
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