Bodog Fight Crowns Middleweight Champion

October 1 , 2007

Two of the worlds most formidable fighters will do battle on the next episode of the hit mixed martial arts series Bodog Fight: New Jersey, with the winner taking home the inaugural Bodog Fight Middleweight Championship belt.

South Africa’s Trevor Prangley (14-4) would like nothing more than to adorn his muscular midriff with the bejeweled belt, but first he will have to get past Yuki Kondo (46-19-6).

A Japanese legend, Kondo has faced a who’s who of the sport, including Tito Ortiz, Wanderlei Silva, Phil Baroni, Josh Barnett, and Dan Henderson. Needless to say, the 31-year-old Pancrase veteran is confident he can whip Prangley.

“Trevor is tough, but I’ve fought some of the best fighters in the world and I believe my experience will serve me well for this fight,” warned Kondo.

Trevor Prangley

34-year-old Prangley, who now trains at the Lion’s Den in Idaho, has notable wins over Travis Lutter and Kyacey “Ice Cold” Uscola. He also earned his second unanimous decision over hard-hitting Andrei Semenov in Vancouver at Bodog Fight: USA vs. Russia, before forcing Pierre “The Professional” Guillet to submit in the first round on Bodog Fight: Costa Rica Combat.

“I feel like I’ve earned this title shot,” declared Prangley. “It’s every fighter’s goal to win a title belt and I won’t let Yuki Kondo stand in my way.”

Who will take home the hardware? Find out on this championship episode of Bodog Fight: New Jersey, Tuesday, October 2 at 11 p.m. / 10 p.m. Central on the ION Television Network.

Starting next week, stay tuned for a trio of special Bodog Fight episodes with bouts from the ground-breaking pay-per-view Bodog Fight: Clash of the Nations.

Can’t catch the action on ION Television (or The Fight Network in Canada)? All episodes of the Bodog Fight series are available worldwide through streaming video at

Bodog Fight: The Complete First Series is now available on DVD. The four-disk set more than ten hours of non-stop action and a ton of extra features, including fighter commentary, new behind the scenes footage and six never-before-seen fights. Plus, get a bonus limited edition CD featuring tracks from Bodog Music artists. Available now at better retailers everywhere and online at

About Bodog Fight

Since its inception in 2006, Bodog Fight has become one of the heavy-hitters in the world of mixed martial arts. Created by billionaire entertainment mogul, Calvin Ayre, Bodog Television’s Bodog Fight series offers viewers a unique combination of action and allure from exotic locations throughout the world. Bodog Fight can be viewed in 100 million homes across North America and at Some of Bodog Television’s other programs include: poker lifestyle and reality shows, Calvin Ayre Wild Card Poker and Sharks & Fools; and a million-dollar indie band search competition, Bodog Battle. BODOG is a registered trademark of Bodog Entertainment Group. For media inquiries please contact .

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