GOLDEN STATE BATTLE HITS THE RING AS SO. CALIF. CONDORS, SAN JOSE RAZORCLAWS FEATURED MONDAY ON MyNetworkTV
Condors Remember Their Fallen Teammate, Leader Jeremy Williams; SoCal Coach Marco Ruas Battles Seattle Coach Maurice Smith in Bonus Superfight
NEW YORK, June 20, 2007- The International Fight League (OTC.BB: IFLI), the world’s number one professional mixed martial arts league, goes inside the bout between the Southern California Condors and San Jose Razorclaws, in the next episode of “IFL Battleground” on Monday, June 25, at 8 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. CT/MT). The bout was held in the wake of the tragic death of the Condors’ Jeremy Williams; the episode features an extended tribute to the star middleweight. “IFL Battleground” airs every Monday night on MyNetworkTV.
Among the six full bouts in Monday’s episode is the matchup between MMA legends and current IFL coaches Marco Ruas of the Condors and Maurice Smith of the Seattle Tiger Sharks. Ruas’ squad was also fighting a playoff berth as it took on Frank Shamrock’s Razorclaws at the packed Sears Centre in Chicago.
Additionally, the search for the next IFL Ring Girls continues, with audition footage of some contenders – and a few pretenders – from searches conducted in New York and Los Angeles.
Some of the matchups seen in the episode include:
• Justin Levens (Philadelphia), one of Williams’ closest friends, who stepped in at middleweight, vs. the Razorclaws’ tough former Marine Brian Foster (Moreno Valley, Calif.)• Adam Lynn (Pittsburgh) of the Condors vs. Josh Odom (Tallahassee, Fla.) in a battle between two other former Marines• Unbeaten Antoine Jaoude (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) faces a tall order in veteran MMA heavyweight Dan Christison (Las Vegas), making his second appearance for the Razorclaws• Marco’s nephew, Rodrigo Ruas (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) looking for his first IFL win against welterweight Donnie Liles (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
Viewers can find their local MyNetworkTV affiliate at www.mynetworktv.com/local_stations.html.
The episode is the 12th in the “IFL Battleground” series, which has recently been renewed for the Fall 2007 MyNetworkTV lineup.
About the IFL
International Fight League™ (IFL) is the world’s first professional mixed martial arts sports league. IFL has its headquarters in New York, NY and offices in Las Vegas, NV. For more information about IFL, please see: www.ifl.tv.