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Anthony 'Showtime' Pettis is in the Matrix

Anthony 'Showtime' Pettis made history last night winning the WEC Lightweight title and his entry into the UFC.

Pettis who I first learned about watching a show called, 'The World of Jenks' on MTV. He is a young fighter from Wisconson, who has been through a lot but is still very humble and doesn't let where he came from change the way he is.

Here is what I am getting to, the awesome Matrix style kick that laid WEC Lightweight Champion on his back late in the 5th round to secure Pettis' strap and title fight in the UFC.

 

Abosolute Annihilation

Absolute AnnihilationEast Coast Combat Club presents "Absolute Annhilation" Mixed Martial Arts Fighting in the Cage. MMA Fighting will return to the Prince William County Fairgrounds on December 18th 2010. 20 exciting bouts of up and coming Fighters from the East Coast will meet and test their will. Three new champions will be crowned on the great night of Live Action!!! There will also be honors for Fight of the Night, Knockout of the Night, and Submission of the Night.

The card for this first event looks to be pretty stacked with 23 fights on the card (*subject to change) and fighters all over including Jessie Mitchell Jr fighting Nate Grebb for the 155 title. Will this add to Jessie's strap count? Teams from all over the region will be there including Fight Craftsman Gym, Fight Junkies, Team Assassin, Spinal Tap MMA, The Cave and Yamasaki Academy to name a few.

Get your tickets now for the last show of 2010 at the ECCC Site.

 

The M-1 Challenge XXII Middleweight Championship Showdown: Rafal Moks vs. Magomed Sultanakhmedov

M1 GlobalIn an evening which includes a trilogy of title fights, M-1 Challenge XXII is garnering worldwide attention from fans and media alike. Facing off to determine the M-1 Challenge middleweight champion is Rafal ‘Kulturysta’ Moks (5-2) and Magomed ‘The White Wolf’ Sultanakhmedov (28-4) and the action from Moscow, Russia begins at 12:00pm EST / 9:00am PST on Friday December 10th; catch all the action LIVE for free at www.M-1Global.com.  

Rafal Moks has earned his 2010 M-1 Selections Western Europe championship title with relentless pursuit of a quest which started back in February of this year. With impressive performances throughout, the Berserkers team member needed just 4:19 to secure a fight-ending rear-naked choke over Serghei Popa in the quarter-finals and 4:56 to dispose of Danijel Dzebic thanks to a suffocating guillotine choke; both fights showcasing his ever improving ground game.

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November 6, 2010 – Lange Wins Title by Knockout

Four months ago, on a balmy DC-summer night, hometown boxing favorite Jimmy Lange lit up the ring at the George Mason University Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA with a decisive second round win over his opponent, Jimmy LeBlanc. That night, Lange announced he would return on November 6 and promised it would be an amazing night of fighting. That night came and so did the fans. Even with other big fights going on around the country, including Zab Judah’s fight in Newark, NJ and Juan Manuel Lopez’s fight in Las Vegas, NV (both men, by the way, did win), many DC-area fight fans, as well as boxing champions Paul Williams, DeMarcus “Chop Chop” Corley, andf Harry Joe Yorgey, came to witness Jimmy Lange’s return to the Patriot Center and William Joppy’s quest for a 40th career win.

Promoted by ICE Promotions and presented by Valcourt Building Services, Lange went up against Joe Wyatt in a ten-round championship fight for the North American Boxing Association’s (NABA) vacant super welterweight (154-pound) U.S. title (NABA is a division of the World Boxing Association). The co-main event featured William Joppy, former three-time middleweight world champion, and Cory “Black Ice” Cummings in a ten-round fight where Joppy was looking for a milestone victory.

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Salinas takes title fight in Mexico

Salinas Off Card; Takes Title Fight in Mexico

IJennifer Salinas takes title fightce Promotions officials announced today that Jennifer “The Bolivian Queen” Salinas will not be fighting on Saturday’s card.  The Manassas, VA featherweight informed the promotion yesterday that she will challenge champion Jackie “The Aztec Princess” Nava for the World Boxing Council’s (WBC) interim super bantamweight title on Saturday, Nov. 6 in Yucatan, Mexico.

Former Contender Reid Added to Lineup

Jonathan Reid, who was Jimmy Lange’s teammate from season one of The Contender and a former opponent, has been added to Saturday’s action-packed lineup.  Reid has been serving as Lange’s training partner the past few weeks in Northern Virginia and will take on an opponent to be determined. 

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Official Weigh Ins

Jimmy Lange Official Weigh-InsMeet the fighters, watch the official weigh-ins and have a great lunch at Brion's Grille. All you can eat buffet for 8-fiddy! Friday Nov 5 at high noon!

Main Event:

10 Rounds – North American Boxing Association (NABA) U.S. Championship – Jr. Middleweight

Jimmy Lange (33-4-2, 22 KOs) of Great Falls, VA vs. Joe Wyatt (23-1, 15 KOs) of Richmond, VA

 

Co-Main Event:

10 Rounds – Middleweight

William Joppy (39-6-1, 30 KOs) of Washington, DC vs. Cory “Black Ice” Cummings (17-4, 13 KOs) of Baltimore, MD

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