Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Morning Droppings

- The next UFC Fight Night card has been booked for Thursday, September 20, and will air live on Spike TV (free) as a lead-in for The Ultimate Fighter 6 debut episode. In the main event of the Fight Night event, Miletich Fighting Systems' Spencer "The King" Fisher will face American Top team fighter Din Thomas in what promises to be a very exciting lightweight showdown. Also rumored for the card is a Chris Leben-Mike Swick showdown, presumably at middleweight.

- A member of Rashad Evans' camp has confirmed to UFCJunkie.com that Rashad Evans-Tito Ortiz II has been booked for UFC 77 on October 20 in Cincinnati.

- Speaking of draws and rematches, Charles "Krazy Horse" Bennett-Victor "Joe Boxer" Valenzuela II is rumored to take place on the September 1 EliteXC card. The two were scheduled to fight last month as part of the Baroni-Shamrock event, but due to Krazy Horse's legal woes and an inability to make his flight out to Vegas for the fight, Valenzuela fought (and lost to) James Edson Berto. Bennett-Valenzuela is a rematch I'd love to see. Their first fight (2005) ended in a draw after brutal, non-stop action that left Krazy Horse lying exhausted in the middle of the cage. These fighters cgenuinely dislike one another, and I expect another war from these two.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

excellent point about krazy & joe boxer...the first fight was a war and there's been lots of bad blood and trash talking since...i had valenzuela winning that fight, but if krazy trains like a real fighter should he can take the rematch