News and Notes: October 25, 2010 Edition


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Special thanks to Lance Edwards for the scoops this week!


Cisne Shines

Alex Cisne (Westside MMA) won first place in his weight division (80kg) at the 8th Pan-American Wushu Championships Sanshou Competition.  The competition took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 7-10, 2010.

Puro Combate Results

  • Kyle Simpson def. Jonathan Lopez via unanimous decision
  • Mark Garcia def. Dominic Rodriguez via majority decision
  • Kyle Butler def. Tony Concepcion via unanimous decision
  • Jeremy Mahon def. Robert Lujan via unanimous decision
  • Guillermo Martinez def. Rodrigio Yapez via TKO (Rd. 2)
  • Jonathan Mack def. Ryan Lazrine via tko (unable to answer bell for Rd. 2)
  • Roxy Adams vs Joanna Quilantan (draw – originally scored a split decision victory for Quilantan, but later changed)
  • Jesus Rivera def. Lee King via unanimous decision
  • Ike Villanueva def. Daniel Gipson via Knockout (Rd. 1)

Read our round by round coverage of each fight here.

IXFA Results

  • Justin Ledet def. Josh Foster via submission (Rd. 3)
  • Kevin Fanning def. Prince ho via unanimous decision
  • Rashon Lewis def. Bryan Garcia via TKO (Rd. 1)
  • Josh Lee def. Kirk Gibson via TKO (Rd. 1)
  • Jeremy Morris def. Rick Bigger via submission (Rd. 1)
  • Marc Ramirez def. Justin Lenard via TKO (Rd. 1)
  • Jason Sullivan def. Jordan Clissold via unanimous decision
  • Larry Crowe def. Jared Taylor via unanimous decision
  • Antonio Flores def. Brandon McDowell via TKO (Rd. 1)

Read our round by round coverage of each fight here.


Prater back at it

Our own Lance Edwards is reporting that Carlo Prater is fighting again, this time in Stockholm, Sweden on Superior Challenge 6.   Prater will square off against 10-2-0 Reza “Mad Dog” Madadi.  The fight is for the 70kg title and is part of a card set to take place next weekend.  “I feel great about my first mma bout in Europe.  I’m in stellar condition and fighting against a game opponent.  I look forward to putting on a great show and performance at Superior Challenge 6” Prater said of his upcoming fight.

For more info on Carlo, visit his new site at

Updated Legacy Card

Brian Melancon vs. Junior Assuncao
Rey Trujillo vs. Ray Blodgett
Mike Bronzoulis vs. Jonathon Harris
Drew Ratichek vs. Terrance Ferguson
Greg Bellomy  vs. Alex Black
Angel Huerta vs. Akira Smith
Derek Lewis vs. Vernon Lewis
Edgar Verdin vs. Jonathon Mack
Tim Snyder vs. Aaron Barringer
John Malbrough vs. Ruben Melendez


Rumor has it that…

    Anderson Leal is moving to Florida and will be closing his school here in Houston.


Oct 29 – 4oz Golf Tournament

Oct 30 – Team Tooke Grand Opening

Oct (29-30) – Gracie Grappling Cup

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