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Kendall Grove returns to the win column; Andrei Arlovski knocks out Ray Lopez during the bout's third round; and Raegan Penn made a remarkable debut at ProElite 1.
ProElite just held its first MMA event last Saturday at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. The crowd was filled with excitement and thrills, as most participants performed their quick finishes.
In the night’s main card, UFC fighter – Kendall Grove – listed his name on the win column after defeating Joe Riggs through a submission victory. The latter forced the former up against the cage, but his neck was immediately caught by Kendall Grove’s long arms. The former UFC Fighter won the bout via guillotine choke, just 59 seconds into the first round.
Following four consecutive losses, Andrei Arlovski has attained the title belt once again. He finished heavyweight fighter Ray Lopez through a TKO during the third round of the match. Although Andrei Arlovski wasn’t able to defeat Ray Lopez in a quick manner, he still grabbed the evening’s spotlight after getting on top of his contender and defeating him with powerful punches.
BJ Penn’s younger brother, Reagan Penn, also made his promotional debut remarkable. Through having his brother’s support and fighting tips, Reagan Penn attained the victory over Paul Gardner. The newcomer impressively pulled the latter into the mat, and finished him using a rear-naked choke technique in just 70 seconds after the bell rings.
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UFC icon, BJ Penn, is not the only MMA fighter in the clan, as his younger brother - Reagan Penn - is set to make his MMA debut at ProElite 1.
BJ Penn’s younger brother – Reagan – known as a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt holder with no experiences in mixed martial arts fighting, will be having his official MMA debut in a bout against Paul Gardiner (2-0) at the returning ProElite 1. The said event will take place on August 27 at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, as recently confirmed by ProElite vice president of fight operations — T. Jay Thompson.
Although Reagan Peen has never been a part of any amateur or pro MMA matches before, he has been in his brother’s side for most of his bouts. In fact, he was said to be coached and trained by BJ before he entered the world of MMA fighting.
Opposing Reagan Penn in the August event is Tennessee’s native, Paul Gardiner. He had obtained a record of 5-3-1 during his amateur days, but ever since he turned pro, he achieved a 2-0 record wherein he had defeated all three of his challengers in the first round.
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MMA promotion company, ProElite, slated Andrei Arlovski for an August 27 bout in Honolulu.
Former UFC heavyweight champion – Andrei Arlovski – has recently signed for ProElite, a MMA promoter company, and is now scheduled for a spot on their upcoming event in August 27 at the Blaisdell Center in Honolulu — based on KHON2’s reports.
Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski will be returning in the cage after a series of face-off against Fedor Emelianenko, Brett Rogers, and Sergei Kharitonov. As of now, ProElite has not yet announced who will be Andrei Arlovski’s contender. But as rumors claimed that Tim Sylvia has also signed for the company, one can assume that it’s possible for the two fighters to have a bout on the said event.Read the rest of the article »
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