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Petruzelli and Shamrock Headlines WEF April 22 Card

Written on March 22, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Seth Petruzelli and Ken Shamrock will co-headline the April 22 offering of World Extreme Fighting, albeit in separate match-ups.

UFC veterans, Seth Petruzelli and Ken Shamrock, co-headlines the main event for World Extreme Fighting’s April 22 card on separate bouts. Seth Petruzelli will face Dave Mewborn in the show’s main event, while Ken Shamrock will lock horns against Antony Rea. Both match-up will take place at 205lbs. category. However, a representative from WEF noted that the fight card is still pending approval from the Florida State Boxing Commission.

Featured on the WEF April 22’s undercard is a heavyweight tilt matching Chris Barnett against Walt Harris. Also in the undercard is a 155-pound battle between RJ Goodridge and Gert Kocani.

World Extreme Fighting’s April 22 card is set to take place at the UCF Arena in University of Central Florida at 7:00 pm.

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MMA Hall of Fame: Ken Shamrock

Written on February 05, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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UFC Hall of Fame inductee, Ken Shamrock, is this week's featured fighter at Fighting Insider.

Born as Kenneth Wayne Kilpatrick on February 11, 1964, Ken Shamrock emerged as one of the biggest stars in Mixed Martial Arts. He is widely considered as a legendary icon in the sports, being able to headline 15 main events and co-main events in the UFC and Pride Fighting Championship. Ken Shamrock was also able to set numerous pay-per-view records with his drawing power.

In addition to this, Ken Sharmrock is distinguished as Royce Gracie’s number one rival. Following his match with Royce Gracie at Superfight’s inaugural event that resulted to a draw, he became the first UFC Superfight Champion after defeating Dan Severn at UFC 6. After inducting the weight categories in UFC, Ken Shamrock’s title was eventually renamed as UFC Heavyweight Champion. More over, Ken Shamrock was also the first MMA Heavyweight Champion in Japan after winning the King of Pancrase title.

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Rizzo Downed Shamrock at Impact FC 2

Written on July 19, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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The Impact FC 2 is a match most loved by the audience of Sydney. It's the best bout between Pedro Rizzo and Ken Shamrock.

The 36-year-old Pedro Rizzo beats the MMA pioneer Ken Shamrock on the second venture of Impact FC last Sunday at the Sydney Entertainment Center.

The common analysis of the bout is that “The Rock” used his jabs, right crosses, and his signature low kicks to blow Shamrock as soon as the opening bell strikes. After three minutes, Rizzo landed harder with cleaner, lower kicks. He eventually made a right kick that hobbles Shamrock down to his knees. A follow up of routine punches earned Rizzo his stop at 3:33 on the first round.

This fight is Rizzo’s third win in the last 10 months. Despite the beatings Shamrock received, he’s still loved by the Sydney audience.

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