Matt Lindland sent along the following:
Oregon Fighters Return to Rose Garden Arena for BodogFIGHT Presents Sportfight XX: Homecoming
BodogFIGHT Presents Sportfight XX: Homecoming
Saturday, October 27, 2007
Rose Garden Arena
Sportfight co-founders and Ultimate Fighting Championship stars Matt “The Law” Lindland and Randy “The Natural” Couture bring yet another night of exciting mixed martial arts fights to the Rose Garden Arena on Saturday, October 27 at 7:30 PM.
BodogFIGHT Presents Sportfight XX: Homecoming features a collection of Oregon’s top mixed martial arts athletes and veterans of some of the world’s premiere combat sports organizations, including the UFC, BodogFIGHT and the International Fight League.
In the main event, West Linn’s Chael Sonnen, ( 18-8-0), takes on Kyacey Uscola, ( 13-8-0), from Boise, Idaho, in a middleweight showdown. Meanwhile, Portland’s Chris “The Professor” Wilson, (13-3), faces UFC veteran Derrick Noble, (21-9-1), of Minneapolis, Minn., in a welterweight face-off.
Sonnen and Wilson represent the Gresham-based Team Quest Fight Club, the nation’s preeminent mixed martial arts training facility.
Tickets are on sale now ($22, $32, $48 and $132) and can be purchased at the Rose Quarter Box Office (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, M-F), participating Safeway/Tickets West outlets, at ComcastTIX.com or by calling 877-789-ROSE (7673). Visit RoseQuarter.com for more information.
Chael Sonnen, (20-8-1), Team Quest Fight Club/West Linn, OR vs. Kyacey Uscola, (13-9), Primal Tribe Fight Club/Boise, ID
Chris “The Professor” Wilson, (13-3), Team Quest Fight Club/Beaverton, OR vs. Derrick Noble ( 22-9-1), Silverback Vale Tudo/Canton, IL
Enoch “The Animal” Wilson, (12-4-1), Oregon Judo and Jiu-Jitsu/Tigard, OR vs. Gerald “The Finishing Machine” Strebendt, (8-6), NW Training Center/Springfield, OR
Mike Dolce, (4-3), Team Quest Fight Club/Gresham, OR vs. Michael Pierce, (4-0), Braveheart Gym/Gresham, OR
“Judo” Jon Krohn, (7-1), Team Quest Fight Club/Portland, OR vs. Cory Devela, (5-1), Victory Athletics/Yelm, WA
Ian Loveland, (14-7), Team Quest Fight Club/Portland, OR vs. Andy Lukesh, (7-1), Impact Jiu-Jitsu & Straightblast Gym/Beaverton, OR
Josh Bennett, (2-0), Team Quest Fight Club/Vancouver, WA vs. George Slater, (2-0), Victory Athletics/Olympia, WA
Tyson Jefferies, (9-1), Team Quest Fight Club/Troutdale, OR vs. Josh Burnham, (3-3), Oregon Jiu Jitsu/Beaverton, OR
Dave Jansen, (4-0), Team Quest Fight Club/Portland, OR vs. Dennis Parks, (4-0), Armstrong Martial Arts/Camas, WA
Andy Eiccholz, (6-2), St. Andrews Gym/Pendleton, OR vs. Travis Bell, (4-2), Victory Athletics/Rochester, WA
Nathan Coy, (0-0), Team Quest Fight Club/Portland, OR vs. TBA
Founded in 2003 by Matt Lindland and Randy Couture, SportFight is the leading mixed martial arts promotion in the northwestern United States. Together with its subsidiary brands, “Proving Grounds” and “Clash at the Casino,” SportFight has produced more than 30 live MMA events in Oregon, Nevada and Colorado.
SportFight was Oregon’s first sanctioned mixed martial arts promotion and has served as a showcase for many of the sport’s emerging stars and best-known veterans , such as Sean Sherk, Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, Jeff Monson, Chris Leben, Ed Herman, Gesias “JZ” Calvancanti, Paul Daley, Chael Sonnen and Dennis Hallman. Furthermore, SportFight has graduated fighters to every major MMA organization, including the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Pride FC, K-1, International Fight League, BodogFIGHT and Elite XC
SportFight’s extensive library of event footage and highlight compilations are available on DVD at Wal-Mart, Hollywood Video and many other retail locations. For more information, visit www.sportfight.tv.