EXCLUSIVE PICS: EXC – Anderson Silva, Mayhem, Kimbo, Bas


MMANews.com's own Sid Needelman was in Miami for the pre-fight festivities for the big EliteXC “Street Certified” show, which features the main event of Kimbo Slice vs. Tank Abbott. The following are some photos taken of Needelman hanging out with fighters, trainers, and promoters during the day. Check back at MMANews.com throughout fight weekend for more exclusive photo, video, audio and text coverage of the EliteXC show – as well as our live play-by-play results coverage of the televised portion of the card tonight, starting at 10:00PM EST.

Before we get to the photos, those in need of the weigh-in results for tonight's big event, check out those official numbers in our EliteXC “Street Certified” weigh-in results report.

Here are the photos, in no particular order:

UFC MW Champion – Anderson Silva

Kimbo Trainer – Bas Rutten

The Always Entertaining – Jason “MayheM” Miller

Anderson Silva & Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva

EliteXC Heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva

EliteXC Heavyweight Kimbo Slice

EliteXC Promoter Gary Shaw And Kimbo Slice

EliteXC's Main Event – Kimbo Slice vs. Tank Abbott

EliteXC Heavyweight Fighter Ricco Rodriguez

Ricco Rodriguez And MMA Trainer Sal Soliz

EliteXC Lightweight Fight – Yves Edwards vs. Edson Berto

EliteXC Middleweights Scott Smith And Kyle Noke

EliteXC Heavyweights James Thompson vs. Brett Rogers

Make sure to check out MMANews.com's live results coverage of EliteXC “Street Certified” tonight at 10:00PM EST. Unfortunately, we'll only be covering the live televised bouts – but we hope to see you here tonight regardles!

E-mail Sid Needelman regarding the above photos at [email protected].


Want to advertise your site in this space? E-mail the website staff today!


Paul Felder

Paul Felder on Training With Duke Roufus: ‘I Got to Milwaukee & Never Came...

Paul Felder has aligned himself with Duke Roufus and he has no regrets. This past Sunday night (Feb. 19), "The Irish Dragon" returned to the...
Rory MacDonald Bellator

Rory MacDonald Says he Had to Pay For Being Impatient, Wants Career Rebound

Rory MacDonald does not want to repeat past mistakes. On May 19, MacDonald will make his Bellator debut against another former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)...
Rick Story

Rick Story Explains Pursuing Career as Firefighter, Still Training For Fights

Rick Story isn't done fighting, but he's preparing for life outside of the cage. Many mixed martial arts (MMA) fans and analysts were caught off...
Patricky Freire

Bellator 172 Salaries: Patricky Freire Tops List With $80,000

Patricky Freire is $80,000 richer after starching Josh Thomson. Freire and Thomson were originally set to compete in the co-main event of Bellator 172. Instead...
Michael Chiesavideo

Michael Chiesa Has Sights Set on Bout With Eddie Alvarez

Michael Chiesa is shooting for the stars in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) lightweight division. Chiesa, who sits at the eighth spot on the UFC...