Fight Week Schedule For EXC's “Street Certified” (Kimbo-Tank)


John Beyrooty from Showtime sent along the following:


Kimbo Open Media Workout, Final Press Conference And Weigh-In On Tap As Countdown Continues To EliteXC’s Sensational “Street Certified” Live MMA Event – Saturday, Feb. 16, at BankUnited Center in Miami; Tickets Remain On Sale

Kimbo Slice, the Perrine, Fla. native and incredibly popular YouTube legend who has become a superstar in Mixed Martial Arts, will face long-time nemesis and MMA Icon, the hard-hitting, fast-talking David “Tank” Abbott, in the main event of “Street Certified” this Saturday, Feb. 16, at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami.

Tickets for a spectacular 10-bout event, presented by Los Angeles-based ProElite, Inc.’s EliteXC, start at $35 and are available at all Ticketmaster locations, online at and at the BankUnited Box Office at the University of Miami.

Doors open Saturday at 7 p.m. The first fight is at 7:30

In addition to Kimbo-Tank, Antonio “Big Foot” Silva, a Brazilian who lives in Coconut Creek, Fla., and is considered one of the world’s top heavyweights, meets Ricco Rodriguez, of Staten Island, N.Y., England's James “The Colossus” Thompson battles Brett Rogers, of St. Paul, Minn., in a heavyweight match, Australian Kyle “The Ozzie” Noke, the bodyguard of the late Steve “Crocodile Hunter” Irwin, meets Scott “Hands Of Stone” Smith, of Sacramento, Calif., in an excellent encounter at 185 pounds; and Edson “Little Tiger” Berto, of Tampa, Fla., faces Yves Edwards, of Conroe, Tex., at 160 pounds.

Other fights will include Rafael Feijao, of Brazil, vs. John Doyle, of Allentown, Pa., at 205; Mike Bernhard, of Miami, vs. Lorenzo Borgameo, of Miami, at 170; Eric Bradley, of Las Vegas, Nev., vs. Mikey Gomez, of Orlando, Fla., at 170; Mario Rinaldi, of Miami, vs. Dave Herman, of Indiana at 265; and Jon Kirk, of Houston, vs. Yosmany Cabezas, of Tampa, Fla., at 185 pounds.

The Fight Week Schedule:

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Kimbo Open Workout — 1:30 p.m. ET

1420 Northwest 23rd Ave.,

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 33311

(Note: Building has the words “TV Brazil” on it)

Thursday, Feb. 14
Final Press Conference — 3:30 p.m.

Bernie Kosar’s Steakhouse

5960 SW 70th Street
(2 Blocks West of U.S. 1 on 70th)
South Miami, Fla. 33143

(305) 669-5130

Friday, Feb. 15
Weigh-In — 5 p.m.

Holiday Inn, Coral Gables

1350 South Dixie Highway

Coral Gables, Fla. 33146

(305) 667-5611


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