Heavyweight Belt On The Line At Ring Of Fire 31


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RING OF FIRE 31: UNDISPUTED !! will take place on Saturday, December 1st 2007 at the Broomfield Event Center in Broomfield, Colorado.

The 12 bout MMA event was titled UNDISPUTED, as there will be a total of Three ROF Championships contested that night. The promotion's Light Heavyweight, Heavy weight, and Flyweight titles will all be up for grabs.

One of the feature bouts of the evening will be in the Heavy Weight division with a contest for the vacant Ring of Fire Championship. UFC veteran Sherman TANK Pendergarst (10-7) will lock up with undefeated and number one ranked Shane MONSTER Carwin (7- 0).
Pendergarst stands 6'1 and tips the scale at 240 lbs. He is a former Collegiate wrestler and State High School wrestling champion with a background in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing and Kick boxing. He is the current and 2X defending World Fight League Super HeavyWeight Champion. Pendergarst joined the world famous Miletich Fighting Sytems camp in 2006. He is coming off a submission victory over Kyle Olson at the DFC in October of this year.

Carwin is a former Division II national wrestling champion and Division II All-American football player . Hailing from Greeley, Colorado, Carwin was introduced to MMA through UFC and Pride veteran Ron “H20″ Waterman. Carwin now trains with Nate Marquardt, Christian Allen and Trevor Wittman. He stands 6'4” and weighs 265 lbs. Carwin is undefeated with an impressive 7-0 record. He has finished all of his opponents via tko or submission, and none of his opponents have been able to survive the first round. Carwin is coming off a submission win over Strikeforce veteran Rex Richards.

Sherman THE TANK Pendergarst:
“It's a great honor to to fight for the Ring Of Fire belt. The event has a great reputation and has produced great champions. As far as my opponent Carwin goes, I think it's going to be a good fight. He's a wrestler, I'm a wrestler. He's big for a heavyweight, I'm big for a heavyweight. Our fighting style is the same so I think it is going to come down to who has the better stand up skills. I think my striking is better so I wouldn't be surprised if I end it by K.O. If not then I see a long hard battle fought by two strong guys which is what you want to see for a title match. I know the fans will enjoy it! ”

Shane THE MONSTER Carwin
“I am taking this fight very seriously. I am extremely excited for the chance to fight for the ROF belt and to face a UFC veteran at the same time. I think Sherman could be my toughest opponent yet so I have really stepped up my training. I know he comes from a good camp now, but I train with the best guys in Colorado. I have worked with a world class boxing coach and I am ready to let my hands go! I want the belt and I also want to perform well for the fans and I want to keep my undefeated record intact. I am in great shape and am 100% physically. I can't wait!”

The $45 million Broomfield Event Center is a state-of- the-art 180,000 square foot multi-purpose event center and includes 25 suites, 900 club seats, up to 8,000 total seats, a sit-down restaurant, three themed bars and a separate basketball practice facility. It is the home of the CHL 's Rocky Mountain Rage Professional Hockey Club and the Colorado 14ers Professional Basketball Club of the NBA Development League.

Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster via ww w.ticketmaster.com, phone charge at 303-830-TIXS or by visiting any area TM outlet, including the Broomfield Event Center Box Office.
Free on-site parking is provided with each ticket.

As always if you would like to see the show in style 8 seat VIP tables or VIP Party Suites can be reserved at 303- 246-5237


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