Randy Couture and Matt Lindland Present SportFight

"The Ultimate Evolution of One on One Combat"

To Rose Garden on July 9

 

July 9, 2005

Rose Garden

One Center Court, Suite 150

Portland, Oregon 97227

Sportfight.tv

 

 

Who: Sportfight

 

When: Saturday, July 9 - 7:30pm

 

Where: Rose Quarter - Rose Garden (Portland, Oregon) - www.RoseQuarter.com

 

Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at the Rose Quarter Box Office (M-Sa 10am-5pm), all Ticketmaster

outlets, or by calling (503) 224-4400. For group discounts, call (503) 963-4400 and for single event suites call

(503) 963-3800 Tickets also available at Team Quest Martial arts and fitness (503) 661-4134

 

What: Portland’s own Olympic silver medalist and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) star, MattThe

Law” Lindland and his partner (5X UFC Champion) RandyThe Natural Couture bring the Rose

Garden’s first Sportfight competition on Saturday, July 9 at 7:30p. The Lindland and Couture production will

showcase world-class fighters from across the nation including the many of the best from Oregon for a

legendary night of one on one combat.

 

After winning the silver medal in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney in Greco Roman Wrestling and a world silver

medal in 2001, Lindland teamed up with Couture, who is a three-time UFC and national wrestling champion

to begin Sportfight. The duo of fighting specialists has built the sport to a new level, as they bring their

successful fierce event to a major venue for the first time on July 9.

 

Rosenburg, OR native and resident of Las Vegas, Dennis Davis (10-3-0) defends his Sportfight title at the

155lb weight class against Beaverton’s own undefeated fighter Cam Ward (6-0-0).

 

Fresh off Spike TV’s reality show “The Ultimate Fighter,” Alex Schoenauer steps off the television screen

and into the Rose Garden to take on Buck Meredith in the 185lbs weight class. Schoenauer survived the

elimination-style program before facing a tough defeat during the ninth episode.

 

Sportfight is looking to crown a heavyweight champion this tournament of heavy hitters should help us narrow

down the top contenders.

 

In lightweight action Team Quests own RyanThe LionSchultz looks to take on Brazilian sensation JZ

Gesias Calvancanti.

 

Sportfight welcomes two special guests - Portland’s own “PlayboyBuddy Rose, Portland wrestling legend

and WWE Superstar. The Playboy is one of the best know personalities in professional wrestling and

especially here in Portland. Ken Shamrock, “The Worlds Most Dangerous Man,”  WWE Superstar and UFC

legend will be in attendance at Sportfight.

 

Line-up (not in fight order):

Fight 1 - Main Event: 155lb Title Bout

Champ DennisPiranha Davis (10-3) vs. CamMr. SmoothWard (6-0)

 

Fight 2 - 155 lb. Bout

Ryan Schultz (13-3) Fort Collins, C0 vs. Gesias Calvancanti "JZ" (6-1) Ri DeJinero, Brazil

 

Fight 3 - 185 lb. Bout

Alex Schoenauer (5-1), Las Vegas, NV vs. Buck Meredith (2-1), Temecula, CA

 

Fight 4 - Heavyweight Bout

Josh "Bring the Pain" Haynes (14-3), Medford, OR vs. Delon Williams (6-1), North Portland, OR

 

Fight 5- Heavyweight Bout - added

Jay White (4-1) Albany, NY vs. Devin Cole (4-0) Medford, OR

 

Fight 6 - Heavyweight Bout

Brian Stomberg (6-4), Oregon City, OR vs. Fabiano Scherener (2-1), Ri DeJinero, Brazil

 

Fight 7 - 185 lb. Bout

Chael Sonnen (11-6), West Linn, OR.  vs. Tim Williams (6-2) Huston, TX

 

Fight 8 - 170 lb. Bout - added

Pat Healy (7-6) St. Louis Missouri vs. Paul Daley (5 -2) London, England

 

Fight 9 - 145 lb. Bout

Ian Loveland (6-1), Portland, OR vs. Brandon "Big Dog" Shuey (10-3), Boise, ID

 

Fight 10 - 170 lb. Bout

Ed "Bambam" Nuno (4-1) Portland, OR vs. Chase Malony (1-0) Medford, OR

 

Fight 11 - 170 lb. Bout - added

Shawn Seifke (Debut) Portland, OR. vs. Stryder Davis (1-1) Salem, OR

 

Fight 12 - 155 lb. Bout

Dave Banuett (0-0) Oysterville, WA vs. Chris Jensen (6-3) Portland, OR

 

Fight 13 - 170 lb. Bout - added

Ken "The Flash" Barrenger (0-1) Portland, OR vs. Ryan Healy (2-0) Reno, NV

 

More fights TBA (card is subject to change).

 

 

 

 

- From Sportfight with a little editing from us (color, line-up structure, etc...)

 

 

 

 

(6/15/05)