Here are the weigh-in results for Ring Xtreme Challenge 2.
Gabriel Lavallée (140.2) vs. Dimitri Waardenburg (141)
Dan Chambers (184) vs. Jonathan Goulet (185.4)
Stephen Davis (226.4) vs. Martin Désilets (211.8)
Mike Dizak (155.6) vs. Eugenio Carpine (153.4)
Kris Parti (167.8) vs. Derek Gauthier (168.4)
Mike Weichert (242.6) vs. Yan Pellerin (229.8)
Louis-Christophe Laurin (166) vs. Michel Boissoneault (168.2)
Louis-Philippe Carles (167.8) vs. Nordin Tahleb (170.6)
Stéphane Denis (145.8) vs. Tommy Pariseau (144.8)
Brandon Cult (206.4) vs. JR Alexander (N/A)
MMA on Tap has learned that UFC veteran Jonathan “The Road Warrior” Goulet will face TKO veteran Dan “Torture” Chambers in the main event at Ring Xtreme Challenge II on Nov, 24 at Pavillon Agri-Sports in Victoriaville, Quebec. The fight will take place at 185 lbs.
Hailing from Victoriaville, Quebec, Jonathan Goulet sports a professional MMA record of 19-9 with victories over the likes of Jay Hieron, Jesse Bongfeldt, Shonie Carter and Luke Cummo. Goulet’s most recent appearance came at UFC Fight Night 11 where he suffered a submission loss to rising star Dustin Hazelett.
Training out of the Canadian Martial Arts Centre in Alberta, Canada, Dan “Torture” Chambers sports a MMA record of 11-4. Chambers holds victories over the likes of Marcus Celestin, Jacob MacDonald, Jason Randle and Mitch Gillis.
Ilya Woronowski def. Sean Thompson - Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
Adrian Wooley def. Adam Kastner - TKO (Strikes)
Bob Landry def. Ray Noel De Tilly - TKO (Strikes)
Samuel Guillet def. Yves Lemelin - Submission (Armbar)
Dan Chambers def. Marcus Celestin - TKO (Strikes)
Justin Tavernini def. Syd Barnier - Techincal Submission (Armbar)
Mark Hominick def. Ben Greer - TKO (Strikes)
TJ Grant def. Stephane Dube - Submission (Ankle Lock)
Jesse Bongfeldt def. Chris Clements - Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
Steve Bosse def. Jody Burke - TKO (Strikes)
Sam Stout def. Martin Grandmont - TKO (Strikes)
When Joe Riggs made his UFC debut against Joe Doersken at UFC 49, the hype came along with him.
For those of you who are unfamilar with “Diesel”, a quick summary of things:
Riggs had made a name for himself in smaller organizations, primarily RITC, for his powerful strikes and amazing strength. Starting his professional MMA career at 300 lbs, Riggs had gradually dropped weight to the point where he was able to fight at 185 lbs.
Absolutely huge for the middleweight division, many thought the then 21-year old Riggs would be a force in the UFC. He went on to stop Doersken in the second round at UFC 49 and then racked up wins over Chilo Gonzalez and Thomas Gil in the WEC and RITC respectively. Everything was set for Riggs to go on and shine. Then a series of unfortunate events happened…