Eduardo Pamplona

CKA: Jan 12, 2007

News and Notes

- The IFL has confirmed that “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler will participate in a superfight against rising Brazilian star Eduardo Pamplona on the upcoming February 23rd event in Atlanta, Ga.

- The UFC has launched the official site for UFC 67: All or Nothing. It can be found here.

- Last night on ‘Inside the UFC’, Randy “The Natural” Couture sat down with Joe Rogan and announced that he signed a new four-fight contract with the UFC and his first fight will come against UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia.

- Martin Kampmann vs. Drew McFedries is scheduled to take place at UFC 68.

- King of the Cage will be coming to Hull, Quebec January 20th with their card dubbed King of the Cage : Freedom Fight.

KOTC: Freedom Fight

Travis Galbraith vs. Craig Brown (205 lbs.)
Mark Bocek vs. Matt Fiordirosa (155 lbs.)
TJ Grant vs. Nick Portieous (170 lbs.)
Barry McDonald vs. Tony Legnaro (155 lbs.)
Markhaile Wedderburn vs. Mickel Alexander (185 lbs.)
Jean Marc Lalonde vs. Brett Portieous (155 lbs.)
Stephane Lamarche vs. Garrett Velroy (170 lbs.)
Nick Denis vs. Shawn Lalonde (145 lbs.)
Wayne Xilon vs. John Cole (250 lbs. challenge fight)
Yan Fortier vs. Allen Harvey (170 lbs.)
Andre Dreosiers vs. Mike Delorne (Heavyweight challenge fight)

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IFL Announcements

Today the International Fight League announced that they would be adding four new coaches and heavy-handed slugger Robbie Lawler would be making his IFL debut in a superfight against Eduardo Pamplona.

The four coaches that were introduced to the crowd were PRIDE and UFC veteran Dan Henderson, South Korean judoka and martial arts instructor Doo B. Park, BJJ expert and PRIDE veteran Mario Sperry, and finally K-1 kickboxing legend Jerome LeBanner.

The IFL also announced that UFC and PRIDE veteran “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler would be taking on Eduardo Pamplona February 23rd in Atlanta, Georgia. Pamplona was originally scheduled to face UFC veteran Ivan Salaverry but the fight was cancelled when the UFC purchased the WFA contracts which included Salaverry.

Jeremy Horn Set to Return

UFC and PRIDE veteran Jeremy “Gumby” Horn will make his return to the ring after a short lived retirement. Earlier this year Horn suffered a KO loss to the hands of Matt Lindland and after the fight he stated that he’d be retiring and he’d consider his options in a year. Well folks, it looks like Mr. Horn had second thoughts about his decision…

Jeremy Horn will return to the ring when he faces UFC veteran Falaniko Vitale on the January 19th IFL card. The card was originally expected to be headlined by a bout between Ivan Salaverry and Eduardo Pamplona but with the UFC’s recent purchase of the WFA, Salaverry has been put in a situation where he will be required to fight for the UFC only.

IFL Signs Ivan Salaverry

The International Fight League has announced that they have signed UFC veteran Ivan Salaverry to participate in an upcoming superfight against Eduardo Pamplona.

The event will take place January 19th in Oakland, California when the Condors battle the Tigersharks and the Lions throw down with the Razorclaws.