IFL Announces: Bas Rutten As VP, Three Title Fights In February

IFL Feb 29

Today the IFL has announced MMA legend Bas Rutten will take the position of Vice President of fighter operations. Rutten has been with the company since its debut as a coach of the Los Angles Anacondas and as a color commentator on “IFL Battleground”. Rutten will continue to be a commentator with the IFL and stay as co-host of HDNet’s “Inside MMA”.

Also announced is the next IFL event “New Blood New Battles” which takes place on February 28, from the Orleans in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The card will feature three IFL title defence bouts as well as a battle between Team Quest vs.The lions Den and Xtreme Couture vs Mario Sperrys World Class Fight Center.

Title Defence Bouts

Lightweight Title: Ryan “The Lion” Schultz vs. John Gunderson
Middleweight Title: Matt Horwich vs. Tim Kennedy
Heavyweight Title: Fabiano Scherner vs. Roy Nelson

IFL 2007 Wrold Grand Prix Finals Results

Chris Horodecki loses

When: December 29, 2007
Location: Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut

main card

155 lbs.: Ryan Schultz Defeats Chris Horodecki by TKO (strikes) at 2:51 of Rd. 1
185 lbs.: Matt Horwich Defeats. Benji Radach by TKO (strikes) at 1:58 of Rd. 2
170 lbs.: Jay Hieron Defeats Delson Heleno by TKO (Injury) at 4:00 of Rd. 1
145 lbs.: Wagnney Fabiano Defeats L.C. Davis by submission (Armbar) at 3:38 of Rd. 1
265 lbs.: Roy Nelson Defeats Antoine Jaoude by TKO (Strikes) at 0:20 of 2nd

under card

185 lbs.: Tim Kennedy Defeats Elias Rivera by KO (strikes) at 2:00 of Rd. 1
170 lbs.: Brett Cooper Defeats Rory Markham by TKO (strikes) at 1:15 of Rd. 2
185 lbs.: Marcello Salazar Defeats Alex Cook by Unanimouse Decision