Friday's Shine Fights event faces possible injunction from Oklahoma commission


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Yet another hurdle has appeared before Shine Fight's single-night eight-man tournament. One day after the promotion moved Friday's show from Fairfax, Va., to Newkirk, Okla., a representative from the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission says the commission will not sanction the event, dubbed "Shine Fights: Lightweight Grand Prix." They also may seek an injunction to stop it from taking place. view original article >>

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