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  • 3 years ago
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Light heavyweight Houston Alexander hopes James Irvin gets a recent suspension for performance-enhancing drugs reduced from one year to six months, if only for one selfish reason. So he can put his hands on "The Sandman." But if Irvin doesn't get cleared to fight Alexander in May, as the Texas-based Shark Fights is now targeting, "The Assassin" has someone else in mind for his next fight: Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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UFC veterans James Irvin and Houston Alexander will no longer meet in the co-main event of Shark Fights 14. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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It looks like the rematch will have to wait. Both James Irvin and Houston Alexander won't be able to fight at Shark Fights 14, though for very different reasons. Irvin has been pulled from the fight following an alleged positive test for steroids. Alexander has sustained an undisclosed injury in training that has ousted him, too, from the rematch. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Shark Fights has canceled an upcoming fight between Houston Alexander and James Irvin due to an alleged positive drug test for Irvin following his last fight in California.  Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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It's do-over time. Nearly three years after light heavyweight Houston Alexander found himself pacing the octagon in confusion mere seconds after touching gloves with James Irvin, he'll get a second chance to right what went wrong so quickly. Texas-based promotion Shark Fights has stepped up to put the two back together in the cage a second time in a featured bout at Shark Fights 14, which is slated for March 11 at Fair Park Coliseum in Lubbock. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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The upcoming September 11 show in Shark Fights has added another big fight to the card. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou will return to action to face fellow UFC veteran Houston Alexander in the night's co-main event... read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Jake Rosholt has been fighting professionally for four years and has seen his fair share of ups and downs during his still-young career. The three-time national-champion Oklahoma State wrestler had a short stint with the UFC in which he went 1-2. Add neck surgery to repair two herniated disks to the list, and it's safe to assume that Rosholt's best days are still in ahead of him. Rosholt returns to action for the sixth time in 2011 when he meets Matt Horwich at Friday's HDNet-televised Sha read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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With a planned matchup between Houston Alexander and James Irvin on indefinite hold, the Texas-based Shark Fights promotion was forced to seek a new co-feature for next week's Shark Fights 14 event. The company moved quickly by adding a female feature between 125-pound standouts Tara LaRosa and Carina Damm, and the five-fight HDNet-broadcast main card is again complete. Featuring a middleweight headliner between Matt Horwich and Danillo Villefort, Shark Fights 14 takes place at Fair P read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Their first encounter lasted all of eight seconds. UFC exiles Houston Alexander and James Irvin will meet for a second time in a featured light heavyweight tilt at Shark Fights 14 on March 11 at the Fair Park Coliseum in Lubbock, Texas read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Houston Alexander said he hasn't grasped how big of a comeback he made Saturday at Shark Fights 13 in Amarillo, Texas. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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AMARILLO, Texas - Move over Zuffa; the UFC isn't the only organization out there cutting bonus checks. OK, so it's going to be a while before anyone rivals the sport's biggest promotion in terms of rewarding its fighters for extraordinary performances, but the Texas-based Shark Fights promotion did dig deep for a little well-deserved tip money. Light heavyweights Houston Alexander and Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou were each awarded $2,500 "Fight of the Night" bonuses for their performances read news >>

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