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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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 years ago
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AMARILLO, Texas - Shark Fights light heavyweight champion Trevor Prangley may not be the flashiest fighter on the planet, but when he's on his game, he can certainly be effective. The South African proved exactly that in the non-title main event of Saturday's "Shark Fights 13: Jardine vs. Prangley" event, the company's first-ever pay-per-view offering, which took place at the Amarillo Civic Center Coliseum in Amarillo, Texas. Prangley effectively attacked the awkward style of Jardine b read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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AMARILLO, Texas - MMAjunkie.com is on scene and reporting live from tonight's Shark Fights 13 event. Tonight's show marks the Texas-based organization's pay-per-view debut and features a headliner of Trevor Prangley vs. Keith Jardine live from the Amarillo Civic Center Coliseum. Join us for live play by play and official results beginning at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) for the preliminary card and 10 p.m. ET for the main card. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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MMAjunkie.com Radio today welcomes Shark Fights 13 competitors Houston Alexander, Paul Daley and Jorge Masvidal to the program. All three fighters join the show to discuss their contests at Saturday's debut pay-per-view event for Shark Fights. Alexander calls in to preview his fight with Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, while Daley and Masvidal join in to discuss their main-card meeting. MMAjunkie.com Radio airs from 12-2 p.m. ET (9-11 a.m. PT) live from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino's Rac read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Shark Fights 13, a Saturday event that represents the Texas-based promotion's most ambitious offering to date, will be featured this week in an official "countdown" show. HDNet airs the half-hour special Friday at 8:30 p.m. ET prior to a special three-year-anniversary edition of "Inside MMA" that includes HDNet CEO Mark Cuban. Shark Fights 13 takes place Saturday and airs on pay-per-view. read news >>

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