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Shark Fights 17: Horwich vs. Rosholt II is finally set for Friday night at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas, but it wasn’t without some last-minute drama following Thursday’s weigh-in. Read More >> read news >>

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A weight snafu has put the co-main event of Shark Fights 17 in jeopardy. A scheduled bout between Ricco Rodriguez and Karl Knothe was scratched today because of an apparent miscommunication about the contested weight limit of the bout that caused Knothe to come in grossly overweight for the event, which takes place tonight at Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas. Both Rodriguez's camp and Shark Fights officials said the bout was agreed to a catchweight of 230 pounds while Knothe allegedl read news >>

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It was a fight in which former UFC heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez had plenty to lose and little, if anything, to gain. Back in July at Shark Fights 17, the veteran fighter took on little-known heavyweight Doug Williams - a fighter with 41 fewer wins and a lowly .294 winning percentage. In this week's installment of HDNet Fights Video Vault, we take a look at the fight - one in which Rodriguez entered as a mammoth -1,100 (92 percent) favorite. read news >>

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UFC veterans Jake Rosholt and Ricco Rodriguez continued their winning ways at Friday night's Shark Fights 17 at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas. Read More >> read news >>

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UFC veteran Jake Rosholt earned a clear-cut decision win over former IFL champion Matt Horwich in the main event of Saturday night's Shark Fights 17 event. The rematch served as the main event of the HDNet-broadcast event, which took place Friday night at Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas. Rosholt used a grinding approach, relying on solid clinchwork and takedowns to earn the clean sweep on all three judges' cards. read news >>

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In addition to a previously announced rematch between Matt Horwich and Jake Rosholt, Shark Fights 17 will feature a 230-pound catchweight bout between former UFC champ Ricco Rodriquez and Karl Knothe. MMAjunkie.com today confirmed the Shark Fights 17 fight card with event officials. The event takes place July 15 in Frisco, Texas, at the 4,500-seat Dr Pepper Arena. The night's main card airs live on HDNet. read news >>

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In a bonus edition of HDNet Fights Video Vault, we take a look back at a recent Shark Fights 17 headliner between UFC veteran Jake Rosholt and Matt Horwich. The fight took place back in July and aired on HDNet. The hard-fought contest saw Rosholt returning from a no-contest result and hoping to win his fifth-straight official contest facing Horwich, a more experienced veteran of the sport looking to replicate his November 2010 win over the wrestling standout. read news >>

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Bobby Lashley has a new opponent for his headliner at Friday’s Shark Fights 21. read news >>

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Things never seem to come easy for Bobby Lashley when it comes to MMA. The heavyweight is again without an opponent at Shark Fights 21 after his scheduled opponent, Dave Huckaba, withdrew for undisclosed reasons. Sources close to the event today confirmed the change with MMAjunkie.com. Shark Fights 21 takes place Nov. 11 at Fair Park Coliseum in Lubbock, Texas. The event airs via delay on FUEL TV on Dec. 23. read news >>

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Bobby Lashley's opponent merry-go-round has finally come to rest. Manager Leland LaBarre today told MMAjunkie.com that Lashley has agreed to fight Dave Huckaba at Shark Fights 21 for the promotion's heavyweight title. Contracts are expected to be finalized shortly. Champ Darrill Schoonover, who recently withdrew from the event, is expected to relinquish his belt. Shark Fights 21 takes place Nov. 11 at Fair Park Coliseum in Lubbock, Texas. The event airs via delay on FUEL TV on Dec. 23. read news >>

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A shoulder injury has forced Shark Fights heavyweight champ Darrill Schoonover to withdraw from a fight with Bobby Lashley in the headliner of Shark Fights 21. Sources close to the event today broke the news to MMAjunkie.com and said the search for a replacement is underway. Additionally, a source said the headliner is expected to remain a title fight, though details on the bout's status could not be confirmed. Shark Fights 21 takes place Nov. 11 at Fair Park Coliseum in Lubbock, Texas read news >>

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Shark Fights has become one of MMA's top regional promotions for many reasons. For example, during July's Shark Fights 17 event in Frisco, Texas, the organization demonstrated its knack for finding young, mostly undiscovered talent. So in this week's edition of HDNet Fights Video, our fight-of-the-week feature, we take a look at one such fight as Alan Jouban meets Andrew Goldthwaite in an entertaining welterweight bout. read news >>

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Caught off guard by late-fight conversation with Matt Horwich at Shark Fights 17, Jake Rosholt stayed focused, got the win, and plans to steamroll his way back to the UFC.  Read More >> read news >>

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Jake Rosholt evened the score with Matt Horwich. read news >>

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