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Curly Howard
01-11-2004, 01:08 PM
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Three Title Fights Among Evening of Martial Arts Entertainment
SUNRISE, FLA. – The Office Depot Center proudly announces the King of the Cage no holds barred cage fighting competition on Jan. 24, featuring the biggest names in the sport. King of the Cage, Inc., one of the nation’s top three mixed martial arts pay per view promotional organizations, teams with bodybuilding and pro wrestling’s Stonecutter Event Promotions, Inc., to bring their brand of world championship cage fighting to the East Coast for the very first time. This event is co-sponsored by Bodyonics Pinnacle and Cytodyne.

The fight card includes a world title bout in the unlimited weight class between KOTC Heavyweight Champion Paul Buentello and Patrick Smith, an unlimited class superfight title bout between Dan "The Beast" Severn and Seth "The Silverback" Petruzelli and a world welterweight title fight between John Alessio and George Santiago. Also among the 12 fights scheduled is a tilt between lightweight division challenger Paul Rodriguez and Melvin Guillard.

Buentello has fought extensively in the USWC, Extreme Challenge and the International Fighting Championships and is the current KOTC Heavyweight Champion of the World. Smith is a Denver native, who uses a Tae Kwon Do fighting style. Severn is the world's only Triple Crown Ultimate Fighting Champion. He is also the winner of the UFC V 8-man tournament, the World Extreme Super Heavyweight Champion and the Continental Freefighting Alliance Super Heavyweight Champion. Petruzelli, a native of Cape Coral, Fla., won his first national karate title at the age of 13. The rising martial arts star trains in kickboxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, wrestling, sambo and karate. Alessio is the KOTC Welterweight Champion of the World. Santiago, a Brazil native now fighting out of the American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Fla., holds a black belt and is 5-2-0. Rodrigues is a Port St. Lucie, Fla., native now fighting out of Orlando. Guillard, known as "The Young Assassin," is 9-0-0 in his young career.

Also on the fight card is local fighter Manny Reyes Jr., from Miami. Reyes has won seven NASKA titles in the last 10 years, as well as two NBL titles, four ISKA titles, two PKC titles and three USKA titles in point tournament karate. From 2001-2003, Reyes went 14-0 in Full Contact Point Karate, winning the ISKA lightweight title and the Lords of the Ring Full Contact Karate World Title.

01-12-2004, 11:42 AM
ttt for John Alessio.

looks like a great night of fights.

01-12-2004, 11:59 AM
To hell with Alessio Jorge must destroy him!!!!!

Just kidding Alessio is a very though fighter and Jorge knows this, it will be a great fight!!!!

3t for Marcel and Wilson also!

01-12-2004, 12:04 PM
Originally posted by Carlao
To hell with Alessio Jorge must destroy him!!!!!

Just kidding Alessio is a very though fighter and Jorge knows this, it will be a great fight!!!!

hahahaha. i knew you would say that.

01-12-2004, 01:48 PM
What exactly has Pat Smith done to get a shot at Buentello's title anyway?

Curly Howard
01-12-2004, 01:48 PM
sell tickets

01-13-2004, 07:13 AM
PLEASE, where is the FULL card! I live close by & could go, ANYONE know the COMPLETE card??Thank you in advance, any info would help! I've never had the opportunity to go to ANY live events, any info on who's ALL going to be there, or a site I could check out would be MUCH appreciated!

01-13-2004, 09:57 AM

I'm not sure about the whole card but American Top Team hsa 3 fighters:
Jorge Santiago vs. John Alessio for the welterweight title

Wilson Goviea vs. Rory Singer

Marcel Ferrira vs. Charles McCarthy

Also Seth "The Silverback" Petruzzeli vs. Dan Severn for the Super Heavy title.

Pat and Buentello will not happen due to Buentello broken hand!