|08-21-2003, 01:06 PM||#1|
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Jungle Card - WALLID Reveals The Card!
Antonio Inoki and Wallid Ismail arrived in Manaus (Amazon State) on Wednesday.
During the four hour trip from São Paulo to Manaus, the two masterminds of the upcoming Jungle Fight Championship event worked on details of the card. 'We defined 9 of the 12 fights of the event. Now we are finding opponents for Marcelo 'Tigre', Ebenezer Braga and Ronaldo 'Jacaré'' said Wallid, after spend the day on a boat tour, showing the beauties of the Amazon forest to Mr. Inoki.
Tomorrow, Wallid and Mr. Inoki will have an audience with the Brazilian president. 'We will wake up 6 in the morning to be in Belém, for a meeting with Lula at 10:30. Mr. Inoki will talk with him about a project that he has to help us with the many problems around the Amazon Forest.' stated the black belt.
The event couldn´t be more international. There are representatives of the USA,
Brazil, Japan, Canada, Korea and South Africa.
As Carlson Gracie told us last week, his student Tom Dradley will face Carlos Barreto. The biggest surprises revealed by Wallid are
the presence of former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett and Gary Goodridge on the card, and the potential return to MMA of wrsetling legend Wrestling champion Mark Schultz, who takes on Jiu-Jitsu Champion Leopoldo Montenegro, a teammate of Ronaldo Jacaré.
Take a look at the card (Subject To Change):
- Josh Barnett (USA) x Gary Goodridge (Canada)
- Kazunari Murakami (New Japan) x Lee 'Young Gun' (Korea)
- Tom Murphy (Carlson Family) x Carlos Barreto (BTT)
- Ricardo Moraes (Brazil Dojo) x Jan 'The Giant' Nortje (South Africa)
- Lioto Matida (L.A Dojo) x Stephan Bonnar (Carlson Family)
- Shinsuke Nakamura (New Japan) x Shane (LA Dojo)
- Dario Amorim (Brazil Dojo) x Justin Mcculley (LA Dojo)
- Mark Schultz (Wrestling/USA) x Leopoldo Montenegro (Brazil Dojo)
- Rico Chiaparelli (RAW) x Luís Pantera (Brazil Dojo)
- Ronaldo 'Jacaré' x TBA
- Marcelo Tigre (Brazil Dojo) x TBA
- Ebenezer Braga (Brazil Dojo) x TBA
|08-21-2003, 01:35 PM||#2|
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Barnett should handle Goodridge pretty easily. That Morais-Njorte fight will be a battle of ****ing giants. Those guys are huge.
Wallid should be on that card fighting Ryan or Royce in a Vale Tudo match. That would be pretty fun.
|08-21-2003, 05:12 PM||#4|
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Holy ****, Ricardo Morais is back??!!!
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