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FRIDAY, November 21st 2014, AT 10:20 AM/ PST




THIS WEEKENDS IKF ACTION...




Pro-Faction Presents
"Bay Area Challenge Muay Thai Series"
Petaluma, California, USA


FRIDAY WEIGH-INS
Friday, November 21st
Fighter Check-In & Paperwork: 5:30 PM
WEIGH-IN: 6:00 PM
PHYSICALS 7:15 PM
Rookie Sports Bar, 321 1st Street, Benicia, California

SATURDAY FIGHT DAY
Saturday, November 22nd
FIGHTER CHECK-IN: 3:00 PM
FIGHTER RULES MEETING: 3:30 PM
DOORS OPEN AT 4:00 PM
FIGHTS BEGIN AT 5:00 PM





MORE IKF ACTION THIS WEEKEND...




408 Fight Promotions Presents
BATTLE OF THE BAY IV
San Jose, California, USA



FRIDAY - WEIGH-INS
Friday, November 21st
Fighter Check-In & Paperwork: 5:00 PM
WEIGH-IN: 6:00 PM
FULL & PRE FIGHT PHYSICALS WILL ALL BE DONE ON SATURDAY AT THE VENUE AT 1:PM
SEE BELOW

Heroes Martial Arts
Downtown San Jose at 460 South Market St, San Jose CA 95113
-Please Allow For Traffic-
The gym is located in a brick building in the SOFA district of downtown San Jose
(408) 288-8857

SATURDAY - FIGHT DAY
Saturday, November 22nd
FIGHTERS WHO WILL NEED "FULL PHYSICALS" CHECK IN AT 1:00 PM
FIGHTER CHECK-IN: 2:00 PM
FIGHTER RULES MEETING: 2:30 PM
DOORS OPEN AT 3:00 PM
FIGHTS BEGIN AT 4:00 PM





WEDNESDAY, November 19th 2014, AT 4:00 PM/ PST


A Record 1.8 Million Viewers Tune In To See
Tito Ortiz VS Stephan Bonnar
At Bellator 131
On Spike TV

It was the most Watched MMA Fight On Cable in 2014 and the most watched Bellator Event In Franchise History
The Ortiz-Bonnar Fight Peaked At 2 Million Viewers


Scott Coker

Bellator 131 knocked out the competition on Saturday, November 15th with record ratings for the emerging MMA franchise under new president Scott Coker. The Bellator 131 main event between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar (11:50pm-12:16am) drew 1.8 million viewers, peaking at 2 million, making it the most-watched and highest­rated MMA fight on cable in 2014.

The Ortiz-Bonnar fight ranks as 2nd highest-rated MMA fight telecast in all of television with Men 18-34 and Men 18-49, including broadcast, in 2014. Also, Ortiz-Bonnar ranked #2 in its timeslot in all of cable with Men 18-34 and Men 18-49. "Bellator 131 was an incredible event that had something for everybody, and I'm thrilled to see our efforts were so well-received by our fans," said Coker. "I'm very proud of our entire Bellator and Spike family for all of the hard work they put resulting in these record-breaking ratings. The most exciting thing for me is the knowledge that we are just getting started, and I can't wait for everyone to see what we have in store for the future."

  • Bellator 131 ratings breakdown:
    • Bellator 131 ­ Ortiz vs. Bonnar ­ 11:50p
      1.8 million viewers

    • Bellator 131 ­ 10:11p
      1.3 million viewers

    • Bellator 131 ­ 9p
      994,000 viewers

    • Overall, the entire fight card (9:00-12:16) delivered 1,241,299 viewers, a record for Bellator MMA on Spike TV.

Bellator 131 was a knockout with social media as well ­ as it was the most tweeted Bellator event in Spike history. Reach on Facebook and the associated video views were also record highs for Bellator.

About Spike TV: Spike TV is available in 93.7 million homes and is a division of Viacom Media Networks. A unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), Viacom Media Networks is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Spike TV's Internet address is www.spike.com and for up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs, visit Spike TV's press site at www.spike.com/press - Follow us on Twitter @spiketvpr for the latest in breaking news updates, behind-the-scenes information and photos.
Press Contacts: David Schwarz, Spike TV, 212-767-8639, david.schwarz@spike.com

  • *Previous Bellator MMA viewership high was 1.1 million viewers for Alvarez-Chandler II (11/2/13)
  • *Highest rated MMA telecast of the year among M18-49 and M18-34 (FOX broadcast ­ Sat 1/25)






TUESDAY, November 18th 2014, AT 7:00 PM/ PST



Results From Don Arnott's
"QUEST FOR THE TITLE"
November 15th, 2014 - Trinidad, California, USA


  • WHO: Mr. Don Arnott
  • WHERE: Cher-Ae Heights Casino, 27 Scenic Drive, Trinidad, California, USA
  • WHAT: IKF Muay Thai /ISCF MMA/IAB Boxing
  • IKF/ISCF/IAB Event Representative: Steve Fossum
  • IKF/ISCF/IAB Admin Event Representative: Elaine Jojola
  • ISCF MMA REFEREES: Dan Stell & Alex Rosenburg
    • ISCF MMA JUDGES: Susan Gitlin-Thomas, Bruce Rasmussen & Randy Partain
      Ernie Albers Sr, James Bartley & Matt Yates
  • IKF MUAY THAI REFEREE: Dan Stell
    • IKF MUAY THAI JUDGES: Susan Gitlin-Thomas, Bruce Rasmussen & Randy Partain
  • IAB BOXING REFEREE: Dan Stell
    • IAB BOXING JUDGES: Susan Gitlin-Thomas, Bruce Rasmussen & Randy Partain
  • IKF/ISCF/IAB Timekeeper: Elaine Jojola
  • Ambulance Service: Mad River Ambulance Service
  • IKF Ringside Physicians (MD)
    • Weigh-In: Dr. Gary Furness & Dr. Dennie Schultheis
    • Event: Dr. Gary Furness & Dr. Dennie Schultheis
  • Promoter: Mr. Don Arnott at (707) 440-3511, Or By E-mail At sywf@live.ca
  • ON THE WEB: SoYouWannaFight.com


  1. ISCF AMATEUR MMA - 180
    *Monti Wilson (Ashland, Oregon, USA, 2-0, 182.4, 5'10", 4-4-92, Chris Holliday, (619) 669-5605)
    defeated *David Hooper (Salem, Oregon, USA, 0-1, 178.6, 6'1", 5-5-96, Derick Bartlemay, (503) 999-6408) by TKO at :50 seconds of round 1.
    • David Hooper has been issued a 60 day Medical Training Suspension and 60 day Competition Medical Suspension until January 15th, 2015.


  2. ISCF AMATEUR MMA - 170
    *Kenneth Jackson (Mad River, California, USA, 2-0, 168.4, 5'8", 4-8-90, Independent, (707) 574-6316)
    defeated *Arnold Berber (Crescent, City, California, USA, 1-2, 174.2, 6'2", 10-15-91, Warrior MMA, (707) 218-4669) by TKO at 1:50 of round 2.
    • Arnold Berber has been issued a 30 day Medical Training Suspension and 45 day Competition Medical Suspension until December 31st, 2014.


  3. IAB AMATEUR BOXING - 190
    *Robert Muro (Redding, California, USA, 4-3, 199, 5'8", 3-23-79, Independent, (530) 356-0026)
    defeated *Jesse Camacho (Payette, Idaho, USA, 3-2, 188.8, 5'8", 3-14-75, Independent, (208) 830-5538) by TKO (Injury - Bicep Rupture) during the break of round 1 & 2.
    • Jesse Camacho has been issued a 180 day Medical Training Suspension and 180 day Competition Medical Suspension until May 16th, 2015.


  4. ISCF AMATEUR MMA - SUPER HEAVYWEIGHT
    *Aaron Anderson (Eureka, California, USA, 1-1, 227.6, 5'10", 5-10-84, Independent, (707) 834-0524)
    defeated *George Wilson (Bridgeville, California, USA, 0-1, 228.6, 6'1", 4-12-79, Independent, (707) 599-3074) by Injury stoppage during break of round 1 & 2 - Wilson claimed he could not see.
    • George Wilson has been issued a 60 day Medical Training Suspension and 60 day Competition Medical Suspension until January 15th, 2015.


  5. ISCF AMATEUR MMA - 155
    *Lucas Maxwell (Suisun, California, USA, AMMA: 1-1, 157, 5'10", 9-26-88, Eric Williams, (707) 688-7300)
    defeated *Richard Morrison (Rio Dell, California, USA, 0-2, 158.2, 5'9", 10-11-92, Independent, (707) 362-5150) by unanimous decision, 29-28 on all 3 judges cards.
    Judges: Susan Gitlin-Thomas, Bruce Rasmussen & Randy Partain


  6. IAB AMATEUR BOXING - 160
    *Nathan Adams (Harrisburg, Oregon, USA, 1-0, AMMA: 3-0, 160.8, 5'10", 8-21-88, Thongsay Sanhtytham/Thongsai Kobb Muay Thai, (541) 214-4472)
    defeated *Tyler Durant (Eureka, California, USA, 0-1, 154.6, 5'9", 7-12-89, Independent, (707) 273-0972) by TKO at 1:48 of round 2.
    • Tyler Durant has been issued a 30 day Medical Training Suspension and 45 day Competition Medical Suspension until December 31st, 2014.


  7. ISCF AMATEUR MMA - 185
    *Michael Cody (Arcata, California, USA, 1-0, 185, 5'11", 1-20-90, Independent, (707) 382-2420)
    VS *Christian Holliday (White City, Oregon, USA, 0-2, 176, 6'2", 7-5-86, Roque Combat Academy, (541) 531-2851) by KO at :24 seconds of round 1.
    • Christian Holliday has been issued an indefinite Medical Suspension and must be cleared by a Neurologist with the ISCF/IKF before allowed to fight again.


  8. ISCF AMATEUR MMA
    CALIFORNIA STATE LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE - 155

    *Ronny Tsutsui Jr. (Vallejo, California, USA, 5-0, 154.6, 5'10", 9-16-89, George Tsutsui, (925) 759-6040)
    defeated *Matt Chadwick (Crescent City, California, USA, 3-2, AB: 2-2, 154.8, 5'11", 11-14-87, Warrior MMA, (707) 218-4669) by unanimous decision, 50-45 on all 3 judges cards.
    Judges: Susan Gitlin-Thomas, Bruce Rasmussen & Randy Partain


  9. IAB AMATEUR BOXING - 155
    NORTH WEST SUPER WELTERWEIGHT TITLE - 155

    *Sam Cid (Kiezer, Oregon, USA, 6-2, 155, 5'11", 1-20-88, Derick Bartlemay, (503) 999-6408)
    defeated *Jimi Stipe Jr. (James Stipe, Fort Bragg, California, USA, 2-1, MMA: 7-1, 154, 5'9", 11-25-81, Joel Jordon, (707) 813-7691) by TKO at 1:19 of round 2.
    • Jimi Stipe Jr. has been issued a 30 day Medical Training Suspension and 45 day Competition Medical Suspension until December 31st, 2014.


  10. IKF AMATEUR FULL RULES MUAY THAI
    SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE - 172

    Zachary Bunnell (Reno, Nevada, USA, 7-2/2, AMMA: 6-1/1, AB: 1-1/1, 171, 5'11", 7-19-89, Kirian Fitzgibbons, (925) 765-7277)
    defeated Charles Rodriguez (Walnut Creek, California, USA, 7-1/1, S: 10, 172, 6'1", 2-4-89, George Tsutsui, (925) 759-6040) by split decision:
    • Judge Susan Gitlin-Thomas: 49-46 Bunnell
    • Judge Bruce Rasmussen: 48-47 Rodriguez
    • Judge Randy Partain: 49-46 Bunnell







JUDGE

JUDGE
Susan Gitlin-Thomas

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JUDGE
Bruce Rasmussen

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JUDGE
Randy Partain

ROUND

Charles Rodriguez
RED

Zachary Bunnell
BLUE

Charles Rodriguez
RED

Zachary Bunnell
BLUE

Charles Rodriguez
RED

Zachary Bunnell
BLUE

1

10

9

10

9

9

10

2

9

10

9

10

9

10

3

9

10

10

9

10

9

4

9

10

10

9

9

10

5

9

10

9

10

9

10

TOTAL

46

49

48

47

46

49


  • THE FOLLOWING BOUTS DID NOT TAKE PLACE...REASONS EXPLAINED

    • IKF AMATEUR MUAY THAI - 142
      Carlos Thompson (Ukiah, California, USA, 0-1, 5'6", 29, Independent)
      VS
      Dustin Collins (Concord, California, USA, 1-1, 140.6, 5'8", 8-23-86, George Tsutsui, (925) 759-6040)
      • Carlos Thompson couldn't keep his commitment and NO SHOWED leaving Dustin Collins without an opponent.
        Dustin Collins weighed in at 140.6.


    • ISCF AMATEUR MMA - SUPER HEAVYWEIGHT
      David Little (Fields Landing, California, USA, 9-1, 302.6, 6'8", 11-25-80, Self, (707) 267-3622)
      VS Pomo Saulque (Bishop, California, USA, **5-3??, 5'10", 27, Trainer ?)
      • Pomo Saulque couldn't keep his commitment and NO SHOWED leaving David Little without an opponent.
        David Little weighed in at 302.6.


    • IKF AMATEUR MUAY THAI - 130
      Sophal Nhep (Eugene, Oregon, USA, 2-1, 5'5", 21, Thongsay Sanhtytham/Thongsai Kobb Muay Thai)
      VS Gabriel David (Antioch, California, USA, 3-3-1, 135.8, 5'8", 10-26-91, George Tsutsui, (925) 759-6040)
      • Sophal Nhep's trainer and other fighters showed up, but Nhep couldn't keep his commitment and NO SHOWED leaving Gabriel David without an opponent. Gabriel David weighed in at 130.4.

    • ISCF AMATEUR MMA - SUPER HEAVYWEIGHT
      Augie Hernandez (Santa Rosa, California, USA, **2-0, 6'3", 21, Ringtime Fitness/Israel Nunez)
      VS Nick Illanes (White City, Oregon, USA, **1-2, 6'3, 29, Rogue Combat Acad./Chris Holliday )
      • This bout was scratched a day or two prior to weigh-ins.










THURSDAY, November 13th 2014, AT 9:40 AM/ PST




THIS WEEKENDS IKF ACTION...



Don Arnott Presents
"QUEST FOR THE TITLE"
Trinidad, California, USA




IKF MUAY THAI / ISCF MMA & IAB AMATEUR BOXING

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IKF AMATEUR MUAY THAI
SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE


CHARLES RODRIGUEZ
Walnut Creek, California, USA
(7-0/1, S: 10, 6'1", George Tsutsui)

VS

ZAC BUNNELL
Reno, Nevada, USA
(6-2/2, AMMA: 6-1, AB: 1-1/1, 5'11", Kirian Fitzgibbons)

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ISCF AMATEUR MMA
CALIFORNIA LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE

MATT CHADWICK
Crescent City, California, USA

VS

RONNY TSUTSUI
Walnut Creek, California, USA

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IAB AMATEUR BOXING
NORTH WEST SUPER WELTERWEIGHT TITLE

SAM CID
Kiezer, Oregon, USA

VS

JIMI STIPE JR.
Mendocino, California, USA





MORE IKF ACTION THIS WEEKEND...

Mr. John Quigley Presents
"IKF Fight Night"
Offaly, Ireland



NO OTHER INFORMATION WAS PROVIDED FOR THIS EVENT




TUESDAY, November 11th, 2014, AT 10:05 AM/ PST


Bless Our Veterans


Veterans Day will be the day that we all show our Thankful Appreciation, Gratitude, Respect and Honor in knowing so many great veterans.
We are blessed to have each and every one of you as a part of our lives and no words could ever repay you for your service and sacrifices for us and our loved ones.
We can only hope that others here can share the same appreciation for you as we do in our hearts.
We owe you all more than you will ever know... May you all be blessed every day of your life...




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MONDAY, November 10th, 2014, AT 8:20 AM/ PST


Happy Birthday To The
United States Marine Corps


"We Shall Never Forget The Sacrifices You Have Made For All Of Us!"




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FRIDAY, November 7th, 2014, AT 9:10 AM/ PST


Intensity MMA & Fitness Presents
"IKF Point Muay Thai Kickboxing Tournament"
San Diego, California, USA


IKF/PKB Is The ONLY California State Athletic Commission "APPROVED" Semi-Contact Kickboxing Competition
And The ONLY "Sanctioned" Semi Contact Kickboxing Organization In California!






THURSDAY, November 6th, 2014, AT 9:50 AM/ PST


OFFICIAL NOTICE TO ALL CALIFORNIA
FIGHTERS - TRAINERS & OFFICIALS


ATTENTION ALL Amateur Kickboxers and Muay Thai Fighters "AND" their Seconds/Cornermen-women in California.
Please find this notice as a "Reminder" and "Heads-Up" that if you participate on an Illegal Smoker event "ANYWHERE" in California that is Not Sanctioned:

We have been notified to take a "NO TOLERANCE" stance on Illegal Smokers and are doing so! We know of 3 coming up in the month of November.

Hopefully this message gets to all who need to know, as you will NOT be given a second chance if caught participating with any Illegal smoker. Don't want to rain anyone's parade, and it's never nice being the "bad Guy" here, but consider yourself warned...



MONDAY, November 3rd, 2014, AT 8:30 PM/ PST



Results From 8 Limbs Fight Promotions'
"Muay Thai Global"
November 1st, 2014 - Sacramento, California, USA




  1. IKF AMATEUR MUAY THAI 155
    BOTH FIGHTERS MUST WEAR HEADGEAR AND SHIN PADS

    **Gabriel Ramirez (Vacaville, California, USA, 1-0/1, 155.5, 5'8", 4-3-94, Javier Naranjo, (707) 761-9501)
    defeated **Kevin Yang (Sacramento, California, USA, 0-1, 153.5, 5'11", 4-5-92, Rocky Twitchell, (916) 747-3694) by TKO at :51 seconds of round 2.
  2. IKF WOMEN'S AMATEUR MUAY THAI 122
    BOTH FIGHTERS MUST WEAR HEADGEAR AND SHIN PADS

    Moriah Ta-a (San Jose, California, USA, 2-0/1, 122, 5'8", 3-28-94, Rudi Ott, (510) 913-6849)
    defeated **Andrea Smith (Hayward, California, USA, 0-1, 120.5, 5'1", 12-8-85, Ignacio Trejo, (415) 350-4743) by TKO at 1:31 of round 1.
  3. IKF AMATEUR MUAY THAI 124
    BOTH FIGHTERS MUST WEAR HEADGEAR AND SHIN PADS

    **Dave Engel (San Leandro, California, USA, 3-0, S: 3-0, 127.5, 5'8", 10-12-91, Meungsiam Samphursi, (415) 922-1443 {???})
    defeated **Kevin Chamness ( Oakley, California, USA, 1-1, 123, 5'5", 6-18-93, George Tsutsui, (925) 759-6040) by unanimous decision:
  4. IKF AMATEUR MUAY THAI 132
    BOTH FIGHTERS MUST WEAR HEADGEAR AND SHIN PADS

    Sean Climaco (Fremont, California, USA, 3-2/1, 132, 5'7", 5-14-94, Rudi Ott, (510) 913-6849)
    defeated Aldred Arandia (Vallejo, California, USA, 1-1, 131.5, 5'4", 11-11-90, Alec Gonzales, (707) 631-6973) by TKO at :38 seconds of round 2.
  5. IKF AMATEUR MUAY THAI 135-137
    BOTH FIGHTERS MUST WEAR HEADGEAR AND SHIN PADS

    Mario Franco (Richmond, California, USA, 2-3, 135.5, 5'6", 9-25-92, Master Cheetah, (510) 390-0696)
    defeated Michael Ardon (San Francisco, California, USA, 0-3, S: 4, 136.5, 5'6", 8-16-91, Bunkard Fairtex, (415) 571-0371) by split decision:
  6. IKF AMATEUR "FULL RULES" MUAY THAI 142
    Jonathan Tan (San Francisco, California, USA, 3-1/1, 141, 5'8", 7-14-94, Jongsanon Fairtex, (415) 516-6224)
    defeated Jonathan Rico (Benicia, California, USA, 1-3, 142.5, 5'6", 6-21-79, Alec Gonzales, (707) 631-6973) by TKO at :54 seconds of round 2.


PRO FIGHT CARD REGULATED BY THE CSAC

PRO MUAY THAI RESULTS


  1. PRO MUAY THAI
    Aleksander Naumoski (155) defeated Jonathan Pryor (153) by split decision:
  2. PRO MUAY THAI
    Carlos Galvan (137) defeated Josh San Diego (137) by unanimous decision:
  3. PRO MUAY THAI
    Eric Luna (130) defeated Schren Sroeuy (132) by TKO at 2:00 of round 2.
  4. PRO MUAY THAI
    Ming Freeman (117) defeated Bell Tran (118) by *TKO between the break of round 3 & 4.
  5. PRO MUAY THAI
    Deutsch Puu (286) defeated Panama Tauga (281) by medical stoppage (Cut) TKO at 1:40 of round 1.




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