New York Pitbulls

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New York Pitbulls

The New York Pitbulls were an International Fight League team based in NYC, New York. Coached by Brazilian Jiu Jitsu expert and MMA veteran Renzo Gracie, the Pitbulls were one of four teams competing in the IFL's inaugural season.

Record/Roster[edit]

The Pitbulls are 17-13 as of August 2007 in team competition.

All records are IFL fights only

*= fought as an intraleague superfight that does not go towards team record

a= fought as an alternate bought that does not go towards team record

1= fought when Heleno was a MW

CURRENT FIGHTERS AS OF 2007 SEASON

  • Erik Owings (3-2) (LW)

def Justin Jones by submission (Guillotine Choke) in the first round (4/29/06)

lost to Chris Horodecki by KO in the first round (6/03/06)*

def Ed West by decision (unanimous) (12/29/06)*

def Peter Kaljevic by submission (rear naked choke) in the second round (2/23/07)

Owings was supposed to face Ryan Schultz on 4/13/07 but was injured during training, thus alternate Joe Sampieri took the fight instead

lost to Wagnney Fabiano by submission (armbar) in the first round (06/16/07)

Owings was supposed to face Savant Young in the IFL Semi Finals but was injured during training, thus alternate Deividas Taurosevicius took the fight instead

  • Joe Sampieri (0-2) (LW) (alternate)

lost to Ryan Schultz by decision (unanimous) (4/13/07)

lost to Jason Palacios by RNC (submission) in the first round (08/02/07)a

def Zach George by submission (arm triangle choke) in the first round (4/13/07)a

def Savant Young by decision (unanimous) (08/02/07)

lost to Dennis Hallman by DQ (illegal upkick) (4/29/06)1

def Ben Uker by TKO in the first round (9/23/06)a1

def Mark Miller by decision (unanimous) (2/23/07)

def Mike Dolce by decision (unanimous) (4/13/07)

def Gideon Ray by submission (armbar) in the first round (06/16/07)

lost to Antonio McKee by decision (split) (08/02/07)

def Ryan McGivern by submission in the second round (9/23/06)

def Chris Albandia by submission (guillotine choke) in the first round (2/23/07)

def Gerald Harris by decision (split) (4/13/07)

lost to Brent Beauparlant by TKO (injury) in the third round (06/16/07)

Leopoldo was supposed to fight Dave Phillips in the IFL Semi Finals but was still injured from his fight with Beauparlant, thus alternate Dan Miller took the fight instead

def Dave Phillips by submission (Guillotine choke) in the first round (08/02/07)

  • Jamal Patterson (3-1) (LHW)

def Matt Horwich by submission (rear naked choke) (4/29/06)

def Alex Schoenauer by submission (guillotine Choke) (6/03/06)

lost to Reese Andy by TKO (ref stoppage) (12/29/06)*

Jamal was supposed to face Tim Kennedy on 2/23/07 but was injured. Thus alternate Dante Rivera took the fight instead.

def Matt Horwhich by submission (guillotine choke) in the first round (4/13/07)

Jamal was supposed to face Wojtek Kasowski on 6/16/07 but was injured. Thus alternate Andre Gusmão took the fight instead.

Jamal was supposed to face Vladimir Matyushenko in the IFL semi finals but was still injured, thus alternate Tim Boetsch took the fight instead

lost to Vladmir Matyushenko by decision (unanimous) (08/02/07)

lost to Tim Kennedy by submission (strikes) in the second round (2/23/07)

def Nissim Levy by TKO (strikes) in the third round (08/02/07)*

def Mike Ciesnolevicz by TKO in the second round (9/23/06)

def Brent Beauparlant by decision (unanimous) (12/29/06)*

def Wojtek Kasowski by submission (rear naked choke) in the first round (06/16/07)

lost to Ben Rothwell by KO in the first round (9/23/06)

def Mo Fowzi by submission (key lock) in the first round (2/23/07)

lost to Devin Cole by KO (strikes) in the first round (4/13/07)

Vetell was supposed to fight Rafael Feijao but was under KO suspension for his previous lost. Thus alternate Marcio Cruz took the fight instead.

def Wayne Cole by decision (unanimous) (08/02/07)

def Rafael Reijao by DQ (illegal upkick) in the third round (06/16/07)

FORMER FIGHTERS

lost to Bart Palaszewski by decision (split) (9/23/06)

lost to Rory Markham by TKO in the first round (9/23/06)

lost to Brad Blackburn by split decision (4/29/06)

lost to Devin Cole by unanimous decision (4/29/06)

2006 Season Schedule/ Results[edit]

Date Round Opponent Result
April 29, 2006 First Round Seattle Tiger Sharks L 2-3
September 23, 2006 First Round Quad City Silverbacks L 2-3

2007 Season Schedule/ Results[edit]

Date Opponent Results
February 23, 2007 Chicago Red Bears W 4-1
April 13, 2007 Portland Wolfpack W 3-2
June 16, 2007 Toronto Dragons W 3-2

2007 Playoffs Schedule/ Results[edit]

Date Opponent Round Result
August 2, 2007 Tokyo Sabres Semi-Final W 3-2
September 20, 2007 Quad City Silverbacks Final L 2-3

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