Shark Fights

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Shark Fight Promotions, LLC
Industry Mixed Martial Arts Promotion
Founded August 2008
Founder(s) N/A
Headquarters Amarillo, Texas, United States
Key people Wes Nolen
Parent Shark Fight Promotions, LLC
Website http://www.sharkfights.com/

Shark Fights is a mixed martial arts promotion based in Amarillo, Texas. It made its debut on October 24, 2008.[1] On September 11, 2010 Shark Fights had its biggest card in Shark Fights history by having former UFC veterans Keith Jardine, Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, Paul Daley, and Houston Alexander all on the same card.[2]

Events[edit]

# Event Title Date Arena Location Notes
21 Shark Fights 21: Knothe vs. Lashley November 11, 2011 Fair Park Coliseum Lubbock, Texas
20 Shark Fights 20 October 15, 2011 Edgewater Casino Resort Laughlin, Nevada
19 Shark Fights 19 September 10, 2011 Independence Events Center Independence, Missouri
18 Shark Fights 18 August 19, 2011 John Ascuaga's Nugget Casino Resort Sparks, Nevada
17 Shark Fights 17: Horwich vs. Rosholt 2 July 15, 2011 Dr Pepper Arena Frisco, Texas
16 Shark Fights 16: Neer vs. Juarez June 25, 2011 Ector County Coliseum Odessa, Texas
15 Shark Fights 15: Villaseñor vs Camozzi May 27, 2011 Santa Ana Star Center Rio Rancho, New Mexico First event outside of Texas, First Event for Fuel TV
14 Shark Fights 14: Horwich vs. Villefort March 11, 2011 Fair Park Coliseum Lubbock, Texas First Live Event on HDNet
13 Shark Fights 13: Jardine vs Prangley September 11, 2011 Amarillo Civic Center Amarillo, Texas First Live Pay-Per-View
12 Shark Fights 12: Unfinished Business June 26, 2010 Gamboa's Outdoor Event Center Amarillo, Texas This event had 10,918 people in attendance.[3]
11 Shark Fights 11: Humes vs Buentello May 22, 2010 Ector County Coliseum Odessa, Texas
10 Shark Fights 10: Unfinished Business April 24, 2010 Fair Park Coliseum Lubbock, Texas
9 Shark Fights 9: Phillips vs Evans March 20, 2010 Amarillo Civic Center Amarillo, Texas
8 Shark Fights 8: Super Brawl February 5, 2010 Fair Park Coliseum Lubbock, Texas
7 Shark Fights 7: Sursa vs Prangley November 28, 2009 Azteca Music Hall Amarillo, Texas
6 Shark Fights 6: Stars & Stripes September 12, 2009 Amarillo Civic Center Amarillo, Texas
5 Shark Fights 5.5: Nothing To Lose July 18, 2009 Gamboa's Outdoor Event Center Amarillo, Texas 10,603 people in attendance.
- Shark Fights 5: Outdoor Bash & Brawl June 27, 2009 Gamboa's Outdoor Event Center Amarillo, Texas Canceled due to bad weather.
4 Shark Fights 4: Richards vs Schoonover May 2, 2009 Citibank Coliseum Lubbock, Texas
3 Shark Fights 3 March 14, 2009 Azteca Music Hall Amarillo, Texas
2 Shark Fights 2 December 13, 2008 Azteca Music Hall Amarillo, Texas
1 Shark Fights 1 October 24, 2008 Amarillo National Center Amarillo, Texas

Current champions[edit]

Division Upper weight limit Champion Since Nationality Title Defenses
Heavyweight 265 lb (120 kg; 18.9 st) Bobby Lashley November 11, 2011 (Shark Fights 21)  United States 0
Light Heavyweight 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st) Trevor Prangley November 28, 2009 (Shark Fights 7)  South Africa 0
Middleweight 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st) Gerald Harris September 12, 2009 (Shark Fights 6)  United States 0
Welterweight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st) Vacant
Lightweight 155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st) Vacant
Featherweight 145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st) Ronnie Mann September 11, 2010 (Shark Fights 13)  England 0

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