Impact Fighting Championship: The Uprising – 3 Event Series in Australia

Impact Fighting Championship (FC) is proud to present three (3) incredible fight cards to Australia for 2010; ‘The Uprising’ series that is scheduled for Brisbane (10th July), Newcastle (14th July) and Sydney (18th July). Impact FC has secured some of the worlds best fighters for their upcoming tournaments and will feature some huge names including Pride and UFC veterans. Fans will be thrilled to know that ‘Big John’ McCarthy, former head referee for the Ultimate Fighting Championship will be the referee for The Uprising series. The Sydney show will go live from 12:00pm on the 18th July on The Main Event PPV and throughout USA at 10:00pm on the East Coast and 7:00pm on the West Coast and Canada on July 17th. Footage from all fights will be available via The Main Event.

The Uprising Serious will kick off in Brisbane, Australia on the 10th July. Former UFC heavyweight champion, Josh Barnett will take on Jungle Fight veteran, Geronimo Dos Santos. Former welterweight UFC fighter, Karo Parisyan will go up against Brazilian fighter, Luis “Besouro” Dutra Jr. Brisbane will also see former UFC welterweight champion Carlos Newton take on American, Brian Ebersole. UFC veteran, Abu Dhabi Champion, NAGA Champion, Jeff Monson will take on Brazilian fighter, Bira Lima. DREAM middleweight champion Paulo Filho will compete against, Keith Johnson.

The Uprising Series will also feature in Newcastle (NSW) on the 14th July; a fight card will be issued shortly for this event.

Impact FC will also travel to Sydney on the 18th July. The Sydney fight card includes, former UFC Champion and Hall of Fame Member, Ken Shamrock taking on former UFC Champion, Hall of fame member and PRIDE Veteran, Pedro Rizzo. Other fights scheduled for Sydney include, former UFC Middleweight Champion, Murilo Bustamante vs reality show star, Jesse Taylor. Jeff Monson will battle against Ricco Rodriguez. Brazilian fighter, Joaquim “Mamute” Ferreira will compete against former UFC, DREAM and Strikeforce fighter, Sokoudjou. DREAM Middleweight Champion, Paulo Filho will compete against dangerous striker, Denis Kang.

July 10th – Brisbane:
– Josh Barnett vs. Geronimo Dos Santos
– Carlos Newton vs. Brian Ebersole
– Karo Parisyan vs. Luis Dutra Jr.
– Jeff Monson vs. Bira Lima
– Paulo Filho vs. Keith Johnson

July 14th – Newcastle:
– Murilo “Ninja” Rua vs. Jeremy May
– Ricco Rodriguez vs. Brad Morris
– Jeff Monson vs. Jim Yorke
– Paulo Filho vs. John Kolosci
– Paul Daley vs. TBA

July 18th – Sydney:
– Ken Shamrock vs. Pedro Rizzo
– Jeff Monson vs. Ricco Rodriguez
– Murilo Bustamante vs. Jesse Taylor
– Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou vs. Joaquim Ferreira
– Paulo Filho vs. Denis Kang

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Presale runs from Fri 21 May, 9am to Fri 21 May, 5pm.
*No presale access for Newcastle. General public tickets go onsale 9am Wed 26 May.

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