INDEPENDENCE, MO (September 9, 2011) – The official weigh-ins for Shark Fights 19 took place Friday at the Brew Top Pub and Patio at 3p CST. All 35 fighters made weight with the exception of Kelvin Tiller who came in 5 pounds over the 185 pound limit. Shark Fights 19 is headlined by Romario da Silva (18-9-1) and Jaime Jara (32-9) at a catch weight of 175 pounds.
Shark Fights 19 will take place on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at Independence Events Center in Independence, Missouri and will be broadcast via tape delay on FUEL TV beginning September 30. Doors Open at 5:30pm CT. Fights start at 7pm CT. Tickets for Shark Fights 19 are on sale now. Tickets are priced from $40 to $120. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster retail locations. For more information, or current Shark Fights news, please visit www.sharkfights.com or www.facebook.com/sharkfights. Fight card subject to change.
-Romario “Junior Killer” da Silva (174) vs Jaime Jara (173)
-Rob Kimmons (171) vs Chuck Parmelee (174)
-Brian Davidson (146) vs. Vince Eazelle (170)
-Jeb Chiles (184) vs Kelvin Tiller (191)
-Nick Nolte (178) vs Rashid Abdullah (n/a)
-Chad Vandenberg (140) vs Owen Evinger (140)
-Dallas Browning (194) vs Brian Imes (196)
-Aaron Ely (133) vs Josh Phillips (129)
-Danny Mainus (135) vs Kyle Carver (134)
-James Krause (164) vs Steve Schneider (163)
-Aaron Mays (231) vs Matt Uhde (229)
About Shark Fight Promotions:
Texas based Shark Fight Promotions, founded in 2007, is an integrated entertainment and media company in the combat sports industry, committed to producing high quality fight events and effectively showcasing elite MMA talent. The company is engaged in the production, promotion, presentation and marketing of premier professional mixed martial arts fighting competitions. As an integrated entertainment and media company, Shark Fight Promotions is organized around three principal business activities: Live Event Promotions, Broadcast Television and Digital Media Production and Distribution, Sponsorship and Brand Licensing. As Mixed Martial Arts continues its dominance as the fastest growing sport in the world, Shark Fights is poised to become one of the top fight promotions in the industry.
About FUEL TV
FUEL TV is the only cable and satellite television network that features the exciting world of adrenaline and thrill-seeking sports and the stories that surround them. This new generation of sports provides a rich landscape of some of the most vibrant and action-packed television entertainment in the world. See why young adrenaline sports fans call FUEL TV the channel they never turn off. FUEL TV, part of FOX Sports Media Group, was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in more than 30 million U.S. homes and can be accessed by broadband, mobile devices and other digital platforms such as iTunes®. FUEL TV programming is available in more than 50 countries around the world with 24/7 channels operating in Australia and Europe. To subscribe to FUEL TV, call 877-4-FUEL-TV. For program times and other information, visit www.fuel.tv.