New promotion Israel FC based out of Tel Aviv are set to launch their first event in style tomorrow with a collection of familiar names filling out the fight card.
Former UFC fighters Jeff Monson, Frank Trigg, Ricco Rodriguez, Hermes Franca, Sokoudjou and Shonie Carter are all set to compete, albeit against relatively unknown opposition.
The event will mark Trigg’s first fight since being released from the UFC, and will see the return of Franca who only recently had a change of heart after announcing his retirement from the sport earlier in the year.
Meanwhile Ricco Rodriguez will be hoping to get his 10th consecutive win under his belt as he tries to plot a return to the UFC. He had been hoping to get down to 205lbs for this fight, but at the weigh-ins today he failed to make weight, coming in at 215lbs. The bout will still go ahead though, but he’ll now hand over 20% of his purse to his opponent.
Stay tuned to https://mmainsight.com tomorrow for a full rundown of the results.
Full Line Up:
Sergey Shemetov Vs Jeff Monson
Roy Neeman Vs Frank Trigg
Daniel Tabera Vs Ricco Rodriguez
Moshe Kaitz Vs Hermes Franca
Valdas Pocevicius Vs Rameau Sokoudjou
Ariel Abergel Vs Thiago Meller
Martin Wojcik Vs Daniel Gracie
Jeremy Knafo Vs Shonie Carter
Vitaly Shemetov Vs Alexandro Ceconi
Marc berger Vs Fabrice Riconneau
Ido Pariente Vs Joshua Hewlett
Vitali Krbrsky Vs Serob Minasyan