Ten fights have been finalized for Adrenaline MMA’s second-ever event to take place on Thursday, December 11, at the i wireless Center in Moline, Illinois.
FiveOuncesOfPain.com confirmed the current lineup during a phone interview on Tuesday afternoon with long-time MMA promoter and manager, Monte Cox.
Headlining the show will be the first welterweight champion in UFC history and legendary MMA trainer Pat Miletich. Miletich will be returning to competitive MMA after a two-plus year layoff to take on King of the Cage and EliteXC veteran Thomas “Wildman” Denny.
Also confirmed is former IFL standout heavyweight and Affliction veteran Ben Rothwell, who is slated to square off against former IFO heavyweight champion Chris Guillen.
Chicago-area police officer and former PRIDE veteran Mike Russow, who headline Adrenaline’s first MMA show in June against Jason Guida, will be taking on Braden Bice. Bice, 6-5, was recently tapped as a replacement for Russow’s original opponent, “Cujo” Joe McCall.
Other notable fighters scheduled to compete are IFL veterans L.C. Davis, Ryan McGivern, Mike Ciesnolevicz, and Jesse Lennox.
The complete 10-bout lineup as of Nov. 25 is as follows:
- Welterweight: Pat Miletich vs. Thomas Denny
- Heavyweight: Ben Rothwell vs. Chris Guillen
- Heavyweight: Mike Russow vs. Braden Bice
- Light Heavyweight: Mike Ciesnolevicz vs. Derrick Mehman
- Middleweight: Ryan McGivern vs. Geno Roderick
- Lightweight: L.C. Davis vs. Billy Kidd
- Welterweight: Jesse Lennox vs. Ryan Williams
- Featherweight: Gabe Lemley vs. Dan Loman
- Lightweight: Pat Curran vs. Ramiro Hernandez
- Featherweight: Daniel Rodriguiez vs. Jacob Hey