Former Playboy model LaTasha Marzolla improved her record to 2-0 on Friday night in Las Vegas as the lethal vixen got the unanimous decision nod over a fellow former kickboxer in Kate McGray at Tuff-N-Uff.
Flying waaaayyy under the radar on Friday night we had some fantastic heavyweight action out in good old Novosibirsk, Russia, as the IAFC Mayor’s Cup featured an old school tournament with nothing but the big men. Beatdowns highlighted the tourney as not one of the five bouts ended up going the distance while Michal Kita and Alexey Oleinik both toppled two men before their meeting in the finals ended up with Kita serving up Oleinik with a cold slice of that humble pie via first round TKO for the tournament championship.
Also in action at the Mayor’s Cup was a twenty-five year old Russian middleweight phenom by the name of Alexander Shlemenko that I highly recommend you keep an eye on, as the “Storm” notched the fifteenth KO or TKO stoppage of his career over Maskim Nevolia in the opening round. Shlemenko will be on his way to either the UFC or Strikeforce in the near future; Mark my words.
It took Henry Miller, more commonly known as “Sentroyu” of PRIDE FC fame, just a little over a minute to put a beating on “Mr. Shark” Min Soo Kim during The Khan II in Seoul, South Korea, also on Friday evening. Some of you remember the shark man as the tubby Korean that will forever be remembered as the first victim that Brock Lesnar got medieval on, back at “K-1 Hero’s Dynamite!! 2007”. The loss to Sentroyu was his first fight back since a 2007 TKO over victory over Ikuhisa “The Punk” Minowa.
Junie Browning improved to 4-1 as he handed the previously undefeated Scott Cornwell the very first loss of his career, knocking the newcomer’s record down to an even 1-1 with a first round triangle-choke during “MMA Big Show: Onslaught” last night.
Also in action Saturday evening was Trevor Prangley as he picked up the Shark Fights light heavyweight championship, catching Marcus Sursa in a rear-naked choke at 4:40 into the first round during Shark Fights 7.