June 6, 2009
Capital Combat season finale
C*4: Capital City Championship Combat's season-finale Crossing the Line II is tonight at the Knights of Columbus Hall (260 McArthur Rd. in Vanier). Highlights include a four-corner survival match, Xtremo vs. "Mr. Wrestling" Kevin Steen and Stupefied vs. "Superstar" Shayne Hawke. Tickets are $15 and doors open at 7:30 p.m. Visit c4wrestling.com for more information.
In a bit of a surprise, WWE released Mr. Kennedy ... Kofi Kingston won the WWE U.S. title from MVP on RAW ... Randy Orton pounded on a bloodied Ric Flair in a steel cage on RAW, with Batista locked outside ... TNA star Samoa Joe has a torn tricep to go with broken fingers ... Chris Mordetzky (Chris Masters) will return to WWE.
Triology tickets on sale
Affliction has made its Aug. 1 show at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., official. Tickets went on sale Thursday for Trilogy, featuring a main event between Fedor Emelianenko and Josh Barnett. Chris Horodecki of London, Ont., will take on Dan Lauzon on the undercard of the fight club's third show.
MMA vote in New York
New York has moved one step closer to becoming the 39th state to sanction mixed martial arts. Legislators agreed this week to move forward a bill legalizing the sport for a vote on the floor. Last year, a move to bring the bill to the floor was defeated by a single vote.
Shot at Spider on line
According to the Manchester Evening News, the winner of the UFC 100 showdown between The Ultimate Fighter coaches Michael "The Count" Bisping and Dan Henderson will get a title shot against middleweight champ Anderson "Spider" Silva.
The Ultimate Slice
The biggest side show in mixed martial arts has made it to the big leagues. Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson, an Internet backyard brawler who fought for the now-defunct EliteXC, will join the cast of the next The Ultimate Fighter. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and "Sugar" Rashad Evans will serve as coaches.