- IFL ANNOUNCES RETURN TO CONNECTICUT

March 31, 2008
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by MMAWeekly.com
The International Fight League on Monday announced that three title bouts will headline its May 16 return to the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. HDNet will have live television coverage of the event.

Heavyweight champion Roy Nelson will defend his belt against Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Brandon Lee Hinkle, while Ryan Schultz will face Deividas Taurosevicius in defense of his lightweight championship. Both titleholders are making their second defenses.

Middleweight champion Ryan McGivern will make his first defense, facing challenger Dan Miller.

Two new fight camps will also debut at the event. The Bomb Squad is a Northeast United States-based camp, which will take on Mario Sperry’s World Class Fight Center from Las Vegas. Ohio-based Team Prodigy is the other debuting camp, and will face Matt Lindland’s Oregon-based Team Quest.

Championship Fights:
-Roy Nelson vs. Brandon Lee Hinkle
-Ryan McGivern vs. Dan Miller
-Ryan Schultz vs. Deividas Taurosevicius

Team Matchups:
World Class Fight Center vs. Bomb Squad
-Marcello Salazar vs. John Howard
-Danillo Villefort vs. Mike Massenzio
-TBA vs. TBA

Team Prodigy vs. Team Quest
-TBA vs. Zac George
-TBA vs. Matt Horwich
-TBA vs. Aaron Stark

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