- INJURIES FORCE CHANGES TO IFL GRAND PRIX

October 26, 2007
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by MMAWeekly.com
The International Fight League on Thursday announced that there have been two changes to the fight card for its Grand Prix semifinals scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Sears Centre in Chicago.

Due to injury, Brad Blackburn will not compete at welterweight. In his place, Gideon Ray will face Delson Heleno.

Also because of injury, Reese Andy will not fight. Shane Ott replaces him and will No. 1 seed Antoine Jaoude. The other heavyweight bout pits No. 2 Roy Nelson vs. No. 3 Bryan Vetell.

The complete updated fight card is as follows (bout order TBD):

Lightweight (155 lb.)
No. 1 Wagnney Fabiano, Dragons vs. No. 4 John Gunderson, Lions
No. 2 Chris Horodecki, Anacondas vs. No. 3 Bart Palaszewski, Silverbacks

Welterweight (170 lb.)
No. 1 Delson Heleno, Pitbulls vs. No. 4 Gideon Ray
No. 2 Jay Hieron, Anacondas vs. No. 3 Pat Healy, Lions

Middleweight (185 lb.)
No. 1 Benji Radach, Anacondas vs. No. 4 Brent Beauparlant, Dragons
No. 2 Matt Horwich, Wolfpack vs. No. 3 Brian Foster, Razorclaws

Light Heavyweight (205 lb.) – Championship Round
No. 1 Vladimir Matyushenko, Sabres vs. No. 2 Alex Schoenauer, Anacondas

Heavyweight (265 lb.)
No. 1 Antoine Jaoude, Condors vs. No. 4 Shane Ott
No. 2 Roy Nelson, Lions vs. No. 3 Bryan Vetell, Pitbulls

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