Monday, March 17, 2008

Doug Evans makes his Elite XC debut April 5th

Originally posted by Staff [mmajunkie-staff] on Mar 17, 2008 at 7:20 am in

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A light-heavyweight bout between Californian Jared Hamman (9-0) and Hawaiian Poai Suganuma (8-1) will headline an April 5 "ShoXC" event, according to the host site's official website.

Our friends at recently spotted the poster on the Table Mountain Casino's website. The venue is located in Friant, Calif.

The upcoming event, which will also feature the EliteXC debut of former UFC fighter and Alaska Fighting Championship veteran Doug Evans (6-2), airs live on Showtime at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT.

(However, neither EliteXC nor Showtime have yet to announce the event.) actually has another "ShoXC" event, featuring a main event between Thomas Denny and Malaipat, scheduled for this Saturday -- just two weeks prior to the April 5 show.

The latest card for the April 5 event includes:

Jared Hamman (9-0) vs. Poai Suganuma (8-1)
Fabricio Camoes (7-4) vs. Joe Camacho (10-11-3)
Shayna Baszler (8-4) vs. TBA
Wilson Reis (3-0) vs. Doug Evans (6-2)
Giva Santana (10-0) vs. Matt Lucas (9-0)
"ShoXC" is the MMA version of Showtime's popular "ShoBox" program for boxing and features top prospects. EliteXC has hosted four "ShoXC" events to date, spotlighting fighters such as Paul Daley, Eddie Alvarez and Victor Valenzuela.



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