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All 18 competitors made weight for tonight’s IFL on Friday as the scene is set for New Blood – New Battles. This event will feature three title fights as Ryan Shultz will try and make it six in a row as he defends his IFL Lightweight Title against Deividas Taurosevicius who defeated Bart Palaszewski by armbar in his last fight. After being submitted by Tim Kennedy almost a year ago, Ryan McGivern has put two wins in a row and will battle for the IFL Middleweight Title against Dan Miller who hasn’t lost a contest since 2006. The big boys will also come out and play as UFC veteran Brad Imes will take on Big Country Roy NelsonImes will have to be better than his last fight as he will try to take away a title in his IFL debutNelson, on the other hand, has been on a roll winning six out of his last seven fights. His last loss came by the way of split-decision against Ben Rothwell in April of 2007. This show will also be the debut of Team Bomb Squad. Here is a look at the card with the official weights.    


IFL New Blood – New Battles
Friday, May 16th, 2008

Mohegan Sun Arena
Uncasville, CT

IFL Lightweight Title Bout:

Ryan Schultz (154lbs) – Team Quest
Deividas Taurosevicius (154lbs) – Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

IFL Heavyweight Title Bout:

Roy Nelson (264.2lbs) – Lion’s Den
Brad Imes (249.2lbs) – Miletich Fighting Systems

IFL Middleweight Title Bout:

Ryan McGivern (181.2lbs) – Miletich Fighting Systems
Dan Miller (180.5lbs) – AMA Fight Club

Under Card:
Mike Massenzio (185.2lbs) – Team Bomb Squad

Danillo Villefort (184.7lbs) – World Class Fight Center

Zac George (155lbs) – Team Quest
Josh Souder (155.2lbs) – Team Prodigy

Matt Horwich (185.7lbs) – Team Quest
Joey Guel (185.5lbs)

Nick Calandrino (170lbs) – Team Bomb Squad
John Howard (170.5lbs)

Lamont Lister (205.2lbs) – Team Bomb Squad
Aaron Stark (205.7lbs) – Team Quest

John Franchi (155lbs) – Team Bomb Squad
Frank Latina (152lbs)
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Ryan Schultz vs. Deividas TauroseviciusRoy Nelson vs. Brad ImesRyan McGivern vs. Dan Miller

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