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Quick Hits: “Rampage” Court Date Set, WEC 36 in Florida, and More

  • A third meeting between recent Strikeforce light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Ruiz and Jeremy Freitag will likely serve as the swing bout for EliteXC “Unfinished Business” on July 26th. [MMAJunkie]
  • World Extreme Cagefighting has signed former NCAA wrestling champions Jake Rosholt, Johny Hendricks, and Shane Roller. Rosholt will take on Danillo Villefort in his WEC debut at WEC 36 in September and Hendricks will likely meet Alex Serdyukov at the event while Roller will debut in place of an injured Alex Karalexis at WEC 35 against Todd Moore. [Five Ounces of Pain]
  • WEC Featherweight Champion Urijah Faber will put his 145-pound title on the line against Mike Brown in the main event of WEC 36 on September 10th at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. The event will air live on Versus. [Sherdog]
  • Quinton “Rampage” Jackson’s court hearing on felony evading, wreckless driving, and hit and run charges will take place on August 15th. [Press-Telegram]
  • Robert “Buzz” Berry, who defeated UFC legend Ken Shamrock earlier this year and lost to Neil Grove at Cage Rage 27 last weekend, has retired from MMA.


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