Welcome to MMAFrenzy.com’s live coverage of EliteXC “Heat”, which took place on Saturday, October 4th, 2008 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida.
“Heat”, which aired live on CBS, featured Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson vs.Seth Petruzelli, Jake Shields vs. Paul Daley, Andrei Arlovski vs. Roy Nelson, Gina Carano vs. Kelly Kobold, and Benji Radach vs. Murilo “Ninja” Rua.
Continue reading for MMAFrenzy.com’s live results and coverage of EliteXC “Heat”…
- Seth Petruzelli def. Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:14
- Jake Shields (c) def. Paul Daley via submission (armbar) – Round 2, 3:47
EliteXC Welterweight Championship
- Andrei Arlovski def. Roy Nelson via KO (punch) – Round 2, 3:14
- Gina Carano def. Kelly Kobold via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
- Benji Radach def. Murilo “Ninja” Rua via KO (strikes) – Round 2, 2:31
- Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos def. Yoko Takahashi via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
- Connor Heun def. Edson Berto via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 2:18
- Seth Petruzelli vs. Aaron Rosa
- Mikey Gomez def. Lorenzo Borgomeo via submission (armbar) – Round 2, 4:06
- Bryan Hamade def. David Gomez via submission (guillotine) – Round 1, 2:03
- Nicolae Cury def. Jorge Bouchat via submission (strikes) – Round 1, 1:35
NEWS AND NOTES
- Ken Shamrock has been forced to withdraw from the scheduled main event against Kimbo Slice due to a cut suffered earlier today over his left eye. EliteXC has tapped Seth Petruzelli, who was scheduled to fight Aaron Rosa on the EliteXC “Heat” undercard, to take on Slice in place of Shamrock.
- Tito Ortiz announced during the CBS broadcast of EliteXC “Heat” that he is approximately one week away from signing with the promotion.
- EliteXC “Heat” received substantial mainstream press as Ken Shamrock’s main event withdrawl was a top story on ESPN.com and news of Seth Petruzelli’s main event upset of Kimbo Slice was aired as “Breaking News” during ESPN’s college football broadcasts.