April 16, 2008

Brett Rogers to fight on first EliteXC show on CBS

Team Bison heavyweight fighter Brett Rogers (6-0; 5 KO, 1 sub.) will face Jon Murphy (4-2; 3 KO, 1 sub.) on the first EliteXC show to be broadcast on over-the-air TV. They will be the first fight on the TV card headlined by heavyweight Kimbo Slice.

Rogers has two victories in EliteXC, defeating Ralph Kelly and most recently James Thompson in February.

Murphy is coming off of a 2nd round KO victory over Dave Huckaba at the EliteXC show in August. His two losses are against highly regarded fighters Chase Gormley (Gladiator Challenge Champion) and Houston Alexander, who has recently fought in the UFC.

The show will be carried live on CBS in primetime on Saturday, May 31. Kimbo Slice will face James Thompson in the main event.

FIGHT CARD:
Kimbo Slice (2-0) vs. James Thompson (14-8)
Robbie Lawler (15-4) vs. Scott Smith (13-4) - EliteXC Middleweight Title
Gina Carano (5-0) vs. Kaitlin Young (4-1) of Circle Pines, MN
Phil Baroni (10-9) vs. Joey Villasenor (25-6)
Brett Rogers (6-0) vs. Jon Murphy (4-2)
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