November 3rd, 2010

Shine Fight Promotions (Shine Fights) today announced that they have signed UFC veteran lightweight Efrain Escudero to a multi-fight contract. The Mexican lightweight is best known as the winner of Spike TV’s The Ultimate Fighter season eight. Training under recent Shine Fights Lightweight Grand Prix victor Drew Fickett, Escudero has carved out a reputation for […]

August 12th, 2010

Shine announced on their web site the eight Lightweights who are set to compete in their one day tournament. Conspicuous by his absence is Guillaume De Lorenzi. De Lorenzi was previously scheduled to be on the card but now Hector Munoz appears to have taken his spot on the card. Update:  Shine has stated that […]

July 28th, 2010

Guillaume De Lorenzi may appear in a one night Lightweight tournament for Shine Fights, according to Five Ounces of Pain. The event is tentatively scheduled for September 10th in Fairfax, Virginia. Shine Fights last attempted an event featuring Ricardo Mayorga that had to be cancelled at the last minute. This arose after issues with Don […]

May 14th, 2010

Travis Galbraith will not be fighting Ninja Rua at Shine Fights this weekend, according to MMAJunkie.com. Galbraith pulled out due to breach of contract and losing confidence in the organization.  In the article, Galbraith cites his inability to contact the organization, late travel arrangements, and a change in the amount of cornermen that would be […]

April 12th, 2010

Shine Fight Promotions (Shine Fights) today announced the official signing of the penultimate bout for its upcoming “WORLDS COLLIDE: MAYORGA VS. THOMAS” pay-per-view event, as former PRIDE/EliteXC fighter Travis “The Gladiator” Galbraith replaces the injured Falaniko “Niko” Vitale to take on PRIDE veteran and former EliteXC Middleweight Champion Murilo “Ninja” Rua at a catchweight of […]