- IFL ANNOUNCES FINALS, NEWTON VS. GRACIEThe International Fight League (IFL)
announced that the 2006 World Team Championship final will be held at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, on Friday, December 29 at 7 p.m. The evening will feature the winning teams from the November 2 semifinal between Bas Rutten’s Anacondas and Matt Lindland’s Wolfpack, as well as Pat Miletich’s Silverbacks vs. Carlos Newton’s Dragons. The night will also feature five Superfights, including Renzo Gracie (Holmdel, N.J.) and Carlos Newton (Newmarket, Ontario) facing off for just the second time ever.
Tickets for the IFL World Team Championship Final at Mohegan Sun are on sale now and are available through the Mohegan Sun Box Office and Ticketmaster. The remaining Superfight schedule will be announced shortly.
"We are very excited to return to the East Coast and have our first event at Mohegan Sun," IFL co-founder and Commissioner Kurt Otto said. "The feedback we have received in Portland, Moline and Atlantic City has been nothing but positive and we know that this will be the perfect venue for us to both wrap up our 2006 events and look ahead to our first full season in 2007."
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