IFL Announces: Bas Rutten As VP, Three Title Fights In February

IFL Feb 29

IFL Feb 29

Today the IFL has announced MMA legend Bas Rutten will take the position of Vice President of fighter operations. Rutten has been with the company since its debut as a coach of the Los Angles Anacondas and as a color commentator on “IFL Battleground”. Rutten will continue to be a commentator with the IFL and stay as co-host of HDNet’s “Inside MMA”.

Also announced is the next IFL event “New Blood New Battles” which takes place on February 28, from the Orleans in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The card will feature three IFL title defence bouts as well as a battle between Team Quest vs.The lions Den and Xtreme Couture vs Mario Sperrys World Class Fight Center.

Title Defence Bouts

Lightweight Title: Ryan “The Lion” Schultz vs. John Gunderson
Middleweight Title: Matt Horwich vs. Tim Kennedy
Heavyweight Title: Fabiano Scherner vs. Roy Nelson


  1. tom

    January 23, 2008 at 3:51 pm

    they r all staying the same but Kennedy will win his fight and be the new tittle holder

  2. roy

    January 24, 2008 at 5:08 am

    they should be good fights i think gunderson and kennedy have a good shot at taking the titles but it won't be easy there pretty evanly matched and nelson should win.

  3. dane drebin

    January 24, 2008 at 7:31 am

    bas the boss rutten haha

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>