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