James Toney to face Ken Shamrock in SeptemberPosted on June 24, 2011, 08:54 AM by Anton Gurevich
According to BJPenn.com, multi-time boxing Champion James "Lights Out" Toney will return to Mixed Martial Arts against "The World's Most Dangerous Man" Ken Shamrock. The fight will take place on September 23rd in El Paso, Texas, more than a year after Toney's defeat against Randy "The Natural" Couture in the co-main event of UFC 118 in Boston:
BJPENN.COM was the first to learn that James Toney and Ken Shamrock have agreed to face off in an MMA match on Sept. 23 in El Paso, Texas. While details are still emerging about the venue and fight card, the former UFC fighters are going to face off in a heavyweight attraction in what will be James Toney’s second professional MMA bout.
BJPENN.COM confirmed this with both Toney’s manager and Mr. Toney himself this evening via telephone.
Ken Shamrock is 28-15-2 in 18 years of MMA competition, and 3-7 in his last 10 bouts. James Toney is 73-6-3 in boxing, with his last fight taking place this year on February 24th (retained IBA Heavyweight title in a Unanimous Decision against Damon Reed).
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