Sydney, Australia- CFC 21 will be held at the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre Friday, May 18 LIVE on GFL.tv. It’s the second round of The Cage Fighting Championship 2012 season, showcasing the toughest pound for pound fighters as Australia’s 2 best Heavyweights take on two of the biggest names in MMA, the event will be headlined with a Welterweight World Title.
Note: Broadcast will only be available to countries OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA due to existing Australian broadcast deals.
In the first heavyweight showdown veteran UFC and Pride FC Veteran Soa “The Hulk” Palelei will take on the 2005 K1 Grand Prix Champion and former NFL player Bob “The Beast” Sapp. Palelei who already stands at a huge 6’4 inches tall will take on the even bigger frame of the 6’5″ Bob Sapp who also walks around at 155kg. Palelei has Stopped his last 5 opponents via K.O/T.K.O, This fight will truly be the clash of the titans.
In the second heavyweight showdown “Big” Jim Yorke takes on Jeff “The Snowman” Monson. Yorke is on a four fight win streak which was kicked off by his win on CFC 14 against American Brandon Cash, he is also a Sengoku Fight league veteran so has some deep international experience behind him. Monson is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and a two-timeAbu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Champion and fought for the UFC Heavyweight title, with 57 professional fights under his belt including matches against Fedor Emelianenko and Australian Anthony Perosh, Monson will be Big Jim’s toughest opponent to date.
The Main Event will Feature a Welter Weight World Title as 2 x champion Jesse Juarez (USA) takes on top Australian Contender ‘the Young Gun’ Robert Whittaker. Juarez both won and defended his CFC world title in gruelling fashion with two close decision wins, Robert Whittaker has proven unstoppable in his charge for the title adding a recent K.O victory to his CFC undefeated record to cement his position as the No1 contender.
The Undercard features the top local and interstate fighters on the Australian scene including: Manny Rodriguez Vs Dave Verges, Kian ‘Carnage’ Pham Vs Shabe Kafo, Theo Tsakirakis Vs Jon Leven and Corey ‘Major’ Nelson Vs ‘Diamond’ Dan Pauling plus much more.
The entertainment hits a new high at the live event with Aussie heavy rock band ‘My secret Circus’ performing their CFC inspired song “Rock the Cage” live.
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