Saturday, July 3, 2010

Video of the Day - Bohlander v. Bustamante

Here is Jerry Bohlander fighting Murilo Bustamante in Pentagon Combat which took place on 9/27/97 in Brazil. In the very next bout of Pentagon, Renzo Gracie fought Eugenio Tadeu and the fans rioted before the 15th minute.

Murilo would go on to capture the UFC middleweight crown by TKO'ing Dave Menne, then defended by submitting Matt Lindland. Murilo, a 5th degree BJJ black belt, also notched Pride victories over Minowaman, Masanori Suda and Dong Sik Yoon in his career.

Murilo will come out of his 2 and a half year retirement from MMA to fight Jesse Taylor at Impact FC this weekend. Scroll below to see the rumored fight card.

Rumored Impact FC Match-ups:

Ken Shamrock v. Pedro Rizzo
Paul Daley v. Daniel Acacio
Bob Sapp v. Soa Palelei
Paulo Filho v. Denis Kang
Murilo “Ninja” Rua v. Jeremy May
Murilo Bustamante v. Jesse Taylor
Peter Graham v. Jim York
Glover Teixeira v. Marko Peseli
Richard Vaculik v. Luke Hume
Shane Nix v. Manuel Rodriguez

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wow, that is an old school fight, no gloves!