Veterans Joey Guel, Jim Miller, Josh Souder, Two IFL
Draft Competitors Among Additions
NEW YORK, April 24, 2008 Seven mixed martial arts
professionals have been added to the nine-bout card as the International Fight
League (OTC.BB: IFLI) returns to the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., on
Friday, May 16. HDNet will again have
live television coverage of the event.
The added fighters include two Danillo Villefort
(Pompano Beach, Fla.) and Josh Souder (Mason, Ohio) who competed at IFL Draft
events last September. Also added is Jim
Miller (Sparta, N.J.), who is coming off an impressive victory in his IFL debut
at the Izod Center in E. Rutherford, N.J. earlier this month.
Also newly named to the card are Lamont Lister
(Philadelphia), Joey Guel (Olympia, Wash.), Fabricio Camoes (Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil) and Nick Calandrino (Emerson, N.J.). The bouts involving the added athletes include:
Aaron Stark (Portland, Ore.), 205 lbs.
John Howard (Boston), 170 lbs.
Souder vs. Zac
George (Norman, Okla.), 155 lbs.
Guel vs. Matt
Horwich (Portland, Ore.), 185 lbs.
Miller, 155 lbs.
Mike Massenzio (Paterson, N.J.), 185 lbs.
As previously announced, three IFL Champions will put
their respective titles on the line to headline the card, as Ryan McGivern
(Bettendorf, Iowa) takes on Dan Miller (Sparta, N.J.) at middleweight, Roy
Nelson (Las Vegas) battles Branden Lee Hinkle (Weirton, W. Va.) at heavyweight,
and Ryan Schultz (North Platte, Neb.) defends against Deividas Taurosevicius
(Lithuania) at lightweight.
The preliminary bouts feature athletes from four noted
MMA camps, including Team Quest, Team Bombsquad, World Class Fight Center and