The International Fight League on Wednesday announced the addition of several fights to its April 4 event at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J.
Brad Blackburn, representing Midwest Combat, will face Delson Heleno as part of the Midwest Combat vs. Renzo Gracie Academy camp match-up. The two will meet in a welterweight fight, as part of the nine-bout fight card.
The IFL also announced the addition of three other athletes to complete the lineup, including featherweight Rafael Dias and light heavyweight Carmelo Marrero, who will represent American Top Team in its first IFL action, as they take on Miletich Fighting Systems’ L.C. Davis and Mike Ciesnolevicz, respectively. Also added to card is Nate Lamotte, who will take on 20-year-old fighter Chris Horodecki in a lightweight bout.
155 lbs.: Chris Horodecki vs. Nate Lamotte
American Top Team vs. Miletich Fighting Systems
145 lbs.: Rafael Dias vs. LC Davis
170 lbs.: Emyr Bussade vs. Rory Markham
205 lbs.: Carmelo Marrero vs. Mike Ciesnolevicz
Midwest Combat vs. Renzo Gracie Academy
155 lbs.: Bart Palaszewski vs. Deividas Taurosevicius
170 lbs.: Brad Blackburn vs. Delson Heleno
*205 lbs.: **Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Jamal Patterson
Additional Championship Bouts
*170 lbs.: **Jay Hieron vs. Mark Miller
*145 lbs.: **Wagnney Fabiano vs. Shad Lierley