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Illinois commission reverses decision, clears Andreas Kraniotakes for ProElite 2

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Andreas Kraniotakes (12-4) will fight in next month's ProElite 2 headliner against Tim Sylvia (29-7), after all.

Hours after MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) passed along news that the Illinois State Professional Athletic Commission denied the heavyweight's participation because of a lack of sanctioned fights, the decision has been reversed.

HDNet Fights CEO Andrew Simon first tweeted the news, though MMAjunkie.com currently awaits confirmation from commission officials.

ProElite 2 takes place Nov. 5 at iWireless Center in Moline, Ill. The main card airs on HDNet.

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Post #1   10/27/11 12:37:48PM   

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I'm glad he finally got cleared, this fight didn't look like it was gonna happen. Now we just wait to see how big Timmy is come fight time

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Posted by prophecy033

I'm glad he finally got cleared, this fight didn't look like it was gonna happen. Now we just wait to see how big Timmy is come fight time



Hopefully he comes in under 300 pounds at least.. Either way I wouldn't be surprised to see him get ktfo.

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And I bet tomorrow Sylvia withdraws do to injury.

Post #4   10/27/11 5:39:12PM