James Warfield (15-3) is stepping in on short notice to fight Yves Edwards (34-15-1) at “Shine Fight II: American Top Team vs. The World”. Edwards was originally supposed to fight Mario Stapel, but Stapel had to withdraw from the contest to deal with personal matters.
Warfield is currently on a four-fight win streak and is 14-1 in his last fifteen fights. Of his fifteen victories, fourteen have come by way of (technical) knock out. Warfield has never gone the distance and has only seen the second round five times.
Edwards hasn’t won a fight since February of 2008 when he beat James Berto at “EliteXC: Street Certified”. He is currently on a two-fight losing streak with losses to KJ Noons and Duane Ludwig. Edwards has fought for all of the major mma companies including UFC, WEC, Pride, EliteXC, and Strikeforce.
“Shine Fight II: ATT vs The World” takes place on Friday September 4th and will air live via an internet pay-per-view stream. The full fight card includes:
• Roan Carneiro (12-8) vs. Jorge Patino (22-11-1)
• Luiz Firmino (12-4) vs. Ryan Healy (10-5-1)
• Flavio Alvaro (24-6) vs. Jean Silva (16-8-3)
• Yves Edwards (24-15-1) vs. James Warfield (15-3)
• Junior Assuncao (8-4) vs. Gideon Ray (15-10-1)
• Micah Miller (11-3) vs. Anthony Morrison (7-6)
• Ediene Gomes (3-0) vs. TBA
• James Brasco (4-1) vs. Herbert Goodman (8-7)
• Phil Friedman (1-1) vs. Brian Fuery (0-0)
• Kami Barzini (1-1) vs. Yosdenis Cendeno (1-1)
Tags: Anthony Morrison, Brian Fuery, Ediene Gomes, Flavio Alvaro, Gideon Ray, Herbert Goodman, James Brasco, James Warfield, Jean Silva, Jorge Patino, Junior Assuncao, Kami Barzini, Luiz Firmino, Micah Miller, Phil Friedman, Roan Carneiro, Ryan Healy, Shine Fights 2, Shine Fights II: American Top Team vs The World, Yosdenis Cendeno, Yves Edwards
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