Gladiator Challenge News

GC Talent To Be Featured At "Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley"




Gladiator Challenge has long been a supplier of talent to the major leagues of professional MMA. This has

been proven once again, as Strikeforce has contracted several GC veterans to compete on its upcoming

"Diaz vs. Daley" event, which will take place at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, with the main

card airing live on Showtime.


GC vet Mike "MAK" Kyle (18-8-1-1) will face off with former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion and

current DREAM Light Heavyweight Champion Gegard Mousasi with a shot at the Strikeforce 205-pound belt

on the line. On the undercard, GC Featherweight Champion Robbie Peralta (13-3), who is riding a six-fight

win streak in GC, will meet the biggest name of his career in DREAM Featherweight Champion Hiroyuki

Takaya (15-8-1). This non-title affair will be Peralta's biggest test to date. In addition, two GC vets in Rolando

Perez (5-4-1) and undefeated Edgar "Kitty Katt " Cardenas (3-0) will tangle. And one-time GC fighter Saad

Awad (8-3) will face off with Joe Duarte (5-2).


Fight fans will surely be electrified by the night's action, and GC is proud to have some of its veterans

featured on the card!


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Gladiator Challenge is a world-class mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion established in 1999 by Tedd

Williams. A former UFC fighter, Williams is a former national AAU Sambo Champion (1997), a former

California State Judo Champion (4th Degree Black Belt under “Judo” Gene Lebell) and a former college All-

American wrestler (Cerritos Jr. College, 1988-89). Gladiator Challenge runs 12-18 MMA events per year,

and has featured MMA superstars Urijah “The California Kid” Faber, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, James

Irvin, Tyson Griffin, Dan “The Beast” Severn, “Sugar” Rashad Evans, Scott “Hands of Stone” Smith, “The

Maine-iac” Tim Sylvia, Joe “Daddy” Stevenson, Mac Danzig, Jerry Bohlander, “Krazy Horse” Charles

Bennett, Chris Leben, Chael Sonnen, Jake Shields, “The Secret Weapon” Pete Spratt, Nate “The Rock”

Quarr y, Jason “The Punisher” Lambert, Bobby “The Bad Seed” Hoffman, and Cal Worsham, among many

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