Shine Fights returns Jan. 8 with Gracie vs. Ciesnolevicz


Shine Fights will return on January 8, 2011, and the first fight confirmed for the card will be former UFC fighters Rolles Gracie and Mike Ciesnolevicz squaring off in a heavyweight contest.

Gracie hasn’t fought in MMA since his loss to Joey Beltran in his one and only UFC fight. Looking to keep Gracie from getting back on the winning track will be former UFC and IFL fighter Mike Ciesnolevicz. Former “Ultimate Fighter” winner Efrain Escudero is also expected to make his Shine Fights debut on the card.

no venue or location has been confirmed for the event,

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MIKE CIESNOLEVICZ site profile image  

11/15/10 8:01 PM by MIKE CIESNOLEVICZ

Rolles didnt look that bad in the UFC, just the end of the fight. He is a serious dude, i have nothing but respect for the Gracies. I rooted for him in that UFC fight. Gonna be awesome Jan 8th!

xcouturefan site profile image  

11/11/10 9:30 PM by xcouturefan


UhUmWellUm site profile image  

11/11/10 9:46 AM by UhUmWellUm

Uh...did anyone see Rolles fight in the UFC!?!?

Coolface_Awesomeson site profile image  

11/11/10 9:16 AM by Coolface_Awesomeson

Well, kudos to Gracie for getting back in the cage/ring. Hope he looks better than he did in the Beltran "incident". (I don't even wanna call it a 'fight').

AceAtGSU site profile image  

11/11/10 1:22 AM by AceAtGSU

Hope they have the ring situation figured out, those ropes were ridiculous last time. The Great OMA almost took a kick to the grill.

Hardy site profile image  

11/11/10 12:49 AM by Hardy

Aw, glad to see our fellow UG'er gets to beat up some Gracie.

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11/11/10 12:46 AM by xcouturefan

Happy I ordered the last Shine show. Looking forward to this one.