Shine Fights returns Jan. 8 with Gracie vs. Ciesnolevicz

Thursday, November 11, 2010

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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