3.31.2009

Forrest Petz Replaces Shonie Carter in ICF: Breakout Main Event


From a Press Release:

"Mr. International" Shonie Carter will be cut from the main event after breaking his arm in training. Carter's replacement will be former UFC fighter Forrest Petz. Petz, who holds wins over Charles "Crazy Horse" Bennett, Sam Morgan, and Luigi Fioravanti, will now face undefeated Victor O'Donnell in the co-main event. The last time Petz fought in Cincinnati was against Joshua Burkman at UFC 77 at U.S. Bank Arena.

You can find the full Press Release after the jump.


Two former UFC fighters will battle in the co-main event as well. Dan "The Sandman" Christison will challenge Marcio "Pe de Pano" Cruz in a heavyweight bout that is set to be a classic. Both fighters are jui jitsu experts with Cruz being a world champion.

Cincinnati favorite Chad "H-Bomb" Hinton will challenge former UFC fighter Jeff Cox. Hinton is looking to defend his undefeated record against Cox in front of his hometown fans.

Another Cincinnati local and Ultimate Fighter 7 star Luke Zachrich will now take on Robert Thompson. Thompson has a record of 7-3 while Zachrich is 8-1.

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