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PFC Signs Former IFL and UFC Vets

The Lemoore, Calif. based Palace Fighting Championship organization has just confirmed the signing of 18 fighters including some veterans from the IFL and the UFC. The list comes courtesy of and is as follows:

1.Jason Carpenter (lightweight): 13-0 (amateur) and a four-time Grapplers Quest Champion

2. John Gunderson (lightweight): 16-6 and a former IFL veteran

3. Jimmy Jarquin (featherweight): 2-2

4. Lavar Johnson (heavyweight): 7-3 and a former WEC veteran

5. Scott McAfee (lightweight): 5-1 and a former WEC and AFC veteran

6. Jeremiah Metcalf (welterweight): 9-4 and a former EliteXC and Strikeforce veteran

7. Takumi Nakayama (lightweight): 13-11-4 and a former King of the Cage and Shooto veteran

8. Masahiro Oishi (featherweight): 18-9-7 and a veteran of Shooto and K-1 HERO’s

9. Gabe Ruediger (lightweight): 11-4 and a UFC and WEC veteran. Ruediger also appeared on the fifth season of “The Ultimate Fighter.”

10. Alex Schoenauer (light heavyweight): 14-9 and a UFC and IFL veteran. Schoenauer also appeared on the first season of “The Ultimate Fighter.”

11. Kamal Shalorus (welterweight): 6-0 and a former member of the British Olympic wrestling team

12. Lodune Sincaid (middleweight): 13-6 and a former UFC and WEC veteran. Sincaid also appeared on the first season of “The Ultimate Fighter.”

13. Justin Smitley (featherweight): 4-2

14. Rambaa “M16” Somdet (flyweight): 4-2 and a veteran of DEEP and Shooto. Considered to be one of the most exciting fighters in the world at 125 lbs.

15. Bill Theofanopoulos (lightweight): 2-0

16. Roni Torres (welterweight): 13-1 and a veteran of Shooto in Japan and Jungle Fight in Brazil

17. Jason Von Flue (welterweight): 13-10-1 and a former UFC and WEC veteran

18. Eddie Yagin (featherweight): 11-3-1

Many of these fighters are to make their promotional debut at PFC 11 on Nov. 20. PFC’s next show, PFC 10, takes place on Sept. 26 and features a main event of Phil Baroni taking on Olaf Alfonso.