With the UFC locking down tonight on FX, that leaves Saturday night wide open for ProElite to broadcast a show. ProElite 3: Da Spyder vs. Minowaman takes place from the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, and will be televised live by HDNet.
In the main event former UFC fighter Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove will take on Japanese icon Ikuhisa Minowa. “Minowaman” holds an overall MMA record of 51-32, while Grove is 13-9.
Also scheduled for the main card are bouts in the heavyweight grand prix between Jake Heun and Richard Odoms, and Cody Griffin and Ryan Martinez. A woman’s match featuring Hitomi Akano and Sara McMann will serve as the co-main event.
PRO ELITE 3: DA SPYDER VS. MINOWAMAN
•Kendall Grove vs. Ikuhisa Minowa
•Hitomi Akano vs. Sara McMann
•Jake Heun vs. Richard Odoms (heavyweight grand-prix semifinals)
•Cody Griffin vs. Ryan Martinez (heavyweight grand-prix semifinals)
•Pat Cummins vs. Tasi Edwards
•Kaleo Gambill vs. Brent Schermerhorn
PRELIMINARY CARD (un-aired)
•Toby Misech vs. Steven Saito
•Ilima Maiava vs. Tatsuya Mizuno
•Collin Mansanas vs. Thomas Sedano
•Sean Rush vs. Jeymes Schulte
AMATEUR CARD (un-aired)
•Ray Cooper III (a) vs. Kyle Foyle (a)
•Zach Close (a) vs. Keli’i Valencia (a)
•Dan Ige (a) vs. Sebastian Mariconda (a)
(a) – Amateur bout