James Irvin gets DQ’d by Ken Shamrock

As if there wasn’t enough proof already that James Irvin is the unluckiest fighter in history…

Controversy swept James ‘The Sandman’ Irvin’s return to Gladiator Challenge. His fight with Mike ‘Sugarloaf’ Crisman was deemed a NO CONTEST when Celebrity Referee Ken Shamrock called Irvin for an Illegal knee. Irvin was well on his way to a victory in his return to GC with impressive force and strikes on the ground when the fight was stopped at 1:09 of the first round; Irvin made an instant verbal protest to Shamrock inside the cage.

Video (apparently from Irvin’s corner) was called in and was reviewed upholding the call and making the fight a No Contest. Crisman was unable to continue the fight and received medical attention inside the cage, but was able to leave the cage standing up.

All I gotta add is CELEBRITY REFEREE KEN SHAMROCK??? How did this not make it onto the event poster? Fuck pictures of all these random dudes with their dukes up. The event should have been called ‘Ken Shamrock’s Thunderdome’ and featured a giant Ken hovering over the cage controlling fighters like a puppet master.

The only explanation for this is that the Shamrock ref thing was an out of the blue addition. I imagine a scenario where Ken shows up ten minutes before the show starts and offers his services in exchange for seventy bucks and a bottle of Grey Goose. Little did the promoters realize that putting Ken and James in one cage is like throwing a black cat under a ladder through a mirror onto a crack in the sidewalk.

  • Letibleu

    Must find video!!!

  • Blackula Jonez

    Little did the promoters realize that putting Ken and James in one cage is like throwing a black cat under a ladder through a mirror onto a crack in the sidewalk.

     

    Well done Ryan, that was some witty shit right there. And “sugar loaf” sounds more like euphemism for gay sex than an mma fighters nickname.

  • agentsmith

    Grey Goose?  More like Smirnoff.  Or whatever off-brand is cheaper than Smirnoff.

  • frickshun

    ^^Reminds me of the liquor store scene in Crazy Heart when Jeff Bridges is too fucking broke to buy the bottle he so desperately needs…..so he agrees to dedicate a song to the owner’s wife.

  • glassjawsh

    burnetts

  • Invisible Ninja

    So what are the chances we get a Irvin vs Shamrock out of this?

  • frickshun

    Why do most of the faces on the poster look like they were “manipulated” via Photoshop to look oddly contorted?

  • Grappo

    that poster is the fucking shit

  • subo

    Grappo – I like how they just took Abomination and put him in boxing gloves and a toga for their logo.

  • Slim B

    At first glance, I thought the columns in the logo were trash cans.

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