M-1 Confirms Primm vs. Marunde for Sept. 18th

Thursday, August 26, 2010

By FCF Staff   M-1 Global has confirmed today that UFC veteran Shane Primm will face former IFL competitor Bristol Marunde, on the undercard of the promotion’s upcoming September 18th event in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Primm (6-4) is coming off a Unanimous Decision loss to Mike Guerin in August, eliminating the middleweight from M-1’s Americas Selection Tournament. In June, Primm tapped out Wesley Welch with a second round guillotine choke, to advance in the competition.

Marunde (10-6) will also head into the September 18th bout having lost in his last outing; at a Throwdown Showdown event last September, Marunde was tapped out by Jordan Smith. The loss ended the veteran’s five fight winning streak and was his first since 2007.

The Americas Finals event, which will be hosted by Bally’s Casino Hotel, will feature the final bouts from the M-1 Selection Tournament Americas process.

Here is the line-up to date:

LW-Jose Figueroa vs.George Sheppard                    
WW-Tom Gallicchio vs. Len Bentley                             
MW-Tyson Jeffries vs. Mike Geurin                             
LHW-Byron Byrd vs. Daniel Vizcaya                         
HW-Kenny Garner vs. Pat Bennett                              

MW-Shane Primm vs. Bristol Marunde