With Marcus Aurelio heading to UFC, Yves Edwards filling in at Shine Fight II
With lightweight Marcus Aurelio stepping up on short notice for a
preliminary card slot at UFC 102, upstart Shine Fight Promotion was
left with a hole for its Sept. 4 event “American Top Team vs. The
Shine Fight officials today informed MMAjunkie.com that UFC, PRIDE, Strikeforce and EliteXC veteran Yves Edwards (34-15-1) has agreed
to fight on the evening’s main card.
“Shine Fight II: American Top Team vs. The World” takes place at the
James L. Knight Center in downtown Miami. It airs on The Fight Network
via one-week delay on Sept. 12.