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Shine Fights: May 15 “Mayorga vs. Thomas” Event Will Go On “Without a Doubt”

Shine Fights Worlds Collide PosterShine Fights announced today that it’s May 15 “Worlds Collide: Mayorga vs. Thomas” event, headlined by the MMA debut of former boxing champ Ricardo Mayorga vs. Din Thomas, will go on “without a doubt” despite a cease and desist by boxing promoter Don King, who claimed on Tuesday to have exclusive promoting rights to Mayorga.

“Shine Fights has a valid and exclusive promotional contract with Ricardo Mayorga for mixed martial arts,” Shine Fights CEO Devin Price said in a statement. “We are pleased to offer both MMA fans and boxing fans a great night of MMA action on Saturday, May 15.”

The pay-per-view event, which takes place at the Crown Colliseum in Fayetteville, North Carolina, also features Murilo “Ninja” Rua vs. Travis Galbraith, Nick Thompson vs. Eduardo Pamplona, Braulio Estima vs. Rick Hawn, and Alexandre “Carareco” Ferreira vs. Jamal Patterson.

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