Israel FC: Genesis

Israel FC: Genesis was a mixed martial arts event held by the Israel FC promotion on November 9, 2010 at the Nokia Arena[1][2] in Tel Aviv, Israel. This was Israel FC's first event and featured multiple UFC veterans.[3] It was also announced that this would be the last fight for Shonie Carter.[4]

Israel FC: Genesis
The poster for Israel FC: Genesis.
PromotionIsrael FC
DateNovember 9, 2010
VenueNokia Arena
CityIsrael Tel Aviv, Israel

The event was aired on PPV via for $9.99. Lenne Hardt was the announcer for the event.

Haim Gozali was the owner of this event

Official fight cardEdit


  • Lightweight bout:   Roy Peretz vs.   Fabrice Riconneau[1]
Roy Peretz defeated Fabric Riconneau via submission (triangle choke) at 3:00 of round 1.
Ido Pariente defeated Jousa Hewlett via submission (armbar) at 2:54 of round 1.
  • Lightweight bout:   Vitali Krbrsky vs.   Serob Minasyan[1]
Vitali Krbrsky defeated Serob Minasyan via Unanimous Decision.
  • Lightweight bout:   Thiago Meller vs.   Ariel Abergel[1]
Thiago Meller defeated Ariel Abergel via submission (armbar) at 0:35 of round 1.
  • Light Heavyweight bout:   Alexandro Ceconi vs.   Vitaly Shemetov[1]
Alexandro Ceconi defeated Vitaly Shemetov via submission (triangle choke) at 4:48 of round 1.
Jeremy Knafo defeated Shonie Carter via Unanimous Decision. Shonie Carter announced his retirement after this fight.
Daniel Gracie defeated Martin Wojcik via submission (rear naked choke)t 2:17 of round 1.

Main cardEdit

Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou defeated Valdas Pocevicius via Unanimous Decision.
Moshe Kaitz defeated Hermes Franca via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Frank Trigg defeated Roy Neeman via TKO (punches) at 2:36 of round 1.
Jeff Monson defeated Sergey Shemetov via submission (kimura) at 4:09 of round 1.
Ricco Rodriguez defeated Daniel Tabera via Unanimous Decision.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Live Streaming MMA - (IFC) Israel Fighting Championship - Genesis".
  2. ^ "". Archived from the original on 2010-10-09. Retrieved 2020-01-27.
  3. ^ "UFC veterans in Israel". USA Today. November 9, 2010. Retrieved on July 9, 2011.
  4. ^ "Shonie Carter says goodbye". Retrieved on July 9, 2011.