Ohio Combat League 5 fight card finalized for January 4, Ohio Combat League 26

Ohio Combat League 26 set for Oct. 7 with three pro bouts

Ohio Combat League 26 is set to go down on Oct. 7, as the promotion returns to Downtown Columbus at Express Live.

The fight card features a trio of pro bouts, including some of the best upcoming talent in the Buckeye State.

In a flyweight contest, Josh Perreria will put his unblemished 2-0 record on the line against the debuting Luke Chokan.

Representing Immortal Martial Arts Center and fighting out of Columbus, Perreira has picked up a pair of stoppage wins after turning pro earlier this year. He followed up a rear naked choke over Greg Spearman in his debut with a masterful third round TKO over Itzik Yakobov at LFA 160 in June.

Perreira will face Chokan, who makes his pro debut after an 8-5 amateur run. Chokan represents Apex Fighting Systems and will make the journey from Northeast Ohio. He made his amateur debut in 2017 and recently returned from two-year hiatus to close out his amateur career with a 25-second TKO victory over Nic Lute at Caged Thunder 22 in August.

Former Ohio State wrestler Jaden Mattox looks to move to 2-0 when he faces Jose Arriaga in a lightweight contest. Mattox represents Grove City BJJ and looks to follow up on an impressive 52-second TKO via elbows over Nick Mondelli in his pro debut at OCL 24 in March. Arriaga is 0-2 and comes in from Tennessee looking for his first pro win.

And the pro card will be rounded out by a welterweight bout featuring Melvin Harris and Sage Philippe. Ronin Training Center’s Harris looks for his second pro win in a row as he welcomes in Philippe from Massachusetts who has won his last two.

Ohio Combat League 26 streams via PPV on Combat Sports Now.

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