Ring of Combat, brought to you by Louis Neglia, has always put on cards stacked with the best regional talent. The numbers tell the story as more than 115 fighters have gone onto the bright lights of the UFC after earning victories in the cage at the Tropicana of Atlantic City, NJ.
This Friday night, June 2, ROC 59 boasts five title bouts as UFC President Dana White will be in attendance filming for his show ‘Dana White: Lookin’ for a Fight.” There are several candidates on this card who could or maybe should have already gotten the call.
Here is a look at the entire Ring of Combat 59 fight card:
Main Event…Heavyweight championship Shelton “the Gravedigger” Graves (5-3) vs “Brutal” Brendan Barrett (10-6-1)
Co-Main Event…145lb championship Julio Arce (11-2) vs Tim Dooling (6-2)
170 lb championship… Sidney ‘da Gun” Outlaw (7-3) vs James Rumley (3-3)
135 lb championship… Merab Dvalishvili (6-2) vs Raufeon Stots (8-0)
135 lb championship… Brandon Urquijo (2-0) vs William Elliot (2-0)
Other fights on the card:
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