Ringside Unified Fighting & Ringside Promotions LLC., Arizona’s Premier Professional and Amateur MMA Promotion Company, present RUF 27, an Arizona Department of Gaming, boxing and MMA-sanctioned event.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and fights begin at 7 p.m.

Headlining RUF 27 is local pro star fighter and #1 welterweight in Southern AZ Joel Champion (4-1), fighting out of APEX gym here in Tucson. Champion will be fighting for the vacant 170 lb RUF Pro World Title Belt against Australia’s own Matt Frincu (13-3), who just came off a three-round battle against Christian Aguilera at LFA, where Frincu, fighting out of ACS in Tempe, won by unanimous decision. Champion and Frincu have been chomping at the bit for years now to see who’s the best 170 in the Southwest.

The co-main event pro 135 title bout is between local MMA veteran star Ed “Wild” West from Tucson. He will be taking on formidable opponent Daniel “Scrapy” Soto fighting out of Chihuahua, Mexico.

Also, two local standouts in Ralphy Pacheco from Tucson and Arturo “Chucky” Guzman, fighting out of Rise Combat in Tucson, will battle each other at 125 for local bragging rights.

Also, on the card is Brasilian Raphael Montini fighting out of Fight Ready Gym, coached and cornered by #1 UFC flyweight contender Henry Cejudo, who’s set to fight Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson at UFC 227. Montini’s opponent is now Jesus Orta from Chihuahua, Mexico.

Of course, we can’t forget all the hungry amateur fighters who are ready to showcase their fighting skills in front of a sold out arena.

Ticket prices range from $30-$50.  Ringside tickets $75 and VIP Tables $600.


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