Kill Cliff FC’s Devon Dixon won for the fifth time (he has one loss and one draw in his career) over Elias Santos at Titan FC 78 on July 29. Dixon managed a rear-naked choke that convinced Santos to give it up 3:17 into the second round. Forty percent of Dixon’s fights are won with submissions; another 40 percent are knock outs. This KCFC fighter is dangerous in any direction. Keep an eye on the 25-year-old.
And keep an eye on rising KCFC fighter, Minnesota’s Abubakar Adamu Isah. The 25-year-old bantamweight striker has one professional victory—hey, he’s undefeated—and is on the slate Friday night at LFA 138. His opponent is TBA. See it at UFCFightpass.com. He’s also been known to model…
Meanwhile, on Saturday, August 6, UFC on ESPN 40 features two KCFC pugilists up and down the card. The event comes live from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. See it on ESPN.
- 6 welterweight contender Vicente Luque, 21-8-1, takes on Geoff Neal, 14-4-0, in the penultimate test of the night. Luque had some great things to say about the training facilities at Kill Cliff FC in Deerfield, Florida: Check out his interview with LowKickMMA’s Mike Owens. “You have everything you need to develop your own thing, your own style. One of the best, if not the best gym in the world.” (See it here: https://bit.ly/3zP89Q1)
- KCFC’s Takashi “Ten” Sato, 15-5-0) battles Bryan “Pooh Bear” Battle (7-1-0; great name) in the welterweight undercard punch up. Ten’s got his work cut out for him: Battle has won six in a row while Sato is coming off two losses.
One more Kill Cliff FC is working this week: Anvar Boynazarov is featured in Dana White’s Contender Series, from the UFC Apex, Wednesday, August 9 at 8 p.m. ET. The featherweight puts his undefeated 3-0-0 record—all KO or TKO—against Erik Silva’s 8-1-0 career score. See it on ESPN+.