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New bout named for Lion Fight 70 on UFC FIGHT PASS®

Lion Fight 70 – Friday, October 8 – Los Angeles, USA

Lance Dixon vs. Jose Montelongo – Super Welterweight

A new super welterweight matchup has been named to the lineup for Lion Fight 70.

With Ian Greer sidelined due to a medical issue, Los Angeles’ Lance Dixon was in need a new opponent, and readily accepting the opportunity is Jose “Scarface” Montelongo.

It’ll be a quick turnaround for Montelongo, who fights out of Arlington, Texas. He earned a second-round TKO victory over Shaun Shubert at Lion Fight 69 on August 27th in Boston, which bumped his record to 2-0.

Lion Fight 70 takes place on Friday, October 8 in Los Angeles and airing live on UFC FIGHT PASS.

Lion Fight 70 Main Card:

*Dechsakda BurkesMartialArts vs. Roberto Oliva for the Lion Fight World Lightweight Title

*Natalie Morgan vs. Selina Flores for the Lion Fight Women’s North American Super Bantamweight Title

*Jefferson Silva vs. Carlos Guerra for the Lion Fight North American Welterweight Title

*Lance Dixon vs. Jose Montelongo, super welterweight

*Travis Petralba vs. Jordan Weiland, welterweight

*Yusuf Karakaya vs. Shahriar Zolfaghari, light heavyweight

Lion Fight 70 Prelims:

*Ashley Smallwood vs. Melissa Cramer, women’s lightweight

*John Garcia vs. Julio Rios, super lightweight

*Cisco Cosio vs. Zach Ungureit, lightweight

*Raul Navarette vs. Wilson Ha, welterweight

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Founded in 2010 by Owner/Chief Executive Officer Scott Kent, Lion Fight is recognized as a worldwide leader in Muay Thai events. Now in its 10th year of operation, Lion Fight has showcased elite-level fighters in over 60 events staged in seven countries worldwide, including iconic events at the Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, and the Indigo at O2 Arena in London, England. Already a worldwide leader in Muay Thai, Lion Fight is dedicated to growing the sport and is driving that cause with the creation of its Road to Lion Fight events, featuring up-and-coming talent vying for their opportunity to earn a Lion Fight contract.


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