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Trio of bouts added to Lion Fight 70 on UFC FIGHT PASS®

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

Yusuf Karakaya vs. Shahriar Zolfaghari – Light Heavyweight

Lance Dixon vs. Ian Greer – Super Welterweight

Travis Petralba vs. Jordan Weiland – Welterweight



LION FIGHT bolstered its lineup for Lion Fight 70 taking place on Friday, October 8 in Los Angeles and airing live on UFC FIGHT PASS.

Three bouts have been added to the six-bout main card taking place at the Commerce Casino.

Opening up the UFC Fight Pass main card is an expected action-packed clash in the light heavyweight ranks. Yusuf Karakaya, a native of Turkey with multiple international bouts under his belt who now fights out of Long Beach, California, will square-off against Shahriar Zolfaghari, who is originally from Iran and now fights of Chicago, Illinois.

In a super welterweight bout, Los Angeles’ own Lance Dixon (5-1-1) makes his promotional debut as he takes on Ian Greer (5-1), who fights out of Egan, Minnesota. A welterweight tussle will see Hawaiian Travis Petralba (3-1) return to the Lion Fight ring for the first time since LF51 in Los Angeles as he takes Jordan Weiland (1-0) of Mesa, Arizona.


Lion Fight 70 is topped by three highly anticipated title fights:

*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


Four prelims have been set for LF70:

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

*John Garcia vs. Julio Rios, super lightweight

*Raul Navarette vs. Wilson Ha, welterweight

*Cisco Cosio vs. Zach Ungureit, lightweight


Tickets for Lion Fight 70 in Los Angeles are on sale now exclusively at www.lionfight.com.


Please visit LIONFIGHT.com for news, information and event updates, and follow on Twitter @LIONFIGHT and on Instagram @LionFightofficial.


To sign up for UFC FIGHT PASS, please visit www.ufcfightpass.com, or download the UFC app.



ABOUT LION FIGHT:

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.


ABOUT UFC FIGHT PASS®:

UFC FIGHT PASS® is the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports. Since launching in 2013, UFC FIGHT PASS is now available in more than 200 countries and territories. UFC FIGHT PASS provides its members with unlimited access to live UFC FIGHT PASS Prelims; live mixed martial arts and combat sports from around the world; original series and historical programming; special features; behind-the-scenes content; in-depth interviews; and up-to-the minute reports on the world of combat sports. UFC FIGHT PASS subscribers also have 24/7 access to the world’s largest fight library, featuring more than 20,000 bouts from dozens of combats sports organizations, as well as every fight in UFC history. Fight fans can access UFC FIGHT PASS on personal computers, iOS and Android mobile devices, Apple TV, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, LG Smart TVs, and Sony TVs with Android TV. For more information, please visit www.ufcfightpass.com.




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