Two thrilling title fights spotlight a loaded SFT 27 card, the primary SFT MMA occasion held since final December, on Thursday night time, July fifteenth in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Two SFT Xtreme and two Jiu-Jitsu fights are additionally on faucet.
SFT 27 shall be held in Sao Paulo and streamed solely on FITE in the US and worldwide on pay per view through the FITE app and web site (www.FITE.television), beginning at 6:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. PT, for under $14.99.
SFT’s 2020 Fighter of the Yr, Manuel “Maumito” Sousa (6-0-0, SFT: 6-0-0), faces Brendo “The Monster” Bispo (17-4-0, SFT: 1-0-0) within the SFT 27 major occasion for the vacant SFT Light-weight Championship. An amazing striker, 23-year-old Sousa is undefeated in fight sports activities with 23 straight victories in kickboxing, 18 by knockout, and every of his six professional MMA wins have all been in SFT competitors, every ending previous to the conclusion of the second spherical.
Bispo, who’s driving a 6-fight win streak, stepped as much as combat scorching prospect Sousa after just a few different fighters handed on the chance. Thought-about one of many prime lightweights in Brazil, Bispo trains on the famed Chute Boxeo, below the route of the famed Charles Oliveira. The extra skilled Bispo is a strong all-around fighter with seven victories by knockout to go along with 5 by submission.
SFT is called a robust supporter of feminine MMA and Mayra Cantuaria (8-3-1, SFT: 2-0-0) takes on Paty Borges (4-4-0, SFT: 2-2-0) within the co-featured occasion for the vacant SFT Feminine Flyweight Championship.
Cantuaria has fought within the conventional Japanese occasion, Pacrase, and he or she is rated among the many prime 5 in Brazilian Nationwide rankings, in addition to by MMA Premium and Tapology. Borges has gained her final two fights heading into her combat versus Cantuaria.
“We’re all thrilled to be again in motion after a 6-month layoff as a result of pandemic,” SFT president David Hudson mentioned. “Our first present again is stacked with nice fights and fighters, in addition to diversified with MMA, Xtreme and Jiu-Jitsu fights. Our major occasion between undefeated ‘Manumito’ towards veteran Bispo has all of the makings of an early candidate for SFT Combat of the Yr. SFT followers love to look at feminine fights and we’ve got a sensational match-up between Cantuaria and Borges for the vacant SFT flyweight crown. There are different nice, entertaining fights on SFT 27 from prime to backside.”
One other superlative match-up is Bruno “Beirutel” Tavares (13-5-1, SFT: 1-0-0) towards featherweight Thiago “Manchinha” Silva (19-9-0 (SFT: 0-1-0). Different MMA fights embrace bantamweight Joao “Samurai” Souza (11-5-1, SFT: 2-2-1) vs. Paulo Pizzo (9-2-0), welterweight Luis “Hulk” Fernando (18-6-0) vs. Alex “Canguru” Sandro (10-3-0), featherweight Marcos “Maraja” Rodriguez (16-5-0, SFT: 1-0-0) vs. Estabill Amato (10-4-0, SFT: 1-2-0), bantamweight Deja Moura (5-2-0, SFT: 1-0-0) vs. Manoel Lima “Aranja” Silva (5-4-0, SFT: 1-1-0), flyweight Marciano Ferreira (5-1-0, SFT: 1-0-0) vs. Antonio “Piaui” Rodrigues (9-2-0, SFT: 0-1-0), undefeated bantamweight Fernando “Fernandinho” Henrique (3-0-0, SFT: 1-0-0) vs. Apollo “Deus Da Guerra” Gomes (5-0-0) and professional debuting Luana Santos vs. bantamweight Majorie “Brutal” Barragan (1-0-0).
Two SFT Xtreme fights will even be held as welterweight Cicero Evangelista (SFT Xtreme: 1-0-0) throws down with Kavem “Mexicano” Felipe, whereas bantamweight Nicholas Pestilli battles Ramon “Sayajin” Costa. The wildly common, uniquely entertaining SFT Xtreme competitors permits hanging, kicking and knees, fighters put on 4-ounce gloves, and clinching and preventing on the mat is prohibited.
A pair of Jiu-Jitsu matches will showcase William Cilli vs. Elaias “Xuxu” Silverio, and Henrique “Rasputin” Gomes vs. Felipe “Felipinho” Cusciana.
All fights are topic to vary.