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OCtober 28th, 2023


We’re already gearing up for our next electrifying event, RUF 56, scheduled for October 28th. As we continue to ride the wave of success from RUF 55, we’re committed to bringing you another night of unforgettable fights and entertainment. The fight matchups are still under wraps but will be announced soon, so stay tuned! This is an event you won’t want to miss, and it’s another excellent opportunity for our sponsors to gain visibility and connect with our ever-growing fan base.




Amateur Bouts:

  • Bantamweight: Anthony Chung defeated Brian Ritchie via KO (Strikes) in Round 1 at 0:22.
  • Catchweight: Alyk Lopez secured a victory against Luis Saldana via Split Decision with scores of 29-28 for Lopez, 29-28 for Saldana, and 29-28 for Lopez in Round 3 at 3:00.
  • Catchweight: James Deitz triumphed over Yuri Hajosy via TKO (Strikes) in Round 2 at 1:14.
  • Catchweight: Hiram Caballero emerged victorious against Daniel Fessler via Majority Decision with scores of 28-28 Draw, 29-27 for Caballero, and 29-27 for Caballero in Round 3 at 3:00.
  • Bantamweight: Anthony Cruz submitted Zane Davis via Armbar in Round 1 at 1:32.
  • Bantamweight: Julius Vega defeated Chris Mangiapili via TKO (Strikes) in Round 1 at 0:46.
  • Bantamweight: Artis Lyles secured a unanimous decision victory over Marcos Gallegos with all three judges scoring the bout 30-27 in Round 3 at 3:00.
  • Featherweight: Paul Marghitas became the new amateur world champion by defeating Isaac Zatarain via Unanimous Decision with scores of 29-28, 30-27, and 30-27 in Round 3 at 3:00.

Professional Bouts:

  • Flyweight: Braden Goodwin submitted Alexander Carrillo via Armbar in Round 2 at 3:57.
  • Lightweight: Jose Mendez defeated Derrick Brown via Submission in Round 1 at 3:54.
  • Featherweight: Alim Muhammad defeated James Trinidad Rosas via TKO (Strikes) in Round 1 at 0:38.
  • Catchweight: Kelvin Bowen delivered a stunning KO against Loai Abushaar in Round 1 at 0:36.

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Ringside Unified Fighting, widely recognized as RUF MMA, is a multifaceted organization that operates as a licensed combat sports league, event promotions company, and vertical marketing agency. We are also a leading force in event promotion and production. Governed by the Arizona Boxing and MMA Commission and the Arizona Department of Gaming, we have also secured licensing from various tribal property gaming departments. Our commitment to excellence is demonstrated through our top-tier events, which showcase emerging and established talent in the world of mixed martial arts. With a focus on delivering high-quality, action-packed fights, RUF MMA continues to set the standard for combat sports entertainment. Whether you’re a fighter, a fan, or a partner, RUF MMA offers an unparalleled experience in the fast-paced and ever-evolving landscape of mixed martial arts.

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