Alim Muhammad Set to Face James Trinidad at RUF 55 Event

PHOENIX, AZ – July 5, 2023 – RUF MMA, Arizona’s premier mixed martial arts organization, is excited to announce that Alim Muhammad, also known as “The Honey Badger,” will be facing James Trinidad in the upcoming RUF 55 event. The event is scheduled to take place on August 26, 2023, at the historic Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona.

Alim Muhammad, with an impressive professional MMA record of 1-0-0, is eagerly preparing for this much-anticipated matchup. The fight against Trinidad was initially set to take place earlier but had to be postponed due to Trinidad’s medical reasons. Fans have been eagerly awaiting this matchup, and it promises to be an exciting bout.

The event will also feature a series of professional and amateur bouts, including a title defense by Dionee Marerro and other exciting matchups like Loai Abushar vs Kelvin Bowen, Derrick Brown vs Jose Mendez, and Deran Martinez vs Melvin Jenkins.

Tickets for RUF 55 are now available for purchase online at or at the Celebrity Theatre box office. Fans are encouraged to secure their tickets early to witness Alim Muhammad’s fight and an unforgettable night of fights.

RUF MMA continues to bring high-quality MMA events to Arizona, contributing to the growth and popularity of the sport in the region. RUF 55 promises to be an unforgettable night of fights, and we look forward to welcoming fans to the Celebrity Theatre.

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RUF MMA is a leading mixed martial arts organization based in Arizona. Known for hosting high-energy, professionally organized events, RUF MMA showcases both established fighters and up-and-coming talent in the sport. For more information, visit

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