Dionee Marerro to Defend Amateur Title at RUF 55 Event

PHOENIX, AZ – July 5, 2023 – RUF MMA, Arizona’s leading mixed martial arts organization, is excited to announce that Dionee Marerro will be defending his amateur title at the upcoming RUF 55 event. The event is set to take place on August 26, 2023, at the historic Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dionee Marerro, with an impressive record of 3-1-0, claimed the title in April through a unanimous decision, with all three judges scoring the contest 29-28 in his favor. His title defense at RUF 55 is eagerly anticipated by fans and fellow fighters alike, promising an evening of high-stakes, adrenaline-fueled action.

The event will also feature a series of professional and amateur bouts, including Loai Abushar vs Kelvin Bowen, Alim Muhammad vs James Trinidad, Derrick Brown vs Jose Mendez, and Deran Martinez vs Melvin Jenkins. On the amateur side, spectators can also look forward to bouts including Paul Marghitas vs Isaac Zatarain and Enrique Barcenas vs Kameron White.

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 Dionee Marerro’s title defense 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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