Fight Network LIVE this Weekend - RFA 32, Enfusion Live 33 & UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo Prelims

Nov 6, 2015
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a trio of exciting live events this weekend, beginning tonight, Friday, Nov. 6 at 10 p.m. ET with RFA 32: Blumer vs. Higo from Prior Lake, Minn. Live kickboxing returns on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m. ET, as Enfusion Live 33 emanates from Martigny, Switzerland. Finally, Fight Network will air the live UFC Fight Night™: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 prelims exclusively in Canada on Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. ET.

RFA 32: Blumer vs. Higo will air live nationwide in Canada and globally in over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The main event will feature a bantamweight showdown between two of the promotion’s most exciting prospects as Minnesota’s own Melvin Blumer (12-2) battles Brazilian dynamo Leandro Higo (15-2). Also scheduled to fight at RFA 32, Minnesota’s top-ranked lightweight Chad Curry (7-0) meets Landon Bannata (6-0) in a battle of undefeated lightweight prospects, the other half of the famed “Bash Brothers” Marvin Blumer (11-5) takes on fellow RFA vet Bill Kamery (13-4), former RFA welterweight champion Benjamin Smith (14-3) looks to hand Craig Eckelberg (5-0) his first loss, Ben Neumann (9-3) throws down with Dakota Cochrane (20-9) in welterweight action, Sean Richman (2-0) faces Clay Wimer (5-0) in a clash of undefeated featherweights, plus Logan Storley (1-0) takes on Marc Hummel (0-0) in a welterweight bout.

Enfusion Live 33 will air live nationwide in Canada, across the U.S. on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Suddenlink Communications, Grande Communications, Shentel Cable and Armstrong Cable, and on Roku devices across North America. The Enfusion -75kg championship is up for grabs in the main event, as Portugal’s Diogo Calado battles Frenchman Rafael Ilodra, plus Switzerland’s Christophe Pruvost and Pedro Barros meet Spain’s Jonay Risco at 70kg and Russia’s Andriy Unhuryan at 75kg, respectively. In other featured bouts, Congo’s Ulrik Bokeme meets France’s Cheick Sibide at 85kg, Albania’s Skhodan Veseli squares off with Portugal’s Adelino Boa Morte at 75kg and Switzerland’s Janique Avanthay throws down with France’s Amandine Falck in a women’s 61kg showdown.

Airing exclusively in Canada, the featured UFC Fight Night™: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 prelim pits longtime Brazilian lightweight veteran Gleison Tibau (40-11) looking to crack the top 15 when he faces off with American knockout artist Abel Trujillo (12-6, 1NC). In other action, Brazil’s Yan Cabral (12-1) tangles with American Johnny Case (21-4) in a lightweight matchup, featherweight fan favorite and No. 11-ranked Clay Guida (32-12) battles Brazil’s Thiago Tavares (23-6-1), plus Brazilian Kevin Souza (19-3) meets American Chas Skelly (14-1) in a showcase of exciting featherweight prospects.

The full card for UFC Fight Night™: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 includes:

Main Card (Live on TSN4, 10 p.m. ET):

-Vitor Belfort (24-11) vs. Dan Henderson (31-13)

-Glover Teixeira (23-4) vs. Patrick Cummins (8-2)

-Thomas Almeida (20-0) vs. Anthony Birchak (12-2)

-Alex Oliveira (12-2-1, 1NC) vs. Piotr Hallmann (15-4)

-Gilbert Burns (10-0) vs. Rashid Magomedov (18-1)

-Fabio Maldonado (22-7) vs. Corey Anderson (7-1)

Preliminary Card (Live on Fight Network, 8 p.m. ET):

-Gleison Tibau (40-11) vs. Abel Trujillo (12-6, 1NC)

-Yan Cabral (12-1) vs. Johnny Case (21-4)

-Clay Guida (32-12) vs. Thiago Tavares (23-6-1)

-Kevin Souza (19-3) vs. Chas Skelly (14-1)

Preliminary Card (Live on UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET):

-Viscardi Andrade (17-7) vs. Gasan Umalatov (15-4-1)

-Pedro Munhoz (12-1) vs. Jimmie Rivera (17-1)

-Bruno Korea (4-0) vs. Matheus Nicolau (10-1)

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