Karate Combat returns tonight, live from the Universal Studios backlot in Orlando, Florida for Karate Combat 35.
The main event features the promotion’s first-ever superfight, as Brazilian lightweight champion Luiz Rocha will be the US welterweight champion Josh Quayhagen, although no belts are on the line. Both fighters have previously fought in Bellator in MMA, but both have impressive records of 7-2 and 6-1 respectively in their new sport.
In the co-main event, one of the most decorated forwards alive, Raymond Danielmakes his promotional debut against the Ecuadorian Shotokan specialist Franklin Mina. Former WAKO, Glory and Bellator Kickboxing champion Daniels returns to his roots tonight to face Mina, who will have the advantage of having competed five times in The Pit, amassing a 3-2 record and previously challenging the middleweight title. .
At heavyweight, a pair of Shotokan specialists with three wins in The Pit will face off as ‘Black Magic’ Elhadji Gaye Ndour faces Ashraf Ouchen. The main card will also be opened by the former LFA featherweight champion and UFC veteran Bruno Souzawho will make his promotional debut against fellow Polish rookie and Kyokushin specialist Maciej Tercjak.
Of note on the preliminary card, veteran of the BFL Jonathan Broad is set to make his promotional debut against Italian Shito-Ryu specialist Gabrielle Cerawho holds a 1-3 record in the promotion.
MMA Sucka has fight fans covered with results from Karate Combat 35, with the event available live on YouTube beginning at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT.
Karate Fight 35 Results
Josh Quayhagen vs. Luiz Rocha
Raymond Daniels vs. Franklin Mina
Achraf Ouchen vs. Elhadji Gaye Ndour
Bruno Souza vs. Maciej Tercjak
Jesus Lopez defeats. Gabriel Stankunas by unanimous decision
Maximo Nunez defeated. Teeik Silva via split decision
Gabriele Cera beats. Jonathan Broad by unanimous decision
Deivis Ferreras defeated. Kevin Kowalczik via unanimous decision