Friday, November 2, 2018

Primal MMA’s reprise event unfolds Saturday in New Jersey

Primal Fight Promotions returns to New Jersey this Saturday night (11/3) for its reprise MMA extravaganza, featuring the Main Event in which Josue “The Saiyan Prince” Del Rios (3-3) defends his lightweight title against Efren “The Mexicutioner” Escareno (5-1).


Del Rios, representing Rare Breed MMA of Bloomfield, in August defeated Brett Floyd by way of unanimous decision in Primal’s premiere at The Claridge-Atlantic City.

Indeed, it was his third consecutive win—a victory streak that followed, however, three consecutive losses (Read more about his amazing comeback in our article “Despite slowcareer start, MMA fighter comes out on top.”


Escareno, representing Lionheart Modern Martial Arts of South Amboy, similarly started his career with a debut loss, but is now on a five-bout win streak. He most recently fought in May on Dead Serious 29, defeating Andrew Smith by way of armbar in the second round.

The co-main event features light heavyweights Manny Morales (1-0)—who defeated Collin Charyszyn by way of unanimous decision at the Primal premiere—and newcomer Charlie Grab.

The event takes place at Pond Road Middle School in Robbinsville, NJ (Mercer County). Doors open at 6 p.m., with the first fight slated to begin at 7 p.m. Entry: $50 General Admission or $75 VIP. Tickets are available here


The remainder of the bout card, in reverse order, is as follows:

6
Lightweight Bout:
Joseph Musse vs. Amir Elbanna

5
Welterweight Bout:
James Ferren vs. Kyle Hannigan

4
Light Heavyweight Bout
Pete DiFabio vs. Connor Dixon

3
Super Cruiserweight Bout
Pete Mattocia vs. Ethan Burst

2
Welterweight Bout
Ismael Rios vs. Mike Goodlow

1
Lightweight

Jorge Betancourt vs. Chris Notte




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