Joey Gomez vs. Rafael Fiziev Slated for July 10 Contender Series Episode
On Tuesday, July 10, 2018 lightweights Joey “Tasmanian Devil” Gomez (7-0 MMA) and Rafael “ATAMAN” Fiziev (5-0 MMA) will square off on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. This news was announced on the UFC 224 broadcast.
Gomez trains out of Boss MMA, and fights out of Hilo, Hawaii. He has fought for multiple organizations including Prime Fighting, Just Scrap and Destiny MMA. Of his seven pro wins, he has finished six opponents. Four of his finishes were via submission and two via KO/TKO. His most recent win came against “Prime” fighter Isaac Ware via first-round submission in September of 2017.
Fiziev trains out of Tiger Muay Thai & MMA. He fights out of Phuket, Thailand. He has fought for organizations including W.I.N Fighting Championships, Boroda FC, Road FC, Phoenix FC and Primal FC. He has finished all five of his MMA fights. Four of the bouts have come of the way of KO/TKO and one fight via submission. In his most recent bout he finished Road FC fighter Nandin-Erdene Munguntsooj via first round KO/TKO in December of 2017. Fiziev became a viral sensational from the video below.
These two undefeated fighters will battle in front of Dana White, Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard in hope of a UFC contract on July 10th!