Back in the gym and ready for action after having sorted out his personal life Stephen “Scrappy Doo” Cervantes will be heading up to Grand Rapids , Michigan, to face a only once defeated home town favorite, in the main event of Knockout Promotions 51 “KOP 51”.
The foe is Michigan Top Team product Cody Stammann who’s on a 4 fight win streak , with 3 decisions, most recently having scored a 3rd round submission of Erick Vo. Stammann has 6 stoppage victories with 4 knock outs and is ranked as the number 1 Bantamweight in Michigan (rankings according to tapology).
Cervantes is a member of Luttrell/Yee MMA & Fitness, who is looking to rebound from his first career loss, having been submitted by Kyle Reyes at TFP 27. A fight Cervantes took on a few days notice. Taking the fight caused his expected bout with Nick Gonzalez to be cancelled. Cervantes was then scheduled to face Matt Bessette for a CES title, but found himself incarcerated. With that situation now resolverd an in the past, the number 2 ranked Bantamweight (ranking according to Tapology) in New Mexico looks to continue chasing his dream, of becoming a World Champion. Cervantes is a very good athlete with a wrestling base who seem-lousy transitioned to jiu jitsu, an continues to grow his striking arsenal.
Knockout Promotions 51 “KOP 51” is Saturday, November 5th at the DeltaPlex Aena, in Grand Rapids , Michigan.