Stephen Cervantes travels to Michigan, Headlines KOP 51


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).


Stephen Cervnates training w/ Kevin Croom. Photo by Sal Gomez, Gomez PhotoWorks

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.

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