RUF 56: A Night of Fright and Fights in Phoenix

Halloween is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with a thrilling night of Mixed Martial Arts? RUF Nation is back with its 56th event, RUF 56, at the iconic Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona. The doors will open at 5 PM, with the prelims starting at 5:30 and the first PPV fight starting promptly at 7 PM.

Today, we had the opportunity to attend the weigh-ins and capture some behind-the-scenes photos of these warriors preparing for battle. The energy was palpable, with fighters looking focused and ready.

Fight Card Update

Here’s the updated fight card for tomorrow’s event:
  1. Amateur 135 lbs: Everett Evans vs Alex Nevarez (@alex_nevarezbjj)
  2. Amateur 155 lbs: Antron Petty (@eth3rthre4) vs Jacob Armenta (@jake_armenta)
  3. Amateur 135 lbs: Roderick Aygeman (@karateroddy) vs Felix Cano (@canofelix199)
  4. Amateur 265 lbs: Trevor Beard (@trev_scraps) vs Samson Polkinghorn
  5. Amateur 135 lbs: David Forbes (@david_4bes) vs Antonio Martinez (@that_cultivationguy_480)
  6. Amateur 180 lbs: Wacey Wood (@wacey_wood) vs Jonathan Green (@jaay_artist)
  7. Amateur 155 lbs: Alex Gardner (@aajgard) vs Jace Jones (@jace.jxnes)
  8. Amateur Title 185 lbs: Marcus Nash (@daamnkobe) vs Patrick Baughman (@thepainterpat)
  9. Pro 185 lbs: Lamar Harris (@lamarharris_mma) vs James Munoz (@munoz_mma)
  10. Pro 125 lbs: Braden Goodwin (@bradengoodwinmma) vs Israel Gonzalez (@elmachete125)
  11. Pro 145 lbs: Jesse Moorhouse (@jhousemma) vs Sam Moncada (@samiceman13)
  12. Pro 170 lbs: Marcus Finch (@goldenfinch520) vs Zane Darlington (@zane_d35)
  13. Pro Title 145 lbs: Braydon Akeo (@b.akeo_m) vs Daeri Alderman (@daerielslime)
Unfortunately, due to various circumstances, the following bouts have been canceled:
  • Amateur 145 lbs: Stephen Frontroth vs Jerlov Rognavaldson (Rognavalson out due to injury)
  • Amateur 130 lbs: Daniel Fessler vs Dherek Abernathy
  • Pro 205 lbs: Osama Awadalla vs Gabriel Rodriguez (Rodriguez not cleared by Commission)
  • Pro 170 lbs: Tristan Ezell vs Jose Mendez – Fight Canceled
Each fight promises a unique blend of skill, power, and strategy, making this an event you won’t want to miss!
Remember, the theme is Halloween, so feel free to showcase your festive spirit while keeping it tasteful. Join us for a night of frightfully good fights at RUF 56. It’s going to be a thrilling ride!
Stay tuned for more updates and behind-the-scenes content from your favorite MMA fighters.


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