PRESS RELEASE: 5.16.22 ‘Eagle FC 47: Dos Santos vs. De Castro’ lineup finalized with 11 bouts
‘Eagle FC 47: Dos Santos vs. De Castro’ lineup finalized with 11 bouts
Friday’s event streams live and free on FLXcast app from Miami’s FLXcast Arena
MIAMI – Eagle FC, the promotion founded by undefeated MMA legend Khabib Nurmagomedov, has finalized the lineup for the organization’s next event, “Eagle FC 47: Dos Santos vs. De Castro,” which takes place Friday at FLXcast Arena in Miami and streams live and free on the FLXcast app.
In the night’s main event, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos (21-9) competes for the first time since completing a 12-year run for the sport’s biggest promotion when he takes on Yorgan De Castro (8-3), a fellow UFC veteran who picked up a 64-second submission victory in January in his Eagle FC debut.
Meanwhile, the co-main event sees former Olympic judoka, inaugural Bellator welterweight champion and current BKFC cruiserweight titleholder Hector Lombard (34-10-1) facing UFC, WSOF and KSW veteran Thiago Silva (21-9).
The full #EagleFC47 card streams live and FREE on FLXcast beginning at 6 p.m. ET. Sign up today at EagleFC.com.
The complete Eagle FC 47 lineup includes:
- Junior Dos Santos vs. Yorgan De Castro
- Hector Lombard vs. Thiago Silva
- Maki Pitolo vs. Doug Usher
- Gabriel Checco vs. Andrew Sanchez
- Akhmed Aliev vs. Darrell Horcher
- Islam Mamedov vs. Zach Zane
- Ronny Markes vs. Reggie Pena
- Alexandre Almeida vs. Roosevelt Roberts
- Paulo Silva vs. Sean Soriano
- Adi Alic vs. Shawn Bunch
- Dennis Hughes Jr. vs. Dylan Mantello
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Founded by one of the greatest fighters in MMA history, Khabib Nurmagomedov, and managed by CEO Rizvan Magomedov, Eagle FC is the MMA league that was built for the people, by the people, with the intent of putting our fighters and fans first. Featuring elite talent from around the globe, Eagle FC began promoting top-level cards in 2017 and seeks to find athletes who, like the promotion, are obsessed with greatness. New events are staged every month in the U.S. and select international locations and stream exclusively on FLXcast. Sign up today at EagleFC.com.
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