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Your Weekly UFC Fight Pass Viewer’s Guide (April 24-28)

A quick and dirty guide to every combat sports event on UFC Fight Pass this week (April 24-28).

Daron Cruickshank kicks Tom Santos (Credit: RIZIN FF)

Watching combat sports is more convenient than ever with services like UFC Fight Pass. Despite its name, a paid subscription provides more than just UFC undercards—from other top MMA promotions like Titan FC and Cage Warriors to an array of martial arts like boxing, Muay Thai and submission grappling.

To help navigate the action ahead, what follows is a quick and dirty guide to every combat sports event on UFC Fight Pass this week (April 24-28).

 

WXC 77: Warrior Wednesday 2

Date: Wednesday, April 24
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET
Main event: Jason Fischer (13-4) vs. Josh Wick (10-4)

Bellator and ACB veteran lightweights Jason Fischer and Josh Wick fight in the main event of WXC 77. But the blistering freestylist Daron Cruickshank is likely to steal the show.

Still under contract with RIZIN, Cruickshank is keeping busy Wednesday before returning to the fabled Japanese outfit. A submission loss at RIZIN 14 snapped his four-fight win streak—all stoppages. But he still boasts a winning record (6-3) since receiving a pink slip from the UFC.

The 33-year-old Michigan native will receive a warm welcome at the Crystal Gardens in Southgate, MI.

RJJ Boxing Promotions: Coyle vs. Burwell

Date: Thursday, April 25
Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Main event: Connor Coyle (9-0) vs. Robert Burwell (8-2)

Northern Ireland’s Connor Coyle headlines boxing Hall of Famer Roy Jones Jr.’s latest pugilistic production.

The 28-year-old middleweight is the great-grandson of British champion Spider Jim Kelly, who through the 1930s amassed an astounding record of 125-34-12. Coyle turned professional in 2016 after medaling in the Commonwealth Games. He is 1-0 on the year, decisioning journeyman Travis Scott over the eight-round distance in February.

The six-fight event will be staged in none other than Las Vegas, Nevada.

Titan FC 54: Soares vs. Hutchinson

Date: Friday, April 26
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Main event: Jason Soares (12-0) vs. Anderson Hutchinson (7-2)

With two title fights in store, UFC president Dana White will be in attendance to see the action.

Capping off the 13-bout showcase, Jason Soares, known for his appearance on TUF 22, defends his featherweight crown against Florida’s own “Superman” Anderson Hutchinson. Soares already defended his title once in 2019, knocking out Caio Uruguai in one round at Titan FC 52.

In the co-main event a pair of Brazilians Rafael Alves (17-9) and Felipe Douglas (17-4) battle it out for the 155-pound championship.

Cage Warriors 104: Shore vs. Malone

Date: Saturday, April 27
Time: 10:00 a.m. ET
Main event: Jack Shore (9-0) vs. Scott Malone (6-1)

An established pipeline to the UFC, the London-based promotion Cage Warriors took their unbeaten bantamweight champion Jack “Tank” Shore (9-0) back home to Wales to face Scott “Boom Boom” Malone.

With the Welsh crowd behind him at the Viola Arena, Shore, 24, attempts to follow in the footsteps of Jack Marshman, who three years ago became the first Welshman to compete inside the Octagon. But the fresh-faced upstart wants to do his countryman one better and eventually front a UFC bill in his beloved Wales.

Muay Thai Grand Prix 25

Date: Sunday, April 28
Time: 2:00 p.m. ET
Main event: Omar Samb vs. Changpuak Jetsada Pongtong

Omar Samb, 21, is not to be confused with another Frenchman that can be found on Tapology with a subpar MMA record.

A product of the Veera Boxing Gym, Samb has devoted his life to the “science of eight limbs.” On Sunday, he’s in for a real fight with former Rajadamnern champion Chanpuak Jetsada Pongtong contested at the Muay Thai Grand Prix super welterweight limit of 70kg. The shorter man, but far more experienced, Chanpuak Jetsada entered the MMA collective consciousness two years ago when he destroyed cult hero Charles Bennett, better known as “Krazy Horse.”

The MT GP-recognized 48kg women’s title is also up for grabs between Fanny Ramos, of France, and Katia Tsovgan, from Greece.

 

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