Bantamweight Amun Cosme (4-0), A local of Brooklyn, N.Y, now preventing out of Milledgeville, Shall be in his third iKON professionalmovement and is slated to wrestle Diego Gomez Manzur (5-0) of Chile.

There is a change On The very Greater of the expert mixed martial arts wrestle card on Aug. 5 On the Savannah Convention Center.

The professionalmoter of iKON FC 4 has introduced that an damage will forestall Savannah-based mostly featherweight Josh Blyden (9-2) from preventing Steven New (8-3) of Tennessee Inside The primary event.

Instead, The ten-wrestle card Shall be headlined by bantamweight Amun Cosme (4-0), A local of Brooklyn, N.Y., now preventing out of Milledgeville. In his third iKON event beneath professionalmoter and UFC star wrestleer Jorge Masvidal, Cosme is scheduled to wrestle Diego Gomez Manzur (5-0) of Chile.

It is on: UFC star wrestleer/professionalmoter Jorge Masvidal bringing mixed martial arts card to Savannah

“iKON FC Savannah’s new primary event options 4-0 Amun Cosme, Who’s a wrestle away from getting The choice from a UFC matchmaker,” Masvidal said in A press launch. “Amun’s opponent Is additionally undefeated and making an try to steal that shine and making an try to take that prime spot. With stakes this extreme, We’re all assured violence It Does not matter what.”

Fighter Amun Cosme (left), professionalmoter Jorge Masvidal (center) and wrestleer Aleksei Fedoseev (proper) all by way of a weigh-in March 17, 2022, at iKON 2 in Miami. Cosme (4-0) is scheduled to wrestle Diego Manzur (5-0) on an Aug. 5 card in Savannah.

In the co-primary event, featherweight Quinten Culpepper (5-1) of Macon faces Canaan Kawaihae (6-2) of Hawaii.

Flyweight Lydia Warren (1-0) Of latest Mexico Shall be in her second iKON professionalmovement and is slated to battle Valerie Wong (1-2) of Chico, California.

iKON FC 4 Is additionally slated to embrace middleweight Joe “Sew ‘Em Up” Schilling, A local of Dayton, Ohio and a veteran Of 4 fight sports activities, having fought in boxing and MMA, and holding championship belts in kickboxing and Muay Thai.

In welterweight movement, Macon native Lindsey Jones (4-0) will face Kenny Gaudreau of Sterling, Virginia.

Also on the beneathcard, 145-pobeneath Brandon Moran (1-0) of Savannah vs. tbd; 185-pobeneath Torrez Finney (2-0) vs. Louis Brewington (0-1); 155-pobeneath Eddie Lamonte of Savannah in his professional debut vs. tbd; and 135-pobeneath Malcolm Wellmaker (1-0) of Augusta vs. Kasim Ruffin (2-2).

The Grand Ballroom will seat about 2,000, with the doorways opening at 6 p.m., and the first bout at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50 for widespread admission, $1,000 for a VIP desk of 10 seats. Tickets are on sale at

A half of The cardboard Shall be streamed stay on the UFC Fight Move subscription service.

Nathan Dominitz is the Sports Content material Editor of the Savannah Morning Information and E-mail him at [email protected]. Twitter: @NathanDominitz

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