Looking like an extension of TUF season 21 comes Fight Time 27 featuring ATT’s Rafael Da Silva Alves vs. the Blackzilian’s Alexandre Pimentel in the main event. Fight Time 27 takes place September 18th at the Magic City Casino in Miami, FL with an eventual broadcast on the CBS Sports Network.
13-1 Alexandre Pimentel took his first career loss in his WSOF debut by KO from Rick Glenn but bounced back to defeat Jade Porter at WSOF 6 by triangle choke. Now 36 years old Pimentel holds seven wins by submission, two by KO/TKO, and four decisions. Alves had a rocky career from 2011-13 but won is last three fights with his most recent being a split decision over Frank Carrillo in May. At 24 years old Alves won six fights by KO/TKO, four by submission, and three by decision.
The co-main event is another South Florida rivalry with ATT’s John de Jesus vs. MMA Masters’ Danny Chavez. De Jesus stands 6-5 with his most recent fight being a rear-naked choke loss to Jason Soares in February 2014. Chavez stands 6-1 with his most recent being a split decision over Anderson Hutchinson in March.
Fight Time 27 card
- Ja’Far Fortt vs. Asim Zaidi
- Marcelo Castaneda vs. Yunier Valdez Fernandez
- Adi Alic vs. Kester Mark
- Bruno Oliveira vs. Javier Baez
- Felipe Portela vs. Hugo Matheus
- John de Jesus vs. Danny Chavez
- Alexandre Pimentel vs. Rafael Da Silva Alves