Pacific Xtreme Combat 33 to stage two championship fights

PXC 33 is stacked with huge and exciting fights as well as fast rising MMA prospects in the Philippines.

Two warriors will put their friendship aside on September 1st as Harris “The Hitman” Sarmiento will try defend his title against submission ace, Jon “Super Saiyan” Tuck in a scrap that many considered as one of the most anticipating championship fights in PXC history.

Tuck is an undefeated fighter from Guam who has a notable wins over Filipino MMA icon, Eduard Folayang and Fil-Am fighter, Tristan Arenal. Tuck is a very dangerous fighter both on the feet and on the ground. Tuck will surely bring his “A” game against his friend Sarmiento and he has no intentions on putting a stain on his unblemished MMA record and will try to dethrone Sarmiento to become the newest PXC lightweight king.

It will not be an easy fight for Tuck as he takes on a seasoned fighter in Harris “The Hitman” Sarmiento.

The Hitman is the reigning PXC 155 champion. He has a notable wins over Rob McCullough, Jonathan Brookins, Ronnie Borja and Raja Shippen. The Filipino-Hawaiian Sarmiento is excited to fight Tuck in the Philippines. We’ll surely see an action-packed championship scrap between two of the best lightweights in the business.

In the co-main event of the evening, the first home grown PXC champ, Ale “The Young Gun” Cale will be making his first title defense against a fellow Filipino fighter in Erwin Tagle.

PXC flyweight champion, Ale Cali is a very talented kid from Davao, Philippines. If you haven’t seen this kid fight yet, you better watch his next fight.

Cali is one of the best flyweights in the Philippines. He has been working very hard for this fight. He is diligently working on his ground game alongside former URCC lightweight champion, Angelito “The Saint” Manguray and the current URCC featherweight champion, Ricardo “El Matador” Sapno in Davao.

Cali looks to extend his winning streak against a very durable fighter in Tagle.

Erwin Tagle has been fighting since 2003. His rivalry against Richard Lasprilla is considered as one of the best in URCC history. This will be Tagle’s first fight since 2006. Even though Tagle hasn’t fought for over 6 years, he has been in the gym every single day, so the fans can expect a very dangerous and healthy Erwin Tagle on September 1st.

Top Filipino MMA featherweight prospect, Mark “Mugen” Striegl will also be seen in action against Guamanian Robert Wussig.

Striegl has an impressive pro MMA record of 10-0, most of them came via 1st round submission stoppages. Mugen has been fighting locally and internationally, he has a notable wins over current PXC bantamweight champion, Crisanto “The Slugger” Pitpitunge, Bae Young Kwon, Ev Ting and Alcer Lozada.

Striegl stated earlier that he wants to challenge the current PXC champ, Joe Taimanglo.

“I’ll be gunning for that title, but first step is Robert Wusstig.”

Japanese fighter Satoshi Inaba will try to get back to winning track against a very durable Anthony Leone.

Also on the card, three top young guns from the famed Team Lakay will showcase their talents inside the PXC cage as Troy “The Hunter” Bantiag will be facing his toughest test to date in Jon Delos Reyes.

Bantiag’s teammates, Jerome Wanawan and Dave Galera, two of the most promising prospects from Team Lakay will be making their PXC debuts.

John Mccarthy, a very well known MMA referee around the globe will be the guest referee for the two championship fights at PXC 33.

PXC 33 TV Commercial

PXC 33 Full Fight Card

Harris Sarmiento vs. Jon Tuck [PXC lightweight championship]

Ale Cali vs. Erwin Tagle [PXC flyweight championship]

Robert Wusstig vs. Mark Striegl

Anthony Leone vs. Satoshi Inaba

Richie Redman vs. Hong Seung Chan

Troy Bantiag vs. Jon Delos Reyes

Eugene Toquero vs. Leonard Caliwa

Victor Torre vs. Jeromoe Wanawan

Krisstofer Persson vs. Isaiah Ordiz

Dave Galera vs. TBA

Arex Montalban vs. Salvador Domasian

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