RISE Fighting Championship set to take place in Porto, Portugal on April 1st, 2023, is gearing up to be one of the biggest MMA events of the year. The event will see some of the world’s most talented MMA fighters go head-to-head in an intense battle for victory.
Irish fans can look forward to seeing Kiefer “Big Daddy” Crosbie, a rising star in the MMA world, take on Brazilian veteran Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira in the main event of the evening.
Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira is a Brazilian mixed martial artist with a professional record of 24 wins, 13 losses, and 1 draw. He has been fighting professionally since 2011 and is known for his aggressive fighting style and well-rounded skills.
Oliveira has fought in several high-profile organizations such as the UFC, where he has faced notable opponents like Donald Cerrone, Max Griffin, and Gunnar Nelson.
Kiefer “Big Daddy” Crosbie is an Irish mixed martial artist with a professional record of 9 wins and 3 losses. He made his professional debut in 2016 and has since become one of Ireland’s top welterweights.
Crosbie is known for his striking abilities and has finished 4 of his 9 wins by knockout. He is a member of the SBG Ireland gym, which has produced some of Ireland’s top MMA fighters, including Conor McGregor.
Crosbie has been making waves in the MMA scene and is set to bring his trademark hard-hitting style to the cage. The fight is expected to be an action-packed affair, and Irish fans will be eagerly watching to see if Crosbie can take down the experienced Oliveira.
The event, which takes place at the Super Bock Arena – Pavilhão Rosa Mota, promises to be an unforgettable night for MMA fans in Ireland and around the world. Along with the main event, fans can expect to see a range of exciting fights featuring some of the most talented MMA fighters from around the globe.
Adding to the excitement of the event, Wanderlei Silva, also known as the “crazy dog,” will be in attendance as a VIP presence and sponsor. Fans will have the chance to see one of the biggest names in MMA up close and personal. As well as the thrilling MMA action, the event will feature an unmissable concert by Hungarian performers, providing the perfect soundtrack to an unforgettable night of entertainment.
Tickets for the event are on sale now, with prices ranging from €50 to €210. Fans are encouraged to book early to avoid disappointment. For Irish MMA fans unable to attend the event, RISE Fighting Championship will be broadcast live on television and online. Make sure to tune in on April 1st to catch all the action.
For more information on RISE Fighting Championship, visit the official Instagram page @rfc.pt.