Adli Edwards vs. Tommy Richmond co-headlines “Breaking Ground”

Adli Edwards vs Tommy Richmond

Adli Edwards vs Tommy Richmond

With less than two weeks to go until the event, the fight card for New League Fights: Breaking Ground is coming together.

Today, promoter Matt Montalvo announced via Facebook that the co-main event on the fight card will feature lightweights Adli Edwards (7-1) and Tommy Richmond (3-1) squaring off.

Edwards, the RFO featherweight champion, comes in riding a two-fight winning streak. The Ronin Training Center product has produced five of his wins via stoppage and most recently competed at RFO: Big Guns 16 in August when he earned a unanimous decision over Rich Cantolina. Edwards is currently ranked 6th in the BluegrassMMA Amateur Featherweight Rankings.

Richmond has earned two of his three wins via stoppage, including a second round submission over Jake Keller in the main event at RISE Fighting IV last October.

A light heavyweight battle between unbeaten fighters Lance Phillips and Eric Puehler is set to headline the event.

New League Fights: Breaking Ground takes place at the Quality Inn & Suites in Holiday City, Ohio on Jan. 23. A live stream of the event will be available for $13.99 and more information on the stream will come closer to the event.

New League Fights: Breaking Ground card

205 lbs – Eric Puehler vs. Lance Phillips
155 lbs – Adli Edwards vs. Tommy Richmond
155 lbs – TJ Rigel vs. Jesus Pacheco
145 lbs – Brian Burk vs. Gabe Ross
205 lbs – Caleb Garver vs. Jacob Alwood
185 lbs – Max Hulbert vs. Zach Jimenez

Photo credit: Mike Wrobel/ShootItMMA

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