CES MMA 48 Weigh-in And Press Conference Information

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EAST PROVIDENCE, RHODE Island native Dinis Paiva returns to CES MMA for the 17th time in his career on Friday, Feb. 2nd, 2018 on the main card of “CES MMA 48” at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I. Paiva will face Kevin Barberena in one of six televised bouts on AXS TV Fights. The broadcast begins at 9 p.m. ET. The official weigh-in for “CES MMA 48” is scheduled for Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at Twin River.

Thursday is the final weigh-in and press conference for “CES MMA 48,” scheduled for Friday night at the Twin River Event Center. Preliminary bouts begin at 7 p.m. ET, followed by the six-fight main card at 9 on AXS TV Fights. Thursday’s weigh-in is open to the public.

Tickets for “CES MMA 48” are priced at $47.00, $57.00, $102.00 and $152.00 (VIP) and can be purchased online at www.cesboxing.com, www.twinriver.com, www.cagetix.com or www.ticketmaster.com, by phone at 401-724-2253/2254 or at the Twin River Casino Players Club. All fights and fighters are subject to change.

Providence, R.I., heavyweight Greg Rebello (23-8, 14 KOs) headlines the event in a five-round title bout against 96-fight vet and former UFC and Bellator contender Travis Wiuff (75-25-1) of Minnesota for the vacant CES MMA World Heavyweight Championship.

In addition to the Rebello-Wiuff headliner, the “CES MMA 48” main card features the return of top prospects Dinis Paiva Jr. (10-6, 6 KOs) of East Providence, R.I., and Peabody, Mass., bantamweight Rico DiSciullo (8-1, 3 KOs).

Paiva Jr. faces Minneapolis veteran Kevin Barberena (5-3) in a featherweight bout. The two boast matching three-fight win streaks; Paiva’s recent run includes back-to-back wins on AXS TV, while Barberena has won three in a row – all by submission – dating back to April of 2016. DiSciullo steps up to face Jaime Hernandez (2-1) of Colorado. DiSciullo makes his eighth appearance with CES MMA and enters his bout against Hernandez on a two-fight win streak.

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The “CES MMA 48” main card also features the Rhode Island and Twin River debut of three-time Bellator vet Tim Caron (8-1, 4 KOs) of Manchester, N.H., in a middleweight bout against Maryland’s Timothy Woods (7-5, 4 KOs), plus a featherweight showdown between unbeaten Dylan Lockard (3-0, 1 KO) of Hollis, N.H., and Cortland, N.Y., vet Shane Manley (3-3).

The return of North Attleboro, Mass., native Brian Marino (5-1, 3 KOs), a former U.S. Army Sergeant, highlights the preliminary card. Marino hasn’t fought since 2010 due to his military service, but ends his layoff at “CES MMA 48” in a three-round welterweight bout against Jerome Mickle (2-3, 1 KO) of the Bronx. Marino currently boasts a three-fight win streak dating back to June of 2010.

Female strawweight Hilarie Rose of Norfolk, Mass., is one of five fighters debuting on the preliminary card. Rose faces Linsey Williams (0-2) of Coon Rapids, Mich. Middleweights Tommy Davis of Marblehead, Mass., and Armus Guyton of Ithaca, N.Y., debut against one another while light heavyweight Fabio Cherant of Wrentham, Mass., makes his pro debut against the Plattsburgh, N.Y., native Dysard (0-3). Brandon Morrotte of Hampstead, N.H., debuts in a three-round featherweight bout against Elmira, N.Y., native Quentin Gaskins (1-4).

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