Ikon Fighting Federation returns to Mexico

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Ikon Fighting Federation returns to Mexico


LAS VEGAS (March 26, 2021) – Former UFC fighter Brok “Chata Tuska” Weaver headlines iKON 6 against Alexander “Raptor” Barahona, streaming live and exclusively April 2nd on UFC FIGHT PASS®, starting at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT, from Polideportivo Centenario in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico.

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iKON 6 is presented by iKON Fighting Federation in association with Roy Jones Jr. Boxing.

The 29-year-old Weaver (15-6-0), fighting out of McIntosh, Alabama, is matched against Alexander “Raptor” Barahona (11-4-0, iKON: 0-1-0) in the iKON 6 main event. A dangerous striker, Weaver will be making his iKON debut after fighting three times last year, all in the UFC.

The co-featured event will showcase Mexico’s No. 1 rated featherweight, Alejandro “El Gallito” Flores (18-3-0), in his iKON debut against an opponent to be determined.

Also in action is California middleweight Chris “The Action Man” Curtis (23-8-0), who takes on Juan “Tyson” Grano Medina (7-5-1, iKON: 0-1-0), of Mexico. Curtis had four PBL fights in 2019

Netherlands strawweight Isis “Fight Queen” Verbeek (1-1-0, iKON: 1-0-0), who returns to iKON for her second fight, faces unbeaten Mexican foe Dana Garcia (3-0-0).

Also fighting on the iKON 6 undercard is undefeated Miami lightweight Elvin Espinoza (4-0-0, iKON 1-0-0) vs. Luis Campa (3-2-0), Tucson, Arizona lightweight Elvin Espinoza (2-0-0, iKON: 2-0-0) vs. Jose Luis “El Verdugo” Rios (3-2-0), female lightweight Claudia Zamora (1-1-0) vs. TBA, and featherweight Abigail Montes (1-0-0) vs. Mexico’s pro-debuting Therista De Jesus Lopez Platikona.

Card subject to change.


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Based in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, NV, Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions is climbing to the top at a fast pace, adding young talent to its growing stable: NABF super flyweight champion, IBF #8 and WBC # 14 Jade “Hurricane” Bornea (15-0, 10 KOs); two-time world title challenger, bantamweight “Mighty” Aston Palicte (26-4-1, 22 KOs); NABF welterweight champion, WBC #15 and Santiago “Somer” Dominguez (24-0, 18 KOs); former NABA welterweight champion Kendo “Tremendo” Castaneda (17-3, 8 KOs), former Interim World middleweight title challenger John “The Phenom” Vera (20-1, 12 KO), unbeaten super middleweight prospect Juan “Just Business” Barajas (11-0-1, 7 KOs), and former WBC World Youth heavyweight titlist Alexander “The Great” Flores (18-3-1, 16 KOs).

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