Joe Riggs vs. Matt Dwyer set for Fight Night 9

Z Promotions middleweight champion Joe Riggs will take on former UFC welterweight Matt Dwyer in the main event at Fight Night 9.

The match-up was announced via social media on Tuesday morning.

Joe Riggs vs. Matt Dwyer in Fight Night 9 main event

Riggs (48-18-1, 1NC) is coming off a TKO loss due to a leg injury at M-1 Challenge 93 against Artem Frolov in June. Prior to that blemish, “Diesel” was riding a 6-0-1 fight winning streak. The veteran earned the Z Promotions championship in 2017 with a striking submission victory against Shonie Carter.

Dwyer (11-4) is currently riding a three-fight winning streak. Two very decisive decision victories, and most recently earned a knockout over Dominique Steele at XXFC 18 in July. That victory earned the vacant XXFC middleweight championship. In the bout prior to that, Dwyer earned the BFL middleweight championship with a split decision victory over Chris Anderson.

Fight Night 9 goes down on January 25, 2019 from the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge, Alberta.


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