Although the Lemoore standout never competed for 559 Fights, he has been a staple of the show since it’s first event and served as a lead of the production team. He did however compete on the local amateur scene going 3-0 before turning professional. Perez competed on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series earning a UFC contract and then quickly became one of the UFC’s top flyweights and competed for the Flyweight crown against Deieson Figueiredo in November of 2020.
Competed at 559 Fights #39 and 559 Fights #4 where he lost to Holt Felkins and Phillip Cedeno. Gilory’s Hernandez lost to Bakersfield’s Felkins twice by Submission before turning professional and eventually making his UFC debut July 2019 against Marlon Vera.
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She was the main event of 559 Fights’ #1 April 21, 2012 at the Kings Fair in Hanford. The flyweight from Gilroy defeated Kristen Gatz by submission in the first round. She made her UFC debut against Livinha Souza in July of 2019.
Defeated Central Valley favorite Albert Gonzales for the Middleweight Title at 559 Fights 59. The wrestling standout from Chico was winner on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Serries in November of 2020, and then got the UFC call in June of 2021.
Known to the Sacramento faithful as Bopo, Morales was a 4-time 559 Fights veteran with three submission wins and a draw (against Holt Felkins). The flyweight made his UFC debut with a RNC victory over Robert Sanchez in August of 2017.
Roberts capped his amateur career with a 32-second submission of Jonathan DeLeon for the 559 Fights Lightweight crown at 559 Fights 47. He then rattled off five straight wins earning a bid on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Serries where he finished Garrett Gross, earning a UFC contract where he debuted with another submission victory this time over Darrell Horcher in November of 2018.