Richie Gates and P.J. Sweda Both (PA Cage Fight 23) Have Recently Finished Opponents Brutally – Watch Their Battle Live on GFL.tv
CO-MAIN EVENT: Richie Gates vs P.J. Sweda
On Monday, March 15th around 6pm, Pa Cage Fight coÃ?Âpromoter Paul Matreselva sent a text message to P.J. Sweda. It simply said ‘Hey man, what are you doing next Saturday night.’ P.J. Sweda replied, ‘Who, where and when.’ Since Richie Gates’ original opponent was out, within hours Sweda was in. Gates, like Sweda didn’t seem to care who the opponent was. He was scheduled to fight that night and when he found out his original opponent was out, and presented with Sweda, opportunity knocked and the bell was answered. Now don’t let the records fool anyone these are two of the BEST 155 lb fighters outside of the UFC!
Richie Gates has quickly become a fan favorite in Northeast Pennsylvania.Gates is coming off two crushing knockout wins from Pa Cage Fight 20 and Pa Cage Fight 21; the most recent only taking 28 seconds.
P.J. Sweda will be coming in from Philadelphia where he trains regularly at Stay Fly Muay Thai. He cross trains and hosts seminars at Joel Knott’s Bloomsburg MMA. He undoubtedly will showcase his world class striking Saturday, March 26th. Sweda, after agreeing to take the fight on just 12 days notice immediately took to Facebook. ” Well the damn contract is signed, I took a fight on 12 days notice, up in weight and in MMA, a wise man once told me fighters fight!” Sweda’s last muay thai fight resulted in a brutal knockout win. P.J. Sweda fought for the PA Cage Fight lightweight title vs. Jim Jordan in May of 2015, unfortunately for him, he lost the fight by unanimous decision; but at the end everyone was a winner because both fighters put on an incredible 15 minute fight.