MMAMANIA.COM Ranks Richard Gates vs. Mervin Rodriguez – PA Cage Fight 24 4th Best Fight To Watch This Weekend – Live on GFL.tv
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In a battle between two strikers, expect fireworks at PA Cage Fight 24.
Lightweight competitor Richard Gates has been on a role since hitting the MMA scene. Boasting a 3-1 record, Gates has won his last three bouts convincingly, knocking each man out in brutal fashion.
Fight fans can expect Gates to be looking for the home run early and often, but Mervin Rodriguez is no slouch and is good on his feet.
Rodriguez does have quite a challenge in front of him, as Gates is a UFC caliber prospect, but he does have the tools to win this fight.
The main issue for Rodriguez could very well be ring rust, as he has been out of action for over a year. “Marvelous” is also stepping up a weight class to battle the heavy-handed Gates, so the cards really are stacked against him.
Still, five career finishes is nothing to scoff at, and Rodriguez is looking to make a major statement this weekend.
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