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Eddy Ellis PFL Everett Pre-fight Interview - July 25th, 2017

Interview & photos by Mike Renouard

Eddy Ellis


Olympia WA’s ”Fast" Eddy Ellis (21-16-1) will fight in the Pacific NW for the first time since 2011 this coming Saturday July 29th when he takes on Luiz Firmino (19-8) on the preliminary card of Professional Fighters League’s PFL Everett at the XFINITY Arena in Everett WA. Ellis sat down with NW Fightscene and spoke about the matchup, the PFL, his career since his 2012 stint on The Ultimate Fighter, on being a “salty” veteran of the sport at just 34 years old, and much more…

Thanks to Eddy for taking the time to speak with us. He will fight Luiz Firmino at 155 lbs on the preliminary card of PFL Everett on Saturday afternoon July 29th. The prelims will start at 3 PM PT and will stream live at professionalfightersleague.com. The main card starts at 6 PM PT and airs live on NBCSN.
Tickets on sale at xfinityarenaeverett.com. Doors open at 2 PM PT.

PFL EVERETT FIGHT CARD (Subject to Change)
Main Card (begins at 6:00 PM):
145: Andre Harrison (16-0 - Long Island) vs Steven Rodriguez (10-2 - Costa Rica)
185: Yushin Okami (33-10 - Japan) vs Andre Lobato (24-6, 1 NC - Brazil)
170: Jake Shields (31-9-1 - San Francisco) vs Danny Davis Jr. (13-11-1 - Las Vegas)
185: Rex Harris (10-2 - West Pittston PA) vs Bruno Santos (15-2 - Rio de Janeiro)

Preliminary Card (begins at 3:00 PM):
HVY: Josh Copeland (14-4 - Denver CO) vs Mike Kyle (22-14-1 - Las Vegas)
HVY: Jared Rosholt (14-4 - Arlington TX) vs Nick Rossborough (26-19-1 - SaltLakeCity)
155: Luiz Firmino (19-8 - Miami FL) vs Eddy Ellis (21-16-1 - Olympia WA)
185: Louis Taylor (13-4 - Chicago IL) vs Tyler Vogel (5-3 - Bismark ND)
Hvy: Dale Sopi (6-3 - Maricopa AZ) vs Matt Kovacs (12-17 - Everett WA)
170: Miles Hunsinger (5-0 - Las Vegas NV) vs Andy Nigretto (3-0 - Orcas Island WA)
170: Puna Soriano (1-0 - Honolulu HI) vs Jon Gover (1-1 - Everett WA)


Find Eddy online at facebook.com/fasteddyellis. Eddy's gym - the United Training Center - is located at 7619 Martin Way E in Olympia WA and online at utcmma.com.


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