Bola Omoyele vs. Moussa Coulibaly headlines ROC 1; several undercard bouts confirmed

ROCriseofchampions A middleweight matchup between Bola Omoyele and Moussa Coulibaly has been added to the debut show of Rise of Champions (ROC) as its main event. ROC officials confirmed the news on Tuesday. Omoyele (8-4) was riding a three-fight skid but most recently got back into the winning column with a devastating first-round win over Tye Palmer at UFCMMA 43 earlier this year. Coulibaly (5-2) hasn't competed in MMA since May of 2014 when he defeated Christophe Picaut by unanimous decision. Prior to that, he was stopped by now-BAMMA champion Cheick Kone. Also added to the ROC 1 fight card are several amateur undercard bouts:
  • Adeel Ali  vs. Kyle Baylis (Light Heavyweight)
  • Ali El-Fouani  vs.  Oliver Childs (Bantamweight)
  • Rob Harris  vs.  Jordan Burt (Bantamweight)
  • Diego Barbosa  vs.  Lucas Reali (Featherweight)
  • Reece Jones  vs. Craig Arnold (Catchweight 74kg)
  • Aaron Gray  vs.  Liam Gregory (Light Heavyweight)
  • Klajdi Sala  vs.  Sam Bowler (Middleweight)
ROC 1 takes place live from The City Pavillion in Romford, UK on Oct. 17.

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