Midweek mixed martial arts. It’s a beautiful thing, isn’t it?

While a midweek MMA show doesn’t happen too often, that’s just what UFC Fight Pass is offering up this Wednesday evening.

Michigan-based MMA promotion Warrior Xtreme Cagefighting makes its Fight Pass debut this week with WXC 76 (a.k.a. WXC: Warrior Wednesday 1.)

All told, seven MMA fights will be contested in Southgate, Mich. at Crystal Gardens. Main card action begins at 8 p.m. EST/5 PST.

WXC will hold Warrior Wednesday events on the final Wednesday of the month going forward.

Highlighting the inaugural Warrior Wednesday show is a Lightweight battle matching 10-2 Austin Tweedy (an alum of the second season of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series on Fight Pass) with 9-2 David Putvin for the championship.

 

Contender Comparison:

Entering this Wednesday’s headliner, David Putvin is the taller contestant, standing 6-foot-1, compared to Tweedy’s 5-foot-8.

Putvin has posted a 3-2 record in his last five MMA appearances, winning last time out against Manny Muro on Feb. 3 last year in Sugar Creek Showdown 34 (first-round KO, punches).

In the other corner, Tweedy has posted a 4-1 record in his last five fights. Contender Series viewers will know his most recent result was a first-round knockout loss (punches) at the hands of Te Edwards during the June 26 episode of the program.

The Tale of the Tape: According to Tapology, Austin Tweedy has a 68-inch reach coming into this Wednesday’s main event, but no reach information was available for David Putvin on Tapology.

Prediction: Austin Tweedy by first-round knockout.

These other professional fights are on this Wednesday evening’s main card:

Pipe Vargas (6-1) vs. Saidyokub Kakharamonov (6-1) [Bantamweight, co-main event]

Adam King (5-2) vs. Jose Johnson (7-5) [Featherweight]

Thomas Martin (1-0) vs. Juancamilo Ronderos (first appearance) [Flyweight]

Amateur fights: (maximum length of three rounds at three minutes per round)
Latavious Harris (6-2) vs. Darnell White, Jr. (5-5) [Bantamweight]

Adam Dozier (0-1) vs. Connor Mullins (2-0) [Featherweight]

WXC: Warrior Wednesday 1 at a Glance:
Card: Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST, 5 p.m. PST, UFC Fight Pass

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My name is Drew Zuhosky and I’m the MMA writer here at Armchair All-Americans. I’ve been an MMA fan for the better part of the last decade and I always make time to watch the fights. Whether it’s a Saturday night pay-per-view, an online exclusive, or a cable broadcast, there’s one certainty: Somewhere in my house, the TV will be on and I’ll be yelling at it. I sincerely hope that you will enjoy my articles on MMA. I pledge to you that my articles will be knockouts, not judges’ decisions. (Everybody hates judges’ decisions, anyway because there’s a chance for the element of human error involved in the outcome.) In any event, please check back to see what I have for you in terms of MMA material. Let’s get going.
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Content Creator at Armchair MMA , The Armchair All-Americans, LLC.
My name is Drew Zuhosky and I’m the MMA writer here at Armchair All-Americans. I’ve been an MMA fan for the better part of the last decade and I always make time to watch the fights. Whether it’s a Saturday night pay-per-view, an online exclusive, or a cable broadcast, there’s one certainty: Somewhere in my house, the TV will be on and I’ll be yelling at it. I sincerely hope that you will enjoy my articles on MMA. I pledge to you that my articles will be knockouts, not judges’ decisions. (Everybody hates judges’ decisions, anyway because there’s a chance for the element of human error involved in the outcome.) In any event, please check back to see what I have for you in terms of MMA material. Let’s get going.
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