Eagle FC 47: De Castro vs. dos Santos will take place on Friday, May 20, 2022, at the FLXcast Arena in Miami, Fl. This event will stream live and free on FLX starting at 6 pm ET.
In the main event, Yorgan De Castro (8-3) fighting out of Fall River, Massachusetts will take on former champion Junior dos Santos (21-9) fighting out of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. De Castro’s last win was at Eagle FC 44 where he defeated Shaun Asher via submission Guillotine Choke in the first round. Dos Santos is stepping into the cage with four straight losses with his recent loss against Ciryl Gane at UFC 256: Figueiredo vs. Moreno. The betting odds for this bout and through several combat sports outlets has De Castro sitting at -340 while his opponent Dos Santos sits at +260.
In the co-main event, Hector Lombard (34-10-1) fighting out of Miami, Florida will face Thiago Silva (21-9) fighting out of Boca Raton, Florida. The respect between Silva and Lombard is mutual, but once the Eagle FC cage door closes, all of that won’t matter. Lombard’s last MMA bout was against Thales Leites and lost that fight by a unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 137. Silva is coming into this fight with a loss as well when he was defeated by Martin Zawada by a unanimous decision at KSW 49: Materla vs . Askham 2.
Eagle FC is owned and managed by former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. The promotion is giving UFC and Bellator competition on the basis of their payrolls.
Eagle FC 47 Fight Card:
- Yorgan De Castro vs. Junior dos Santos
- Hector Lombard Vs. Thiago Silva
- Dylan Mantello vs. Dennis Hughes
- Maki Pitolo vs. Doug Usher
- A. de Almeida vs. Roosevelt Roberts
- Yosdenis Cedeno vs. Islam Mamedov
- Ronny Markes vs. Reggie Peña
- Akhmed Aliev vs. Darrell Horcher
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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