Érik Gregorio Pérez Ruvalcaba - also known as Goyito - has a fight coming this week inside the Bellator Octogon! Hailing from Guadalupe, Mexico he is pound for pound the most dangerous man at featherweight. After his previous career at Bantamweight, he aims to battle his way through the ranks for the featherweight title.
Goyito power is something to be feared as he is currently 20-8-0 which is a very telling tale of a warrior and contender. His style is heavlily influeced with a famlial boxing pedigree as his brother Jorge competed as a Pro Boxer. However, his camp is filed with Division I wrestlers, Black Belt Bjj practioners, and world class grapplers and he doesn't mind the ground game when necessary.
As a Southern Californian the tribe of Perez calls San Diego, California home, and legendary coach Erik Del Fierro in his corner. The call for battle is primal for this all around badass who invokes the power of his discipline and warriors blood flowing through his veins. His next bout sees him in San Jose, California where he fights Enrique Barboza (18-7-2) who has a comperable record.
Style-wise this fight is going to be a knock out clinic and the ultimate test of mettle. Goyito a longtime student and training partner to he famed UFC Pundit and Former Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz has done his residency for this at the Dominators campus and training program. Following the same formula of excellence at Alliance the training room has elite coaching staff and high profile mixed martial artists at his disposal to produce the best version of Goyito we've ever seen.
So tune in and expect fireworks to start early and conclude with an Opus of bluntforce trauma. With blood on the mat and sweat on his brow Goyito is excited to put on a masterclass in damage at the premier prelim on the high stakes card. Also, visit thefightrope.com to get your own Goyito shirt and fight gear!