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LAS VEGAS — Nine Iridium Sports Agency clients are ready to showcase their skills Saturday at UFC Vegas 53 in Las Vegas.

In the Main Event, Marlon “Chito” Vera hunts for his third straight victory against Rob Font in the bantamweight division. Marlon has won eight of his past 10 UFC fights and is the No. 8-ranked bantamweight in the promotion. This is his 20th fight in the UFC’s octagon. He holds a record of 20-7-1 as a professional.

Mike “Money” Breeden and Natan Levy each return to the octagon for a second time in a battle of fast-rising lightweight contenders. Breeden is 10-4, while Natan is 6-1 entering fight night.

Tristan “Boondock” Connelly goes for his second UFC victory against Darren Elkins in the featherweight division. Tristan has been victorious in five of his last six fights, and is 14-7 overall.

Grant “KGD” Dawson tries to climb to 6-0-1 in the UFC's octagon as he takes on Jared Gordon in the lightweight division. Grant is 17-1-1 overall, with his lone loss coming all the way back in 2016.

Andre “Touchy” Fili enters the octagon for the 17th time as he battles Joanderson Brito in the featherweight division. Andre enters the octagon with a record of 21-8 (1 NC).

Gabe "Gifted" Green looks for his second straight UFC victory against Yohan Lainesse in the welterweight division. Gabe is 10-3, with seven wins in his past eight outings.

Gina “Danger” Mazany takes aim at her third UFC win as she meets Shanna Young in the women’s flyweight division. Gina is 7-5 heading into her ninth UFC contest.

Last but certainly not least, undefeated Japanese flyweight Tatsuro Taira makes his hotly anticipated UFC debut against Carlos Candelario. Tatsuro brings a perfect 10-0 record into his first trip to the octagon.

ABOUT IRIDIUM SPORTS AGENCY

Iridium Sports Agency is a full-service professional management firm. Founded in 2009 by attorney Jason House, Iridium represents more than 100 fighters in the UFC, Bellator and ProFightLeague. Iridium's team of agents is devoted to assisting athletes in all aspects of their professional lives.

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LAS VEGAS — Iridium Sports Agency client Claudio “The Prince of Peru” Puelles extended his winning streak in the UFC’s octagon Saturday in Las Vegas.


Claudio has now won five straight in the UFC’s stacked lightweight division following his first-round, kneebar submission victory over Clay Guida in the Co-Main Event of UFC Vegas 52.


Amazingly, three of Claudio’s victories have come by kneebar, making him the first athlete in UFC history to successfully execute the rare submission three time in the octagon.


ABOUT IRIDIUM SPORTS AGENCY

Iridium Sports Agency is a full-service professional management firm. Founded in 2009 by attorney Jason House, Iridium represents more than 100 fighters in the UFC, Bellator and ProFightLeague. Iridium's team of agents is devoted to assisting athletes in all aspects of their professional lives.

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LAS VEGAS — Three Iridium Sports Agency clients step back into the Octagon at UFC Vegas 52 on Saturday in Las Vegas.


In the Co-Main Event, Claudio “El Nino” Puelles takes aim at his fifth straight UFC victory against Clay Guida in the lightweight division. Claudio is 11-2 overall and 4-1 in the Octagon.


Cameron “Camchida” Else is hungry to earn his first UFC victory against Aoriqileng in the flyweight division. Cam has won seven of his last eight, bringing a 10-5 record into battle.


"Hurricane" Ike Villanueva hunts for his second UFC victory against Tyson Pedro in the light-heavyweight division. Ike is 18-13 heading into his return to the Octagon.


ABOUT IRIDIUM SPORTS AGENCY

Iridium Sports Agency is a full-service professional management firm. Founded in 2009 by attorney Jason House, Iridium represents more than 100 fighters in the UFC, Bellator and ProFightLeague. Iridium's team of agents is devoted to assisting athletes in all aspects of their professional lives.

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