Undefeated Rafael 'Barata' Freitas and Josh 'The Destroya' Montoya to headline Evolution: '5.27.11' on May 27 in New Mexico


Clovis, NM. – Evolution Combat Sports Championship, a fast-rising New Mexico based mixed martial arts fight organization, officially announced today that Rafael "Barata" Freitas will face Josh "The Destroya" Montoya in the main event at "FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS! 05.27.11."

The highly anticipated event will take place on Friday May 27, at the Clovis Civic Center in Clovis, New Mexico.

According to Martin Singleterry, president of Evolution Combat Sports Championship, "We are very excited about the main event match-up between Freitas and Montoya. We feel that our M ay Evolution FNF card is our most compelling fight card to date! MMA fans can expect an exciting night of fights complete with explosive knockouts and impressive submissions at the Clovis Civic Center on May 27!"

Evolution Combat Sports Championship "Friday Night Fights! 5.27.11" is loaded from top to bottom with elite MMA talent, featuring a pro card lineup stacked with must see fights!

The main event features a high octane 125lb bout between New Mexico’s own Rafael "Barata" Freitas and Josh "The Destroya" Montoya.

In true Evolution fashion, the FNF undercard will feature some the Southwest’s top amateur talent.

Rafael "Barata" Freitas (3-0) of Brasilia, Brazil, is undefeated in his mixed martial arts career. The Gi and No-Gi World Champion Gracie black belt is also a Professor at Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Known for his dynamic fight style, Freitas is fast, technical, aggressive and tough as nails both mentally and physically.

Although all of his wins have come by way of submission, Freitas comes from a stand up background and is just as comfortable, and impressive, on his feet. Freitas thrives on the element of surprise and often uses techniques that his opponents have never experienced before.

Fans are in for a treat on May 27 when Freitas enters the Evolution cage. Spectators can expect a dynamic and exciting fight, as Freitas will do whatever it takes to finish the fight.

Freitas opponent, Josh "The Destroya" Montoya (6-4) is a King of The Cage veteran who is also known for finishing his opponents by way of submission.

Montoya has proven that he is a force to be reckoned with in the mixed martial arts arena and is determined to hand Freitas the first loss of his career at FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS! 5.27.11. Montoya is coming off of a first round submission victory over Donnie Frye and plans to go undefeated in 2011.

Who will raise their hand in victory at the end of the night? Fight fans in New Mexico will find out on May 27th!

"FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS! 04.15.11" will take place on Friday, May 27a t the Clovis Civic Center in Clovis, New Mexico. Doors open at 6:00pm MT. Fights start at 7:00pm MT. Fans are encouraged to come early, as seats in each section are first come first served.

Tickets are on sale now! To purchase event tickets on-line please log on to "FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS! 5.27.11" event tickets can also be purchased in Clovis at the following businesses: Pro Sound and Glass Doctor, V’s Sports, Iron Horse Detail, Sports Angle, Twisted Treasures, and Big Mike’s Bikes. Tickets will also be available at the Clovis Civic Center the night of the event. For more information on Evolution Combat Sports please visit

About Evolution Combat Sports Championship:

Evolution Combat Sports Championship, based in Clovis, New Mexico is a subsidiary corporation of its managing partner, Doppelganger LLC, a company owned and operated by fans of MMA and solely dedicated to the promotion of MMA. Evolution is dedicated to the concept of providing memorable entertainment to the fans, while offering opportunities for MMA athletes to advance their professional or amateur careers. As the name suggests, Evolution is prepared to evolve with the increasingly complex demands set forth in the world of mixed martial arts and entertainment. The fight promotion sets itself apart through progressive thinking and actions, an innovative approach to entertainment, and their reputation of integrity within the MMA community.

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