Shine Fight III World’s Collide: Braulio Estima vs. Rick Hawn Official

Shine Fight Promotions officials today announced that 2009 Abu Dhabi Combat Club 88-kilogram and Absolute division champion, Braulio Estima (0-0) will face Rick Hawn (4-0) in a 175-pound catchweight on May 15 in Fayetteville, N.C., at “Worlds Collide: Mayorga vs. Thomas.”

Shine Fight’s third-ever fight card, is headlined by UFC veteran Din Thomas and former boxing champion Ricardo Mayorga.

Estima decided to test the MMA waters following his ADCC win. Estima currently runs the Gracie Barra Academy in Birmingham, England.

Hawn, a ninth-place finisher in judo in the 2004 Olympics, made his move to MMA in 2009. Hawn has finished three of his four professional MMA fights by knockout or TKO.

Fight Card:

Ricardo Mayorga vs. Din Thomas
Murilo “Ninja” Rua vs. Falaniko Vitale
Eduardo Pamplona vs. Nick Thompson
Braulio Estima vs. Rick Hawn
Alexandre “Cacareco” Ferreira vs. Jamal Patterson
Luiz Azeredo vs. TBA
Luciano Azevedo vs. TBA
Tim Boetsch vs. TBA
Danillo Villefort vs. TBA

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