Montreal, Quebec (Canada), Tuesday July 3rd 2018 – After putting a strong technical performance at TKO42 last March, Toronto’s TARIQ “DESERT STORM” ISMAIL (3-0-0) will return to the TKO cage on August 2nd as part of TKO Fight Night 1.  Ismail will squaring off with fellow Ontarian MANNY ALFARO (4-2, 2 KO) who, like him, has amazing standup skills.

Not only do these two gladiators match up well, but the impact this bout will have on the standings is significant.  Both Ismail and Alfaro are part of a crop of very talented prospects all looking to emerge from the pack in the bantamweight division and this is a golden opportunity to do so.

TKO Fight Night 1 happens Thursday August 2nd at La Tohu in Montreal, Canada.  Tickets are available now by calling 514-700-1909.

Confirmed fight card TKO FIGHT NIGHT 1

TKO Featherweight Championship (5 rounds) ALEX MORGAN (8-3-0) vs. TJ LARAMIE (8-2-0)

TKO Catchweight Superfight (3 rounds) KEVIN GENEREUX (4-2-0) vs. CHARLES JOURDAIN (6-1-0)

TKO Heavyweight Championship (5 rounds) CYRIL GANE (12-0-0 pro Muay Thai) vs. ADAM DYCZKA (7-0-0)

TKO Flyweight Championship (5 rounds) JAMES MANCINI (5-3-0) vs. MALCOLM GORDON (10-3-0)

Welterweight bout (3 rounds) TBA vs. MICHAEL DUFORT (5-2-0)

Middleweight bout (3 rounds) MARIUSZ KSIAZKIEWICZ (6-0-0) vs. JONATHAN VALLEE (7-2-0)

Featherweight bout (3 rounds) CHARLES HUPPERETZ (2-2-0) vs. LOUIS JOURDAIN (4-2-0)

Bantamweight bout (3 rounds) JOHNNY BALDRIDGE (2-2-0) vs. FREDERIK DUPRAS (2-0-0)

Heavyweight prelim (3 rounds) BOBBY SULLIVAN (1-1-0) vs. BAKARY SAKHO (1-0-0)

Welterweight prelim (3 rounds) ERGYS SIGETA (2-0-0) vs. DAVIS DOS SANTOS (4-1-0)

Bantamweight prelim (3 rounds) MANNY ALFARO (4-2-0) vs. TARIQ ISMAIL (3-0-0)

Lightweight prelim (3 rounds) ALEX O’NEIL (2-0-0) vs. NICOLAS PEDNEAULT (1-1-0)

Welterweight prelim (3 rounds) YOHAN LAINESSE (0-0-0) vs. YANN JACOLIN (0-0-0)

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