[Fight Week] CES 40: Full fight card and preview for Twin River Casino event

CES MMA returns this week for CES 40 on Wednesday 23rd November at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island.

The main event features a lightweight bout between Nate Andrews and George Sheppard.

Andrews (9-1 MMA) is currently riding an impressive three-fight winning streak. A TKO win over  Jay Bakanowski at CES 29 was followed by another TKO win over Julian Lane at CES 33. Most recently, Andrews earned a submission win in the headline bout at CES 36 over Manny Muro.

Sheppard (15-11 MMA) is on a three-fight losing streak coming into this bout. A second-round TKO loss to Gil de Freitas at CES 25 was followed by two losses for the Ring of Combat lightweight title to Gregor Gillespie and Jeff Lentz.

The co-main event features a bantamweight bout between Zane Behrend and Dinis Paiva.

Behrend (2-1 MMA) started his professional career with two win-streak with a TKO win over  Brad Hannah and a submission win over Jake Thomas. In his most recent bout, Behrent suffered his first loss to David Arcangel via second round submission at RFA 31: Smith vs. Marunde.

Paiva (7-6 MMA) has fought all of his professional MMA bouts under the CES banner. Prior to a first round submission loss to Kody Nordby at CES 31, ‘Sweetbread’ was riding an impressive four-fight winning streak will all of those wins coming inside the distance.

Check out the full fight card below for this Wednesday’s CES 40 event.

Nate Andrews vs. George Sheppard
Zane Behrend vs. Dinis Paiva
Richard Hazard vs. Joe Reverdes
Joe Pingitore vs. Spencer Higa
Gary Balletto Jr. vs. Montoyia Swilling
Pedro Gonzalez vs. Vadim Ogar Ru
Dylan Lockard vs. Russell Campbell
Kris Moutinho vs. Mike Karam
Richard Santiago vs Raymond Yanez

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