By Ben Lypka
A Mission fighter gets a chance to win gold inside the Battlefield Fight League cage on Saturday.
Mission native Liam Stevenson, who trains out of Abbotsford’s Mamba Mixed Martial Arts Academy, takes on Saied Mirzaei for the amateur welterweight title on Saturday night at BFL 41 at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver.
Stevenson has an MMA record of six wins and zero losses, including a record of 1-0 inside the BFL cage in his career.
Mirzaei has compiled a record of seven wins and three losses, with a record of 3-1 in BFL competition.
Stevenson last fought with BFL at BFL 37, when he defeated Ryan Leask in the third round by submission. His last amateur match was at Mamba MMA’s Fight Night 2 on Oct. 24, when he beat Kenny Pope by TKO in the first round.
For more details on the event, visit battlefieldfl.com.