Jan 29, 2016

EDMONTON — Six-time Canadian wrestling champion Roger Alves will make his #UnifiedMMA debut against the red-hot Dustin Greentree at #Unified27, May 13 in Edmonton.

Alves is a coach with the University of Alberta wrestling team and the proud owner of more than a dozen provincial titles.

But the Edmonton fighter isn’t entering the Unified MMA cage looking to grind out a decision over Greentree, who made his professional debut after an unblemished amateur career.

“I train with all the best people, and I take advantage of my opportunity to train with all the high-level guys I’ve got,” Alves, a winner of three straight bouts, says. “I’m going to try to finish the fight, regardless of what I have to do to get that stoppage win.”

Fellow Edmonton product Greentree, meanwhile, isn’t concerned about what his opponent brings to the table.

“I’m pretty confident in my skills, and I’m just getting more and more confident as I go,” says Greentree, who’s coming off back-to-back stoppage wins.

“I’ll be the more dominant fighter standing, for sure. I’m going to use my footwork and range, and try to keep it on the feet.

“I want the knockout,” he continues, “but I’m ready to go three hard rounds.”

Before Unified MMA 28 goes down May 27, make sure you don’t miss all the action at #Unified26, March 4 in Edmonton, and #Unified27 on May 13 in Edmonton, featuring Unified MMA Championship bouts featuring lightweight Aaron Bosiak and heavyweight titlist Tony Lopez.

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