On Sunday, October 31, Submission Underground will return to action with SUG 28. The card will be headlined by a match between quickly-rising heavyweight competitor Haisam Rida and former SUG title challenger Andy Varela. Lower on the card is MMA veteran Tara Larosa, former SUG title challenger Kyle Chambers, and frequent SUG competitor Cris Lencioni.
View the full SUG 28 betting odds below.
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Rida is a no-gi competitor known for his athleticism and takedown ability. He is a two-time American Nationals no-gi champion, and recently earned third place at the WNO Championships on the strength of wins over ADCC champion Orlando Sanchez and Giancarlo Bodoni. Rida finds himself as a sizable favorite over 10th Planet representative Varela. A one-time SUG title challenger, Varela holds notable SUG wins over Satoshi Ishii and Kevin Casey, and his experience competing under the SUG ruleset could serve him well against SUG newcomer Rida.
In the co-main event, 16-fight pro MMA veteran Guilherme Vasconcelos is an underdog to Aaron Tiegs in a gi match. Tiegs is an impressive 7-0 at SUG.
Lower still on the card, longtime MMA veteran Tara Larosa will make her SUG debut against Medusa and combat jiu-jitsu veteran Juliana Miller, and former SUG title challenger Kyle Chambers will test his dangerous submission skills against Tanner Weisgram.
Full SUG 28 line-up:
- Haisam Rida vs. Andy Varela
- Guilherme Vasconcelos vs. Aaron Tiegs
- Jordan Holy vs. Cris Lencioni
- Juliana Miller vs. Tara Larosa
- Tanner Weisgram vs. Kyle Chambers
- Mikey Gonzalez vs. Matt Ferraiolo
- Morgan Matuizek vs. Phelan Carron
- Roman Wheeler vs. Charlie Gilpin
- Ian King vs. Reed Wallace
- Caleb Stecker vs. Jimmy Zeng
How to watch: SUG 28 takes place on Sunday, October 31 at 6 PM EST and will air live on UFC Fightpass (subscription required).