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Travis Wiuff, left, and Greg Rebello face off last night in Rhode Island.

Rochester, Minnesota’s Travis Wiuff (75-21) collides with Greg Rebello (23-8) in CES MMA’s main event live on AXS TV tonight. The two heavyweight veterans meet for the for vacant CES MMA World Heavyweight Title. Also getting TV time on the show which takes place at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I. will is Midwest fighter Kevin Barberena (5-3). Competing on the off TV portion is Coon Rapids, Minnesota’s Linsey “Wonder Woman” Williams (1-2).

Wiuff has fought all over the world at the highest level during the past 17 years. He told MN Fight News that he is looking to end his illustrious career on a high note. A win over Rebello for the title would be the perfect way to do it. Rebello defeated local mixed martial artist/boxer Danyelle Williams by first rounds stoppage in 2017 while Wiuff defeated Williams by decision in 2014. The preliminary card begins at 7 PM ET while the televised main card follows at 9 PM.

Kevin Barberena now resides in Arizona but fought out of Minneapolis, MN when he competed throughout Minnesota as an amateur and North Dakota during the beginning of his pro career. Barberena will face Dinis Paiva Jr. (10-6, 6 KOs) of East Providence, R.I.

Strawweight Linsey Williams (1-2) makes her return on the off TV portion of the show against debuting Hilarie Rose of Norfolk, Massachusetts. The talented Williams had an undefeated (6-0) amateur record before turning pro.