Undefeated New England prospect Richie Santiago will return to competition on August 11 at CES MMA 45 as he will meet Miguel Restrepo in a 130 pound catchweight bout on the fight card coming from the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island.

Santiago (4-0) made his professional debut in September of last year and has won all of his fights by submission in the first or second round. He enters this fight following a second round victory against Chad Kelly at CES MMA 42 and all of his professional fights have taken place in CES MMA.

On this edition of “The MMA Report Podcast Extra,” Santiago previews his fight at CES MMA 45 against Restrepo and explains how he overcame struggles at the beginning of his amateur run.