Hawaii’s Robby Ostovich looks to build on journey at Saturday’s Trinity Kings


Robby Ostovich

Heading into next Saturday’s Trinity Kings headliner at the Hawaii Convention Center, Robby Ostovich is seeking the next step in his fight journey.

As he prepares to face Alaska’s Niko Novelli on March 14 in a lightweight bout that is set to be streamed on UFC Fight Pass, Ostovich knows he’ll be fighting for something bigger than himself.

“It means a lot and it means it’s the first step in a long journey I want to take to represent my family, represent God and my faith and represent my team,” Ostovich told KHON2’s Rob DeMello. “This is such an amazing opportunity to be a main event on a UFC Fight Pass show and I can’t wait to go out there and show what I got.”

Ostovich, who is the younger brother of the UFC Rachael Ostovich, has a career record of 8-5-1, while Novelli will bring an 8-2 record. However, Ostovich has won three straight fights and hasn’t lost since June 2018. After an undefeated 2019, he hopes his 2020 debut will bring similar success.

“Last year, I started building that base. Hopefully this year, I’m gonna make some noise,” he said. “That’s what this fight is for me — make some noise against a talented fighter from Alaska.”

Below is the Full Card for Trinity Kings, which will take place on March 14 at the Hawaii Convention Center. All fights consist of three five-minute rounds. For tickets CLICK HERE

Robby Ostovich, Jesus Is Lord vs Niko Novelli, Legacy Jiu Jitsu, Alaska, 155lb, Trinity King Title Belt

Timothy Teves, Boar’s Nest Kauai vs Scotty Hao, Boss MMA, 155lb, Trinity King Super Fight Belt

Ryan Whitemountain, Native Nation Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vs Justus Faaiu, Hawaii Elite MMA, 195lb

Justin Burgess, Jesus Is Lord vs Ben Wilhelm, Gracie Technics, 155lb

Kaipo Cabangtin, Jesus Is Lord vs Isaiah Fonseca, Boss MMA, 170lb

Wilbur Alvarez, WOMMA vs Kalehua Moniz, The Nest/Central Maui Boxing, 135lb

Mikey Bright, Kempo Unlimited vs Joe Bird, Hawaii Elite MMA, 145lb

Keoni Running, Freelance vs George Eivas, CSA Gym, 155lb

Amateur Card; AMMA all 3×3 rounds; Triple Threat 1 x 1.5 x 2 rounds

Jenn Flores, Gracie Technics vs Laura Meija, Boss MMA, 135lb, AMMA

Kekai Perez, Jesus Is Lord vs Blaine Reum, Trilogy Martial Arts; 150lb, AMMA

Jeff Kakanami, Gracie Technics vs Anthony Jones, UFC Gym Mililani, 135lb, AMMA

Gabriel Vickers, IIMMA-Kendall Grove vs Dansen Cabinatan, Boss MMA, 145lb, AMMA

Nalu Cenal, Hawaiian MMA vs  Bobby Davison, Freelance, 145lb, AMMA

Kurvon Battle, Freelance vs Brandon Burgos, Trilogy Martial Arts, 165lb, Adult Sport Combat/Triple Threat

Jre Whitford, Team Pride vs Dansen Nauka, Hawaii Elite MMA, 6-7 years old, 50lbs, Kids Sport Combat/Triple Threat

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