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CES 63 Breakdown: “Doomsday” Howard vs. Ozzie Alvarez

Updated: Aug 5, 2021


Travis Lizotte "Full Contact Writer"


John “Doomsday” Howard (28-16-1) vs. Ozzie Alvarez (8-6)

Welterweight Main Event


John “Doomsday” Howard

Age: 38

Fighting out of: Boston, Massachusetts

Affiliation: FAF Gym

Record: 28-16-1 (9 Knockouts, 8 Submissions)

Last fight: Unanimous decision loss to David Michaud at PFL 2019 #7. (10/11/19)


“The Skinny”: CES fan Favorite John “Doomsday” Howard returns Friday night to the promotion that helped launch his resurgence to the UFC roster some eight years ago; CES MMA. Doomsday fought seven times for the Professional Fighters League (3-3-1) following his 2017 dismantling of Roger Carroll at CES 46, a stint that will be forever remembered for his Highlight Reel knockout of Ray Cooper III at PFL 2019 #4 in July of 2019. Howard returns to New England Friday night when he meets Ozzie Alvarez at Welterweight in the Main Event at CES 63. Howard is an impressive 6-0 for CES MMA with five knockouts, as the CES cage has been a “homefield launching pad” for Doomsday’s storied