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Leo Bercier was happy to accept a short-notice fight against Leonardo Perdomo on Friday at BKFC 62.

“They were looking for a replacement fighter to step up and fight, so I said, ‘Sure, why not?’ That’s what fighters do – we fight when we’re asked to fight, so that’s what I did,” Bercier says in advance of Friday’s action at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL, LIVE worldwide on The BKFC App.

Bercier, a natural cruiserweight, is moving up in weight for the evening to battle the heavy-handed heavyweight Perdomo.

Bercier has finished his last three opponents in the cruiserweight division, so he’s rapidly working his way to a title shot at 205 pounds. A loss to Perdomo could potentially derail his title hopes. Perdomo is arguably the top heavyweight prospect in BKFC; his 3-0 record is comprised entirely of first-round knockouts.

“Throughout my fighting career I’ve always tried to inspire younger fighters and be a good role model for fighters coming up. A lot of young fighters forget about the value of experience, and competing as much as possible to get that experience,” he says.

“I still want to be a role model, so when the

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