Titan Fighting Championship continues to break barriers as the Florida based mixed martial arts promotion will launch Titan Kickboxing on the the upcoming August 23 fight card, Titan FC 56.
Following the organization’s successful debut of combat jiu-jitsu at Titan FC 53 earlier this year, Titan officials plan to eventually give both combat jiu-jitsu and kickboxing their own events on UFC Fight Pass.
“As we continue to grow Titan FC, my partner Jeff Aronson and I, are both excited to launch a new vertical to the Titan FC combat sports portfolio, by introducing Titan FC Kickboxing,” said Titan FC COO Lex McMahon. “Over the coming months and events we will be committed to growing Titan FC Kickboxing and look forward to announcing some very exciting partnerships in the near future and doing complete Titan FC Kickboxing events. Our goal is to showcase the most exciting martial arts on the best combat sports digital platform in the world, UFC Fight Pass.”
Titan FC 56 will feature one kickboxing bout which will be featured on the event’s main card. Former UFC fighter and Titan FC veteran Michael “El Capo” Quinones will take on Dean “The Sniper” Barry.
The historic event will feature two title bouts in the main and co-main events.
Martin Brown, coming off a unanimous decision win over Beibit Nazarov in December 2018, will put his title on the line in a rematch from promotion’s first trip to Kazakhstan. The two men battled for the promotion’s interim lightweight title with Brown coming out on top. When champion Raush Manfio did not sign back with the promotion, Brown was awarded the official lightweight title.
“Titan FC 56 is going to be another great card. The Martin Brown v Beibit Nazarov title fight is an exciting rematch. During the promotion of their first fight in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Brown and Nazarov developed a lot of bad blood, coupled with a controversial decision, this fight has fireworks written all over it,” McMahon said.
The co-main event pairs featherweight champion Jason Soares against challenger, Andrew Whitney.
“Jason Soares has a chip on his shoulder because Dana White snubbed him after his last victory. Soares is looking to punish Andrew Whitney to move his record to 14-0 and prove that he belongs in the UFC,” McMahon said.
Mohammed Usman, brother to UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, returns to the Titan promotion, fresh off decision win over Franke Tate earlier this year. He takes on John Hill who makes his Titan FC debut and has a habit of finishing fights in the very first round.
Titan FC 56 fight card thus far:
Lightweight Title Fight – 5 Rounds
Martin Brown (13-5) USA vs. Beibit Nazarov (15-4) Kazakhstan
Featherweight Title – 5 Rounds
Jason Soares (13-0) USA vs. Andrew Whitney (16-7) USA
Kickboxing Super Fight – 3 Rounds
Michael Quinones vs. Dean Barry
Heavyweight – 3 Rounds
Mohammed Usman (4-1) Nigeria vs. Jon Hill (13-7) USA
Bantamweight – 3 Rounds
Kenny Porter (3-1) USA vs. Raymond Ramos (4-3) USA
Lightweight – 3 Rounds
James Hay (2-0) Puerto Rico vs. Matt Ferraiolo (4-5) USA
Bantamweight – 3 Rounds
TBD vs. Paulo Santos (7-2) Brazil
Middleweight – 3 Rounds
Hector Olazabal (0-0) USA vs. Miles Amos (1-0) USA
More bouts to be announced shortly. Fight card subject to change.
Tickets on sale at cagetix.com/titan.
ABOUT TITAN FC:
Titan FC is dedicated to establishing itself as a marquee MMA promotion for both up-and-coming and veteran fighters. The promotion established a #FansFightersFirst creed towards providing fans with great, action-packed fights and fighters an opportunity to showcase their skills on a competitive platform. In June of 2015, Titan FC partnered with the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) to showcase past, present and future Titan FC events on the UFC’s digital streaming network, UFC Fight Pass. In doing so, Titan FC is now available to mixed martial arts fans across the globe in over a 150 countries.
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