Titan Fighting Championship has announced the bout card for Titan FC 73 which takes place at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, Florida this Friday, December 17th. The event’s main card is scheduled to be broadcast live on UFC Fight Pass. The card currently hosts 11 pro MMA bouts and will be headlined by two Titan FC championship fights.
“We are excited to announce a highly anticipated event capped off with two title fights and an undercard made up of several household names in the Titan FC community,” said Lex McMahon, Titan FC COO.
Headlining the fight card will be top 170lb prospect and Titan FC welterweight champion, Dilano Taylor (6-1), and tenured MMA veteran, Marcus Edwards (13-5).
This bout is set to be Taylor’s first promotional title defense as he will square off with a man who has shared the cage with Justin Gaethje, Dakota Cochrane and Efrain Escudero.
In the card’s co-main event, undefeated bantamweight prospect out of MMA Masters, Alberto Montes (5-0), takes on St. Charles MMA product, Ira Lukowsky (2-0) for the vacant Titan FC bantamweight strap.
Montes is known as a quality prospect who was scheduled to appear on this past season of Dana White’s Contender Series however, he was forced out due to visa issues.
Household names like Sal Guerriero (4-1), Roy Echeverria (6-0), Evelyn Martins (2-0) and Devon Dixon (4-0) all make their way back to the cage on December 17th.
Also, Ireland’s Dean Barry (3-1) makes his long-awaited sequel Titan FC appearance and star striker, Asa Ten Pow (1-0), steps in for his second pro MMA bout.
Amateur champions, Luis Hernandez (0-0) and Yoanse Mejias (0-0) are set for their professional debuts.
Titan FC 73 will kick off with preliminary bouts on the promotion’s Facebook page beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET, followed by the main card on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
Titan FC 73 Bout Order:
(C) Dilano Taylor (6-1) vs. Marcus Edwards (13-5) — for Titan FC Welterweight title
Alberto Montes (5-0) vs. Ira Lukowsky (2-0) — for vacant Titan FC Bantamweight title
Roy Echeverria (6-0) vs. Wascar Cruz (12-8) – Flyweight bout
Asa Ten Pow (1-0) vs. Chris Roman (3-3) – Featherweight bout
Sal Guerriero (4-1) vs. Nathan Trepagneir (5-5) – Bantamweight bout
Evelyn Martins (2-0) vs. Fernanda Araujo (0-1) – Women’s Bantamweight bout
Dean Barry (3-1) vs. Drew Lipton (12-22) – Lightweight bout
Devon Dixon (4-0) vs. Charlie Decca (3-1) – 160lb Catchweight bout
Luis Hernandez (0-0) vs. Rich Carsten (0-0) – Welterweight bout
Yoanse Mejias (0-0) vs. TBD- Lightweight bout
Lazaro Dayron (1-0) vs. John Birdsong (0-2) – Bantamweight bout