ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC) and FURY Professional Grappling are proud to announce an incredible weekend of combat sports action later this month with “CFFC 109: Curatolo vs. Paiva” and “FURY Professional Grappling 4: Brady vs. Saunders,” both of which take place on back-to-back nights at Philadelphia’s 2300 Arena.
On Friday, May 27, former CFFC flyweight champion and Dana White’s Contender Series veteran Santo Curatolo (6-2) and undefeated Brazilian prospect Hugo Paiva (5-0) meet in the CFFC 109 headliner, where an interim flyweight title will be on the line. Meanwhile, on Saturday, May 28, undefeated former CFFC welterweight champion Sean Brady, currently sitting at No. 9 in the UFC’s official 170-pound rankings, squares off with longtime UFC and Bellator veteran Ben Saunders, owner of the first omoplata submission in UFC history, in the featured match of FURY Professional Grappling 4.
Additional featured matchups at CFFC 109 include undefeated Brazilian prospect Manoel Sousa (8-0) facing fellow Brazilian Felipe Da Silva Maia (11-5) in a key lightweight contest.
Meanwhile, FURY Professional Grappling 4 will also feature UFC Hall of Famer Clay “The Carpenter” Guida and “The Ultimate Fighter 12” veteran and fellow fan-favorite Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres in the night’s co-main event. Additional matchups include Clay’s older brother and “The Ultimate Fighter 8” cast member Jason Guida facing two-time CFFC veteran Alex “Berserker” Myers, as well as the promotional debut of Jacob Rodriguez, brother of fellow grappling sensation Nick “Nicky Rod” Rodriguez, who will meet Achilles Rocha, son of legendary Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Vagner Rocha.
Tickets for each night are on sale now at CFFC.tv. Both events stream live on UFC FIGHT PASS.
“CFFC and FURY Professional Grappling have established themselves as premier organizations in the MMA and submission grappling worlds, and the opportunity to host back-to-back events featuring them both always makes for a special weekend,” Cage Fury Fighting Championships CEO Rob Haydak said. “Each night will feature our signature brand of high-energy, action-packed entertainment as we continue to deliver sensational live events to packed venues across the country.”
Additional bouts for both nights will be added shortly.
Current AEW wrestling superstar and two-time UFC veteran CM Punk calls the action at CFFC 109 and FURY Professional Grappling 4 alongside MMA Underground editor-in-chief John Morgan on UFC FIGHT PASS.
Stay tuned to CFFC.tv for future announcements regarding both CFFC 109 and FURY Professional Grappling 4.
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.