PHILADELPHIA —— Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC), one of the industry’s leading developmental MMA organizations, announced today that it will host a heavyweight title fight on Saturday, March 2 at the XCite Center at Parx Casino in Philadelphia, Pa. Tickets are available NOW at CFFC.tv and the Parx Casino Box Office.
In the night’s main event, CFFC heavyweight champion and Bucks County’s own Zu Anyanwu (14-5) will defend his title against Philadelphia police officer Chris Daukaus (7-2), who is on a five-fight win streak with 4 KOs. The full fight card will be announced in the coming weeks.
“Philadelphia is a true fight town and Parx Casino is an incredible venue to host a heavyweight title fight like this,” said Rob Haydak, President of CFFC. “We’re thrilled that Parx Casino will serve as the home of CFFC in Philadelphia. CFFC is back and better than ever, and our partnership with an elite property like Parx Casino is a true testament to our plans to be the best developmental MMA organization in the country.”
Founded in 2006, CFFC has served as the breeding ground for some of the most exciting fighters in MMA. Stars who’ve fought in CFFC and gone on to compete inside the UFC’s hallowed Octagon include Anthony Smith, Jimmie Rivera, Aljamain Sterling, Kimbo Slice, Paul Felder, Jim Miller, Nick Catone, Lyman Good, Katlyn Chookagian, Shane Burgos and Jared Gordon.
“CFFC has a long history of putting on exciting events and we think the Xcite Center at Parx Casino is the perfect venue for the fastest-rising stars in MMA to compete,” Helmut Perzi, Director of Entertainment for Parx Casino, said. “This heavyweight title fight on March 2 is just the beginning of what we hope will be many successful CFFC events at Parx.”