A welterweight title clash between reigning champion George Sullivan and Brandon Becker will headline Cage Fury Fighting Championship’s May 11 card, promotion officials announced on Monday.

CFFC 24 takes place at the Borgota Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. and also features two bouts previously reported by Sherdog.com, as Sean Santella defends his flyweight crown against Dave Morgan, and former Bellator bantamweight ruler Zach Makovsky makes his promotional debut against Claudio Ledesma in another 125-pound affair.

A Pellegrino MMA product, Sullivan [pictured] is unbeaten in four appearances under the CFFC banner, including three title defenses. Most recently, Sullivan earned a second-round technical knockout victory over “TUF 16” alum Julian Lane at CFFC 19.

Becker, meanwhile, is unbeaten in five professional appearances. The Hoosier MMA representative went the distance for the first time in his career in February, taking a split verdict over Brian Nielson at CFFC 19.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor Reduced to Five-Fight Main Card | MMAWeekly.com

  • 21 days ago
  • 30 views

After two fights fall off the UFC 205 lineup, the event will proceed on Saturday at Madison Square Garden with 11 fights featuring five main card bouts. read news >>

An Academic Analysis of Joanna Jedrzejczyk's Trash Talk | FIGHTLAND

  • 21 days ago
  • 1 views

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Reigning UFC Women's Strawweight Champion Joanna "Champion" Jedrzejczyk recently told us that she doesn't like trash talk and doesn't engage in it. And perhaps that's read news >>

UFC 205's Yoel Romero says it's not up to Michael Bisping whether he fights for title

  • 20 days ago
  • 24 views

NEW YORK – UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero said he hasn’t heard what champ Michael Bisping has to say about him, but he doesn’t put too much stock in it, anyway.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Alvarez vs. McGregor: Odds, Tickets, Predictions After Weigh-In

  • 20 days ago
  • 10 views

Any time Conor McGregor fights, it's huge news for the UFC. The Irish fighter is aware of his notoriety and plays it up every time he has a big fight. He will be stepping into the cage Saturday night read news >>

Khabib Nurmagomedov Decimates Michael Johnson (UFC 205 Results) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 19 days ago
  • 19 views

Second-ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov extended his unbeaten streak to 24 fights on Saturday when he decimated sixth-ranked Michael Johnson at UFC 205. read news >>

Conor McGregor Reaches Greatness as UFC's First Reigning Two-Division Champ

  • 19 days ago
  • 15 views

For as long as Conor McGregor has made noise—which is to say, as long as he’s been in the UFC—he has drawn critics. Those who said he’s all talk, those who said his wins were hollow, those who said h read news >>

With Miesha Tate's retirement, women's MMA loses a bridge between eras

  • 18 days ago
  • 26 views

After nine years and 25 fights, Miesha Tate called it quits following her unanimous-decision loss at UFC 205. How will we remember her? Hopefully as the gritty, determined fighter she was, and the on read news >>

ONE Championship 49 highlights: Shinya Aoki loses title in one of 2016's biggest upsets

  • 18 days ago
  • 52 views

For the first time in 10 fights and four-and-a-half years, Shinya Aoki has suffered an MMA loss – and it came in one of the year’s biggest upsets.Filed under: News read news >>

With Chad Laprise vs. Li Jingliang scratched, UFC 206 proceeds with 13 bouts

  • 16 days ago
  • 8 views

Next month’s UFC 206 lineup has lost a bout, but 13 are still on tap for the Canadian show.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Mousasi vs. Hall 2 - Fantasy Cheat Sheet

  • 16 days ago
  • 0 views

In today's fantasy preview, we're going to examine some of the key fights coming up on Saturday for UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Hall 2. read news >>