Former UFC welterweight Charlie Brenneman has signed a three-fight contract with the New Jersey-based Cage Fury Fighting Championships. Friday verified the signing with Arias Garcia, CFFC matchmaker and general manager, who also revealed that the promotion has signed onetime UFC featherweight and former CFFC champion Joey Gambino to a multi-fight deal. Brenneman is expected to make his promotional debut at CFFC 23, which takes place April 12 from the Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia, Pa.

Brenneman made the cut to lightweight following his release from the UFC last year, debuting at 155 pounds on Jan. 19 under the Valley Fight League Banner. “The Spaniard” earned a finish for the first time in three years, submitting Eric Irvin with a second-round rear-naked choke. Brenneman, 32, owns eight of his 16 career victories via decision and holds notable victories over Rick Story, Amilcar Alves and Jason High.

Gambino, 24, saw his perfect professional record ruined during his two-fight UFC stint, which resulted in a pair of defeats last year. “The Raging Warrior” was first submitted by a Steven Siler guillotine choke on June 22 and then outpointed by hard-hitting “TUF 14” winner Diego Brandao, who took a unanimous decision from Gambino on Oct. 13 at UFC 153.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Russian Welterweight Nikolay Aleksakhin Signs with ONE, Debuts on Saturday

  • 9 days ago

Highly regarded Russian welterweight Nikolay Aleksakhin debuts at Saturday's ONE: Dynasty of Champions, hoping to zero in on champion Ben Askren. read news >>

Cosmo Alexandre signs exclusive deal with WSOF

  • 24 days ago

Kickboxing star and Bellator veteran Cosmo Alexandre has signed an exclusive multi-fight deal with WSOF, officials recently announced.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

Victory Fighting Championships signs streaming deal with UFC Fight Pass

  • 8 days ago

UFC Fight Pass will gain even more content with the announcement of a new exclusive streaming deal with the Nebraska-based Victory Fighting Championships.Filed under: News read news >>

Gastelum at a Different Level of Maturity

  • 8 days ago

When 15th-ranked welterweight Kelvin Gastelum signed on for a fight with the number five-ranked Matt Brown, the 24-year-old fighting out of Huntington Beach, California was understandably excited. read news >>

Daniel Cormier, UFC Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

  • 26 days ago

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier (17-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) signed an eight-fight contract with the organization Monday. According to Steven Marrocco of MMAjunkie, Cormier met with the UFC and read news >>

Daniel Cormier signs eight-fight UFC deal, undecided on New York defense vs. Jones

  • 26 days ago

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier met this past week with the UFC to discuss his future with the promotion and emerged with a new eight-fight contract that’s made him “very, very happy.”F read news >>

Dana White hopeful 'CM Punk' debuts by mid-2016, urges fans to be patient

  • 14 days ago

MELBOURNE, Australia – If you’re still waiting for Phil “CM Punk” Brooks to make that long-promoted UFC debut, company president Dana White is urging a little patience.Filed under: Featured Videos, N read news >>

Brian Camozzi Signs 4-Fight Deal With Titan Fighting Championship

  • 17 days ago

Undefeated Brian Camozzi, brother of UFC middleweight Chris Camozzi, has inked a four-fight deal with Titan Fighting Championships. read news >>

UFC vet Charlie Brenneman on the emotional 'labor of love' of writing his book

  • 18 days ago

Charlie Brenneman has accomplished many things in his life. He's been a successful collegiate wrestler, won the first season of the sports reality show "Pros vs. Joes," and found success in the UFC's read news >>

Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2081 with Alan Belcher, Charlie Brenneman, Shane Kruchten

  • 18 days ago

Stream or download Monday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Alan Belcher, Charlie Brenneman and Shane KruchtenFiled under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC, WSOF read news >>