Resurrection Fighting Alliance officials announced Saturday that the Nebraska-based promotion has acquired the Kansas-based Titan Fighting Championships.

According to the official release, the RFA has obtained certain Titan fighter contracts, as well as Titan’s television deal with AXS TV. As a result, the RFA’s upcoming Nov. 2 show will now be broadcast on the cable network. Titan FC founder Joe Kelly has also signed on with the RFA and will begin working for the promotion in “various roles.”

“I am very excited to be working with the guys at Resurrection Fighting Alliance. I really feel like this is a partnership with all the potential for success,” said Kelly. “We are very like-minded with similar goals. That made this an opportunity I could not pass on.”

Founded in 2006, Titan FC presided over 24 total events, most of which were held at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. TFC 25 was expected to take place Sept. 21 in St. Louis, but the show was postponed after inclement weather conditions prevented the use of the planned outdoor venue.

The RFA’s Nov. 2 offering marks the promotion’s first event held in Las Vegas. Headlined by a heavyweight confrontation between UFC veterans Gilbert Yvel and Marcio Cruz, the event takes place at Texas Station and also features a lightweight showdown between two more Octagon vets, as Tyson Griffin faces Efrain Escudero.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Cain Velasquez Injured, Stipe Miocic Steps in to Face Fabricio Werdum at UFC 196

  • 12 days ago
  • 101 views

UFC officials announced on Sunday that the former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has been forced to withdraw from the UFC 196 title fight against titleholder Fabricio Werdum. read news >>

FOX Sports 2 to air 8th World MMA Awards on Feb. 12; fan voting ends tonight

  • 5 days ago
  • 4 views

Officials today announced FOX Sports 2 will air the 8th Annual World MMA Awards. Voting for the annual industry awards ends today.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

UFC light heavyweight Abdul-Kerim Edilov fails USADA test before making octagon debut

  • 3 days ago
  • 25 views

UFC officials today announced that light heavyweight signee Abdul-Kerim Edilov has been notified of a potential anti-doping policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition test.Filed under: News read news >>

Tim Means pulled from UFC Fight Night 83 headliner after failed USADA test

  • 2 days ago
  • 12 views

UFC officials today announced that welterweight [autotag]Tim Means[/autotag] has been pulled from a planned UFC Fight Night 83 headliner with Donald Cerrone after being notified of a potential anti-d read news >>

Sean Soriano among 'Legacy FC 52: Page vs. Schnell' additions

  • 20 hours ago
  • 0 views

After previously announcing the event’s championship headliner, officials today confirmed the rest of the main card for “Legacy FC 52: Page vs. Schnell.”Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

UFC extends commitment to Cleveland Clinic and fighters' brain health study

  • a day ago
  • 0 views

UFC® today announced a five-year extension of its partnership with Cleveland Clinic, and its support of the Professional Fighters Brain Health Study. read news >>

Video: Watch Episode 2 of 'Dana White: Lookin' for a Fight'

  • 2 days ago
  • 17 views

After a successful launch that has seen UFC officials bring Sage Northcutt and Randy Brown to the octagon, not to mention this weekend’s debut of Mickey Gall, the second episode of “Dana White: Looki read news >>

Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier: Latest News, Rumours on Potential Fight

  • 2 days ago
  • 9 views

UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday the MMA return of Jon Jones could come sometime in April against current UFC light heavyweight titleholder Daniel Cormier. Continue for updates. White: Jo read news >>

Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman: Fight Date Announced, Comments and Reaction

  • 2 days ago
  • 13 views

On Wednesday afternoon, UFC President Dana White announced on Fox Sports' Garbage Time (via Damon Martin of FoxSports.com) that Luke Rockhold will defend his middleweight title against Chris Weidman read news >>

UFC Officials Set November as Newest Target Date for New York Event

  • 5 days ago
  • 9 views

You have to hand it to the UFC: They refuse to give up on New York. After yet another recent setback scuttled a planned UFC event in April, company officials have now established November as the newe read news >>