MENU
#UFC 217 #UFC Fight Night 55 #Michael Bisping #GSP #Conor McGregor


Eric Marriott has joined the lineup for TFC 17. | Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com


Three new matchups have been added to the card for Titan Fighting Championship 17, which goes down March 25 at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan.

Headlined by a heavyweight attraction pitting former pro-wrestling superstar Bobby Lashley against M-1 Challenge veteran James Jack, the event will now feature a bantamweight tilt between Anthony Gutierrez and Jon Hollis, a lightweight attraction showcasing James Krause and Nathan Schut, and a 150-pound catchweight confrontation pairing Eric Marriott with Willian de Souza.

Sherdog.com learned of the additions Friday afternoon from a source close to the event. As previously reported, the show will also feature a heavyweight bout between “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 10 participant Abe Wagner and Bellator vet Aaron Rosa. Additionally, onetime UFC contender Phil Baroni will meet former Strikeforce talent Nick Nolte at middleweight.

Known as “Shark Bait,” Gutierrez compiled a 16-4 amateur record before making an impressive professional debut at January’s TFC 16, where he stopped Jacob Aiken in the first round with elbow strikes.

Salina, Kan., native Hollis also had an extensive amateur career prior to turning pro last September. He, too, competed at TFC 16, notching a third-round knockout of Brian Phillips.

Krause has been beaten only thrice over his three-year career. The 24-year-old was defeated in both of his World Extreme Cagefighting appearances in 2009, dropping bouts to Donald Cerrone and Ricardo Lamas, respectively. Though he recovered with a win at TFC 15 to end that year, Krause was again beaten in his most recent outing, falling to two-time Bellator tournament finalist Toby Imada in April 2010.

Schut rides a five-fight winning streak into his bout with Krause. A King of the Cage veteran, the Minnesotan owns all 11 of his career wins by submission.

A competitor in Bellator’s second-season featherweight tournament, Marriott is a teammate of Gutierrez at K2L Grindhouse in Lee’s Summit, Mo. Known as “The Machine,” Marriott has finished over half of his career victims by knockout or submission.

De Souza, a 28-year-old Topeka, Kan., resident last competed in August, when he earned a second-round submission victory over Travis Sveum at a local event in Missouri. DaSouza’s bout against Marriott will mark his first inside the Titan cage.

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

Comments

Show Comments

Related News

Two Bouts Added to UFC Fight Night Winnipeg | MMAWeekly.com

  • 15 days ago
  • 6 views

Two new bouts have been added to the December 16 fight card in Winnipeg, Canada. read news >>

Two bouts added to stacked Winnipeg card

  • 15 days ago
  • 1 views

Light heavyweight contenders and rising welterweight stars will make the trip to Winnipeg on Dec. 16 to compete in UFC Fight Night action at Bell MTS Place. read news >>

Horiguchi-Oliveira, McCall-Kape among tourney bouts set for Rizin FF 8 on Dec. 29

  • 16 days ago
  • 7 views

The quarterfinal-round matchups are set for Rizin FF’s bantamweight tournament.Filed under: News read news >>

Roberts vs. Westcott, Blachowicz vs. Cannonier added to UFC on FOX 26 in Winnipeg

  • 15 days ago
  • 9 views

UFC on FOX 26 additions include a pair of fighters looking to build on recent wins and a replacement opponent making a quick turnaround.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Invicta FC 26 Gets Three New Bouts | MMAWeekly.com

  • 14 days ago
  • 3 views

Invicta Fighting Championships today announced a flyweight replacement and three new bouts for Invicta FC 26. read news >>

Trio of fights added to UFC Fight Night 124 in St. Louis

  • 13 days ago
  • 33 views

The fight card for the UFC’s debut event in St. Louis has three new additions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC-Norfolk in-depth breakdown: Stylistic matchups, fight picks, best bets and fantasy studs

  • 12 days ago
  • 11 views

MMAjunkie Radio co-host and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom provides an in-depth breakdown of all of UFC Fight Night 120’s main-card bouts 1 2 3 4 5 6 …7Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Jason Knight vs. Gabriel Benitez added to UFC Fight Night 123

  • 12 days ago
  • 33 views

UFC Fight Night 123 has a new featherweight bout on its card.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Jussier Formiga vs. Ben Nguyen, Tyson Pedro vs. Saparbek Safarov added to UFC 221 in Perth

  • 11 days ago
  • 10 views

The UFC’s debut event in Perth is beginning to take shape with the addition of its first two fights. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

LFA 27 results: Watley grinds out Wilson to retain, Spann picks up quick win

  • 11 days ago
  • 2 views

LFA 27’s three final bouts saw three fighters winning big and making some serious statements in the process.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>