Cage Fury Fighting Championships returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Thursday, July 14 – 7 p.m.
Tickets Available Starting Friday, June 17, at 10 a.m. for CFFC 110, featuring two title fights
Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC) returns to Florida, at the luxurious Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa for the “CFFC 110: Alequin vs. Radtke” on Thursday, July 14, 7 p.m.
Topping the bill are a pair of title fights, including the main event, which sees undefeated welterweight champion Eric Alequin (7-0) putting his belt on the line for the first time when he takes on the hard-hitting Charles “Chuck Buffalo” Radtke (5-3). Meanwhile, the co-feature sees former CFFC flyweight champion Santo Curatolo (6-2) return to the promotion after an appearance on Dana White’s Contender Series to contest for an interim flyweight belt against veteran contender Lloyd “Albie” McKinney (15-8).
An additional featured matchup sees Bryan “The Ecuadorian Warrior” Bautista (4-1) take on Brazilian promotional newcomer Gonzalo Ojeda (3-1) in a key featherweight matchup.
Presale tickets will be available beginning Wednesday, June 15, at 10 a.m. with an exclusive code. Tickets priced starting at $60 will be available Friday, June 17, at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster or seminolehardrocktampa.com.
The event streams live on UFC FIGHT PASS.
“Our previous events at the incredible Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa were both phenomenal nights made even more special by the amazing sold-out crowds in attendance,” CFFC CEO Rob Haydak said. “We’re bringing another lineup full of MMA’s next big stars, and we’re expecting another evening of action-packed entertainment from start to finish.”
A Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt who remains an active competitor in the grappling world, Florida’s Alequin made his CFFC debut in March, battling to a hard-fought decision win over Hugh Pulley to claim the welterweight title left vacant when former titleholder Yohan Lainesse was signed by the UFC. He’ll now look to defend the belt against Radtke, who has won back-to-back appearances in the CFFC cage after leaving the lightweight division behind and moving up to 170 pounds.
Meanwhile, Curatolo is an impressive 6-1 under the CFFC banner but now faces the incredibly experienced McKinney for an interim belt, as reigning flyweight champion Phumi Nkuta remains sidelined from surgery he underwent earlier this year.
Current All Elite Wrestling champion and two-time UFC veteran CM Punk calls the action at CFFC 110 alongside Mixed Martial Arts.com editor-in-chief John Morgan on UFC FIGHT PASS.
Stay tuned to CFFC.tv for future announcements regarding CFFC 110. Additional bouts will be added shortly.
About Cage Fury Fighting Championships
Considered one of the best developmental mixed martial arts organizations in the industry, Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC) hosts events across the United States with an emphasis on cultivating the best and brightest talent in the sport. CFFC events are broadcast live on UFC FIGHT PASS, the leading digital subscription service for fight fans.
Founded in 2006, CFFC has served as home to a variety of UFC stars, including Anthony Smith, Jimmie Rivera, Aljamain Sterling, Kimbo Slice, Paul Felder, Jim Miller, Nick Catone, Lyman Good, Katlyn Chookagian, Shane Burgos and Jared Gordon. Led by its respected President Rob Haydak, CFFC’s executive team consists of sports and entertainment industry executives who have worked for some of the most prestigious brands in the world.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is one of the largest and most successful casinos in the world offering award-winning gaming, hospitality, and entertainment. The casino offers nearly 5,000 of the hottest slot machines, 179 table games, a state-of-the-art Poker Room featuring 46 tables and a smoke-free Mezzanine Level Casino. The 800-room hotel is AAA Four Diamond rated and proudly offers 12 restaurants, including upscale dining venues Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, The Rez Grill, and Cipresso. Amenities include the 1,500-seat Hard Rock Event Center, which hosts some of the nation’s hottest entertainers and must-see concerts; a 60,000-square-foot pool deck area with three pools and 19 cabanas; as well as the luxurious Rock Spa® & Salon. The resort is located off I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Hard Rock®:
Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies with venues in 68 countries spanning 253 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops®, Live Performance Venues and Cafes. HRI also launched a joint venture named Hard Rock Digital in 2020, an online sportsbook, retail sportsbook and internet gaming platform. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s largest and most valuable collection of authentic music memorabilia at more than 86,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. In 2021, Hard Rock was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s Best Employers for Diversity, a Top Employer for Women and the Top Employer in the Travel & Leisure, Gaming, and Entertainment Industry. Hard Rock was also designated as a U.S. Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal and named the top performing hotel brand in J.D. Power’s North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study for the third consecutive year in 2021. The brand is owned by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com