Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC) Heads to Parx Casino with Heavyweight Title Fight on Saturday, March 2
CFFC Heavyweight Champion Zu Anyanwu Defends Title Against Hard-Hitting Chris Daukaus
Tickets for one of the nation’s best developmental MMA shows are on sale now
PHILADELPHIA — DEC. 3, 2018 — Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC), one of the industry’s leading developmental MMA organizations, announced today that it will host a heavyweight title fight on Saturday, March 2 at the XCite Center at Parx Casino in Philadelphia, Pa. Tickets are available NOW at CFFC.tv and the Parx Casino Box Office.
In the night’s main event, CFFC heavyweight champion and Bucks County’s own Zu Anyanwu (14-5) will defend his title against Philadelphia police officer Chris Daukaus (7-2), who is on a five-fight win streak with 4 KOs. The full fight card will be announced in the coming weeks.
“Philadelphia is a true fight town and Parx Casino is an incredible venue to host a heavyweight title fight like this,” said Rob Haydak, President of CFFC. “We’re thrilled that Parx Casino will serve as the home of CFFC in Philadelphia. CFFC is back and better than ever, and our partnership with an elite property like Parx Casino is a true testament to our plans to be the best developmental MMA organization in the country.”
Founded in 2006, CFFC has served as the breeding ground for some of the most exciting fighters in MMA. Stars who’ve fought in CFFC and gone on to compete inside the UFC’s hallowed Octagon include Anthony Smith, Jimmie Rivera, Aljamain Sterling, Kimbo Slice, Paul Felder, Jim Miller, Nick Catone, Lyman Good, Katlyn Chookagian, Shane Burgos and Jared Gordon.
“CFFC has a long history of putting on exciting events and we think the Xcite Center at Parx Casino is the perfect venue for the fastest-rising stars in MMA to compete,” Helmut Perzi, Director of Entertainment for Parx Casino, said. “This heavyweight title fight on March 2 is just the beginning of what we hope will be many successful CFFC events at Parx.”
ABOUT CAGE FURY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS:
Considered one of the best regional, 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. 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 PARX CASINO®
Parx Casino® is owned and operated by Greenwood Racing, Inc. and is the #1 revenue generating casino property in Pennsylvania. Parx Casino® is conveniently located 20 minutes north of center city Philadelphia, I-95 exit 37 or PA Turnpike exit 351 (westbound), exit 352 (eastbound) on Street Road in Bensalem Bucks County. Parx features over 200,000 square feet of gaming; 3,270 slot machines and 148 live table games; 40 poker tables; live racing & simulcast action; Parx Grill, an upscale signature restaurant; Foodies quick service dining; Chickie's & Pete's Crab House and Sports Bar; Jax sports bar; Circle Bar; Bambu Noodle House; The Lucky Cheese ~ gourmet grilled cheese eatery; XLounge, luxury casino lounge and complimentary parking for over 5,000 cars. In January 2018, Parx debuted a $50M expansion that included the 1,500-seat live entertainment venue, Xcite Center; Liberty Bell Gastropub, farm-to-fork inspired menu; Oliveto, New York City style pizza and Italian Classics; Parx Poker, new custom built private poker room. For more information on Parx Casino®, visit www.parxcasino.com.