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Joe Lowry throws a right hand on Daisuke Yamaji at CFFC 63 on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Photo Credit: CFFC MM/MDphotoandink.

Cage Fury Fighting Championships 65 takes place tonight, May 20, 2017 at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The card consists of five amateur bout, seven professional contests, including three championship fights.

In the main event, four-time Cage Fury Fighting Championships veteran Sean”Brick House” Brady (5-0 MMA, 5-0 CFFC) will fight Tanner “The Hammer” Saraceno (4-1 MMA, 1-0 CFFC) for the vacant CFFC welterweight title at CFFC 65 inside the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 20, 2017.

In his last outing at CFFC 60, Brady knocked out Chauncey Foxworth in less than a minute into the first round Aug. 6, 2016. Previously, the 24-year-old earned a unanimous decision from the judges by defeating Rocky Edwards at CFFC 56 Feb. 27, 2016.

He owns two unanimous decisions against Aaron Jeffery and Jake Combocz under the CFFC banner. In his professional debut, Brady finished Paul Almquest by TKO (referee stoppage) at 33 seconds into the opening round at CFFC 38 Aug. 9, 2014.

This is not the first time “Brick House” earned a shot at the title. Brady’s scheduled CFFC 62 bout with DJ Jackson for the vacant CFFC welterweight title was canceled after Brady suffered a bulging disc in his lower back.

He fought once for the CFFC at the amateur level. In his final bout before turning professional, Brady finished Brandon Vernalli by first-round rear-naked choke at CFFC 33 March 22, 2014.

He ranks as the No. 1 welterweight in Pennsylvania according to Tapology.com. In the Northeast, Brady is the No. 11 welterweight, moving down as the No. 3 in New Jersey.

Saraceno made his CFFC debut Feb. 18, 2016. “The Hammer” submitted Matt Socholotiuk in the opening round of their CFFC 63 bout.

He competed on season six of WWE’s “Tough Enough” reality TV show. The 26-year-old missed out on being called the next WWE Superstar as Josh Breedl won the show.

Since losing his professional debut to Jared Gooden at National Fighting Championships 38 March 2016, Saraceno defeated his next four opponents.

His other three victories besides Socholtiuk, include of a submission win against Travis Conner and two TKO finishes against Muhieddin Alkhatib and Eric Thomas.

Main Event: Tanner Saraceno vs Sean Brady (For Vacant CFFC Welterweight Championships)

Sean Brady submits Tanner Saraceno in the first round to win the vacant CFFC welterweight title.

Co-main event: Joe Lowry vs (C) Mike Pope (For CFFC Lightweight Championship)

Joesph Lowry defeats Mike Pope by KO one minute into the first round to win his first Professional lightweight title.

Bout 10: Jamelle Jones vs Anton Berzin (For Inaugural CFFC light-heavyweight Championship)

Anton Berzin TKO’s Jamelle Jones in the second round and becomes the first CFFC light-heavyweight champion.

Bout 9: Cristian Torres vs Mike Wilcox

Mike Wilcox submits Cristian Torres via RNC in the first round.

Bout 8: Chauncey Foxworth vs Bassil Hafez

Bassil Hafez submits Chauncey Foxworth via RNC in the first round.

Bout 7: Joe Solecki  vs Cesar Balmaceda

Cesar Balmaceda defeats JoeSolecki  via unanimous decision.

Bout 6: Derrick Brown vs Karl Roberson

Karl Robertson submits Derrick Brown via arm-bar at 1:40 secs in the first round.

NEXT GEN UNDERCARD (Amateur)
Bout 5: Bobby Malcolm vs James Fitzpatrick

James Fitzpatrick via Split Decsion

Bout 4: Austin Coleman vs Israel Encarnacion

This bout has been canceled. Coleman weighed in heavy at 128 and Encarnacion weighed in light at 123, commsion wouldnt sanction bout

Bout 3: Zulkaranain Kamchybekov vs Frank Wallace

Kamchybekov by unamious decsion

Bout 2: James Ferren vs Zac Haynes

Zac Haynes by Unamious Decision

Bout 1: Sandra Chheng vs Linda Silsith Bye

Sandra Chheng by decision

By Matt Steck

Writing for NJ MMA New since 2011, Connor is passionate about covering local mixed martial arts. He graduated from Temple University’s School of Media and Communications with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. His love for MMA stems from his past as a high school wrestler and jiu-jitsu blue belt. Former UFC fighter Kurt Pellegrino coached Connor in his senior year of high school. He worked as a Rally Sports Desk report for The Philadelphia Inquirer and interned as a sports reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News.