Video: CFFC 63’s Ahmet Kayretli vs. Michael Ballard


Ahmet Kayretli (6-1 MMA, 0-0 CFFC) will challenge former UFC fighter and current Cage Fury Fighting Championships Bantamweight Champion Nick Pace (7-3 MMA, 1-0 CFFC) for the strap at CFFC 63 inside the Borgota Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey this Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.

Kayretli will make his CFFC debut against the champion. He is riding a six fight win streak after losing in his professional debut to CFFC veteran Fransisco Isata via first-round submission at Shogun Fights 9 Oct. 26, 2013.

Fighting out of Fairfax, Virginia, he finished four of his six victories by TKO/KO. The 27-year-old is ranked as the No. 3 flyweight in Virginia according to Tapology. 

In his most recent outing, Kayretli earned a first round knockout win against Michael Ballard at Strike Off 8: Road to Grand Prix June 25, 2016. Here is a look at his performance.

(Video Credit: Resant Ashirov via Youtube).

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