CES MMA’s welterweight champion Chris Curtis (13-4 MMA) will put his belt up for grabs in the CES MMA 34 main event against Nah-Shon Burrell (12-6 MMA).
CES MMA 34 will take place April 1 at Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut . The main card will air on AXS TV.
Curtis stopped Gil de Freitas in January at CES MMA 32 with a first-round TKO to win the promotion’s welterweight title, giving him three straight wins. The 28-year-old has seven stoppage wins in his 13 career victories. His fight against Burrell will be his is first title defence.
Burrell, a UFC, Bellator and Strikeforce veteran, will be making his CES MMA debut. After back-to-back losses in Bellator to Andrey Koreshkov and Michael Page, he has won two of his past three fights, both by TKO. Sandwiched in between wins over Ryan Hodge and Ryan Dickson was a submission loss to Lyman Good this past May at CFFC 48 for that promotion’s welterweight title.
The co-main event features a featherweight contest between Kenny Foster and Calvin Kattar
Check out the full card below along with a video preview of the event.
Main Card (AXS TV, 9 p.m. ET)
Chris Curtis vs. Nah-Shon Burrell for the CES MMA welterweight title
Kenny Foster vs. Calvin Kattar
Johnny Campbell vs. Matthew Lozano
Kevin Haley vs. Steve Skrzat
Leon Davis vs. Lorawnt-T Nelson
Preliminary Card (7 p.m. ET)
Luay Ashkar vs. Carlos Candelario
Mike Maldonado vs. George Nassar
Anton Berzin vs. Matt Thompson
Merab Dualishuili vs. Geoffrey Then