Cage Fury Fighting Championships returned to the Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania with "CFFC 32: Stripling VS Anyanwu". The 10 bout card featured a title fight along with 5 stoppages. CFFC has expanded their stranglehold on Northeast MMA as they continue to pump out one blockbuster show after another.
In the main event, in a tussle between undefeated featherweights, Levan "The Hornet" Makashvili (7-0) defeated Jordan Stiner (6-1) via unanimous decision. Makashvili used his wrestling advantage to control most of the fight as he stalled Stiner's offense by scoring in the clinch and getting takedowns. In the third round, Stiner was able press the action in the final seconds, but it was not enough as he couldn't get the finish. Makashvili is an expert grappler and came to impose his will which he did with his all-around game. After the fight, Stiner was marked up in the face from Makashvili's striking and you could tell the both went to battle inside the cage for the full 15 minutes and left everything on the mat. With the win, Makashvili will fight for the CFFC featherweight title in his next fight.
In the co-main event, Azunna "Zu" Anyanwu (6-2) captured the CFFC Heavyweight Title after TKOing Joe Stripling (8-5) in the first round. In the opening seconds, Anyanwu connected with an overhand right. After a quick break for a poke in the eyes by Anyanwu, he found his mark again with that overhand right and dropped Stripling with that one punch. Anyanwu looked to follow up on the ground, but the ref stopped the fight immediately. It was a spectacular with by Anyanwu who now holds the CFFC crown.
In other action, Jonathan Delbrugge (4-1) defeated Stephen Singleton (2-4) with a rear naked choke in the second round. Delbrugge's last fight only lasted 9 seconds so this one seemed like a marathon for the fast starting Delbrugge. Delbrugge scored a takedown early in the fight and scored with a nice elbow from the ground that caused a huge bump to form on Singleton's forehead. In the second, after trading punches for the first two minutes, Delbrugge got a double leg takedown as Singleton worked from the rubber guard. Delbrugge moved to side control where he rained down elbows while keeping Singleton caught in a crucifix. Finally, Delbrugge passed once again and got the choke locked in for the tapout win.
William "Honey Badger" Algeo (5-1) defeated Joel Roberts (9-6) via TKO in the third round in a barn burner. This was a back and forth battle until the very end as in the final round, Algeo hurt Roberts with a high kick and scored with more punches while Roberts was against the cage defending. Algeo landed a huge knee that was timed perfectly as Roberts crumbled against the cage. Algeo threw one more knee as the ref stopped the fight in what was the fight of the night.
Be sure to catch all of the action anytime on VOD on GFL.tv as "CFFC 32: Stripling VS Anyanwu" showcases the top professional and amateur MMA in the East Coast.