Atlantic City, NJ – With anundefeated record of 9-0, current Cage Fury Fighting Championships’ (CFFC)current featherweight champion, Joey Gambino is one of the most sought outprospects in the world. After winning the CFFC title in 2011 after a KO victoryover savvy veteran Eddie Fyvie and a title defense already in 2012 bydominating Bellator veteran Kenny Foster, Gambino will stay with theorganization and continue to defend his title.
"I'm excited to be defending my title again for CFFC in AtlanticCity," said the 23 year-old New York native. "CFFC has always put on agreat show. All my family and friends are looking forward to coming to the newvenue at the Borgata. I'm thankful for the opportunity to showcase more of myskill in defending my title and put on another great show for the fans."
With Gambino’s pedigree it was an easy decision for CFFC’s management to cometogether on another deal. "Without question, Joey has been on the radar ofall the top MMA organizations around the globe," stated CFFC President RobHaydak. "He's an amazing talent with a huge future ahead of him. We arehonored that he has chosen CFFC as his home while he continues to strive forhis ultimate goal, the UFC. I truly believe that Joey Gambino will become ahousehold name in the years to come."
With an unblemished record, great character, and the ability to finish fights,Gambino is the ideal fighter that the fans love. "Joey carries himselflike a true professional and surrounds himself with some of the best trainersand management in the business," continued Haydak. "His family is aspassionate and supportive as they come!"
Joey Gambino is one of CFFC’s elite champions. He and current CFFC bantamweightchampion, Aljamain Sterling, are currently ranked as the number two prospectsin world in their respective weight classes. Current CFFC flyweight champion,Sean Santella, is ranked in the top ten and Greg Soto, who holds thewelterweight strap is a UFC veteran. Also, CFFC current lightweight champion,John Cholish has gone on the UFC and is currently 1-0 in the organization withanother fight scheduled in May. "If you take a close look at ourchampions, they are all top prospects and nationally ranked," said Haydak."We always have and will continue to seek out the best fighters in theworld. To win a CFFC belt, comes with a reputation of being an elite fighter.We don't hand out belts lightly."
About Cage Fury FightingChampionship:
Cage Fury Fighting Championships (www.cffc.tv) is a pioneer in bringing prominent and eliteMMA talent to the east coast. With a successful return in 2011 headed byPresident Rob Haydak Jr. and Vice President Joe Stant, the organization hascontinued to help launch the careers of several MMA stars including current UFCstar and current CFFC lightweight champion John Cholish and rising Strikeforcestar Nah-shon Burrell. CFFC Champions include UFC veteran Greg Soto(welterweight), Aljamain Sterling (bantamweight) and Joey Gambino(featherweight) who are both currently ranked as the #2 prospects in the worldin their respective weight classes. CFFC Flyweight Champion, Sean Santella iscurrently ranked as the # 8 prospect in the world.