Kansas City, KS --The Titan Fighting Championships (www.TitanEntertainment.com) announced today that it is scheduled to return on Friday, January 28, 2011. The event, which will be headlined by UFC veteran Todd Duffee, will emanate from its home base of Kansas City at the historic Memorial Hall and will be televised live nationally on HDNet (www.HDNetFights.com).
HDNet Fights CEO Andrew Simon first revealed that Titan Fighting Championships 16 will be airing LIVE on HDNet this past Friday. News of Duffee's return to action on HDNet quickly spread throughout the MMA community.
"MMA fans around the world know that HDNet is everyone's home for MMA. We're excited that the Titan Fighting Championships will look to build a home of its own with HDNet and HDNet Fights starting on Jan. 28," said Titan Fighting Championships President and CEO Joe Kelly."
Duffee, 6-1, will face Nebraska native Abe Wagner, 6-3, a veteran from the tenth season of The Ultimate Fighter.
The Titan Fighting Championships first began promoting MMA events in 2006. It has served as a launching pad for nationally recognized competitors such as current UFC fighters Mike Johnson, Rob Kimmons and Alan Belcher; former WEC veterans L.C. Davis and James Krause; current Strikeforce fighters Bobby Voelker and Rudy Bears; former Strikeforce veterans Zak Cummings and Lee Gibson; and current Bellator Fighting Championships fighters Jay Hieron, Danny Tims, Jose Vega, Eric Marriott and Tyler Stinson.
"Titan has worked with some of the best up and coming talent over the years and we are excited to continue that tradition with HDNet," said Kelly. "Being able to feature Todd Duffee on our first televised event of 2011 is very exciting but I think fight fans will be surprised with some of the other names that have committed to this event. Over the course of the next few weeks, we will be announcing some very exciting matchups."
The live national televised broadcast of Titan Fighting Championships 16 on January 28 will begin at 10:00 p.m. ET/9:00 p.m. CT with the local undercard starting at 8:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. CT. Tickets for the event will go on sale today (Dec. 13) at 10 a.m. CT on Ticketmaster.com and the Memorial Hall box office.