Brace For Impact: Centurion FC Rex Mundi - CFC 17 Unveiling The Kings Of Rio In The Final Of Centurion FC’s First International Grand Prix Series
Brace For Impact: Centurion FC Rex Mundi - CFC 17 Unveiling The Kings Of Rio In The Final Of Centurion FC’s First International Grand Prix Series2 months ago
Get ready, fight fans! Centurion FC is about to set Rio de Janeiro ablaze with the most explosive MMA event of the year – Rex Mundi - CFC 17! On January 20th, the Upper Arena will bear witness to a symphony of strikes, grappling wizardry, and the relentless pursuit of victory.

Centurion FC returns to Rio for the first event of 2024!

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Centurion FC proudly presents Rex Mundi, the seventeenth official event and the eleventh of the new era. As we embark on the eighth round of our global tour, the stage is set in the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. Following the triumph in Malta, we return to our beloved Rio on the 20th of January for an event that promises to be nothing short of spectacular – «Rex Mundi.»

Let’s take a quick look at the running order, and dissect each fight below:

CFC 17 Rio - Fight Card

1st Fight: Prelim - 66 kg MMA - Alexandre Junior 4-1 BRA Vs Joao Silva 0-2 BRA

4 Man Tournament 1st Semi-Final
2nd Fight - 77 Kg MMA - Jonathan Carlos 11-6 BRA Vs Ronys Torres 42-9 BRA

4 Man Tournament 2nd Semi-Final
3rd Fight - 77 Kg MMA - Mauricio Otalora 23-14 COL Vs Eduardo Souza 18-5 BRA

4th Fight - 77 kg MMA - Brendo Bispo 17-5 BRA Vs Paulo Henrique 15-7 BRA
5th Fight - 61 Kg MMA Women - Kalindra Faria 19-9 BRA Vs Queila Braga 6-2 BRA
6th Fight - 77 Kg MMA - Lukas Hodak 3-4 BRA Vs Gabriel Souza Galindo 6-1 BRA

10 Minutes Break

7th Fight - 80 Kg MMA - Thiago Lima 7-1 BRA Vs Andre Borges 10-5-0 BRA
8th Fight - Boxing Fight with MMA gloves 83 Kg - William Marcelino Baraka BRA Vs Joilton Lutterbach BRA
9th Fight - 84 Kg MMA - Alexandre Silva 8-4 BRA Vs Jose Henrique Souza 6-1 BRA

10th Fight
Tournament Final - Winner of Semi Final 1 VS Winner of Semi Final 2

The Rampage Begins: Preliminary Frenzy

1. Alexandre Junior 4-1 BRA Vs Joao Silva 0-2 BRA

Kicking off the night, Alexandre «Ja Rule» Silva and Joao Silva step into the cage, both hungry for redemption and glory; a raw display of heart and determination. Expect thunderous slams, lightning-quick submissions, and an opening act that sets the stage on fire.

The Main Course:

The main card kicks off with the 4-man tournament semi-finals. Winners of semi-final 1 (Jonathan Carlos vs. Ronys Torres) and semi-final 2 (Mauricio Otalora vs. Eduardo Souza) face off later in the main event for the Welterweight Grand Prix title. The champion of champions will be decided in the night’s final bout. An ultimate Welterwieght War.

Semi-Finals of the Four-Man Tournament:

2. Jonathan Carlos 11-6 BRA Vs Ronys Torres 42-9 BRA

In the first semi-final, Brazilian powerhouse Jonathan Carlos faces the legendary Ronys Torres. This isn’t just a battle; it’s a seismic collision of Brazilian MMA royalty. Jonathan’s arsenal of Muay Thai and Jiu-Jitsu clashes with Ronys’ war machine legacy. Brace for an all-out war as they vie for the throne!

3. Mauricio Otalora 23-14 COL Vs Eduardo Souza 18-5 BRA

The second semi-final brings forth the Colombian immortal, Mauricio Otalora, against the striking juggernaut Eduardo «pain machine» Souza. It’s a matchup of experience versus aggression, a battle that promises chaos, thunderous strikes, and a relentless pursuit of welterweight glory.

4. Brendo Bispo 17-5 BRA Vs Paulo Henrique 15-7 BRA

After the grand prix’s semi-finals, the fight card proceeds with more MMA action. Sao Paulo’s «The Monster» Brendo Bispo clashes with Rio’s Paulo Henrique in a showdown that transcends territories. This fight has the potential to be a clash of fighting philosophies. With such experience and variety of skills combined between these two, this welterweight clash promises to be a spectacle of the highest order.

5th Fight - 61 Kg MMA Women - Kalindra Faria 19-9 BRA Vs Queila Braga 6-2 BRA

The Valkyrie Kalindra Faria takes on Queila Braga in a women’s MMA showdown that screams strength, skill, and sheer ferocity. Faria, a complete fighter, faces Braga’s striking prowess and resilience. In this battle of femme fatales, expect the unexpected, and witness the power of women’s MMA.

6th Fight - 77 Kg MMA - Lukas Hodak 3-4 BRA Vs Gabriel Souza Galindo 6-1 BRA

Returning prospect Lukas Hodak faces off against the influencer-fighter Gabriel Souza Galindo. Prepare yourselves for a clash of generations and styles. Striking brilliance meets submission expertise in a duel that sets the stage for an intense MMA action.

Intermission: 10 Minutes to Catch Your Breath

After six heart-stopping fights, catch your breath during the 10-minute intermission. Rehydrate, refuel, and prepare for the relentless onslaught in the second half.

7th Fight - 80 Kg MMA - Thiago Lima 7-1 BRA Vs Andre Borges 10-5-0 BRA

The action resumes with the thunderous clash between Muay Thai world champion Thiago Lima and BJJ specialist Andre Borges. We’re expecting an all out war between these 2. A battle for dominance that promises an intense spectacle for all fight fans.

8. William Marcelino Baraka BRA Vs Joilton Lutterbach BRA - 83 kg Boxing with MMA Gloves

Relive the thrill of Cage Extreme Boxing as William Marcelino «Baraka» and Joilton Lutterbach trade blows with 4-ounce gloves. After the success of our previous event in Malta, when we introduced boxing in the cage with MMA gloves for the first time in Centurion FC, we expect a barrage of spectacular strikes, pure adrenaline, and a battle of 5-minute rounds!

9th Fight - 84 Kg MMA - Alexandre Silva 8-4 BRA Vs Jose Henrique Souza 6-1 BRA

In the co-main event, Alexandre «Pequeno» Silva faces the young prodigy Jose Henrique Souza. It’s experience against raw talent, heavy hands against Nova Uniao’s prowess. This isn’t just a clash; it’s a collision of styles, a battle that will reverberate through the MMA world.

10th Fight: Tournament Final
Winner of Semi Final 1 VS Winner of Semi Final 2

The night culminates in the ultimate showdown – the final of the 77 kg MMA tournament. The cage will witness a battle that defines champions and crowns the King of Rio. The winner of the first semi-final clashes with the victor of the second semi-final. The Apex of Chaos is upon us – who will emerge as the undisputed ruler?

Where to Watch:

Catch all the action live! Tune in to CazeTV](https://www.youtube.com/@CazeTV), Centurion.TV, Fite.TV, and BandSports for the adrenaline-pumping showdown at CFC17. Whether you’re on our website or your preferred streaming platform, witness every knockout, submission, and triumph as the fighters battle for supremacy. Don’t miss a moment – join us on Centurion.TV, Fite.TV, CazeTV, and BandSports for the ultimate MMA experience!

Join the Mayhem in the Arena!

Whether you’re in Rio de Janeiro or streaming live, Centurion FC Rex Mundi - CFC 17 promises an unparalleled night of mayhem, surprises, and undiluted passion for MMA. Don’t miss the chance to be part of history; join the legion in the quest to answer, «Who Will Be the King of Rio?». See you in the arena, fight fans!