CES MMA 34 Weigh-ins: Burrell Heavy, Will Fight Champ Curtis in Non-Title Catchweight Bout

By Mike Sloan Mar 31, 2016
CES MMA returns to Foxwoods Resort and Casino on Friday with another edition of hard-hitting hand-to-hand combat. Headlining CES MMA 34 was supposed to be a welterweight champion bout between the promotion’s titleholder Chris Curtis as he defended against Nah-Shon Burrell, but there was a minor fiasco at Thursday’s weigh-ins.

Burrell came in at 176 for his matchup, nixing his chances to win the 170-pound crown. Both fighters wound up agreeing to meet in a catchweight bout, cancelling all title implications. The main event will still be a five-round affair, though.

AXS TV will televise the main card, which will air live on the network starting at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

CES MMA 34 Weigh-in Results:

Chris Curtis (174) vs. Nah-Shon Burrell (176)
Calvin Kattar (150) vs. Kenny Foster (149)
Matt Lozano (131) vs. Johnny Campbell (134)
Steve Skrzat (203) vs. Kevin Haley (204)
Leon Davis (155) vs. Lorawnt-T Nelson (153)
Carlos Candelario (125) vs. Luay Ashkar (126)
Anton Berzin (205) vs. Matt Thompson (203)
Geoffrey Then (134) vs. Merab Dvalishvili (136)
Gavin Nickel (261) vs. Dan Randall (237)
Michael Maldonado (147) vs. George Nassar (156)

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