TUF vet Valdir Araujo faces Adriano Captulino at Titan FC 45

Valdir Araujo

TUF vet Valdir Araujo returns to the cage at Titan FC 45 to take on Adriano Captulino.  Titan FC 45 takes place August 18th at the Pembroke Pines City Center in Pembroke Pines, FL with a main card webcast at UFC Fight Pass.

During 2015’s TUF Season 21 Valdir Araujo defeated Steve Carl and Nathan Coy but he never went on to fight in the UFC.  Instead Araujo went on to go 3-2 for an overall record of 17-7 with his most recent fight being a guillotine choke of Preston Parsons at Titan FC 43 in January.  5-1 Adriano Captulino defeated Taylor Krahl in December to win his Titan FC debut while his only loss to date was to Strikeforce vet Eddy Ellis by guillotine choke last November.

Gustavo Eddy Balart

In the co-main event undefeated Gustavo Eddy Balart faces the more experienced Jorge Calvo Martin.  Balart enters this bout 3-0 with wins in Titan FC over Carlos Hernandez and Desmond Moore in January and May respectively.  Jorge Calvo Martin had only tasted defeat once as his record stands at 10-1 with that loss being to Alexis Vila at Titan FC 40.  Since that August 2016 fight Martin defeated Arturo Hernandez and Bruno Korea with the Korea fight being at Titan FC 44 in May.

Jorge Calvo Martin



Fight card

  • Taylor Krahl vs. Robert Turnquest
  • Steve Mowry vs. Dustin Clements
  • Uros Jurisic vs. Demarcus Kemp
  • Gleidson Dejesus vs. Chino Duran
  • Luciano Santos vs. Demarques Jackson
  • James Blair vs. Askar Askar
  • Carina Goncalves vs. Jessica-Rose Clark
  • Raush Manflo vs. Martin Brown
  • Gustavo Eddy Balart vs. Jorge Calvo Martin
  • Valdir Araujo vs. Adriano Captulino