Atlantic City lightweight mixed martial arts prospect Cesar Balmaceda will seek his fourth straight victory Saturday night at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.
Balmaceda (3-0), an Atlantic City High School graduate who competes for Vineland-based Cage Fury Fighting Championships, will take on Johnson Jajaoute (4-1), of Philadelphia, in a three-round bout as part of CFFC 66 at Borgata’s Events Center.
Balmaceda, 22, is coming off the biggest victory of his professional MMA career, a three-round decision over formerly unbeaten Joe Solecki, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in Philadelphia on May 25.
There are 13 total bouts scheduled, including a main event that pits former UFC welterweight Jonavin Webb (9-2), of Marlton, against Cody Wilson (9-3), of Boiling Springs, South Carolina, in a five-round bout. In the co-feature, Brick Township bantamweight Ricky Bandejas (8-1) will fight Georgi Kudukhashvili (3-0), of Oceanside, New York, for the interim CFFC championship.
Doors to the Events Center open at 5:30 p.m. with the first bout scheduled for 6 p.m. Some tickets are available at the door.
Fight fans in search of some boxing action can check out the card at the Claridge — A Radisson Hotel on Saturday night.
Former Camden light-heavyweight contender Prince Badi Ajamu (27-3-1, 15 KOs) will end an eight-year layoff at age 45 when he takes on Chicago veteran Edgar Perez (7-21, 3 KOs) in a six-round bout.
In other bouts, Glassboro super-middleweight Derrick Webster (23-1, 12 KOs) will take on St. Louis’ Lamar Harris (9-13-4, 5 KOs) in an eight-round fight. Chinese heavyweight Zhilei Zhang (16-0, 12 KOs), who won a silver medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics, will meet Lamar Harris (9-13-4, 5 KOs), also of St. Louis, in a six-round bout.
Six total fights are scheduled. Doors to the Claridge Celebrity Theatre open at 6 p.m. with the first bout slated for 7 p.m.