It's time to meet the first Future MMA lightweight champion, on the card that marks the 8th edition of the event, on August 23 in São Paulo.

To compete for the inaugural belt, Future brought two athletes who have performed in the organization, with great performances. After applying beautiful knockouts in their debut in Future MMA, Toninho Fúria and Alex Canguru headline the event.

With 45 fights on the cartel, young veteran Toninho Fúria, 30, is ready to conquer his next belt of a big MMA event.

"I am very happy to fight for the belt of the biggest event in Brazil, it makes me very excited and the expectation is the best . I do not know much about my opponent, just that he is a great kickboxer and he is fighting MMA. I'll train hard to be more than ready on August 23, "said Toninho.

Alex, 35, who has a ten-win and only three-loss record, promises to be at his best in Future MMA 8, to secure the title.

"I'm glad with the opportunity to fight the main fight, I'm looking forward to a chance like this for a long time. I know my opponent is very experienced, it's going to be a tough fight, I'll work hard to make a great fight"Alex said.

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