The main event of Titan FC 44 on May 19 will be a title fight as Farkhad Sharipov will defend the bantamweight title against flyweight champion Jose Torres on the fight card coming from the Pembroke Pines Civic Center in Pembroke Pines, Florida.

Sharipov (17-7) won the vacant bantamweight title at the end of last year when he scored a decision victory over Andrew Whitney. He enters this fight with back to back decision victories and has won three of his last four fights.

During the latest¬†episode of “The MMA Report Podcast,” Sharipov was a guest on the podcast to preview his title defense against Torres at Titan FC 44 on May 19.