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Interview: Titan head honcho Jeff Aronson chats with MMAmania.com about his promotion’s rise, expectations for 2016, as well as what the future holds for the Florida-based fighting organization.

Titan FC CEO Jeff Aronson has been around the mixed martial arts (MMA) business for a long, long time. Aronson, former co-founder of Alchemist Management, understands both sides of it better than most, which is why is he’s been so successful at the helm with Titan.

Now in his third full year as CEO, Aronson and COO Lex McMahon put together what was an incredible evening of MMA action at Titan FC 37 last Friday (March 4, 2016), featuring Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veterans and young guns alike.

With Titan events now shown on the UFC Fight Pass digital streaming service, and stars in the making like undefeated featherweight champion Andre Harrison racking up wins, Aronson took time to chat with MMAmania.com about the Titan FC 37 event, as well as what the promotion has in store for 2016.

For starters, give us your take on the Titan FC 37 event overall.

Aronson: I don’t think I could’ve scripted a better story-tale ending to the Titan FC 37 card, especially coming off the conflicts of 36. I think the card more than delivered. I think we had some incredible upsets. We had some injuries that forced us to dig into our roster. I think it shows the depth of Titan.

Can you talk about working through some of those injuries?

JA: Brett Johns had to pull out of his fight against Ricky Simon. Anderson dos Santos is somebody that I’ve been scouting for awhile. I knew the kid was incredibly tough; a dynamic finisher and fast-paced fighter. He gave Ricky all he could handle and finished him, which was the biggest upset.

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