- World Series Of Fighting officials confirmed today that Jon Fitch (25-6-1) will get a WSOF title shot, and his opponent will be determined at the organization’s next event.
He will fight the winner of WSOF 9′s headliner between reigning welterweight champion Steve Carl (21-3) and challenger Rousimar Palhares (15-5).
The event takes place March 29 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. The event’s main card airs on NBC Sports Network.
- PXC bantamweight champion and undefeated Japanese prospect, Michinori Tanaka has decided to sign with the UFC.
He wrote the following on Twitter:
“I have signed a contract with the world’s best Mixed Martial Arts promotion, the UFC, which I have aimed for since I was an amateur.”
“Naturally, I am aiming for the belt, but I also understand that I still have some inadequacies now. However, I am confident that I will be stronger simply because I understand that I am also weak.”
A date or an opponent for his UFC debut has yet to be named as of right now.