Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski will be headline the inaugural World Series of Fighting Event on November 3rd against former Strikeforce heavyweight Devin Cole.
The organization made the announcement today and the main card for this fight card will be shown on NBC Sports Network.
“We are thrilled to welcome both Andrei and Devin to the World Series of Fighting roster and to have them headline our first live event,” World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo said.
Arlovski (17-9, 1NC) has gone 2-0, 1NC in his last three fights after dropping four straight fights and is coming off a no contest to Tim Sylvia at ONE FC 5. Prior to his bout with Sylvia, he had won two straight and both wins were by knockout in the third round.
Cole (20-9-1) is a former Strikeforce heavyweight and was rumored to be heading to the UFC. However, the UFC elected not to sign him because of some issues he has had in the past. He is currently on a two fight winning streak and he won both fight by unanimous decision.
The current World Series of Fighting 1 card is below:
Andrei Arlovski vs. Devin Cole
Miguel Torres vs. TBA
Gregor Gracie vs. Tyson Steele
Gerald Harris vs. Josh Burkman vs.
Brian Cobb vs. Ronys Torres
Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante vs. John Gunderson
Bobby Lashley vs. TBA
Rolles Gracie vs. TBA
James McSweeney vs. TBA