Justin Baesman vs. David Mitchell added to WSOF 16

A welterweight bout has been added to World Series of Fighting 16 as Justin Baesman will meet David Mitchell on the preliminary card.WSOF 16

Both fighters have confirmed the fight booking on social media.

World Series of Fighting 16 will come from the McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, California and will be headlined by Rousimar Palhares defending the promotions welterweight title against Jon Fitch.

Mitchell (15-4) has won three straight since exiting the UFC in 2013. During his recent winning streak, all of the victories have come by stoppage including a first round submission victory against Matt Major in September.

Baesman (15-5-1) has gone 1-2-1 in his last four fights and all of those fights took place in Bellator. His most recent fight came at Bellator 127 in October as he defeated John Mercurio by split decision.

The current WSOF 16: Palhares vs. Fitch fight card is below.

Rousimar Palhares (16-6) vs. Jon Fitch (26-6-1)
Rick Glenn (15-2-1) vs. Lance Palmer (8-1)
Sheymon Moraes (6-0) vs. Josh Hill (10-0)
David Mitchell (15-4) vs. Justin Baesman (15-5-1)
Anthony Avila (12-3) vs. TBD
Martin Sano (4-0) vs. Dominic Waters (6-2)
Matt Wagy (3-3) vs. Benito Lopez (2-0)
Erick Sanchez (1-1) vs. Drey Mitchell (2-2)
Jason Powell (1-1) vs. Chris Avila (1-1)
Joseph Morales (0-0) vs. Christian Espinosa (2-0)
Brandon Waltz (0-0) vs. TBD
Autumn Norton (0-0) vs. Kalyn Schwartz (0-0)