Canadian prospect Jordan Mein will face UFC veteran Forrest Petz in the welterweight main event of Score Fighting Series 7, promotion officials announced Wednesday.

The Nov. 23 event takes place at Hamilton Place Theatre in Hamilton, Ontario, and airs live on AXS TV in the United States and theScore Television Network in Canada. In addition to the headlining combatants, SFS vets “Gentleman” Josh Hill, Jesse Ronson, Will Romero, Alex Ricci and Ryan Dickson are also expected to compete on the card.

Mein, 23, has won seven of his last eight fights, with only a defeat to Tyron Woodley blemishing his record in that span. The Canadian competed twice under the Strikeforce banner this year, rebounding from his Jan. 7 split decision loss to Woodley by outpointing Tyler Stinson in his most recent bout on July 14 at “Rockhold vs. Kennedy.” Known for his tight boxing attack, “Young Guns” has finished 20 of his 25 career victims and has been knocked out just once in his six years as a pro.

Petz, meanwhile, has won four straight fights since a pair of defeats to Brian Foster and Daniel Roberts netted him his UFC release. “The Meat Cleaver” fought thrice last year, outpointing Herbert Goodman before earning technical knockouts over onetime Octagon talent John Kolosci and Bellator vet Rudy Bears. The 37-year-old last competed on March 16 at SFS 4, stopping Sergej Juskevic with punches in the second round.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson Announced: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

  • 26 days ago
  • 47 views

Rafael Dos Anjos will face Tony Ferguson in a five-round lightweight clash in the headline bout of the UFC's event at Mexico City's Arena Ciudad de Mexico on Saturday, November 5. UFC Europe relayed read news >>

Cris Cyborg Reportedly to Headline UFC Fight Night 95 in Brazil

  • 25 days ago
  • 61 views

Despite holding the Invicta FC featherweight title, it appears that Cris "Cyborg" Justino's next fight will be in the UFC Octagon. read news >>

UFC Confirms Cris Cyborg Brasilia Headliner, Silva vs. Thatch, and Several Other Bouts

  • 24 days ago
  • 53 views

UFC officials confirmed Cris Cyborg vs. Lina Lansberg would headline UFC Fight Night 95, as well as announced several other bouts for the fight card. read news >>

Cris Cyborg Returning to UFC in September to Headline Fight Night Event

  • 24 days ago
  • 14 views

Cris "Cyborg" Justino is coming back! After a few months of uncertainty, the former Strikeforce featherweight champion, current Invicta FC featherweight champion and longtime arch-rival to Ronda Rous read news >>

Danny Martinez Ready to Show Some New Wrinkles at Combate Americas

  • 20 days ago
  • 5 views

UFC veteran Danny Martinez got a late-notice call for Thursday's Combate Americas, but he's got a re-vamped game that he's ready to show off. read news >>

CES Fighter Devin Carrier Killed in Car Crash

  • 19 days ago
  • 11 views

CES MMA veteran Devin Carrier was killed in a single-car crash on Saturday in Plymouth County, Mass. read news >>

Hire Heroes USA to Ring Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange

  • 18 days ago
  • 1 views

Hire Heroes USA, the preeminent, national nonprofit organization providing veteran employment services, will ring the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Friday, August 12 2016. read news >>

Ricardo Lamas vs. BJ Penn Announced for UFC Manila: Latest Details and Reaction

  • 14 days ago
  • 28 views

Ricardo Lamas will face BJ Penn in UFC Manila's headline fight, the UFC announced on Monday. UFC Asia tweeted the news: The featherweights will step into the Octagon on Saturday, October 15. More to read news >>

UFC 206 Fight Card and Event Page

  • 4 days ago
  • 20 views

Information for UFC 206 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on December 10. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 93 Free Fight: Watch Josh Barnett KO Frank Mir

  • 13 hours ago
  • 39 views

UFC veteran Josh Barnett accomplished a new feat at UFC 164: a first-round knockout in the UFC. Barnett KO'd Frank Mir in Round 1 at UFC 164. read news >>