Lightweights Tyson Griffin, ‘JZ’ Cavalcante Agree to Meet at WSOF 4
have verbally agreed to meet at
World Series of Fighting 4
on Aug. 10.
WSOF officials confirmed the pairing with Sherdog.com on Monday,
although signed bout agreements have not yet been received by the
promotion. The matchup was initially reported by Brazilian outlet
Tatame.com. WSOF 4 takes place at Citizens Bank Arena in
Ontario, Calif. The event’s main card will be televised on NBC
After competing at featherweight in his final two UFC appearances,
Griffin returned to 155 pounds in November, taking a unanimous
verdict over Efrain
Escudero at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 4. Griffin won seven
of his first nine fights in the Octagon, but came up short in four
of his last five outings with the Las Vegas-based promotion.
A former K-1 Hero’s middleweight tournament champion, Cavalcante
has not recorded back-to-back victories since 2007. “JZ” has split
a pair of bouts in the WSOF, submitting T.J. O’Brien in the
promotion’s November debut before suffering a first-round technical
knockout loss to Justin
Gaethje at WSOF 2 in March.
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