With Jamie Varner UFC Bound, Lee King Meets Unbeaten Evan Cutts at Legacy FC 11
has been handed yet another opponent for his third outing under the
Legacy Fighting Championship
Sherdog.com confirmed Wednesday with promotion officials that King
will now square off with the undefeated Evan Cutts at
Legacy Fighting Championship 11 in light of Jamie
Varner’s departure for the UFC. King was slated to face Varner
after his original opponent, Alex Morono,
withdrew from their contest due to injury. However, the onetime
WEC champion was tapped by the
UFC to fill in for an injured Evan Dunham
146, and Cutts has answered the call to face King on short
LFC 11 takes place May 11 at Houston’s Arena Theater and will be
headlined by a lightweight title fight between Jorge
Patino and Clay Hantz.
Broadcast live on HDNet, the event will also feature a flyweight
confrontation between Chad
Robichaux and Joseph
Sandoval, as well a welterweight duel pitting Marcus
Aurelio against Mike
Cutts, whose upcoming matchup marks his inaugural LFC appearance,
has fought just three times as a pro since debuting just over one
year ago. “The Butcher” posted back-to-back submission wins in
April and June before outpointing Reagan Penn
at ProElite 2 on Nov. 5, going the distance for the first time in
his nascent pro career.
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