World Series of Fighting Signs MFC Middleweight Champ Elvis Mutapcic
World Series of Fighting
has signed Maximum Fighting
Championship middleweight titlist Elvis
to a multi-fight contract.
Promotion officials confirmed the signing via Twitter on Tuesday
afternoon, and Sherdog.com verified the news with a source close to
the organization. While the exact date of Mutapcic’s promotional
debut is currently unknown, the 26-year-old will carry with him a
five-fight winning streak when he does appear under the WSOF
The Iowan joined the MFC last August, earning a first-round
knockout over Jacen Flynn
before capturing the organization’s vacant middleweight title in a
third-round stoppage of “Ultimate Fighter” vet Joseph
Henle. “The King” defended his crown for the first time against
another “TUF” alum in Sam Alvey,
taking a unanimous decision from “Smilin’ Sam” on Feb. 15 at MFC
36. A 15-fight pro, Mutapcic has gone the distance just four times
and has never been finished in more than five years of
WSOF premiered last November in Las Vegas and held its sophomore
show on March 23 at Revel in Atlantic City. Both main cards aired
live on NBC Sports Network and were headlined by former UFC
heavyweight champion Andrei
Arlovski, who knocked out Devin Cole at
WSOF 1 before dropping a unanimous decision to fellow UFC alum
Johnson at WSOF 2.
The organization’s third event
takes place June 14 and will showcase a welterweight showdown
Burkman and former UFC title contender Jon Fitch.
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