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Tyrone Spong has changed plans.

The highly regarded kickboxing talent will not make his MMA debut for the Titan Fighting Championship, as he announced earlier this month during an appearance on AXS TV’s “Inside MMA.” Instead, Spong has signed with the Las Vegas-based World Series of Fighting and will compete at the promotion’s inaugural event on Nov. 3.

Sherdog.com recently confirmed the development with sources close to the situation, verifying that Spong will compete in the WSOF light heavyweight division. An opponent has not yet been finalized for the Suriname-born competitor, and terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to one source, Spong’s announcement on “Inside MMA” was premature, as the fighter had not yet signed with the Kansas-based organization, although the negotiations were in the final stages.

Spong, 27, has been a top-level heavyweight kickboxer for years, competing for organizations like K-1 and It’s Showtime. Now, he enters the MMA arena as a member of the Blackzilians camp. The Dutch muay Thai practitioner has won five of his last six standup fights, with his only loss coming at the hands of Alistair Overeem in the 2010 K-1 world grand prix quarterfinals. Spong most recently competed on June 30, knocking out three-time grand prix champion Peter Aerts.

WSOF’s debut event takes place at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas and airs live on the NBC Sports Network. The event is expected to feature former WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres and ex-Strikeforce heavyweight Bobby Lashley, though their opponents have yet to be announced.

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