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Undefeated Boxer BJ Flores Signs with Shine Fights for MMA Debut

BJ FloresUndefeated WBO NABO cruiserweight champion BJ Flores is likely to become the latest boxer to make the jump to mixed martial arts, agreeing to a non-exclusive, multi-fight contract with upstart Shine Fights after fielding offers from several promotions, according to MMA Mania.

He follows heavyweight champ James Toney, who recently signed a controversial deal with the UFC, and Ricardo Mayorga, who will make his debut against Din Thomas at Shine Fights’ May 15 event, into the sport.

Flores, who improved to 24-0-1 with 15 knockouts following a fourth-round TKO of Epifanio Mendoza in August, is likely to debut in June or July and could fight at light heayweight (205-pounds) or middleweight (185-pounds) after competing in boxing’s 200-pound cruiserweight division.

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