A lightweight matchup between former Zuffa employees Jacob Volkmann and Lyle Beerbohm is being targeted the World Series of Fighting’s next show at WSOF 3 this June. Volkmann announced the move over the weekend via twitter.
Just got word fro WSOF matchmaker my fight June 14th against Lyle Beerbohm is on for sure. @mmaworldseries
— Jacob Volkmann (@JacobVolkmann) April 29, 2013
Volkmann was released by the UFC following a loss to Bobby Green at UFC 156. “Christmas” would not remain unemployed for long however and soon found himself with the WSOF. His opponent, Lyle Beerbohm, has won six straight fights after dropping the only losses of his career to Shinya Aoki and Pat Healy in Strikeforce.
WSOF 3 will see Jon Fitch face off with Josh Burkman in the June 14 fight card’s main event, with elite striker Tyrone Spong facing Angel DeAnda in the co-main event. WSOF 3 will take place at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
WSOF 3 Fight Card:
- Jon Fitch vs. Josh Burkman
- Tyrone Spong vs. Angel DeAnda
- Rolles Gracie vs. Dave Huckaba
- Justin Gaethjevs. Brian Cobb
- Dan Lauzon vs. John Gunderson
- Krasimir Mladenov vs. Kendrick Miree
- Jacob Volkmann vs. Lyle Beerbohm
Be sure to stay tuned to MMAFrenzy for full coverage of WSOF 3.
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