Monday, Sep 06, 2010
M-1 Global Confirms Fioravanti vs. Weatherby for Sept. 18th
By FCF Staff Photo Courtesy American Top Team M-1 Global has confirmed today that UFC veteran Luigi Fioravanti will face middleweight Woody Weatherby, at the promotion’s upcoming September 18th event in Atlantic City. The main card, which will be hosted by Bally’s Casino Hotel, will feature the final bouts for M-1’s American Selection Tournament.
Fioravanti (17-8) will head in to the bout looking to end a 2 fight losing; most recently in June, the American Top Team fighter was submitted by former “Ultimate Fighter” competitor John Kolosci. Since exiting from the UFC last year Fioravanti (pictured left) has gone 3-3; in January he worked his way to a Unanimous Decision victory over fellow Octagon vet Shane Primm.
Weatherby (8-3) is coming off a submission victory over Johnny Buck in March; his only appearance thus far in 2010. The middleweight, who is 3-2 in his last five fights, holds a 2007 TKO stoppage over current UFC competitor John Howard.
Here is the line-up for the upcoming M-1 Selection 2010: America Finals event:
Jose Figuero vs. George Sheppard Lightweight Division
Tom Gallicchio vs. Len Bentley Welterweight Division
Tyson Jeffries vs. Mike Geurin Middleweight Division
Byron Byrd vs. Daniel Vizcaya Light Heavyweight Division
Kenny Garner vs. Pat Bennett Heavyweight Division
Shane Primm vs. Bristol Marunde Middleweight Division
Josh Bacallao vs. Josh Thorpe Lightweight Division
Aaron Meisner vs. Jose Rodriguez Welterweight Division
Luigi Fioravanti vs. Woody Weatherby Middleweight Division
posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 3:15 pm