Fightline.com has learned through sources close to EliteXC that Antonio “Big Foot” Silva will fight on the next CBS card which is set to take place on July 26. No word yet on his opponent.
Silva, 10-1 in his mixed martial arts career, is coming off of a big win against former UFC heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez. Many believe that the Brazilian giant has the skills to become one of the best heavyweights in the world.
CBS and EliteXC will hold their first event this weekend on Saturday, May 31. You can catch the historic card for free on CBS starting at 9:00 ET/PT.
The event will take place in Newark, New Jersey at the Prudential Center and will showcase Kimbo Slice as he takes on James Thompson. Other exciting fighters competing on the card include Robbie Lawler, Joey Villasenor, Gina Corano, Phil Baroni and Scott Smith.
Take a look at the full official fight card below:
-Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson vs. James Thompson
-Robbie Lawler vs. Scott Smith
-Gina Carano vs. Kaitlin Young
-Phil Baroni vs. Joey Villasenor
-Brett Rogers vs. Jon Murphy
-Wilson Reis vs. Justin Robbins
-Nick Serra vs. Matt Makowski
-Chris Liguori vs. Jim Bova
-James “Binky” Jones vs. Calvin Kattar
-Zach Makovsky vs. Andre Soares
-Mike Groves vs. Joe Sampieri
You can catch the preliminary card live on ProElite.com.