Seth Petruzelli, the man that single-handedly brought down EliteXC by knocking out company golden boy Kimbo Slice in October 2008, has just confirmed he will meet Ricardo Romero at “UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin” in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“Ready for HUGE news?! I’m fighting for UFC 116 July 3rd! In Vegas against Ricardo Romero…its KO time!,” Petruzelli Tweeted Friday afternoon.
No official statement regarding Petruzelli’s participation in the event has been released by the organization, however an announcement is expected shortly.
UFC 116 takes place inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena and features the highly anticipated heavyweight title unification bout between champion Brock Lesnar and interim title holder Shane Carwin.
Here is a breakdown of the day’s agenda:
Seth Petruzelli vs. Ricardo Romero
Jon Madsen vs. Karlos Vemola
Gerald Harris vs. Dave Branch
Daniel Roberts vs. Julio Paulino
PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike TV 9PM ET/6PM PT):
Goran Reljic vs. Kendall Grove
Brendan Schaub vs. Chris Tuchscherer
Kurt Pellegrino vs. George Sotiropoulos
Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Stephan Bonnar
Matt Brown vs. Chris Lytle
Wanderlei Silva vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama
Shane Carwin (UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion) vs. Brock Lesnar (UFC Heavyweight Champion)