Jorge Santiago confirmed on Twitter recently that he has signed with Strikeforce, and will be fighting at welterweight. Santiago will meet Quinn Mulhern at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy on September 29.
“Just signed with (Strikeforce)!” Santiago posted. “Making my first welterweight debut in September 29.”
Santiago (25-10) earned two straight victories in Titan Fighting Championship earlier this year after being released by the UFC. He lost both of his UFC bouts in 2011 to Demian Maia and Brian Stann.
Mulhern (18-2) has won three consecutive fights, including a decision victory over Yuri Villefort earlier this year. His last loss was to Jason High in 2011.