Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia and three-time title challenger Pedro Rizzo will collide at Pro Elite’s main event on November 5, in Illinois.
Rizzo confirmed the news this Thursady and revealed he will travel to Netherlands by next week to train with longtime friend and three-time K-1 champion Peter Aerts.
“It’s gonna be a great fight”, Rizzo said. “Tim Sylvia is a great opponent, a tough guy and a former UFC champion. I’m very happy for this fight, finally I’m gonna work. I’m so excited”.