Ricci Gets High At WSOF 31

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A rumored bout between Lightweights Mike Ricci and Jason High has been targeted for the co-main slot of WSOF 31. The bout is also rumored to be a number one

Mike Ricci (photo: Mike Fischl)

Mike Ricci (photo: Mike Fischl)

contender match up with the winner getting a shot a 155 lbs. champion Justin Gaethje.

Ricci is actually riding an impressive 3 fight win streak with stoppage victories over the likes of Jorge Gurgel and Joe Condon along with a 3 round trouncing of UFC veteran George Sotiropoulos. The bigger story of Ricci’s post UFC career has been bouts falling through between injuries and opponent with drawls “The Martian” has missed out on 5 pay days over the past 24 months.

High was released from the UFC in June of 2014 after shoving referee Kevin Mulhall following a second round TKO loss to Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 42. “The Kansas City Bandit” made his WSOF debut this past November earning a second round TKO victory over fellow Strikeforce/UFC vet Estevan Payan.

WSOF 31 goes down June 17th from the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Additional match ups have yet to be announced.

One Response to “ Ricci Gets High At WSOF 31 ”

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