Kurt Holobaugh will take on Matt Bessette in the main event of Dana White’s Contender Series.
MMA Kings on Twitter reported the bout which was then confirmed by MMA Mad’s sources.
— The MMA Kings (@mma_kings) June 13, 2017
The first episode of Dana White’s Contender Series will air on 11th July at 8:00 PM ET on UFC Fight Pass.
Holobaugh (17-4 MMA) is the current Titan FC interim lightweight champion. He is currently on a three-fight winning streak TKO wins over Luciano dos Santos and Gesias Cavalcante and a submission win over Yosdenis Cedeno all of which took place under the TITAN FC bbanner
Bessette (22-7 MMA) has been campaigning for a shot with the UFC for some time and now he gets his chance to impress in the main event of DWCS. Bessette is riding an impressive seven-fight winning streak with all of those wins coming inside the distance. Three of the wins have come via TKO/KO whilst the other four have come via submission. ‘The Mangler’ is the current CES MMA featherweight champion and he currently has two title defences to his name.