EliteXC just put together a major heavyweight bout on short notice for their October 4th CBS show. Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski will take on the IFL’s only heavyweight champion Roy Nelson, according to MMAWeekly.com. Arlovski last fought with Affliction but found himself in need of a fight when Affliction canceled their October 11th show and Arlovski’s fight with Josh Barnett was off.
The final EliteXC on CBS card shapes out as follows:
Ken Shamrock vs. Kimbo Slice
Jake Shields vs, Paul Daley (Welterweight Title)
Andrei Arlovski vs. Roy Nelson
Gina Carano vs. Kelly Kobold
Murilo “Ninja” Rua vs. Benji Radach
Tags: Andrei Arlovski, Benji Radach, Gina Carano, Ken Shamrock, Kimbo Slice, Mixed Martial Arts, Murilo Rua, Ninja Rua, Paul Daley, Roy Nelson