With WSOF 8 Win, Anthony Johnson in Line for Title Shot
World Series of Fighting continues to slowly introduce championships into their weight-classes, and the next one just might be light heavyweight. According to the WSOF brass, with a win over Mike Kyle, Anthony Johnson will be one of the participants in the inaugural title fight.
â€śIf Anthony comes out on top in this fight, heâ€™ll definitely be fighting for a title in his next fight,â€ť Â Ray Sefo, WSOF President, said during a WSOF 8 media call.
It would certainly be difficult to make a case against Johnson (15-4)Â getting a title shot; “Rumble” is 7-1 in his last fights, with his lone loss in that stretch coming to to Vitor Belfort in 2012. Since his exodus from the UFC due to weight-related issues, Johnson has won five straight, including a heavyweight fight against Andrei Arlovski in WSOF. He next fights against Mike KyleÂ (20-10-1) at WSOF 8, which takes place in Hollywood, Florida on January 18th.