The UFC has signed the 23 year old Cage Fight Xtreme heavyweight champion Christian Morecraft (6-0) to a four fight contract. The impressive champion has ran through all six of his challengers in first round finishes.
Already the UFC has paired him against the 22 year old up and comer Stefan “SkyScrape” Struve (19-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC).
Struve recently was on a 3-0 win streak in the UFC until he was stopped in his tracks by Roy “Big Country” Nelson in round one via TKO.
The two ar scheduled to fight at UFC 117: Silva vs Sonnen on Aug 7 in Oakland, CA at the Oracle Arena. The nights headliners have been announced as:
Middleweight Championship bout: Anderson Silva (c) vs. Chael Sonnen
Welterweight bout: Matt Hughes vs. Ricardo Almeida
Lightweight bout: Clay Guida vs. Rafael dos Anjos