Two of the hardest-hitting fighters on the WSOF roster are lined up to lock horns in a few months thanks to a match-up between light heavyweights Anthony Johnson and Mike Kyle. Though not officially announced, Johnson himself confirmed the clash with Kyle would take place on September 14 in Atlantic City at WSOF 5.
“Rumble” revealed the bout’s existence in a recent conversation with MMA Interviews.
Johnson is coming off a decision win over Andrei Arlovski in a heavyweight tilt. The victory was his fifth straight and improved his overall record to 15-4. Ten of his wins have featured a strike-based stoppage including three of those notched during his current run.
The 20-9 Kyle is coming off a 21-second starching of Travis Wiuff in May. The finish was the sixteenth of his career with all but three coming by way of knockout.