Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Waylon Lowe completes WSOF 5 main card
Officials today announced the bout.
WSOF 5 takes place Sept. 14 at Revel Atlantic City in New Jersey. The main card airs on NBC Sports Network following prelims on MMAjunkie.com(www.mmajunkie.com).
Karakhanyan, a former Bellator competitor and Tachi Palace Fights’ reigning featherweight champion, has fought his way back to a big stage with seven consecutive wins, including a recent victory over vetDin Thomas at Legacy FC 19. Prior to that, he posted wins over notables such as Micah Miller and final DREAM champion Hiroyuki Takaya.
Lowe, meanwhile, is a former UFC fighter who’s won four straight bouts (all via knockout) and six of his past seven. The former collegiate wrestler recently made his featherweight and promotional debut, and knocked out Cameron Dollar at WSOF 2 in March.
The latest WSOF 5 card now includes:
MAIN CARD (NBC Sports Network, 9:30 p.m. ET)
- Andrei Arlovski vs. Mike Kyle
- Dave Branch vs. Danillo Villefort – middleweight tournament semifinal
- Elvis Mutapcic vs. Jesse Taylor – middleweight tournament semifinal
- Rolles Gracie vs. Derrick Mehmen
- Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Waylon Lowe
PRELIMINARY CARD (MMAjunkie.com, 6:30 p.m. ET)