Former Pride Bushido competitor Luiz Azeredo has signed on to fight undefeated Kamal Shalorus on Saturday, June 21 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Azeredo, a Chute Boxe fighter, fought in February and won a decision over Brazilian Top Team's Milton Vieira at a local show in Brazil. Azeredo is one of four men to record a victory over current UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
Azeredo's opponent, Shalorus, trains out of Relson Gracie Jiu Jitsu Austin and was a member of the British Olympic wrestling team.
The two ground experts are competing on the Global Fighting-promoted "Godz of War" card from the Time Warner Cable Arena. The show will be headlined by a heavyweight bout between Jeff Monson and Kevin Randleman.
Current "Godz of War" Card:
Jeff Monson vs. Kevin Randleman
Murilo Bustamante vs. Josh Haynes
Carmelo Marrero vs. Nick Hinchliffe
Phil Cardella vs. Evan Dunham
Milton Vieira vs. Pat Healy
Sergio Moraes vs. Chris Clodfelter
Lynn Alvarez vs. Tessa Simpson