Jeff Monson eyes Fedor – first must get past Travis Fulton on Saturday

Jeff Monson (31-9, 2 KO’s, 20 Submissions) vs. Travis Fulton (191-45-11, 61 KO’s, 124 Submissions) – MMA Heavyweight Fight

Live on www.NESportsTV.com December 12, 2009 7:30PM ET / 4:30 PM PT (Tentative)

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Podcast interview with Jeff Monson can be listened to on the Monson vs. Fulton events page on NESportsTV.com

Birmingham, AL – Former UFC Heavyweight title challenger Jeff Monson (31-9, 2 KO’s, 20 Submissions) is eyeing a return to the big leagues and a potential fight with top ranked MMA heavyweight Fedor Emelianko.

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Jeff Monson signs with Strikeforce? (updated)

Monson is 8-2 in his last 10 fights.

According to a new report on Around the Octagon, submission specialist Jeff Monson (31-9) has signed with Strikeforce. Citing sources close to the fighter, the report states Monson will debut with the promotion in 2010 and will likely drop to 205 lbs.

Monson likes to remain active, and usually fights a minimum of three times a year. He fought five times in 2009, going 4-1. He actually holds a decision win over newly crowned Ultimate Fighter Roy Nelson, in a fight that took place in March of this year.

Monson is also a 6x UFC veteran, going 4-2 in the Octagon. His last fight in the promotion was at UFC 65 in Nov. 2006, when he lost a unanimous decision to Tim Sylvia.

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