Bobby Lashley's New Opponent Announced
Bobby Lashley (6-1) will now face Mark Martinez (4-1) in the main event of Shark Fights 21. The bout is scheduled to be for the promotion's heavyweight title. Shark Fights 21 takes place Nov. 11 at Fair Park Coliseum in Lubbock, Texas and airs via delay on FUEL TV on Dec. 23.
Martinez is the fourth opponent for Lashley at the event, he was originally scheduled to meet Darrill Schoonover, but he was injured. UFC vet Tim Hague was rumored as the replacement, but Shark Fights has denied those reports. Dave Huckaba then stepped In, but withdrew from the fight for undisclosed reasons. This will be the first fight on Lashley‘s three-fight deal with the promotion.