XFC 24 Event Set, Newell vs. Holtzman Title Bout Pulled Out

XFC 24 Event Set, Newell vs. Holtzman Title Bout Pulled OutThe XFC 24 event will continue as planned despite the recent announcement that the title bout between champion Nick Newell and top contender Scott Holtzman was pulled after the champion allegedly refused to sign to fight Holtzman.

The middleweight battle between Reggie Pena and Ricky Rainey will serve as the event’s main event for the time being while the promotion is scouring the field to have a late replacement for Holtzman new opponent.

XFC 24: Collision Course was originally scheduled to have two headliners, but last Friday, the congenital amputee, reportedly refused to sign the contract, prompting XFC officials to warn him that he will stripped of his title if he refuses to fight Holtzman.

XFC 24: Collision Course will take place on June 24, 2013 at the Sun Dome of the University of South Florida in Tampa.