The man who KO’d Kimbo Slice on short notice, Seth Petruzelli, will enter the UFC for the third time in his pro career. Petruzelli announced the news via his official Twitter just minutes ago.

“Silverback” is currently riding a four-fight win streakand will meet UFC newcomer Ricardo Romero at the summer’s biggest event, UFC 116. The Vegas show will be headlined by Shane Carwin battling champ Brock Lesnar for the heavyweight title and is expected to be a true blockbuster.

Source: Petruzelli Twitter

Seth Petruzelli (12-4)
Ricardo Romero (10-1)
Prev. 4 fight outcomes:
Win – Ryan White
Win – Chris Baten
Win – Kimbo Slice
Win – Sean Sallee
Prev. 4 fight outcomes:
Win – Silmar Rodrigo
Win – Rich Lictawa
Win – Karen Grigoryan
Win- James McSweeney
Strengths: Well-rounded, has power Strengths: Dynamic ground game
Years pro: 10 Years pro: 3
Notable fact: KO’d Kimbo Slice, TUF alum Notable fact: Fought exclusively in ROC