Two-time UFC veteran Mike Ciesnolevicz (19-4) is the latest addition to the World Series of Fighting roster.
Officials from Ciesnolevicz's management team, Apex Sports Agency, today announced the signing.
"Mike's had some injury problems, but he has finally been able to have the shoulder surgery he needed and is looking forward to returning to the cage in dominating fashion," Apex Sports Agency CEO Jason Chambers stated. "The World Series of Fighting is a great place for him to show that he has been overlooked for too long and that he is a threat to be taken very seriously."
Ciesnolevicz hasn't fought since a May 2011 win over Bruce Nelson under Canada's Prestige MMA banner. Dating back to 2008, Ciesnolevicz is 6-1 in his past seven fights – a run that includes a 1-1 mark in the UFC. Despite the .500 record in the octagon, Ciesnolevicz was released from the UFC after missing weight for a June 2009 bout with Tomasz Drwal and then suffering a TKO loss.