Roufusport's Rick Glenn Signs Three-Fight Deal With Canada's Score Fighting Series, Meets Tristan Johnson on August 25
The busy week of developments for members of the Roufusport fight team continues after Rick Glenn signs a three-fight deal with the Score Fight Series. "The Gladiator" is set to make his debut in the Canadian organization against Tristan Johnson on August 25 in Hamilton, Ontario.
Hailing from Iowa -- but now fighting under Duke Roufus in Milwaukee -- Glenn is currently riding the hottest stretch of his career. Remaining unbeaten over his past eight fights, the well-rounded featherweight continues to assert himself as a challenger worthy of a shot in a national organization.
Since making the move a few hours east Glenn has rattled off three straight impressive victories. Following a quick stoppage over Gustavo Rodriguez and a one-sided decision against Jose Pacheco, "The Gladiator" shined in a NAFC headlining matchup with Strikeforce veteran Charon Spain.
Utilizing the precision striking ability that he has honed alongside similar-sized teammates such as Erik Koch, Anthony Pettis, Chico Camus, Dustin Ortiz and Sergio Pettis, the 23-year-old looks to further his resume next month when he travels northward to square off with the 28-year-old Johnson.
Fighting out of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and Fit Plus, Johnson has put together a solid record since making his professional debut back in 2007 over James Saunders. Johnson won his first fight in grand fashion after forcing Saunders to submit in the first round due to a punch to the body.
Outside of losses to UFC veteran Douglas Evans and fellow Canadian Guillaume Lamarche, Johnson has excelled with the usage of his heavy punching ability, compiling a record of 7-2 throughout his career. Johnson has competed within the first two Score Fighting Series events, recording victories over Will Romero and Lyndon Whitlock in the process.
As both Glenn and Johnson continue their pursuit of a national promotion such as the UFC, the impending featherweight clash should be a good measure of both fighters' abilities. Stay tuned to US Combat Sports for coverage of this bout and all your local mixed martial arts news.