Before its second show was even in the books, Elite XC announced that it will return to the CBS airwaves at the Bank Atlantic Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., on October 4.
And the promotion will once again trot out its big guns like in the network television debut on May 31.
Hometown star Kimbo Slice will return to action, as well as the "female face of MMA," Gina Carano. Opponents were not revealed or confirmed last night, however, it's likely that "Conviction" will clash with Cristiane Cyborg -- the Brazilian terror who thrashed Shayna Baszler with a relentless attack to kick-off the "Unfinished Business" show on CBS.
In fact, it's possible that Carano and Cyborg will compete for the first-ever Elite XC female championship belt.
Slice has been rumored to take on Brett "The Grim" Rogers ever since the dust up at the "Primetime" post-fight press conference. However, word surrounding that match up has quieted ever since Elite XC Live Events President Gary Shaw's role has diminished -- he was the one who essentially said it was going to happen.
Now it's anyone's guess.
Of course, there are several other showdowns possible for the card, including Frank Shamrock returning to action to challenge Robbie Lawler for his 185-pound crown. Prior to the show last night, we detailed several other possibilities for October right here.
Regardless, Elite XC -- as promised -- delivered a tight show last night that was far more impressive than its first attempt. Of course, the ratings will likely not mirror those of the debut because of a lack of starpower, but overall the production and level of fights last night was far superior.
Let's hope the promotion can keep it up as it once again heads to Florida at the Bank Atlantic Center -- a venue that can pack-in more than 22,000 rabid mixed martial arts fans.