Fast-rising featherweight Wilson Reis has agreed to a return appearance on EliteXC’s ShoXC series on April 5 against former UFC lightweight competitor Doug Evans, ProElite.com (SamCaplan.ProElite.com) has learned from a source close to Reis’ camp.
The bout will be contested at 140 pounds. A location for the event has not been finalized but the card will most likely take place in California.
Reis, 3-0, made his debut for the promotion on January 25 in Atlantic City at the Trump Taj Mahal, where he recorded a dominant victory over former Division I wrestler Zach Makovsky. Reis, who trains out of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu United in Jenkintown, PA under Lloyd Irvin black belt Jared Weiner, submitted Makovsky at 1:15 of round 2.
Reis’ previous wins took place in Ed Hsu’s Combat in the Cage promotion where he defeated Baba Shegeyasu via unanimous decision in his pro debut on July 28 and submitted Diego Jimenez at 2:00 of round 1 on October 26.