The matchup was confirmed this afternoon.
Slice (3-0) posted his third-straight victory on EliteXC’s CBS debut card in May with a controversial third-round TKO of James Thompson. He previously defeated Tank Abbot and Bo Cantrell via first-round stoppages.
Shamrock (26-13-2) has lost five-straight contests and has dropped eight of his last ten bouts. He has not won since mid-2004 when he defeated Kimo Leopoldo via first-round knockout at UFC 48 “Payback”. In his most-recent fight Shamrock was defeated by Robert Berry via first-round technical knockout in the main event of Cage Rage 25 in March.
EliteXC’s October 4th event takes place at the BankAtlantic Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida will be broadcast in primetime on CBS beginning at 9pm ET and will feature Slice vs. Shamrock in the evening’s main event. Popular EliteXC female fighter Gina Carano will also return to the cage at the event, taking on Kelly Kobold-Gavin and Jake Shields will put his EliteXC welterweight title on the line against Paul Daley.