Costumed crime fighter Phoenix Jones will return to the decagon cage to take on Roberto Yong in a 160-pound catchweight contest on the live, NBCSN-televised main card of WSOF 23.

Jones (5-1-1) of Seattle, Wash. has received national media attention for his heroic deeds as a volunteer crime fighter who patrols his local streets, clad in a full-body suit and mask, in an effort to assist others in distress and curb every day street crimes. Jones made his World Series of Fighting debut on April 10, coming up short in a unanimous decision against Emmanuel Walo in a 175-pound catchweight contest. The upcoming bout will be contested at a weight closer to Jones’ natural fighting weight of 155 pounds.

Yong (2-2), of Glendale, Ariz. is a former professional boxer focused on establishing a career in MMA. The 31-year-old opened his professional MMA career with back-to-back knockout victories. However he has since stumbled on hard time after dropping bouts to former UFC veteran Estevan Payan and prospect Joel Champion.

WSOF 23 is currently set to take place on Sept. 18. at Comerica Theatre in Downtown Phoenix. A lightweight championship rematch between reigning champion Justin Gaethje and Luis Palominio will serve as the main event while a light heavyweight title fight between David Branch and Teddy Holder will appear in the co-main event.

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