Australian Matthew Frincu returns to the cage this Friday when he takes on Kris Hocum on the Legeacy Fighting Alliance 5 card taking place in Broomfield, Colorado.
Formerly from the Gold Coast and now based out of the Arizona Combat Sports academy, the 23-year-old finished 2016 strongly, winning a pair of bouts on regional cards to take his professional record to 9-2.
He previously went 2-1 in World Series of Fighting with his lone loss coming at the hands of Abubakar Nurmagomedov, the cousin of UFC contender Khabib Nurmagomedov.
His opponent Kris Hocum is a Colorado local and trains out of Trials MMA & Fitness. Hocum brings a 9-5 professional record and comes into the fight winning his last two bouts which included a split decision victory at World Series of Fighting 29.