The Elite XC welterweight division solidified its first champion last weekend as
One fighter who may be able to earn a shot is former Ultimate Fighting Championship and World Extreme Cagefighting veteran,
Alessio is 5-2 in his last seven fights and has earned a reputation as one of the toughest match-ups in the 170-pound weight class. The Xtreme Couture fighter should make his debut within a few months according to Shaw.
"Look for John (Alessio) to make his Elite XC debut sometime early fall, September, October," Shaw stated.
Another top contender in the welterweight division is British heavy hitter,
Daley stated previously in an interview with MMAWeekly Radio that he was offered the winner of
Regardless, Shaw informed MMAWeekly.com that both Alessio and Daley could be considered for a shot at Shields' newly won title.