Atlas Fights MMA has booked Robert Turnquest vs. Mike Morgan for their vacant middleweight title. Turnquest broke the news earlier today via his Facebook page. The fight will take place on September 21st at Atlas Fights 37. The venue for this event will be the IP casino resort in Biloxi, MS.
Turnquest was the former Atlas welterweight champion, before vacating his title to sign with M-1 Global back in 2018. The 36 year old fighting out of Pensacola, Fl is the 15th ranked welterweight in Florida. While also being ranked at number 8 for middleweights in Florida. Seven out of Robert’s 10 wins are finishes, 5 of them being in the first round.
Turnquest will be fighting Mike “silverback” Morgan. Morgan holds a 3-2 professional record and is currently riding a 2 fight losing streak with the Island Fights promotion. He is ranked the 3rd best middleweight in Alabama. While also being ranked the number one light heavyweight in Alabama. The 43 year old currently trains at Roufusport MMA in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Atlas Fights 37 will be a two title fight card. Aside from this middleweight bout, Aaron Williams will fight Brandon McMahan for the Atlas Bantamweight title.