WSOF 1 will take place from the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on November 3rd. The main card will be televised live on NBS Sports beginning at 10:00pm ET.
Arlovski (17-9), the former UFC heavyweight champion, is coming off a No Contest against rival Tim Sylvia at ONE FC 5. He had previously recorded consecutive third round knockouts of Travis Fulton and Ray Lopez while competing with ProElite. Arlovski has also holds career wins over Fabricio Werdum, Roy Nelson and Ben Rothwell.
Cole (20-9-1) returns to action for the first time this year. In 2011, Cole earned back-to-back unanimous decision wins over Shawn Jordan and Gabriel Salinas-Jones while fighting under the Strikeforce banner.
Already scheduled for WSOF 1 is clash between Gerald Harris and Josh Burkman, as well as, Ronys Torres and Brian Cobb.