21-2 Dave 'Pee Wee' Herman and 14-1 Mike Russow have verbally agreed to a heavyweight showdown at UFC 136 in Houston this fall, confirmed UFC president Dana White today.
Both men are unbeaten inside the Octagon.
The two heavyweights are on extensive winning streaks, with Russow looking for his 11th consecutive victory, and the always entertaining Herman hoping to make Russow his fourth win in a row. There's no word yet on whether this bout will make the pay-per-view main card, but we'll keep you posted as the rest of the card comes together.
Mike Russow (14-1)
Win Jon Madsen (TKO - doctor stoppage) - UFN 24
Win Todd Duffee (KO - punch) - UFC 114
Win Justin McCully (unam. decision) - UFC 102
Dave "Pee Wee" Herman (21-2)
Win Jon Olav Einemo (TKO - punches) - UFC 131
Win Yoshihiro Nakao (unam. decision) - SRC Soul of Fight
Win Michal Kita (submission - omoplata) - Bellator 31
Current UFC 136 card:
-Jose Aldo vs. Kenny Florian - UFC featherweight championship
-Brian Stann vs. Chael Sonnen
-Melvin Guillard vs. TBA
-Mike Russow vs. Dave Herman
-Josh Grispi vs. Matt Grice