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Jason Miller may have broken the news a little earlier than planned, but it is now official. Yesterday, "Mayhem" tweeted out that he would be facing C.B. Dollaway at UFC 146. The tweet was then quickly deleted but the cat was pretty well out of the bag.
Now, the UFC has confirmed the fight on the promotion's website:
UFC president Dana White today confirmed the first fight - one between fan favorites - officially set for UFC 146, set to take place over Memorial Day weekend.
"Ultimate Fighter runner-up C.B. ‘The Doberman' Dollaway has verbally agreed to face recent Ultimate Fighter coach Jason ‘Mayhem' Miller in a middleweight bout at UFC 146 this May in Las Vegas,"
Miller put on a truly horrible performance against Michael Bisping at the finale of their season of The Ultimate Fighter and White's statements to that effect made it seem that "Mayhem" may have been one-and-done in the UFC. Instead, he'll get at least one more crack at things inside the Octagon.