Johny Hendricks steps in for the injured Dennis Hallman, and faces TJ Waldburger in a welterweight bout at UFC Fight Night 24 later this month in Seattle, according to MMA Junkie.
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Ben Saunders reveals on Facebook that he has been released by the UFC following his decision loss to Dennis Hallman at UFC 117:
"Sorry everyone I tried to fight my best these past two fights but ended up getting out worked. The UFC has officially cut me. The good news is they told me to work on my wrestling and ground game and then come back. So that is all I am going to be doing, improving dramatically and show them I belong."
A few more upcoming fights announced today via MMA Junkie:UFC 117:
Ben Saunders (8-2) vs. Dennis Hallman (41-13-2)
Andre Winner (11-3) vs. Nik Lentz (18-3-2)
Nick Osipczak (5-1) vs. Greg Soto (7-1)
Dennis "Superman" Hallman will be droping down to the lightweight division and hopes to get on the card for either UFC 114 in Las Vegas or 115 in Vancouver.
"I was weighing 167 pounds (before the fight) and I was literally drinking water while I was waiting to weigh-in for John Howard."HT: MMA Junkie
"Superman" vs. "Doomsday" Moved to TUF 10 Finale in Dec 5.
Despite previous reports to the contrary, a rumored matchup between Dennis "Superman" Hallman (41-12-2 MMA, 1-3 UFC) and John "Doomsday" Howard (12-4 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will actually take place at The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale on Dec. 5 in Las Vegas.
Initial reports suggested the bout would take place at UFC 106 in November.
Bout agreements have yet to be finalized for the match, though both parties have agreed to the contest.