Gamburyan, cousin to UFC star Karo Parisyan, tore through his opposition on TUF 5 en route to the season finale showdown verses Diaz. Gamburyan was clearly winning against Diaz before suffering the fight ending injury.
According to sources, he will fight Nate Mohr in December at UFC 79. Mohr (8-4) last fought in a decision win over Luke Caudillo at Ultimate Fight Night 10 and is 4-1 in his last five fights.
Going with both rumored fights as well as those formally announced UFC 79 is shaping up as follows:
- Matt Serra (c) vs. Matt Hughes for the UFC Welterweight championship
- Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva
- Rich Clementi vs. Melvin Guillard
- Dean Lister vs. Jordan Radev
- Manny Gamburyan vs. Nate Mohr
Obviously a top heavy card but so far all of the announced fights look fairly solid on paper.