Kenny Florian made the announcement on ESPN MMA Live that he is likely to fight on UFC 127 and has agreed to face Evan Dunham, who is coming off his first career "loss":
"We verbally agreed to fight Evan Dunham, which is great news. Phenomenal opponent, very excited about it... looks like it may happen on Super Bowl weekend."
UFC 127 is starting to shape up as a killer card. If this fight pushes through, it would join other rumored high profile matchups for the card, like Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort, Jon Jones vs Ryan Bader, and Rich Franklin vs Forrest Griffin.
Kenny Florian (14-5)
Loss Gray Maynard - Decision (Unanimous) UFC 118
Win Takanori Gomi - Submission (Rear Naked Choke) UFN 21
Win Clay Guida - Submission (Rear Naked Choke) UFC 107
Loss B.J. Penn - Submission (Rear Naked Choke) UFC 101
Evan Dunham (11-1)
Loss Sean Sherk - Decision (Split) UFC 119
Win Tyson Griffin - Decision (Split) UFC 115
Win Efrain Escudero - Submission (Armbar) UFN 20
Win Marcus Aurelio - Decision (Split) UFC 102