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* Two Welterweight Wars on Tap for UFC 99 in Germany
First up, Mike “Quick” Swick will look for his fourth straight win at 170 pounds when he battles Ben “Killa B” Saunders.
And while Swick-Saunders certainly has knockout of the night potential, the same can be said for the showdown between “The Irish Hand Grenade”, Marcus Davis, and Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy.
* UFC newcomer Yoshihiro Akiyama is in talks to fight Alan Belcher at UFC 100 on July 11th. The status of a rumored fight between Belcher and Alessio Sakara at UFC 99 is unknown.
* The UFC will re-broadcast UFC 94 on ****e TV on April 11th opposite Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz.
* Lightweights Dale Hartt and Denis Siver will meet at UFC 99 on June 13th in Cologne, Germany.
* Heavyweight Shane Carwin, who defeated Gabriel Gonzaga in the UFC 96 co-main event on Saturday, will soon undergo surgery for a broken nose and will require 6-8 weeks to heal.
* A late addition has been made to the UFC Fight Night 18 lineup as middleweights Tim Credeur and Nick Catone will clash on the April 1st card.
* Eliot Marshall and Mike Ciesnolevicz will square off in a light heavyweight bout at UFC 97 on April 18th in Montreal.
* Light heavyweight Mike Patt has been released by the UFC following his second-round TKO loss to Brandon Vera on Saturday at UFC 96.
* A light heavyweight bout featuring Stephan Bonnar against UFC hall of famer Mark Coleman has been added to UFC 100.
* Welterweight Tom Egan has been cut by the UFC after losing to Jon Hathaway in January at UFC 93.
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