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5 Oz. Exclusive: Dave Herman likely to return in September

Pictured: Dave Herman

Pictured: Dave Herman

Undefeated EliteXC heavyweight title contender Dave “Pee Wee” Herman is expected to fight for the promotion again in September. was informed of the news by Herman’s manager, Mike Camp, of F1 Management.

An opponent and a date are not yet known, but Herman could compete during an EliteXC event tentatively planned for Friday, Sept. 26.

The former Indiana-Bloomington standout wrestler had been in the running to challenge Antonio Silva this weekend for the vacant EliteXC heavyweight title, but Herman was unable to accept the fight due to a prior commitment.

He last fought on June 14 during EliteXC’s “Return of the King,” recording a TKO victory over former UFC and PRIDE veteran Ron Waterman at 2:19 of round 1.

Herman, 11-0, made his EliteXC debut this past February during the promotion’s “Street Certified” event, where he TKO’d Mario Rinaldi at 0:33 of round 3.