The UFC has confirmed a welterweight match-up between Chris Wilson and Brock Larson for the preliminary card of UFC 98.
The event is scheduled to take place on May 23rd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Wilson was originally slated to face off with Josh Koscheck on the card before the veteran of the first season of The Ultimate Fighter suffered a foot injury during training that forced him to withdraw from the bout.
Wilson has compiled a UFC record of 1-2. He came up short in his octagon debut against the top rated Jon Fitch, rebounded with a decision victory over Steve Bruno at UFC 87 before losing a decision to John Howard in his most recent trip to the cage.
Larson is fresh of of his successful UFC return on April 1st where he submitted Jesse Sanders with a rear naked choke in the opening round. He has put together an extremely impressive MMA record of 25-2 during the course of his career with his sole two defeats coming at the hands of Carlos Condit and Jon Fitch.
A full list of the bouts expected for UFC 98 are listed below.
Rashad Evans vs. Lyoto Machida
Matt Hughes vs. Matt Serra
James Irvin vs. Drew McFedries
Dan Miller vs. Yushin Okami
Frank Edgar vs. Sean Sherk
Brock Larson vs. Chris Wilson
Pat Barry vs. Tim Hague
Kyle Bradley vs. Phillipe Nover
Houston Alexander vs. Andre Gusmao
Brandon Wolff vs. Yoshiyuki Yoshida
David Kaplan vs. George Roop