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Brendan Schaub vs. Chris Tuchscherer set for UFC 116

A heavyweight tussle between the likes of TUF 10 finalist Brendan Schaub and Brock Lesnar’ training partner Chris Tuchscherer has been set for UFC 116.

The hard hitting goliaths will collide on July 3 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Independence Day fireworks will be one day earlier this year.

The news of the match-up comes courtesy of a recent report on

After coming up short in his bid for the TUF 10 title via knockout at the hands of Roy “Big Country” Nelson, Schaub bounced back with a vengance, knocking Chase Gormley senseless en route to the first round TKO victory in the pair’s “UFC on Versus” meeting, while Tuchscherer will be looking to improve on a recent UFC 109 majority decision victory over Tim Hague after suffering a brutal TKO defeat to Gabriel Gonzaga in his UFC debut.

UFC 116 will be aired live on pay-per-view while featuring a main event between Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin for the undisputed UFC heavyweight championship.

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