After injuries laid waste to a rematch at Fight Night 22 it looks like lightweights Mac Danzig and Matt Wiman have been given another opportunity to produce a definitive conclusion in hopes of erasing fans’ memories of their controversial result last June at UFC 115. The end of their original pairing came after referee Yves Lavigne mistakenly waved action off while under the impression Danzig had been rendered unconscious from a Guillotine Choke when in fact the Ultimate Fighter 6 winner was still fully aware of his surroundings.
According to the UFC, Danzig and Wiman will face off at UFC Live 6 at some point in October though the actual date and location of the event haven’t been officially announced.
The loss was the only blemish on Danzig’s record in 2010 with wins over Justin Buchholz and Joe Stevenson in his pair of other Octagon appearances. The 31-year old holds an overall record of 20-8-1 with four victories in the UFC including a submission of polished BJJer Mark Bocek.
While his health has kept Danzig out of the ring since his December knockout of Stevenson, “Handsome” Matt has been more active including a hard-fought decision to Dennis Siver earlier this month at UFC 132. The 13-6 Wiman has gone 7-3 since his stint on TUF 5 with successful showings in the Octagon against Michihiro Omigawa, Thiago Tavares, and Cole Miller.
More UFC Live 6 match-ups are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
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