In a day full of matchmaking, one more fight for the UFC on FX 4 card couldn’t hurt right?

American-turned-Australian Brian Ebersole will make his return to action on the June 22 card to face recent submission machine T.J. Waldburger.

UFC officials announced the new match-up late Wednesday evening.

Following a long career in several promotions, Brian Ebersole finally made his UFC debut in 2011 when he stepped in on short notice to face Chris Lytle at UFC 127 in Australia. The veteran lived up to the opportunity and defeated Lytle by unanimous decision, and has gone on to win two more times inside the Octagon.

Facing the three-fight UFC winner will be T.J. Waldburger, who looks to equal that mark after back-to-back wins in his recent fights as well.

Waldburger was stopped by current UFC welterweight title contender Johny Hendricks in his first bout with the promotion, but stormed back with two nasty submission wins his last couple of fights.

Waldburger put away Mike Stumpf by triangle choke and then landed a beautiful armbar submission on Jake Hecht at UFC on FX 2 earlier this month.

Now Waldburger will look to make it a trio of consecutive victories when he faces Ebersole in Atlantic City as part of the UFC on FX 4 card landing there on June 22.

For more UFC News and UFC Rumors, follow on Twitter and Facebook.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC 197 Confirmed for Rio in March; Could Anderson Silva Make the Card?

  • 21 days ago

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Saturday that UFC 197 will take place in Rio de Janeiro in March. Could Anderson Silva make his return there? read news >>

UFC Fight Night 77 results: Viscardi Andrade returns from long layoff to top Gasan Umalatov

  • 21 days ago

SAO PAULO – Viscardi Andrade and Gasan Umalatov didn’t make great music over three rounds, but Andrade’s investment in the outcome seemed greater, which paid off on the scorecards.Filed under: News, read news >>

When Ronda Rousey was just a bartender, not UFC champion

  • 22 days ago

LOS ANGELES — Ronda Rousey will make between $5 million and $10 million for fighting Holly Holm next weekend, figures as breathtaking as the punches, kicks and takedowns she plans to inflict upon her read news >>

Herschel Walker Still Has Another Fight Left Inside

  • 23 days ago

Herschel Walker would like to make one thing absolutely clear: He is not done fighting. Oh, he has nothing scheduled. Rumors abound that Walker, all 53 ageless years of him, could return in this new read news >>

Dan Henderson: No Introduction Necessary

  • 23 days ago

Dan Henderson isn’t one for labels. The former Olympian turned mixed martial artist turned multi-divisional knockout artist shrugs off words like “legend” and “pioneer,” choosing rather to focus on read news >>

Nina Ansaroff vs. Justine Kish added to UFC 195

  • 24 days ago

January’s UFC 195 lineup continues to take shape with the addition of a women’s strawweight bout.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

VIDEO: CM Punk Clowns on Internet Trolls for Using Bad Grammar

  • 25 days ago

If you're going to troll CM Punk on the internet, make sure you use solid grammar or he'll call you on it. read news >>

MMAjunkie reader predictions: Make your picks for UFC Fight Night 77

  • 27 days ago

Ahead of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 77 event in Brazil, we want your predictions for the main card.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

James Thompson Has Sights Set on Bobby Lashley… and Bellator Belt

  • 28 days ago

Having turned his life around, James Thompson has his sights set on Bobby Lashley and then the Bellator heavyweight belt. read news >>

Former Bellator Champ Michael Chandler Will Do Whatever it Takes to Get Belt Back

  • 29 days ago

Former Bellator champ Michael Chandler has finally turned things around, and he doesn't plan on stopping before he gets the belt back. read news >>