Bantamweights Scott Jorgensen and Eddie Wineland will clash on the UFC on FX 3 main card.

Jorgensen-Wineland served as one of three bubble matchups involved in the Harley-Davidson “Hometown Throwdown” fan poll. The bout bested Mike Pierce-Carlos Eduardo Rocha and Seth Baczynski-Lance Benoist to earn a spot on the FX broadcast. Wineland confirmed the results of the fan vote Tuesday afternoon on Twitter; the UFC has not yet made any official announcement.

Headlined by a pivotal flyweight rematch pitting Demetrious Johnson against Ian McCall, UFC on FX 3 takes place June 8 at the BankAtlantic Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The main card will also feature a pair of welterweight confrontations, as Charlie Brenneman meets Erick Silva and Mike Pyle faces Josh Neer.

Jorgensen, 29, has won two of his last three bouts. Following five consecutive WEC wins, “Young Guns” failed in his attempt to become the UFC’s inaugural bantamweight champion, falling to Dominick Cruz in December 2010. Jorgensen posted a pair of victories to begin his UFC career, besting Ken Stone and Jeff Curran before falling to rising talent Renan Barao at UFC 143.

Wineland is still searching for his first Octagon victory. The WEC’s first bantamweight titleholder saw a four-fight winning streak snapped in his UFC debut when he was outpointed by Urijah Faber last spring at UFC 128. Wineland found no redemption in his next outing against Joseph Benavidez, as Faber’s teammate also outpointed the Hoosier at UFC Live 5 in August.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Fan Perspective: With Nick Diaz, was the Nevada commission out of its damn mind?

  • 19 days ago

When the Nevada State Athletic Commission handed down a career-crippling five-year suspension to UFC vet Nick Diaz, did the regulatory body go too far?Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

White House petition filed to lift Nick Diaz's five-year suspension from MMA

  • 20 days ago

President Obama, you have an outraged MMA fan on line one. If you thought the decision by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) to suspend Nick Diaz for five years and fine him $165,000 was nothing read news >>

Dana White on Nick Diaz suspension: 'I have no say in the matter'

  • 20 days ago

UFC president Dana White responded to a fan on Twitter who asked for his thoughts on Nick Diaz's 5 year marijuana suspension. The MMA world cannot stop talking about the NAC's decision to ban the UFC read news >>

Lightweights Drew Dober vs. Erik Koch added to UFC 195 in Las Vegas

  • 21 days ago

A lightweight matchup between Drew Dober and Erik Koch is the latest addition to the UFC’s first event of 2016.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Darren Elkins vs. Robert Whiteford added to UFC Fight Night 76 in Dublin

  • 21 days ago

A featherweight matchup between Darren Elkins and Robert Whiteford is the latest addition to next month’s UFC Fight Night 76 in Ireland.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Polaris Pro 2: The casual fan preview

  • 24 days ago

Bloody Elbow's grappling editor Roy Billington previews Polaris Pro's second event, which goes down in Cardiff, Wales this weekend. We are just weeks removed from the illustrious Abu Dhabi Combat Clu read news >>

Kimbo Slice returning for Bellator 142: 'Dynamite 1' fan festivities

  • 25 days ago

The popular street brawler turned MMA fighter, fresh off his win over Ken Shamrock in St. Louis, will be taking part in the Bellator 142: 'Dynamite 1' festivities in San Jose. Bellator MMA is offerin read news >>

Jake Butler

  • 25 days ago

MMA and UFC news, results, rumors, fights and MMA rankings from the fan perspective. read news >>

Someone Filed a White House Petition for Paige VanZant to Shave Her Head

  • 26 days ago

Somebody who we presume is a fan with a too much time on their hands filed a petition with the White House to force Paige VanZant to shave her head. read news >>

UFC legend Chuck Liddell has no interest in watching Mayweather fight

  • 26 days ago

UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell is not a fan of Floyd Mayweather's boxing style. This Saturday on September 12th, boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather will look to extend his win streak to an immaculate read news >>