UFC’s debut on cable station FX will be headlined by a pivotal
lightweight confrontation between Jim Miller
Guillard, promotion officials announced Thursday.
Official date and location information has yet to be released for
on FX 1, though the show is currently rumored to go down Jan.
20 in Nashville.
The event will also feature a welterweight showdown between
veterans Josh Neer and
Ludwig, as well as a heavyweight clash pitting Pat Barry
Miller (Pictured, File Photo) recently had a seven-fight winning
streak snapped by current No. 1 contender Ben
Henderson on Aug. 14. Prior to his defeat at the hands of the
World Extreme Cagefighting champion, the
AMA Fight Club standout had only been bested by two-time UFC
title challenger Gray
Maynard and reigning Octagon kingpin Frankie
Edgar, racking up nine UFC victories in 11 tries.
Guillard also enters the cage following a setback, as “The Young
Assassin” was upset by jiu-jitsu ace Joe Lauzon at
UFC 136, reducing his five-fight winning streak to rubble. Before
submitting to Lauzon on Oct. 8, the Jackson’s
Mixed Martial Arts representative topped notables such as
Stephens, Evan Dunham
Roller during his five-fight surge. Known for his takedown
defense and punching power, Guillard owns 19 of his 29 career wins