UFC on Fuel TV 4 Update: Tom DeBlass-Nick Penner Light Heavyweight Matchup On Tap
and Nick Penner
are expected to square off at
UFC on Fuel TV 4
, Sherdog.com confirmed Wednesday with a source
close to the bout.
Headlined by a five-round middleweight main event between Mark Munoz
Weidman, the July 11 event takes place at HP Pavilion in San
Jose, Calif. The evening’s main card will air on Fuel TV, while the
preliminary proceedings are expected to stream live on Facebook.
TheScore.com first reported
the DeBlass-Penner matchup.
DeBlass (Pictured), 30, looks to rebound from the first loss of his
career in his sophomore Octagon effort. The former Ring of Combat
heavyweight champion stepped up on short notice to face Cyrille
Diabate in his promotional debut last month and fell by
majority decision to “The Snake” after a strong start. The Ricardo
Almeida pupil owns more than half of his wins by knockout or
submission and has never been stopped in nearly two years as a
Penner saw an eight-fight winning streak snapped in his March 3 UFC
debut, as the Canadian was pounded out by veteran Anthony
Perosh with just one second remaining in the first round of
their UFC on FX 2 contest. The defeat marked the first time the
32-year-old had been finished; his only other defeat came via
decision in 2008. Representing Blumenort, Manitoba, Penner has
racked up four knockouts and five submissions in 11 professional
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