Josh Neer at UFC 104

Josh Neer at UFC 104

Josh Neer is back.

Following his main event victory at Saturday’s Super Cage Combat 2 in Las Vegas, Neer signed a new four-fight contract with the UFC. He will return at UFC on Versus 6 on Oct. 1 in Washington, DC, to face fellow returnee Keith Wisniewski.

Neer’s manager, Mickey Dubberly of KO Dynasty, told MMAWeekly.com on Tuesday that Neer did indeed sign a four-fight contract with the UFC, but he could not say when or against who his fighter would return.

MMAWeekly.com confirmed the fight with independent sources close to the event. The fight was first reported by MMAJunkie.com.

Neer (31-10-1) has served couple tours of duty in the UFC. He last fought in the Octagon at UFC 104 losing to Gleison Tibau in the second of back-to-back defeats. He has since gone on to win six of his last seven bouts, his only loss at the hands of Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez.

Wisniewski (28-12-1) has made only one UFC appearance in the past. He lost a unanimous decision to Nick Thompson at UFC 56 in late 2005. He lost four more consecutive bouts before going on his current winning streak of six straight. Wisniewski’s current streak includes wins over UFC veterans Pete Spratt and Chris Wilson.

A UFC bantamweight title bout between current champion Dominick Cruz and challenger Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson heads the UFC on Versus 6 fight card.

Follow @KenPishna on Twitter or e-mail Ken Pishna.
For more
UFC News and UFC Rumors, follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.

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

Related News

Cody Garbrandt Takes Out Takeya Mizugaki in 48 Seconds (UFC 207 Free Fight) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 29 days ago
  • 689 views

Cody Garbrandt solidified his contender status and earned a title shot with his first round victory over Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 202. read news >>

Verbal agreements in place for Mark Hunt vs. Alistair Overeem at UFC 209

  • 29 days ago
  • 35 views

A heavyweight clash featuring two veterans of the sport is in the works for UFC 209.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

TJ Dillashaw: 'Every Opponent Should Be Worried' (UFC 207 Video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 29 days ago
  • 59 views

Former champion TJ Dillashaw looks to establish himself as the top contender when he takes on No. 2 ranked bantamweight John Lineker at UFC 207. read news >>

Mark Hunt Agrees to Face Alistair Overeem With Conditions | MMAWeekly.com

  • 29 days ago
  • 326 views

Despite his outstanding issues with the UFC, Mark Hunt has agreed to return to the Octagon to face Alistair Overeem. read news >>

UFC 207 lineup finalized again: Louis Smolka vs. Ray Borg opens main card on pay-per-view

  • 29 days ago
  • 9 views

With the promotion apparently unable to find a replacement opponent for Jessica Andrade, the main card for UFC 207 next week has a new configuration.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Ronda Rousey's Warrior Code (UFC 207 Video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 29 days ago
  • 12 views

Before her highly anticipated return to the octagon, former champion Ronda Rousey reminds us why she fights, the nerves involved, and her plans for the future. read news >>

Yancy Medeiros meets Li Jingliang at UFC on FOX 23 in Denver

  • 29 days ago
  • 6 views

The UFC’s January return to the “Mile High City” continues to fill up with the addition of a welterweight fight. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC 207 preview: A closer look at Ronda Rousey's career statistics

  • 29 days ago
  • 16 views

Go inside the career stats of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who returns next week in an attempt to reclaim the title she once held. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Manager explains why Max Holloway isn't fighting Jose Aldo at UFC 208

  • 28 days ago
  • 57 views

Max Holloway and Jose Aldo won’t be fighting to unify the UFC featherweight championship at UFC 208. That much is clear.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Max Holloway Comments on Jose Aldo, Not Fighting at UFC 208

  • 28 days ago
  • 36 views

UFC fighter Max Holloway saw Jose Aldo's Tuesday interview with Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting and wasn't happy about it. Aldo said Holloway knew they were supposed to fight at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, Ne read news >>