Thursday, March 22, 2012

UFC on FX 4 Card Adds Welterweights Brian Ebersole vs. TJ Waldburger

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship added yet another bout to the list of matches identified for UFC on FX 4, naming welterweights Brian ‘Bad Boy’ Ebersole (49-14-1, 1NC) and TJ Waldburger (15-6) as opponents for the New Jersey event.
The announcement was made on Twitter (@ufc) late Wednesday night.
- One more bout coming at you today for UFC on FX in AC: submission specialist TJ Waldburger will face the relentless Brian Ebersole.
The UFC also announced four other matches on Wednesday for the UFC on FX 4 event, which is expected to take place on the June 22, 2012 at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Ebersole has won three straight in the Octagon since joining the UFC as a late replacement for Carlos Condit just over a year ago at UFC 127. At the Australian event, ‘Bad Boy’ picked up a unanimous decision win and has since gone on to defeat Dennis Hallman at UFC 133, as well as Claude Patrick via split decision at UFC 140 in his last bout. Ebersole is currently riding a ten fight win streak since a loss to Bellator’s Hector Lombard in a Cage Fighting Championship title bout in 2008.
Waldburger has won two straight and is 6-1 in his last seven matches. His record in the UFC is 3-1 with his latest victory occurring earlier this month at UFC on FX 2, with a 55-second submission of Jake Hecht at the Australian show. It was ‘TJ’s’ second straight submission win having used a triangle choke to defeat Mike Stumpf at UFN 25 in September.