Former WEC light heavyweight champion Brian Stann will be making his long-awaited UFC debut against former “The Ultimate Fighter 8” semi-finalist Krzysztof Soszynski at UFC 97 on April 18th. Stann has been recovering from a foot injury, however appears to be 100% healed and ready for action.
Soszynski lost in his semi-finals bout to Vinny Magalhaes via armbar submission, however has continued to improve upon his MMA game with Team Quest in Temecula, California.
In fact, Soszynski helped corner UFC light heavyweight Dan Henderson to a victory at this past Saturday’s UFC 93 event.
Here are the fighters Rumored to be competing on the night’s event:
Luis Cane vs. TBD
David Bielkheden vs. Mark Bocek
Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Brian Stann
David Loiseau vs. Ed Herman
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Chuck Liddell
Thales Leites vs. Anderson Silva (UFC middleweight champion)