Reports have surfaced that former The Ultimate Fighter 3 winner Kendall Grove will be taking on Ricardo Almeida at UFC 101 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
FightHype.com confirmed with sources close to the situation that both middleweights have verbally agreed to the scrap, and signed bout agreements should be submitted shortly.
Grove come out on the right end of his must-win fight against Jason Day at UFC 96 last month. He has now split his last for fights in the Octagon.
Almeida has won eight of his last nine affairs, and most recently scored a unanimous decision over Matt Horowich at UFC Fight Night 18 last Wednesday.
The event will be taking place on August 8th and will be held at the Wachovia Center.