According to reports, a welterweight scrap between rising stars Johny Hendricks and Rick Story will go down at “The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale” in December.
A source close to the situation confirmed the contest with MMAjunkie.com.
Hendricks owns a perfect 9-0 professional record, with his last four coming within the Octagon’s walls. All of his fights have ended in devastating fashion, including a 2ndRound TKO over Charlie Brenneman at UFC 117.
Story holds a respectable 11-3 mark, however has won 10 of his previous 11 contests. He was last seen posting a 2ndRound TKO of his own at UFC 117 over Dustin Hazelett.
The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale takes place December 4th inside The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Here are the athletes rumored/expected to participate in the Spike TV broadcast:
Johny Hendricks vs. Rick Story
Kendall Grove vs. Demian Maia
Stephan Bonnar vs. Igor Pokrajac
Lightweight Finalist #1 vs. Lightweight Finalist #2