Herman (20-7) is fresh off a 48-second knockout of Tim Credeur in June for his second win in three bouts, while the Australian Noke (19-4-1) snagged the “Submission of the Night” on Chris Camozzi at UFC 127 to improve to 3-0 in the UFC.
Both fighters appeared on The Ultimate Fighter, as Herman was the runner-up to Kendall Grove on TUF 3 in 2006 and Noke advanced to the quarterfinals on TUF 11 last year.
UFC on Versus 5 is headlined by welterweightsDan Hardy vs. Chris Lytle and lightweight contender Jim Miller vs. Ben Henderson.
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Pictured: Ed Herman