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Matt Hamill vs. Mark Munoz Added To UFC 96; Jensen-Steinbeiss Shifted to UFC Fight Night 18

Matt Hamill

Matt Hamill

Light heavyweights Matt Hamill and Mark Munoz will meet at UFC 96 on March 7th in Columbus, Ohio, according to

Hamill (5-2), a three-time NCAA Division III wrestling champion and cast member on the third season of The Ultimate Fighter, earned three-straight victories to begin his UFC career but has since gone 2-2, dropping bouts to Michael Bisping and Rich Franklin while picking up victories over Tim Boetsch and, most-recently, Reese Andy. A WEC veteran, Munoz earned victories in the UFC’s sister promotion over Chuck Grigsby and Ricardo Barros before being forced to make the jump to the UFC’s 205-pound division.

In other UFC 96 news, a planned bout between middleweights Ryan Jensen and Steve Steinbeiss has been shifted to UFC Fight Night 18 on April 1st in Nashville, Tennessee, according to Five Ounces of Pain.

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