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Matt Hamill vs. Brandon Vera On Tap For UFC 101

Matt Hamill

Matt Hamill

Light heavyweights Matt Hamill and Brandon Vera are likely to clash on the main card of UFC 101 on August 8th in Philadelphia, according to MMA Madness.

According to the report, which cited sources close to the event, both fighters have received contracts for the bout and are expected to sign on to make the fight official.

Hamill (6-2) and Vera (10-3) were last in action at UFC 96 earlier this month, with Hamill earning “Knockout of the Night” for his first-round head kick KO of Mark Munoz while Vera picked up a second-round TKO of Mike Patt on the preliminary card due to leg kicks.

UFC 101, which will air live on pay-per-view, will take place at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia and is expected to feature UFC lightweight champion BJ Penn vs. Kenny Florian and Forrest Griffin vs. Thiago Silva.

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