Who, you might be asking? Whiteley is an up-and-coming lightweight making his debut against fellow newcomer Alan Patrick (10-0) at the event. Though both are talented, Whiteley’s explosiveness should prove to be the difference. In addition to finishing every opponent he’s faced, the Indiana native scored six of the wins before the bout’s opening round had ended.
When UFC Fight Night 29 unfolds on Wednesday the lineup should feature a contingent of competitive clashes thanks to an outstanding job by the company’s matchmaking team. From top to bottom, there are plenty of pairings one might label as little more than a coin flip when it comes to the eventual winner. However, there are also a few fights almost certain to end in favor of one athlete. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)