Sources close to the bout are reporting that Brock Larson, who recently made the move from the WEC to the UFC, will be stepping in to face Chris Wilson at UFC 98, on May 23rd. Wilson was originally slated to face Josh Koshcheck at the event, before Koscheck was forced to withdraw last week due to a foot injury.
Fight agreements have not been made official yet, but both fighters have verbally agreed to the contest.
Larson, who successfully made his UFC return at UFN 18 against Jesse Sanders, has won twenty-five fights in his career, and suffered his only two losses to top competitors Jon Fitch and Carlos Condit.
Wilson now has a record of fourteen wins and five losses (1-2 in the UFC) after dropping his last fight via split decision to John Howard at UFC 94, in the “Fight of the Night”.
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