MMAWeekly.com is reporting that Tyson Griffin will fight Sean Sherk at UFC 90 in Chicago on October 25th. Sherk the former UFC Lightweight Champion is looking to get back on track following his loss to BJ Penn. While Tyson will be looking to add another big name to his list of victims which includes Uriajah Faber, Martcus Aurelio, Clay Guida, Gleison Tibau, Thiago Tavares and Duane Ludwig. One would have to believe that a win for Tyson puts him inline to face the winner of Huerta/Stevenson vs BJ Penn for the belt in early 2009.
Affliction announced that Mike Pyle will fight Jason High on October 11th in Las Vegas and that Chris Horodecki will also take place on that card.
We’re hearing rumors of big name matchups for Martin Kampmann and Gray Maynard but can’t say anything just yet. And the MMA World is buzzing about where Jay Hieron will end up. We hear that he is fielding offers from Elite XC, Affliction, the AFL and UFC.