John Makdessi vs. Paul Taylor at UFC on Versus 5 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

It has been revealed today that UFC lightweight strikers John Makdessi and Paul Taylor will meet at UFC on Versus 5 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on August 14th, 2011.

Sherdog’s, Tomas Rios, posting via his Twitter account, said:

“Some news for you since you all put up with me, John Makdessi vs. Paul Taylor. UFC Live 5. Waiting on Taylor to sign off.”

Makdessi is undefeated at 9-0 in his mixed martial arts career and has already picked up back-to-back wins inside the octagon over Pat Audinwood and most recently a very impressive spinning back fist KO over Kyle Watson at UFC 129 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Taylor has lost five of his last eight fights inside the octagon, holding on to his spot on the roster last time out, defeating Gabe Ruediger at UFC 126 in February, stopping the outspoken fighter with a head kick. Even witht he five losses he did lose to some of the UFC’s top competition including Marcus Davis, Paul Kelly, Chris Lytle, John Hathaway, and Sam Stout.

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