Joseph Benavidez vs. Eddie Wineland at UFC on Versus 5 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Former WEC title contender, Joseph Benavidez will meet the very first man to hold the bantamweight title, Eddie Wineland will meet at UFC on Versus 5 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on August 5th, 2011. The news was confirmed by UFC.com earlier today adding both men recently sat next to each other at the fighters summit in Las Vegas.

Benavidez competed for the title at WEC 50 losing to champion, Dominick Cruz vis split decision, Since the disappointing loss he has rebounded defeating Wagnney Fabiano and most recently Ian Loveland in his octagon debut.

Wineland lost the title to Chase Beebe way back in 2007, and was looking to have a pretty good run towards another title shot only losing one fight out of seven. His UFC debut didn’t go so good though, he lost a unanimous decision to former featherweight champion, Urijah Faber this past March, putting him back at square one.

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