Josh Koscheck vs. Johny Hendricks at UFC on FOX 3 in East Rutherford, NJ

Former title contender, Josh Koscheck will meet the heavy handed, Johny Hendricks in what could very well be a number one contender bout for the UFC welterweight title at UFC on FOX 3 in East Rutherford, New Jersey on May 5th, 2012. UFC President, Dana White announced the fight last on Sunday night via Twitter.

Koscheck is coming off a very close decision win over Mike Pierce at UFC 143 earlier this month. Prior to that he picked up a first round TKO win over former long-time 170 pound champion, Matt Hughes to rebound from his loss to Georges St. Pierre.

Hendricks is currently riding a three-fight winning streak over the likes of TJ Waldburger, Mike Pierce and Jon Fitch. The former WEC fighter could very well become the new number one contender for the second quarter of 2012.

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