Jamie Varner vs. James Krause At UFC 173 In Vegas

Former WEC lightweight champion, Jamie Varner is set to gp head to head against James Krause at the UFC 173 event set to be on Memorial Day weekend on May 24th in Las Vegas, Nevada.

A source close to the situation confirmed the news to sources . The source asked to remain anonymous because he was not authorized to speak about the matchup. Twitter user @FrontRowBrian first reported the bout.

Varner, a former WEC lightweight champion, has dropped two straight fights and three of his past four after returning to the promotion at UFC 146, the 2012 Memorial Day weekend card.

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