Welterweights Johny Hendricks and Martin Kampmann can focus in on each other, officially now, as the bout that has been rumored is set to be signed for UFC 154.
Hendricks and Kampmann will square off November 17 from Montreal in the co-main event. The likely main event will boast Georges St-Pierre and Carlos Condit in a bout to unify the UFC welterweight titles.
I have my bout agreement and It’s official…me vs Kampmann as co-main event at UFC 154 on Nov 17!!!
— Johny Hendricks (@JohnyHendricks) August 22, 2012
Hendricks (13-1) has picked up wins in each of his last four fights, including a decision over Josh Koscheck and a knockout of Jon Fitch. Hendricks is just the second fighter – the other being GSP – to own wins over the two former top contenders.
Kampmann (20-5) earned his third consecutive win by topping Jake Ellenberger. He also owns a victory over Thiago Alves via submission.