Sources close the fight have confirmed to Fightline.com that Kendall Grove will be taking on Jason Day at UFC 96 in Columbus, Ohio as first reported by 411Mania.
TUF 3 winner Kendal Grove (9-5) had dropped two straight via knockout before taking a split decision over the late Evan Tanner in his last outing. He’ll look to build on that performance against Jason Day (17-7), who looked sharp against Alan Belcher in his UFC debut at UFC 83, before being promptly KO’d the next time out by Michael Bisping at UFC 85.
Below is a look at the current rumored participants for UFC 96, set to take place in Columbus, Ohio on March 7:
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Shane Carwin
Kendall Grove vs. Jason Day
Chuck Liddell vs. TBA
Keith Jardine vs. TBA