Florian, Stevenson to battle in Nov.
Following a dominant performance over
It looks like Florian will get his wish.
MMAWeekly.com has confirmed with sources close to the fight that Florian will likely return on Nov. 15 and face former
For Stevenson's part, he last fought in early July, submitting American Top Team lightweight
Neither fighter was available for comment about the proposed fight, but MMAWeekly.com sources indicate that both have accepted the bout and contracts are pending.
The match-up between two of the top lightweights in the UFC will be a part of an as of yet unannounced pay-per-view event in Portland, Ore.
Although no official word about the event has been forthcoming from the promotion, rumors have circulated for months that the UFC was eyeing Oregon as a destination for sometime in 2008.
The bout between Florian and Stevenson is likely to garner main event or at least co-main event status for the show.