UFC on FX 4: Brian Ebersole vs TJ Waldburger booked for June 22 in Atlantic City

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 27: Brian Ebersole of Australia celebrates his win over Chris Lytle of the USA during their welterweight bout during their middleweight bout as part of UFC 127 at Acer Arena on February 27, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Looks like Brian Ebersole now has something better to do than run down Josh Koscheck for his issues with American Kickboxing Academy.

That's because the longtime welterweight veteran has been booked to do some actual fighting on June 22, 2012, in Atlantic City at UFC on FX 4 against T.J. Waldburger.

The promotion announced the pending contest late last night.

After years of competing all over the world for regional promotions and compiling a record of 46-14, Ebersole finally made his way to the UFC, where he's won three straight bouts over Chris Lytle, Dennis Hallman and Claude Patrick, respectively.

Can he make it four in a row against a much younger submission specialist?

T.J. Waldburger, a 23-year-old Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner, made his way to the UFC in 2010 after winning and defending the Shark Fights welterweight title.

He won his first bout with the promotion before running into the heavy hands of Johny Hendricks. The loss sent him spiraling back down the card but he's since rebounded with a pair of victories over lesser competition.

If he can defeat Ebersole, that's a one way ticket into the middle of the pack of the 170-pound division. It's no title shot, sure, but you've gotta start somewhere.

UFC on FX 4 will feature a Lightweight showdown between Gray Maynard vs. Clay Guida in the main even of the evening. It will also mark the welterweight debut of Dan Miller, who takes on Ricardo Funch in main card action, among other bouts.

For the latest UFC on FX 4 news and notes be sure to hit up our complete event archive right here. To check out the latest UFC on FX fight card and rumors click here.

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