Report: Magnus Cedenblad vs. Robert McDaniel added to sophomore UFC on FOX Sports 1 event in Indianapolis (UPDATED)

Steve Snowden

A middleweight affair is in the works for the second UFC on FOX Sports 1 event in Indianapolis, Ind., as TUF 17 veteran Robert McDaniel will reportedly take on Magnus Cedenblad.

One of the most polarizing characters on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 17, Robert McDaniel, has his next fight set, and it will come against Sweden's Magnus Cedenblad.

The two middleweight competitors will reportedly collide at the recently announced sophomore UFC on FOX Sports 1 event, scheduled to take place Aug. 28, 2013 from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.

News of the 185-pound contest was first reported by Brazilian news outlet Ataque Total; however, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) officials have yet to confirm the match up.

McDaniel (21-6) did not live up to his own expectations on TUF 17 as he was swiftly taken out by a Uriah Hall spinning wheel kick in the quarterfinal round.

Fortunately, he was given the chance to come back into the competition as the wild card and successful won that fight only to move on the next round where he was submitted in the second round by the show's eventual winner, Kelvin Gastelum.

Since everyone on the reality show was promised at least one UFC fight, McDaniel was pitted against Gilbert Smith at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale and earned a victory by third-round submission.

Cedenblad (10-4) has not competed since suffering a second-round submission loss to Francis Carmont in his UFC debut at UFC on FUEL TV 2 in April 2012.

By the time the fight rolls around, the 31-year-old will have been sidelined for over 16 months, which is by far the longest layoff of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career.

UPDATE: McDaniel has denied reports of this match up via Twitter, but has confirmed that he will participate on this fight card. MMAmania.com is working on details and will provide further information when it becomes available.

UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 goes down Aug. 28, 2013 from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The main event of the evening will feature a welterweight rematch between Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join MMAmania.com

You must be a member of MMAmania.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMAmania.com. You should read them.

Join MMAmania.com

You must be a member of MMAmania.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMAmania.com. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker