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UFC Fight Night 12 fight card 'Swick vs. Burkman' is official

The official line up for UFC Fight Night 12: "Swick vs. Burkman" is set for Wednesday, January 23 at 9 p.m. ET from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to

Former top middleweight contender, Mike Swick, will make his long-awaited welterweight debut against Josh Burkman during the main event of the two-hour SpikeTV special. Both fighters appeared on different seasons of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) mixed martial arts reality series.

Here's the remaining UFC Fight Night 12 fight card:

Main card (televised):

185 lbs.: Patrick Cote (11-4) vs. Drew McFedries (6-2)
155 lbs.: Nate Diaz (7-2) vs. Alvin Robinson (9-2)
155 lbs.: Thiago Tavares (13-1) vs. Michihiro Omigawa (4-5)

Under card (may not be broadcast):

155 lbs.: Kurt Pellegrino (10-3) vs. Alberto Crane (8-1)
155 lbs.: Gray Maynard (3-0) vs. Dennis Siver (11-4)
155 lbs.: Cole Miller (13-2) vs. Jeremy Stephens (12-2)
155 lbs.: Corey Hill (1-0) vs. Joe Veres (4-2)
155 lbs.: Matt Wiman (8-3) vs. Justin Buchholz (7-1)

There are certainly some solid match ups on the docket, including the UFC debut of Corey Hill and a very tough fight for TUF 5 lightweight winner, Nate Diaz, against Alvin Robinson. The clash between Cote and McFedries (hopefully) will also spark some fireworks.

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