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UFC Fight Night: Stephan Bonnar to fight Matt Hamill?

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Stephan Bonnar (11-4) and Matt Hamill (3-1) could possibly fight during an upcoming UFC Fight Night SpikeTV special on April 2, according to the rumors section.

It's slated for the same show that will feature the lightweight showdown between Kenny Florian and Joe Lauzon as the main event.

Light heavyweights Bonnar and Hamill are both former contestants on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) who have large fan followings thanks in large part to their participation on the mixed martial arts (MMA) reality series.

In fact, Bonnar is credited as half of the reason the UFC is currently so popular for his epic three-round war (a loss) with Forrest Griffin at the conclusion of the original TUF. He has had some issues outside of the Octagon since that time, but has returned to rattle off two straight wins.

Hamill is also perhaps best known for a loss, which came at UFC 75: "Champion vs. Champion" against local product, Michael Bisping. It's safe to say that it was the most controversial decision in the short history of the promotion.

He was supposed to get an immediate rematch; however, Bisping decided to move down to middleweight after sustaining the first loss of his career to Rashad Evans during the main event at UFC 78: "Validation" in November while Hamill recovered from knee surgery.

If it comes about this is a tough fight for Bonnar because he struggled mightily to defend the takedown against Rashad Evans back in 2006. Evans is a sound wrestler and a case can be made that Hamill is even better.

We shall see.

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