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UFC 117: Johny Hendricks vs Charlie Brenneman possible for Aug. 7


UFC welterweight up-and-comers Johny Hendricks and Charlie Brenneman have been approached for a possible 170-pound scrap when the promotion heads to the Oracle Arena for UFC 117 on August 7 in Oakland, California.

MMA Die Hards first reported the pending match-up earlier today.

Hendricks is perhaps best known for stopping Amir Sadollah in his Octagon debut at UFC 101: "Declaration" last August. In addition to winning three straight, the Team Takedown fighter also enjoyed a perfect 2-0 run in the WEC before getting called up to the big leagues.

He owns a wrestling win over Brenneman from their college days -- but will history repeat itself?

Like Hendricks, "The Spaniard" was able to transition from a stellar collegiate wrestler to a budding mixed martial artist with impressive results. The 12-1 Brenneman graduated to the UFC at Fight Night 21 back in March, taking home a unanimous decision victory over Jason High in Charlotte, North Carolina.

This has the potential to be a barn-burner -- or wrestlemania.

UFC 117 will feature the put-up-or-shut-up middleweight title fight between Chael Sonnen and Anderson "The Spider" Silva while Thiago "Pitbull" Alves seeks revenge on longtime nemesis Jon Fitch.

For the current UFC 117 fight card click here.

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