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Report: Darren Till vs. Jack Hermansson to headline UFC’s December 5th event

Another middleweight banger is in the works as former UFC title challenger Darren Till is expected to meet rising contender Jack Hermansson at UFC’s upcoming event on December 5, per a recent report by ESPN’s Brett Okamoto.

The middleweight bout is expected to serve as the main event, but Till must first get medically cleared after suffering a knee injury in his last fight.

Till, 27, is coming off a main event loss to former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker back at UFC Fight Island 3 this past July. Despite the loss, Till showcased the skills needed to fight alongside the best at 185 pounds, even staggering Whittaker a few times throughout their main event clash. Till remains one of the most promising contenders in the middleweight division and can help right the ship heading into 2021 with a big win over Hermansson. Let’s just hope “Gorilla” recovers from suffering a knee injury in his loss to Whittaker.

Hermansson, 32, has been on an absolute tear since getting finished by Thiago Santos back in 2017. Since then, “Joker” has produced a very impressive 5-1 record inside of the cage, finishing four of those bouts by TKO or submission. Hermansson’s last trip to the Octagon saw him stop former title challenger Kelvin Gastelum via first-round heel hook (highlights HERE). If the Swedish fighter is able to produce a similar finish against Till it will be hard to pass him up for a title shot his next time out.

Stick with Mania for more news on UFC’s upcoming Dec. 5th card.