UFC 103: Mike Swick vs Martin Kampmann

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According to the Junkie, Mike “Quick” Swick will take on Martin Kampmann at UFC 103 on Sept. 19th in Dallas, TX.

Additional sources familiar with the bout have indicated the organization may be utilizing the contest to determine who will meet the reigning welterweight titleholder following the UFC 100 title fight between current champ Georges St. Pierre and challenger Thiago Alves.

American Kick Boxing Academy fighter, Mike Swick (14-2) is coming of a second round TKO win over TUF 8′s Ben Saunders at UFC 99.

Extreme Couture fighter Martin Kampmann (15-2) is coming off a hard fought decision victory over WEC welterweight champion Carlos Condit at UFC Fight Night 18.

This should be a great match up, both fighter sport a similar records, both recently dropped down from middleweight and both fight out of top level camps.

For the latest on UFC 103, check out our UFC Rumors section.

UFC Fight Night 18 “Condit vs Kampmann” Weigh-In Results

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UFC Fight Night 18 “Condit vs Kampmann” from the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Weigh-Ins went off yesterday with a couple of hitches. First off, lightweights Jeremy Stephens and Gleson Tibau came in over the 156 lb. weight limit. The fight will still take place, but now at a catchweight of 158 lbs.

Second, Ryan Jensen told the commission he was using the drug Adderall (used to treat his Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). The Athletic Commission (Tennessee) apparently had an issue with the use of the drug or the proper paper work was not filed correctly and they cancelled the fight.

MAIN CARD

Carlos Condit (170.5) vs. Martin Kampmann (170)
Ryan Bader (206) vs. Carmelo Marrero (205)
Rafael dos Anjos (156) vs. Tyson Griffin (156)
Junie Browning (156) vs. Cole Miller (156)

PRELIMINARY CARD

Jeremy Stephens (158) vs. Gleison Tibau (156.5)**
Ricardo Almeida (185.5) vs. Matt Horwich (185)
Brock Larson (171) vs. Jesse Sanders (171)
Nick Catone (186) vs. Tim Credeur (186)
Nissen Osterneck (186) vs. Jorge Rivera (185)
Rob Kimmons (185) vs. Joe Vedepo (185)
Tim McKenzie (184.5) vs. Aaron Simpson (186)

CANCELLED FIGHTS

Ryan Jensen (186) vs. Steve Steinbeiss (186)*

* Fight canceled after Ryan Jensen disclosed the use of the banned substance Adderall (Psychostimulant).
** Both Jeremy Stephens and Gleison Tibau came in heavy, so the fight will take place at a catchweight of 158 lbs.

The UFC Fight Night 18 “Condit vs. Kampmann” weigh-in results video is below.

UFC Fight Night 18: Carlos Condit vs Martin Kampmann

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Shortly after Carlos Condit’s (22-4) fight with Brock Larson in the WEC was cancelled due to some sort on injury, the UFC has announced that Condit will now take on Martin Kampmann (14-2) at UFC Fight Night 18 on April 1 in Nashville, Tenn.

This news comes amidst rumors that the WEC was looking to fold its welterweight division into the UFC, especially since Carlos Condit has cleared out the whole division. The WEC has been eliminating heaver division to focus solely in the lighter weight fighters.

This will be Kampmann’s first appearance in the UFC as a welterweight since losing to Nate Marquardt at UFC 88.