In what proved to be an all out war in their last meet, Stephan Bonnar and Krzysztof Soszynski will be fighting each other again at UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin on July 3 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
“The American Psycho” Stephan Bonnar (11-7) suffered a TKO loss to “The Polish Experiment” Soszynski (19-9-1) at UFC 110 in the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia due to a head cut. Though the cut was caused by an inadvertent illegal headbutt.
Also recently added to the card, TUF runner-up Brendan Schaub (5-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) meets fellow heavyweight Chris Tuchscherer (18-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) . Both men are coming off victories as Tuchscherer won by decision against Tim Hague in Feb. and Schaub finished Chase Gormley by TKO (punches) in the first round.
The latest UFC 116 card now includes:
- Champ Brock Lesnar vs. interim champ Shane Carwin (heavyweight title-unification bout)
- Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Wanderlei Silva
- Stephan Bonnar vs. Krzysztof Soszynski
- Kurt Pellegrino vs. George Sotiropoulos*
- Cheick Kongo vs. Roy Nelson*
- Brendan Schaub vs. Chris Tuchscherer
- Matt Brown vs. Chris Lytle
- Kendall Grove vs. Goran Reljic
- Jon Madsen vs. Karlos Vemola
- Julio Paulino vs. Daniel Roberts*
* – Not officially announced