Riddle vs. Pierson official for UFC 123

source: mmajunkie.com

Matt Riddle (5-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) will welcome UFC newcomer Sean Pierson (10-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) to the octagon at UFC 124.

UFC brass recently announced that Pierson replaces an injured Anthony "T.J." Waldburger and faces Riddle on the evening's on the preliminary card of the December event.

MMAjunkie.com first reported the change back in October.

Featuring a welterweight title fight between reigning champ Georges St-Pierre and top contender Josh Koscheck, "UFC 124: St-Pierre vs. Koscheck II" takes place Dec. 11 at Montreal's Bell Centre.

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Keith McKay site profile image  

11/14/10 10:14 PM by Keith McKay

Hmmmm... hope you are right, but 6 fights in the org vs 0 is a tough sell for me.

brodes site profile image  

11/14/10 10:10 PM by brodes

Pierson can really fight. Hes been at it 10 years, I would probably put money on Pierson over riddle.

Keith McKay site profile image  

11/14/10 10:05 PM by Keith McKay

Another step up for Riddle...Dude has 6 fights in the UFC, can they give him a fighter with a name in the UFC yet? Gave him O-ship-sheck and he got smoked.