Hot off the heels of his best career performance against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Jason Brilz will return to face Vladimir Matyushenko at UFC 122. Although not officially announced, multiple media sources have confirmed that the card will take place on Nov. 13 at Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany.
Brilz came into his fight against Nogueira has a heavy underdog. He performed extremely well for three rounds and seemed on his way to taking a unanimous-decision win. However, when the judges scores were read Nogueira was awarded the victory. Brilz also owns UFC victories over Eric Schafer, Tim Boetsch and Brad Morris.
Matyushenko revived his career by going 6-0 in the IFL and claiming the promotion’s light heavyweight title. The wrestler returned to the UFC in 2009 and picked up back-to-back wins over Igor Pokrajac and Eliot Marshall. Earlier this month, Matyushenko dropped a fight against up and coming prospect Jon Jones at UFC Live 2.
A main event for the card has not been announced or reported. However, sources have confirmed that the card will be broadcast via tap delay on Spike TV and not through pay per view.