T.J. Grant vs. Matt Wiman added to UFC on FOX 6 on Jan. 26

A new fight has been added to the UFC on FOX 6 card as T.J. Grant (19-5) faces Matt Wiman (15-6) in a lightweight battle. The event is set to take place at the United Center in Chicago on Jan. 26.

UFC officials announced the new match-up earlier today.

UFC on FOX 6 will feature a featherweight title bout between current champion Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson. The main card will air LIVE on FOX with the prelims expected to air on FUEL TV.

T.J. Grant is currently riding a three fight winning streak, most recently defeating Evan Dunham via unanimous decision at UFC 152 in September. Prior to that he scored a unanimous decision victory over Carlo Prater at UFC on FUEL TV 3 in May, and a submission victory over Shane Roller in October 2011. Grant has not been defeated since December 2010, where he dropped a unanimous decision loss to Ricardo Almeida at UFC 124. He now has the chance to extend his winning streak to four with a big win over Wiman.

Matt Wiman is currently on a two fight winning streak, most recently defeating Paul Sass via submission at UFC on FUEL TV 5 in September. Prior to that he scored a unanimous decision victory over Mac Danzig at “UFC Live: Cruz vs. Johnson” in October 2011, and dropped a unanimous decision loss to Dennis Siver at UFC 132 in July. Wiman will no doubt look to put another notch in the win column with a big performance against Grant.

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