A matchup against willing strikers Dan Hardy and Duane "Bang" Ludwig has been signed for UFC 146, which is slated to take place on May 26 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
UFC officials announced the bout earlier today. The matchup will likely be part of the event's televised pay-per-view main card. It is expected to be headlined by Junior dos Santos' first heavyweight title defense against Alistair Overeem.
Hardy will look to snap a four-fight losing streak, which features a failed title bid against Georges St. Pierre as well as defeats at the hands of Carlos Condit, Anthony Johnson and Chris Lytle in his most recent fight. Ludwig had a two-fight win streak ended against Josh Neer, who put Ludwig to sleep with a guillotine choke at UFC on FX 1 last month.
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