It has been announced that ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ season 1 champion Forrest Griffin will battle fellow TUF star Keith Jardine at UFC 66: Liddell vs Ortiz 2.
Griffin’s last fight came at UFC 62: Liddell vs. Sobral where fans saw Griffin earn a unanimous decision victory over Stephan Bonnar. Shortly after the fight it was revealed that Bonnar tested positive to an anabolic agent.
Keith Jardine is returning to action for the first time in nearly 5 months. Jardine was scheduled to face Mike Nickels at UFC 64: Unstoppable but the fight was cancelled hours before it was susposed to take place because Nickels injured his back. Jardine is coming off of a decision victory over Wilson Gouveia and his only UFC loss came to Stephan Bonnar.