MMA Junkie Reports:
– 31-12-0 MMA/ 8-6 UFC Record
– 2 Fight Losing Streak
– Notable Wins: Nate Diaz, Spencer Fisher, Gleison Tibau
– 10-3-0 MMA/ UFC Debut
– 2 Fight Win Streak
– Notable Wins: Ricardo Lamas, Dustin Poirier, Will Kerr
A lightweight fight between Joe Stevenson and Danny Castillo has been added to UFC on Versus 3. The event takes place on March 3rd at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky. The fight could make the main card, due to the proposed Paulo Thiago vs Johny Hendricks fight was scratched.
Joe Stevenson could be fighting for his UFC career against Castillo. He is currently on a two-fight losing streak, including a vicious knockout loss against Mac Danzig at UFC 124. Stevenson’s last victory was back in 2009, when he forced Spencer Fisher to tap from strikes at UFC 104.
Danny Castillo earned a multi-fight deal with the UFC after knocking out Will Kerr in the first round at the lat WEC in promotional history. The win was his second in a row, previously beating top prospect Dustin Poirier at WEC 50.