Cobb Signs with UFC, Replaces Buchholz

By Staff Feb 12, 2009
Palace Fighting Championships lightweight champion Brian Cobb will fight Terry Etim at UFC 95 on Feb. 21 in London.

Cobb, 15-4, replaces Justin Buchholz, a source close to Cobb confirmed to

A native of San Jose, Calif., Cobb wrestled at Cal State Bakersfield before Urijah Faber introduced him to MMA. He upset UFC veteran Diego Saraiva in May to win the PFC 155-pound title.

Last month Cobb was featured in Sherdog’s Prospect Watch.

Lineup for UFC 95:

Diego Sanchez (No. 5 WW) vs. Joe Stevenson
Dan Hardy vs. Rory Markham
Nate Marquardt (No. 5 MW) vs. Wilson Gouveia
Chael Sonnen (No. 9 MW) vs. Demian Maia (No. 10 MW)
Josh Koscheck (No. 4 WW) vs. Paulo Thiago
Terry Etim vs. Brian Cobb
Junior dos Santos vs. Stefan Struve
Per Eklund vs. Evan Dunham
Neil Grove vs. Mike Ciesnolevicz
Troy Mandaloniz vs. Paul Kelly

Jeff Sherwood contributed to this report.
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