Diaz-Neer Official for UFC Fight Night

By Greg Savage Sep 16, 2008
OMAHA, Neb. -- Nathan Diaz and Josh Neer are set to squabble for the chance to ascend another rung on the very tall UFC lightweight ladder. Both men made the 155-pound weight limit Tuesday, setting the stage for tomorrow night’s showdown at the Omaha Civic Auditorium.

Mac Danzig and Clay Guida also tipped the scales right at the 155-pound allotment and will square off in another highly anticipated lightweight matchup.

The televised portion of the card is rounded out with a middleweight tussle between Ed Herman and Alan Belcher as well as a light heavyweight bout pitting hometown favorite Houston Alexander against Eric Schafer.

UFC Fight Night 15 is the launch vehicle for the newest season of SpikeTV’s “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series. The top two fights on the bill feature winners from previous seasons of the tournament, Diaz and Danzig.

Main Card:
Nathan Diaz (155) vs. Josh Neer (155)
Mac Danzig (155) vs. Clay Guida (155)
Ed Herman (185) vs. Alan Belcher (185)
Houston Alexander (205) vs. Eric Schafer (205)

Wilson Gouveia (185) vs. Ryan Jensen (185)
Joe Lauzon (155) vs. Kyle Bradley (155)
Dan Miller (185) vs. Rob Kimmons (185)
Drew McFedries (185) vs. Mike Massenzio (185)
Jason Brilz (205) vs. Brad Morris (205)
Alessio Sakara (185) vs. Joe Vedepo (185)
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