MMAWeekly.com has learned that Drew Fickett will most likely be the new opponent for Josh Neer at the next UFC on August 20th. Neer was orginially scheduled to fight Jayson Mayhem Miller at UFC 53, but Mayhem’s management had a change of heart and decided not to have him fight in Las Vegas.
Mayhem will now fight at SuperBrawl in Hawaii on July 23rd on the undercard of the Niko Vitale vs Robbie Lawler fight. Fickett last fought in the octagon at UFC 51 when he lost to Nick Diaz.
This will be Neer’s debut as he sports a professional record of 12-1-1. His only loss was a controversial one to Spencer Fisher where he lost by split decision.