by MMAWeekly.com Staff
MMAWeekly.com has confirmed that Martin “The Hitman” Kampmann and Rory Markham have verbally agreed to meet in the Octagon at UFC 108 on Jan. 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

First reported by MMAJunkie.com, both fighters are coming off loses. Kampmann suffered a TKO loss to Paul Daley at “UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort” on Sept. 19 while Markham is coming off knockout loss to Dan Hardy at UFC 95 in February.

Stylistically the match up promises excitement and neither wants to lose back-to-back bouts.

UFC 108 has yet to be officially announced by the UFC, but is scheduled to feature UFC middleweight titleholder Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort in the main event depending on Silva’s health. In the co-main event Rashad Evans and Thiago Silva face off.