UFC

Koscheck vs. Daley in the Works for May

A welterweight contender bout between Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley is under discussion for a UFC card in May.

The news was originally reported by ESPN’s Jon Anik, who revealed the news during an online chat this afternoon. Heavy.com has confirmed with sources close to the UFC that the bout is currently being worked on but has not been finalized.

Koscheck is coming off the most high-profile victory of his career, a co-main event victory over Anthony Johnson at UFC 106 that earned “Fight of the Night” honors. Koscheck was originally scheduled to face Paulo Thiago in a rematch at UFC 109 next month, but suffered an injury while training and was forced to withdraw from the bout. He’ll instead face Daley, a British striker who has scored a pair of dramatic knockouts during two bouts in the UFC.

Both men are considered top contenders for George St. Pierre’s welterweight championship.

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