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Josh Koscheck vs. Chris Wilson confirmed for UFC 98

Josh Koscheck will fight for the fourth time in seven months when he squares off against Chris Wilson at UFC 98 on May 23.

The UFC confirmed the bout today for UFC 98 along with Paul Taylor vs. Peter Sobotta for UFC 99.

Koscheck (12-4) is coming off a TKO loss to previously unknown UFC newcomer Paulo Thiago at UFC 95 on Feb. 21. The AKA fighter still feels the fight was stopped early but says he will put the loss behind him.

Wilson (14-5) lost a split decision to John Howard at UFC 94 on Jan. 31 that was later declared Fight of the Night.

Taylor (9-4-1) lost to Chris Lytle at UFC 89 in October. He'll look to improve his UFC record to .500 with a third win.

Sobotta (8-1) of Germany won his last four fights and will be making his UFC debut.

UFC 98: Evans vs. Machida
Saturday, May 23, 2009
MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV
Tickets

FIGHT CARD:

UFC 99: The Comeback
Saturday, June 13, 2009
Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany
Tickets

FIGHT CARD:

  • Rich Franklin vs. Wanderlei Silva
  • Mike Swick vs. Ben Saunders
  • Marcus Davis vs. Dan Hardy
  • Spencer Fisher vs. Caol Uno
  • Dennis Siver vs. Dale Hartt
  • Paul Taylor vs. Peter Sobotta
  • Denis Stojnic vs. Stefan Struve
  • John Hathaway vs. Rick Story
  • Cain Velasquez vs. Heath Herring*
  • Mustapha Al Turk vs. Todd Duffee*
  • Paul Kelly vs. Roli Delgado*

*not yet officially announced