Woodley in for Silva at UFC 156
The former Division 1 All-American and Hieron are both coming off losses to highly ranked welterweights.
Jay Hieron lost a rather close unanimous decision to Jake Ellenberger, a fight in which Hieron actually did a pretty decent job defending Jake's usually aggressive wrestling-based attacks.
Woodley fought his way to the finals of a tournament to determine the vacant Strikeforce weltwerweight belt (formerly held by Nick Diaz) but, despite a great effort to hold on, fell victim to the brutal elbows, knees and fists of Nate "The Great."
It will be the classic battle of striking versus wrestling, and it will be interesting to see how well each fighter has learned to counter the style that was exposed as their weakness in their latest losses.
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