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Keith Wisniewski Back in the UFC

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Keith WisniewskiDuneland Vale Tudo’s Keith Wisniewski is back in the UFC. The veteran fighter has signed a deal and will fight Josh “The Dentist” Neer at UFC on Versus 6 on October 1, according to MMA Junkie.

Wisniewski, 29, is riding a 6-fight winning streak with his last win coming at HFC 7 over Chris Wilson. He holds a 28-12-1 professional record, and fought at UFC 56, losing to Nick Thompson via decision.

Although he is just 29, Wisniewski has seemingly been fighting forever. He fought Shonie Carter back in 1999, and fought on the same JKD Challenge 3 card as Matt Hughes. He has also fought locally at XFO, C3, Cut Throat MMA, TFC and Ironheart Crown.

Wisniewski and his brother Justin are also promoters, putting on the Duneland Classic events. Those events have featured local fighters such as Eddie Wineland, Dan Hornbuckle, John Kolosci, Josh Shockley, Yusup Saadulaev, Darren Elkins and Kevin Knabjian.

About Matt Lo Cascio

Matt Lo Cascio is the co-founder and editor of Chicago's MMA. He is the former play-by-play announcer for the XFO and other organizations, and he has been published by ESPN.com, DraftKings, The Comeback, FanSided, and more.

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