Both fighters will be looking to bounce back from knockout
In August, Pyle (25-9-1) was finished by Matt Brown in only 29
seconds. The defeat snapped an impressive stretch that saw Pyle win
seven of eight matches, including four straight.
Meanwhile, Waldburger (16-8) was stopped by Adlan Amagov in
October, coming on the heels in wins in three of his last four.
Both fighters are known for their outstanding ground games. Pyle
has 16 submission victories while Waldburger has 13.
The contest is part of the still-developing card for the Feb.
22, 2014 event at The Mandalay Bay Events Center. The night’s
headliner will be a five-round matchup between Rashad Evans and
Daniel Cormier. The bout serves as Cormier’s debut in the
Additional fights that have been announced include Rory
MacDonald vs. Demian Maia, and Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rustam