Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 1/19/12

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL - MAY 19: Josh Neer of the Silverbacks lies on the canvas after being knocked out by Mark Miller of the Red Bears on May 19, 2007 at the Sears Centre in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images for IFL)
Duane Ludwig (21-11) vs. Josh Neer (32-10-1) In an explosive clash of welterweight sluggers, two longtime veterans could put on a showcase worthy of a "Fight of the Night" bonus. Ludwig, 33, is now officially being recognized by the UFC for the fastest knockout in the promotion's history with his six-second trouncing of Jonathan Goulet in 2006. The man appropriately nicknamed "Bang" made his UFC debut in April 2003 after submitting Charles "Krazy Horse" Bennett and knocking out Jens Pulver, who was coming off wins over Caol Uno, Dennis Hallman and B.J. Penn and was widely regarded as the best lightweight in the sport at the time. Ludwig would go on to fight for K-1 in Japan, as well as Strikeforce, earning wins over the likes of Genki Sudo and Yves Edwards, while dropping fights to Lyle Beerbohm, Takanori Gomi, Paul Daley, Josh Thomson, Tyson Griffin and Penn. Initially schooled in the sport by mixed martial arts legend Bas Rutten, the Denver native, who bases his camp at Grud...
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