David Michaud drops to lightweight, meets Garett Whiteley at UFC on FOX 13

After making his UFC debut as a welterweight, David Michaud has decided to drop down to the lightweight division and he will make his UFC 155 pound debut against Garett Whiteley at UFC on FOX 13.UFC on FOX 13

The fight booking was announced by the UFC on late Thursday evening.

Michaud (7-1) was defeated by Jingliang Li in his UFC debut in May as he lost by split decision. Prior to signing with the UFC, six of his seven victories came by knockout or submission and five of those wins came in the first round.

Whiteley (7-2) has dropped both of his fights in the UFC and his last fight came in January at UFC Fight Night 35 against Vinc Pichel. All of his victories have come by stoppage and four of those wins have come by knockout.

The current UFC on FOX 13: Dos Santos vs. Miocic fight card is below.

Junior dos Santos (16-3) vs. Stipe Miocic (12-1)
Nate Diaz (17-9) vs. Rafael dos Anjos (22-7)
Alistair Overeem (37-14, 1NC) vs. Stefan Struve (25-6)
Jamie Varner (21-10-1, 2NC) vs. Drew Dober (14-6)
Derek Brunson (12-3) vs. Ed Herman (22-10, 1NC)
Joe Ellenberger (15-1) vs. Bryan Barberena (9-2)
Matt Mitrione (8-3) vs. Gabriel Gonzaga (16-8)
Ben Saunders (17-6-2) vs. Joe Riggs (40-14, 1NC)
John Moraga (15-3) vs. Jussier Formiga (17-3)
Anthony Birchak (11-1) vs. Ian Entwistle (8-2)
David Michaud (7-1) vs. Garett Whiteley (7-2)