Undefeated light heavyweight prospect Phil Davis was poised to be taking on arguably the toughest challenge of his career come this April, however things have changed.

Instead, the Llyod Irvin product who trains alongside former UFC contender Brandon Vera and UFC champion Dominick Cruz, will be taking on Jason Brilz at UFC 129, which takes place at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada.

MMAJunkie.com originally reported the new match-up for the pay-per-view event, which will be headlined by a welterweight showdown pitting champion Georges St. Pierre against former Strikeforce titleholder Jake Shields.

Brilz steps in for Matt Hamill who was originally slated to take on the former collegiate wrestling star, however "The Ultimate Fighter" veteran has since been called to replace Thiago Silva in a bout with former champion Quinton Jackson at UFC 130 in May.

Jason was last seen in action when he lost a controversial split-decision to perennial top-10 fighter Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC 114 last May. Since then, Brilz had been slated for several match-ups though has bowed out due to injury.

Davis, meanwhile, is undefeated in his young mixed martial arts career, and is currently riding a four-fight win streak inside the octagon. Phil, 26, holds notable victories over the likes of former WEC champ Brian Stann and budding prospect Alexander Gustafsson. Most recently, "Mr. Wonderful" defeated veteran Tim Boetsch, submitting "The Barbarian" with a modified kimura in the second-round of their November meeting. The loss marked Tim's first by submission.

So, MMA peeps, what do you think of the new match-up? Who do you favor? Both men come from wrestling backgrounds, but make no mistake that Davis holds the more prestigious pedigree of the two, as he achieved national acclaim earning the NCAA Division I title in 2008. Sound off in the comment section below.

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