Michael Johnson (15-8) Josh Thomson (20-6) Lightweight fight is booked for UFC on FOX 12
The 27 year old Michael Johnson is finally getting his chance to prove him self over a top ranked contender Josh Thompson. Michael Johnson with a (15-8) record is coming off a 3 fight win streak over Melvin Guillard via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night Gustafsson vs Manuwa. Johnson also had an impressive win knocking out Gleison Tibau at UFC 168 and a win over Joe Lauzon at UFC Fight Night Shogun vs. Sonnen.
Josh “The Punk” Thompson the former Strikeforce World Lightweight Champion decided to put his retirement plans on hold and continue fighting. Josh Thompson is coming off a very disappointing split decision loss in a very close fight with Benson Henderson, back in January on UFC on Fox 10. He has won 2 out of his last 4 fights, including an impressive TKO win against Nate Diaz in the second round at UFC on FOX 7.
UFC on FOX 12 event, scheduled for the SAP Center in San Jose, California, on July 26, 2014. UFC on FOX 12 will also feature a light heavyweight contest Anthony Johnson against the veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
By: Michelle Luce