“The Ultimate Fighter” Season 9 finalist DaMarques Johnson (Pictured, File Photo) will lock horns with Clay Harvison in a preliminary welterweight duel at UFC on Fox 1 “Velasquez vs. Dos Santos” on Nov. 12 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. Ten fights are now official for the landmark event, which marks the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s debut on network television.

Johnson (12-9, 3-3) last appeared at UFC Fight Night 24 in March, when he submitted to second-round elbow strikes from Amir Sadollah at the Key Arena in Seattle. The 29-year-old West Jordan, Utah, native trains under Jeremy Horn at the Elite Performance gym. Wins over former King of the Cage champion Michael Guymon and International Fight League veteran Brad Blackburn anchor Johnson’s resume.

A quarterfinalist on Season 13 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” Harvison (9-3, 1-1 UFC) last fought at UFC Fight Night 25 in September, when he succumbed to a second-round rear-naked choke from Seth Baczynski at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans; the defeat snapped his three-fight winning streak. Harvison, a 31-year-old Marietta, Ga., native, has never suffered consecutive losses as a professional.

A five-round heavyweight title fight pairing undefeated champion Cain Velasquez against once-beaten contender Junior dos Santos will headline UFC on Fox 1. Meanwhile, former WEC champion Ben Henderson will toe the line against Jackson’s Mixed Martial Arts representative Clay Guida in a de facto title eliminator at 155 pounds.

Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos

Clay Guida vs. Ben Henderson
Dustin Poirier vs. Pablo Garza
Cub Swanson vs. Ricardo Lamas
DaMarques Johnson vs. Clay Harvison
Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto vs. Darren Uyenoyama
Mackens Semerzier vs. Robert Peralta
Alex Caceres vs. Cole Escovedo
Mike Pierce vs. Paul Bradley
Aaron Rosa vs. Matt Lucas

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Jake Ellenberger vs. Jorge Masvidal added to TUF 24 Finale

  • 25 days ago

The Ultimate Fighter 24 finale is stacked with great fights, and now a welterweight war between Jake Ellenberger and Jorge Masvidal has been added.This season of The Ultimate Fighter is a very intere read news >>

Report: James Moontasri vs. Alex Morono rebooked for UFC on FOX 22 in Sacramento

  • 6 days ago

The migration of fights from the canceled UFC Fight Night 97 event continues with the movement of a welterweight fight to December’s UFC on FOX 22 card. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Two fights added to UFC on FOX 22, including Team Alpha Male's Josh Emmett

  • 5 days ago

The UFC’s final FOX event of the year is taking shape, and the promotion today announced two additional contests for the card.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Bellator Kickboxing: Florence Main Card Finalized | MMAWeekly.com

  • 6 days ago

Bellator Kickboxing announced today that it has added a trio of fights to its December 10 event at the Mandela Forum in Florence, Italy. read news >>

Urijah Faber faces Brad Pickett at UFC on FOX 22 in December

  • 5 days ago

“The California Kid” will fight at home this December. UFC officials today announced that Urijah Faber will face fellow veteran bantamweight Brad Pickett at UFC on FOX 22.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Urijah Faber vs. Brad Pickett at UFC on FOX 22

  • 5 days ago

A UFC fight card in Sacramento, California just wouldn't be right without Urijah Faber as he'll be facing Brad Pickett at UFC on FOX 22.With UFC Sacramento going down in December, the card read news >>

UFC 207: Two welterweight fights added

  • 5 days ago

UFC 207 has two new bouts added Tuesday. Former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks vs. Neil Magny and Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine.UFC 207 is the event that will end the year for the UFC and it read news >>

The 10 Best Fights to Close Out 2016

  • 5 days ago

We are in the final quarter of 2016, and the UFC schedule is bananas. Or, as the kids like to say these days, lit. It's so lit, in fact, that while choosing the top 10 fights remaining on the schedul read news >>

Former champ Chris Weidman signed his new contract the day before UFC 205 presser

  • 4 days ago

It’s no wonder former UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman was visibly buoyant at the New York City press conference for UFC 205.Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos read news >>

Alexis Davis vs Sara McMann added to TUF 24 Finale

  • 4 days ago

Alexis Davis will fight Sara McMann at the Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale in December.Alexis Davis is making her return to the Octagon after being away since April 2015 due to the birth of her son. ESPN& read news >>