Ian McCall vs. Demetrious Johnson 2 Scheduled for TUF Live Finale June 1



Due to a scoring error, Ian McCall and Demetrious Johnson didn’t get to have a round four at their fight in Australia at UFC on FX 2, so they’ll do it all over again in June.

Sources have confirmed to MMAWeekly.com that McCall and Johnson will meet for a second time at The Ultimate Fighter Live finale on June 1 in Las Vegas. The date for the bout was first reported by MMAInterviews.TV.

McCall and Johnson had a Fight of the Night during their bout at UFC on FX 2 just a few weeks back, where Johnson was initially declared the winner.

Unfortunately, due to an error committed by the athletic commission in Australia, the scores were incorrectly totaled and the fight should have been declared a draw.

The UFC included a provision for a fourth round for instances just like this, so if the fight was a draw, the two fighters could battle in another “sudden victory” round to declare the winner.

Because of the scoring error, however, the fourth round never happened and now McCall and Johnson will do it all over again.

The fight will be featured on The Ultimate Fighter Live finale airing on FX on Friday, June 1, where the next champion from the show will also be crowned.

The winner of the McCall/Johnson rematch will then go on to face Joseph Benavidez to crown the first ever UFC flyweight champion.

Follow @DamonMartin on Twitter or e-mail Damon Martin.
For more
UFC News and UFC Rumors, follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.

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

Related News

  • 6 days ago
  • 0 views

John Lineker stopped Alptekin Ozkilic in a thrilling flyweight bout in July, and he wants to impress once against Ian McCall at UFC Fight Night 56 card in Brazil, on Nov. 8, to earn a shot at the UFC read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 0 views

This is the UFC 178 live blog for Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso, a flyweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.Johnson, who has won six straight fig read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 15 views

You can now watch the full segment featuring UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger Chris Cariaso from the “Countdown to UFC 178? special.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 11 views

Check out the behind the scenes lead-up to Saturday's UFC 178 fight pitting Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso, as well as Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 4 views

Before Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso square off in Saturday's UFC 178 main event, check out Johnson's second, and more definitive, victory over Joseph Benavidez. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 1 views

UFC 178 is headlined by a UFC flyweight championship tilt. Champion Demetrious Johnson defends against the No. 8-ranked contender Chris Cariaso. Cariaso enters as a massive underdog, as much as plus- read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 12 views

Demetrious Johnson defends his FW belt against Chris Cariaso this weekend at the MGM Grand. The Line Up Bantamweight Dominick Cruz vs. Takeya Mizugaki Lightweight Jorge Masvidal vs. James Krause Welt read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 19 views

Who said flyweights don't hit hard? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 125-pound kingpin Demetrious Johnson, widely-considered one of the fastest fighters in all of mixed martial arts (MMA), will o read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 0 views

UFC 178 may be missing a Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier grudge match, but it still has Demetrious Johnson. As the promotion's most active champion, one who is on his way to literally cleaning out the f read news >>