Johnson will square off with “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 7
Sadollah at UFC Fight
Night 24 on March 26 at the KeyArena in Seattle. Johnson, who
relayed the news on his personal Website, replaces the injured
Horn protégé, Johnson has posted three wins in his last four
outings. The 29-year-old West Jordan, Utah, native last fought at
UFC “Fight for the Troops 2” in January, when he submitted Michael
Guymon with a first-round body triangle at Fort Hood in
Killeen, Texas. Only two of Johnson’s 20 bouts have reached the
judges. He was a finalist on Season 9 of “The Ultimate
Sadollah has not competed since UFC 122 in November, when he
notched a unanimous decision over Peter
Sobotta at the Koenig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany.
The 30-year-old Brooklyn, N.Y., native has been finished only once
in six professional MMA appearances. Victories over Pride Fighting
Championships alum Phil Baroni,
International Fight League veteran Brad
Blackburn and “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 7 finalist C.B.
Dollaway anchor Sadolllah’s limited resume.
A light heavyweight showdown pairing Antonio
Rogerio Nogueira with fast-rising prospect Phil Davis
will headline UFC Fight Night 24, which will air live on Spike TV.
In addition, the event will feature a welterweight duel pairing
former title contender Dan Hardy with
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