Mike Swick-DaMarques Johnson Replaces Rothwell-Browne on UFC on Fox 4 Main Card
A planned heavyweight collision between former IFL standout
and undefeated prospect Travis
has been removed from the UFC
on Fox 4
bill after Rothwell sustained a training injury.
Instead, the evening’s main draw will feature a welterweight scrap
pitting “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 9 runner-up DaMarques
Johnson against returning veteran Mike
UFC on Fox 4 marks the Las Vegas-based promotion’s third event on
Fox’s flagship network in 2012 and is headlined by a light
heavyweight showdown between former champion Mauricio Rua
Johnson has alternated wins and losses in his last six fights.
After posting a 2-1 Octagon record in 2011, “Darkness” began 2012
with a defeat, submitting to a John
Maguire armbar at UFC on Fuel TV 2. The 30-year-old is an
eight-time UFC veteran and owns career wins over Clay
Guymon and Brad
Swick, 33, steps back into the cage for the first time since
February 2010. Before being sidelined by injury and illness, Swick
had dropped back-to-back bouts to Dan Hardy and
Thiago. The skid snapped a four-fight surge for “Quick,” during
which the “TUF 1” alum bested Josh
Goulet and Ben
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