Michael Johnson vs. Myles Jury official for December's UFC 155 event
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A lightweight matchup between Michael Johnson (12-6 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Myles Jury (10-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is now official for December's UFC 155 event.
UFC officials recently confirmed the booking, which was originally reported in October.
UFC 155 takes place Dec. 29 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main event is a heavyweight title fight rematch between champion Junior Dos Santos and ex-titleholder Cain Velasquez, which headlines the pay-per-view portion of the show.
Johnson vs. Jury is expected be part of the evening's preliminary card, which FX and Facebook carry.
Johnson is coming off a come-from-behind win over Danny Castillo at October's UFC on FX event 5 in Minneapolis. Despite Castillo dropping him in the first round, Johnson rallied in the second for a knockout victory. The KO earned him a $40,000 "Knockout of the Night" bonus, his first in the UFC.
Johnson has won three straight fights since a 1-2 start to his caree
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