In what has to be the shortest suspension in UFC history, the promotion announced a new fight for Matt Mitrione. UFC officials announced that Mitrione will face Brendan Schaub at UFC On FOX 8. Mitrione was chastised publicly for his bigoted comments about a transgender mma fighter, and subsequently put on suspension by the promotion.
UFC On FOX 8 takes place on July 27 at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington, In the UFC’s second trip to Seattle, Defending Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson will take on John Moraga in the main event. In the co main event, former Strikeforce Women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate will take Liz Carmouche.
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