Two light heavyweights with a combined six Octagon victories will square off this summer at UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov.
Officials confirmed an earlier report of the fight for the June 14 card from Rogers Arena in Vancouver. The night will feature a main event between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Ali Bagautinov.
Jimmo (19-3) is a native of Canada and will be looking to push his UFC mark to 4-2. He owns knockout victories over Anthony Perosh and Sean O’Connell.
St. Preux (15-5) sports a perfect 3-0 Octagon record, having defeated Nikita Krylov earlier this year in a victory that earned him “Performance of the Night” honors when he applied the Von Flue choke.
Below is a list of the current fights announced to date:
UFC Flyweight Championship
Demetrious Johnson (c) vs. Ali Bagautinov
Welterweight: Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley
Heavyweight: Andrei Arlovski vs. Brendan Schaub
Light Heavyweight: Ryan Bader vs. Rafael Cavalcante
Welterweight: Daniel Sarafian vs. Kiichi Kunimoto
Bantamweight: Mike Easton vs. Yves Jabouin
Bantamweight: Roland Delorme vs. Michinori Tanaka
Lightweight: Kajan Johnson vs. Tae Hyun Bang
Female Bantamweight: Germaine de Randamie vs. Milana Dudieva
Light Heavyweight: Ryan Jimmo vs. Ovince St. Preux
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