It looks like MMA fans have been guaranteed at least one knockout on December 8 when the UFC returns to network television for UFC on FOX 5, as a bout between heavyweight sluggers Brendan Schaub and Lavar Johnson has been added to the Seattle-bound show. Both men are known for their hard-hitting ways and have racked up 22 strike-based stoppages in 25 total victories.
The match-up has been confirmed by UFC officials. Other bouts scheduled for the card include BJ Penn-Rory MacDonald and Alexander Gustafsson-Mauricio Rua, as well as the headlining lightweight title-fight between Benson Henderson-Nate Diaz.
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