Seven fights confirmed for UFC on FOX 2

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The UFC’s January 28 appearance on FOX is starting to shape up to be far better than its predecessor, a statement saying a lot considering the presence of Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos on the inaugural card and broadcast’s record-breaking viewership.

With about six weeks to go, UFC on FOX 2 is set to be headlined by former light heavyweight title-holder Rashad Evans looking to cement his long-awaited second shot at the belt by facing undefeated phenom Phil Davis and also features colorful middleweight Chael Sonnen taking on surging grappler Mark Munoz with a bout against 185-pound champion Anderson Silva up for grabs.

Now the UFC has confirmed five other fights for the Chicago-based event including today’s earlier news regarding Demetrious Johnson vs. Eddie Wineland.

Johnson vs. Wineland Latest Bout Added to January FOX Card

The remaining quartet of clashes are all sure to entertain and span the divisional spectrum starting with a featherweight fight between aggressive 145ers George Roop and Cub Swanson.

Moving up a notch, Ultimate Fighter alums Cody McKenzie and Michael Johnson meet in the Octagon, as will British submission specialist Paul Sass and ever-improving Xtreme Couture competitor Evan Dunham.

Finally, as rumored, heavyweight BJJer John Olav Einemo takes on Chicago cop, and 14-1 Mixed Martial Artist, Mike Russow.

UFC on FOX 2 will be shown live on the network with preliminary pairings likely headed to FX, Fuel TV, or ION.


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