A slew of fights has officially been added to UFC Singapore.
On Sunday afternoon, UFC officials announced Michael Johnson would be making the jump back up lightweight to challenge fellow UFC veteran Stevie Ray.
Johnson (19-14), a finalist from Season 12 of The Ultimate Fighter, is looking to right the ship after suffering a violent knockout to Josh Emmett at UFC Philadelphia in March. This setback snapped his two-fight win streak, which included decision over Andre Fili and Artem Lobov.
This bout will also mark Johnson’s first bout at 155 pounds since his TKO loss to Justin Gaethje in July 2017
Ray (22-9), a former BAMA and Cage Warriors champion, is also looking to recover from his own KO loss, which came at the hands of Leonardo Santos at UFC Stockholm in June. Prior to this “Braveheart” earned a decision over Jessin Ayari last October.
Other additions to October card include a a pair of heavyweight scraps between Sergei Pavlovich vs. Maurice Greene and Ciryl Gane vs. Don’Tale Mayes.
The entire card is currently slated to go down on Oct. 26 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. With these latest additions, here is how the entire card stands:
- Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren
- Michael Johnson vs. Stevie Ray
- Sergei Pavlovich vs. Maurice Greene
- Ciryl Gane vs. Don’Tale Mayes