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Michael Johnson vs. Thiago Moises targeted for UFC card on May 13

Michael Johnson (pictured) looks to snap an uncomfortable skid as he meets Thiago Moises.
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Lightweights Michael Johnson and Thiago Moises will share the octagon on May 13, multiple sources told MMA Fighting following a report by Combate.

The UFC Fight Night card takes place at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla., and features Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira in the main event.

Johnson (19-15) attempts to get back on track following consecutive losses to Josh Emmett and Stevie Ray. “The Menace” was previously scheduled to face Khama Worthy and Evan Dunham, but both matchups fell through due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Moises (12-4) is a former LFA title contender who earned a contract with the UFC after knocking out Gleidson Cutis at Dana White’s Contender Series in August 2018. The Brazilian talent holds a record of 1-2 in the UFC with a win over Kurt Holobaugh sandwiched between defeats to Damir Ismagulov and Beneil Dariush.