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Glover Teixeira – Anthony Johnson, Holly Holm – Valentina Shevchenko Targeted For UFC on FOX 20

Holly Holm

By FCF Staff

The UFC continues to build its next FOX card, as according to a new report, Glover Teixeira vs. Anthony Johnson and Holly Holm vs. Valentina Shevchenko will likely take place at UFC on FOX 20.

On the latest “UFC Tonight”, the promotion’s Megan Olivi reported that the bouts are being targeted for the July 23rd card, which will take place in Chicago. Olivi also confirmed that as expected, UFC on FOX 20 will feature Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez.

Johnson (21-5) is coming off a first round, KO win over Ryan Bader, and Teixeira (25-4) took out Rashad Evans in his last bout.

Holm (10-1) hasn’t fought since she was choked out by Miesha Tate in March, while Shevchenko (12-2) was decisioned by Amanda Nunes in her last fight.

UFC on FOX 20 will be hosted by the United Center.

posted by FCF Staff @ 10:38 am
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