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Saturday, Jul 09, 2016

UFC 201: Demetrious Johnson Withdrawing Due to Injury

Demeterious Johnson (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

The July 30th, UFC 201 card will no longer feature Demetrious Johnson, as the flyweight champ has been forced to withdraw from the event due to injury. The renowned fighter was scheduled to fight Wilson Reis.

The nature of Johnson’s injury was not disclosed in the UFC’s official announcement. The promotion does not know yet when the fight may be rescheduled for.

Johnson (24-2-1) is coming off an impressive, stoppage win over Henry Cejudo in April, and is riding an 11 fight, undefeated streak. Reis (20-6) is coming off a UD win over Dustin Ortiz and is 3-2 in his last 5 bouts.

UFC 201 will take place in Atlanta, Georgia, and will be headlined by a welterweight bout between champion Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley.

posted by FCF Staff @ 2:00 am
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