Injury Bug Strikes Again, Tony Ferguson Now Faces Michael Johnson at UFC on Fox 3

March 29, 2012
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For Ultimate Fighter winner Tony Ferguson he hopes the third time is the charm for UFC on Fox 3 in May.

Two opponents have now gone down as both Dennis Hallman and Thiago Tavares have been forced out of their slots facing Ferguson, so in steps former Ultimate Fighter finalist Michael Johnson.

The new bout was announced by UFC officials on Thursday.

Michael Johnson will fight on his second straight UFC on Fox show after last competing at the card in Chicago in January.

A member of the Blackzilian team in Florida, Johnson defeated fellow wrestler Shane Roller in a bout on the UFC on Fox 2 card, and now he steps in on short notice to square off with another Ultimate Fighter alum in May.

The UFC on Fox 3 card takes place on May 5 from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ.

  • shakejunt

    still a good test in wrestling for ferguson

  • rsnowbass

    Ferguson by referee stoppage in middle of 2nd round. One sided fight in Ferguson’s favor… whereas Johnson shows possible a few small glimpses of potential.