It has been confirmed on UFC Tonight that two top ranked light-heavyweights will do battle as Anthony Johnson will take on Ryan Bader at UFC on FOX 18 in the main event January 30th in Newark, New Jersey.
Anthony Johnson has an MMA record of 20-5 and has won four out of his last five fights. Johnson’s most recent fight was against Jimi Manuwa where he won the fight via KO in round two earning himself a performance of the night bonus. Pior to that, Johnson had fought Daniel Cormier for the UFC Light-Heavyweight belt and suffered a lost via rear naked choke in round 2.
Ryan Bader has an MMA record of 20-4 and has won five out of his six last fights. His most recent win was over former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans. He dominated the fight and won via unanimous decision adding to a current five fight win streak.