With Michael Johnson having to pull out of his fight with Josh Thomson (20-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) at UFC on Fox 12, Bobby Green (22-5 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has agreed to step in and fight Thomson.
Bobby Green (22-5) has won his last seven fights, he made his UFC debut against Jacob Volkmann which he beat via submission. He is coming off a win over Pat Healy at UFC on Fox 9 – Johnson vs. Benavidez 2 on Dec / 14 / 2013 via decision.
Josh Thomson has won his last 2 out of four fights. He has two fights in the UFC and has a 1-1 record while fighting in the octagon. He made his debut against Nate Diaz which he won via TKO in the second round (April 2013) He then fought Benson Henderson in January of this year, but lost in a very very close fight ending in a split decision.
The headling fight of UFC on Fox 12 is Robbie Lawler Vs. Matt Brown.
UFC on FOX 12 takes place July 26 at SAP Center in San Jose. The main card airs on FOX following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Here is how the rest of the card looks like:
MAIN CARD (FOX (8 p.m. ET)
Matt Brown vs. Robbie Lawler
Anthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Dennis Bermudez vs. Clay Guida
Bobby Green vs. Josh Thomson
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX (6 p.m. ET)
Daron Cruickshank vs. Jorge Masvidal
Patrick Cummins vs. Kyle Kingsbury
Tim Means vs. Hernani Perpetuo
Mike De La Torre vs. Brian Ortega
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX (4:15 p.m. ET)
Akbarh Arreola vs. Tiago dos Santos
Noad Lahat vs. Steven Siler
Gilbert Burns vs. Andreas Stahl
Juliana Carneiro Lima vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk