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Flyweights Johnson vs. McCall, Benavidez vs. Urushitani Set for UFC on FX 2

Demetrious JohnsonThe flyweight division is officially coming to the UFC on March 3, as Demetrious Johnson will meet Ian McCall and Joseph Benavidez will face Yasuhiro Urushitani at UFC on FX 2 to determine the contenders for the UFC’s first 125-pound title, UFC President Dana White announced after UFC 140 on Saturday.

Johnson (9-2) was slated to face Eddie Wineland in January at UFC on Fox 2 after coming up short to bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz in October to snap a four-fight win streak, while McCall (11-2), known for his “Uncle Creepy” nickname, has won four-straight since losing to Cruz in the WEC in 2009.

Benavidez (15-2) also came up short to Cruz when they met last August, but has since won three-straight including an August win over Eddie Wineland. Urushitani (19-4-6) fought just once in 2011, scoring his fifth-straight win via second-round TKO in his native Japan.

UFC on FX 2 also features a showdown between top welterweights Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves.

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