The UFC’s return to Chicago, Illinois now has its main event as UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will defend his newly minted UFC title versus TUF 14 champion John Dodson. The two will battle it out on January 26 fight card. The bout was announced on UFC Tonight.
Johnson was awarded the crown after a hard fought five round tactical battle with Joe Benavidez at UFC 152. Dodson earned his shot at the title by hammering the highly regarded Jussier da Silva unconscious at UFC on FX 5.
UFC on Fox 6 will take place at the United Center in Chicago on January 26. Joining the flyweights will be the previously announced lightweight scrap between Donald Cerrone and Anthony Pettis. A light heavyweight battle between Glover Teixeira and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is currently rumored for the card but will depend on the health of Teixeira.