UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is looking to return this summer, and if he has his way, it will be hometown fight. Johnson is looking to make his return to the Octagon at UFC on FOX 8 in Seattle. MMAFighting first reported the matchup.
Johnson was last in action at UFC on FOX 6, where he defeated Jon Dodson in a classic bout. “Mighty Mouse” was supposed to defend his title against John Moraga at The Ultimate Fighter 17 but shoulder surgery sidelined him until later this summer.
The UFC announced their return to Seattle earlier this week. The event will be the third event at the KeyArena in the last three years. The promotion last traveled to Seattle for a sold out UFC on Fox 5.