The finale for “The Ultimate Fighter 9: US vs. UK” is starting to take shape. Though agreements are in the process of being finalized, MMA Junkie is reporting that Anthony Johnson will be taking on fellow welterweight John Howard at the event.
Johnson is coming off of back to back victories over Kevin Burns and Luigi Fioravanti, via third round knockout, and first round TKO, respectively. Howard picked up a split decision victory over Chris Wilson in his last fight, which earned both men “Fight of the Night” honors, and is on a four fight win streak.
This fight is expected to be televised, along with the fights to determine this season’s lLightweight and welterweight winners. You can follow the card for the “The Ultimate Fighter 9: US vs. UK Finale” as it develops on the rumors page for the event.