Dec 27, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Michael Johnson weighs-in for his UFC Lightweight Bout on December 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

UFC on FOX 12: Michael Johnson injured; out vs. Josh Thomson

UFC on FOX 12 is one of the most anticipating events coming up on the UFC’s calendar thanks to a welterweight headliner between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown, but the event has lost an exciting lightweight match that was set for the main card.

According to, Michael Johnson has suffered an injury that is forcing him to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Josh Thomson.

With just two weeks until the event, UFC officials are working hard to find a replacement.

No timetable for Johnson’s recovery has been established, so if a replacement is not found and the injury is minor then the bout could simply be delayed to a later date.

UFC on FOX 12 takes place on July 26 at the SAP Center in San Jose, California.

Below is a current look at the updated fight card for the event:


  • Matt Brown vs. Robbie Lawler
  • Anthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
  • Dennis Bermudez vs. Clay Guida
  • Michael Johnson vs. Josh Thomson


  • Daron Cruickshank vs. Jorge Masvidal
  • Patrick Cummins vs. Kyle Kingsbury
  • Tim Means vs. Hernani Perpetuo
  • Mike De La Torre vs. Brian Ortega
  • Akbarh Arreola vs. Tiago dos Santos e Silva
  • Noad Lahat vs. Steven Siler
  • Gilbert Burns vs. Andreas Stahl
  • Juliana Carneiro Lima vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

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