Two major fights have been added to September 22nd’s UFC 152 card in Toronto, Canada.
First up, in what should prove to be the main event the first ever flyweight champion will be crowned when Joseph Benavidez takes on Demetrious Johnson.
The two earned their place by successfully defeating Yasuhiro Urushitani and Ian McCall respectively in the semi-finals of the flyweight mini-tournament put on by the promotion.
Meanwhile, after calling out a number of the middleweight division’s top contenders recently, the UK’s Michael Bisping has got himself a big fight with ‘The All-American’ Brian Stann.
Both Bisping and Stann share a recent loss to Chael Sonnen, though they had contrasting fortunes against him. Bisping took Sonnen the distance in an extremely close fight on FOX that won him some new fans, while Stann struggled to make headway against the former No.1 contender before being submitted in the second round.
That aside both men have won four other fights apiece at 185lbs and so will see a victory here as a chance to get back into the title hunt.
These two bouts will join an already announced welterweight tilt between BJ Penn and Rory MacDonald as the major fights on the Toronto card.