Former welterweight Johnson returns to UFC in light heavyweight division

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Anthony Johnson had ten fights inside the Octagon, but struggled making the 171 pound limit for the welterweight division. After losing three of his five inside the cage, John was released by the promotion.

Since his release Johnson has gone on an impressive six fight streak, fighting at heavyweight and light heavyweight, including a win over former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski.

Johnson will return to the UFC in the light heavyweight division and is first fight is already set:

@danawhite: Riding a six fight win streak, Anthony Johnson will make his UFC return against #4 ranked light heavyweight Phil Davis at UFC 172

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