Matt Brown beats John Howard by unanimous decision

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Matt Brown entered Sunday’s UFC Live event on a three-fight losing streak. John Howard entered on a two-fight losing streak. Both men were looking at a situation where they may have needed a win to keep their spots on the UFC roster.

Which may mean Howard is out of a job.

Brown beat Howard by unanimous decision Sunday after 15 minutes of close, back and forth fighting, and although it wasn’t a thrilling fight, it was enough for Brown to save his job in the UFC. Howard will have to be anxious this week as he wonders if he’ll get another chance inside the Octagon.

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Main Card (On Versus):
Pat Barry (6-2) vs. Cheick Kongo (15-6-2)
Rick Story (13-3) vs. Chris Brenneman (13-2)
John Howard (14-6) vs. Matt Brown (11-10)
Matt Mitrione (4-0) vs. Christian Morecraft (7-1)

Main card starts at approximately  9 p.m. ET (12:00 midnight. PT)