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‘UFC on FOX: Johnson vs. Moraga’ Official Event Poster

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
May 17th, 2013
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Did you think the welterweight shootout between former Strikeforce stars Tarec Saffiedine and Robbie Lawler would get third-to-top billing at “UFC on FOX: Johnson vs. Moraga”? That’s what I assumed until the show’s official event poster hit the Internet. 

It appears the ladies have bumped their male counterparts to the main card’s opening act. Despite coming off losses in their big league debuts, Miesha Tate and Liz Carmouche will fight third-to-last on July 27.

As the Spice Girls used to preach, GIRL POWER!

Demetrious Johnson defends his flyweight crown against John Moraga in the night’s featured attraction. A pivotal 170-pound shootout with Jake Ellenberger and Rory MacDonald serves as the co-main event.

KeyArena in Seattle, Washington hosts the gig.

Here is the show’s current lineup:

Preliminary Card:

John Albert vs. Yaotzin Meza

Ed Herman vs. Trevor Smith

Germaine de Randamie vs. Julie Kedzie

Matt Mitrione vs. Brendan Schaub

Aaron Riley vs. Justin Salas

Yves Edwards vs. Spencer Fisher

Melvin Guillard vs. Mac Danzig

Danny Castillo vs. Bobby Green

Michael Chiesa vs. Jorge Masvidal

Main Card:

(FOX 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Tarec Saffiedine vs. Robbie Lawler

Miesha Tate vs. Liz Carmouche

Jake Ellenberger vs. Rory MacDonald

John Moraga vs. Demetrious Johnson (UFC flyweight champion )

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