‘UFC on FOX: Johnson vs. Moraga’ Undergoes Several Changes

Written by Tom Ngo
July 11th, 2013

UFC Heavyweight Matt Mitrione

Courtesy of a quick, yet thorough, visit from the pesky injury bug, four “UFC on FOX: Johnson vs. Moraga” have been affected.

The heavyweight grudge match between Matt Mitrione (pictured) and Brendan Schaub will be rescheduled for another day after Mitrione suffered an undisclosed injury.

No word on where the 265-pound scrap will eventually land.

Bobby Green has also been forced to withdraw from his shootout against Danny Castillo. Tim Means has agreed to meet Castillo in the July 27 event.

Additionally, Tarec Saffiedine is out of his contest with Robbie Lawler. “Ruthless” now fights Bobby Voelker.

Finally, for now, Spencer Fisher has been replaced by Daron Cruickshank in his featherweight tango with Yves Edwards.

KeyArena in Seattle, Washington hosts the festivities.

Here is the show’s revised roster:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 3PM ET/12PM PT)

John Albert vs. Yaotzin Meza

Aaron Riley vs. Justin Salas


Germaine de Randamie vs. Julie Kedzie

Ed Herman vs. Trevor Smith

Yves Edwards vs. Daron Cruickshank

Melvin Guillard vs. Mac Danzig

Danny Castillo vs. Tim Means

Michael Chiesa vs. Jorge Masvidal

Main Card:


Jessica Andrade vs. Liz Carmouche

Bobby Voelker vs. Robbie Lawler

Jake Ellenberger vs. Rory MacDonald

John Moraga vs. Demetrious Johnson (UFC flyweight champion )

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