A bantamweight bout between Octagon rookies Walel Watson and Joseph Sandoval has been added to the “UFC on Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson” roster. The October 1st event takes place inside the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
Both 135-pounders enter the world’s most prestigious MMA organization riding impressive winning streaks. Although Sandoval started his professional career in April of 2010, he is already perfect through his first six scraps. Watson, on the other hand, has won eight of his last nine fights.
The show features a bantamweight title tilt between champ Dominick Cruz and Demetrious Johnson and will be co-headlined by a heavyweight shootout with Stefan Struve and Pat Barry.
Versus will broadcast the card’s main bouts live starting at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Here is the event’s revised lineup:
Shane Roller vs. T.J. Grant*
Walel Watson vs. Joseph Sandoval
Aaron Rosa vs. Fabio Maldonado
Josh Neer vs. Keith Wisniewski
Jeff Hougland vs. Mike Easton
Rafaello Oliveira vs. Yves Edwards
Paul Sass vs. Michael Johnson
Mac Danzig vs. Matt Wiman
Charlie Brenneman vs. Anthony Johnson
Stefan Struve vs. Pat Barry
Demetrious Johnson vs. Dominick Cruz (UFC Bantamweight Champion)
* – Not yet confirmed