With less than five days remaining until the curtain is drawn on the UFC’s final FOX show of 2012, the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion announced a pair of scraps for their first primetime event of 2013.
On Monday evening, a light heavyweight affair between Ryan Bader (Pictured) and Vladimir Matyushenko and welterweight clash with David Mitchell and Simeon Thoresen was added to the “UFC on FOX: Johnson vs. Dodson” roster.
Both fights will likely appear in the prelims.
FX will air the preliminary card live beginning at 5PM ET/2PM PT. FOX then broadcasts the card’s showcase bouts immediately after at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
United Center in Chicago, Illinois hosts the January 26th festivities.
A flyweight title tilt between freshly crowned champion Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson headlines the freebie fight card.
Here is the show’s current lineup:
David Mitchell vs. Simeon Thoresen
Magnus Cedenblad vs. Rafael Natal
Pascal Krauss vs. Mike Stumpf
T.J. Grant vs. Matt Wiman
Shawn Jordan vs. Mike Russow
Clay Guida vs. Hatsu Hioki
Erik Koch vs. Ricardo Lamas
Ryan Bader vs. Vladimir Matyushenko
(FOX 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Anthony Pettis vs. Donald Cerrone
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Glover Teixeira
John Dodson vs. Demetrious Johnson (UFC flyweight champion)