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Flyweight title fight
September 22 - Toronto, OntarioAir Canada Centre
Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson will meet for the 125 lb. title at UFC 152 on September 22 in Toronto.
UFC officials confirmed the news more than the weekend, slotting the championship tilt because the main event for the card.
Benavidez and Johnson attained their spots within the bout immediately after moving to the final of the promotion's four-man flyweight tournament. Benavidez defeated Yasuhiro Urushitani this previous March having a brutal technical knockout finish, sending him by means of for the title bout.
Meanwhile, Johnson's path was a great deal more tricky, as he had to fight Ian McCall on two occasions to earn what Benavidez had. Johnson and McCall fought to a draw back in March, but a scoring mishap caused the initial decision to be a win for Johnson.
The two flyweights had a rematch this past June, and Johnson earned the unanimous choice to move onward in the tournament.