Fast rising bantamweights clash at TUF 13 Finale.
Bantamweights Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and Renan “Barao” Pegado are expected to face each other at “The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale” on June 4.
Tatame.com first reported the match up.
Johnson (8-1) is coming off a one-sided unanimous decision victory over Japanese star Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto at UFC 126. He went 2-1 in the WEC before the organization was folded over into the UFC. The lone loss on his record came in his WEC debut where he dropped a decision to Brad Pickett.
Pegado boasts a 25-1 record. He has not lost since his professional debut in April of 2005. Eighteen of his wins have been finishes.
The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale takes place on June 4 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and is headlined by lightweight contenders Anthony Pettis and Clay Guida. Also featured will be the welterweight finalists from the TUF 13 season coached by heavyweights Brock Lesnar and Junior Dos Santos.