Demetrious Johnson vs. Eddie Wineland in the Works For UFC on FOX 2

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Demetrious Johnson

Speedy bantamweights square off at UFC on FOX 2

A bantamweight bout between Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Wineland is in the works for UFC on FOX 2 in January.

Though not officially confirmed, the event is expected to take place Jan. 28 at the United Center in Chicago.

HeavyMMA confirmed the story with sources close to the promotion. MMAWeekly.com issued the report. As of press time, we have no word on the placement of the fight on the card.

Johnson is coming off a loss to Dominick Cruz in a bantamweight title fight in October. Prior to the loss, he’d reeled off four consecutive victories, including a win over former champion Miguel Torres.

Wineland has suffered back to back losses to Urijah Faber and Joseph Benavidez.