Michael Johnson vs. Danny Castillo Announced For UFC 151

Michael Johnson

Johnson vs. Castillo set for UFC 151

A lightweight contest between Michael Johnson and Danny Castillo is official for UFC 151.

The promotion confirmed the match up on Wednesday.

Johnson, the runner-up from season 12 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” last competed at “UFC on FOX 3,” defeating Tony Ferguson via unanimous decision. He is 3-2 in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Castillo, like Johnson, also is a five-fight UFC veteran, debuting in March of 2011 with a decision win over Joe Stevenson. At 4-1, his lone loss came against Jacob Volkmann, while he extended his two-fight winning streak since the loss to three with a decision win over John Cholish this May.

UFC 151 is set for September 1 with a main event between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and top contender Dan Henderson.

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