UFC newcomer Daniel Roberts (9-0) has been tabbed to fight John Howard at the first UFC on Versus card. Howard was scheduled to fight Anthony Johnson, but a knee injury has forced Johnson to pull off the card.
Roberts has been fighting since September of 2007. Of his nine wins, seven have come by way of submission with the other two wins by decision. He last fought on January 16 at 5150 Combat League/Xtreme Fighting League event.