Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson At UFC Fight Night Brazil

Two of the best lightweight fighters in the world are set to face off at the newly announced co-main event for UFC Fight Night on February 22 as Edson Barboza meets Michael Johnson in Brazil.

The matchup was released by UFC officials on Sunday.

Barboza just had his biggest career win over Bobby Green in his last fight, putting him up to No. 6 in the divisional rankings. Johnson is set to return to action after sitting out most of 2014 because of an injury. The former Ultimate Fighter finalist started his year winning his third straight fight, which put him into the lightweight top 15, but injuries kept him on the sideline through the end of 2014.

UFC Fight Night from Brazil is headlined by a light heavyweight showdown between former champion Rashad Evans and Glover Teixeira.

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