Thiago Tavares Out, Michael Johnson vs. Tony Ferguson at UFC on FOX 3

It appears TUF 13 winner, Tony Ferguson has a third opponent for UFC on FOX 3 in East Rutherford, New Jersey on May 5th, 2012. First Dennis Hallman and now Thiago Tavares has been forced out due to injury and replaced by TUF 12 finalist, Michael Johnson. The fight was announced by

Ferguson has looked ultra impressive since winning The Ultimate Fighter: Team Lesnar vs. Team dos Santos reality show, defeating both Aaron Riley via TKO and Yves Edwards via unanimous decision.

Johnson has gone 2-2 during inside the octagon, losing to Jonathan Brookins and Paul Sass and defeating Edward Faaloloto and Shane Roller. He currently trains with the Blackzilian camp alongside the UFC light heavyweight number one contender, Rashad Evans.

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