Sunday, January 04, 2009

Anthony Johnson vs Luigi Fioravanti on tap for UFC Fight Night 17

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Hard-hitting UFC welterweights Luigi Fioravanti (14-4 MMA, 4-4 UFC) and Anthony Johnson (6-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) are the latest additions to the nearly complete "UFC Fight Night 17: Lauzon vs. Franca." ( today learned from sources close to the bout that both fighters have verbally agreed to the matchup. Bout agreements are expected to be signed early next week.

UFC Fight Night 17 is scheduled for Feb. 7 at the University of South Florida's Sun Dome. The main card will be aired live on Spike TV.


Johnson recently earned his third-career knockout win in the UFC over Kevin Burns at the "TUF 8" finale in December. The win helped Johnson erase the sting of a controversial loss to Burns five months earlier.

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