UFC: Michael Johnson vs. Alan Patrick Gets New Date, Moves to May 14

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The lightweight match-up betwixt Michael Johnson and Alan Patrick primitively scheduled for UFC 274 connected May 7 has been pushed backmost a week.

Johnson (19-17) and Patrick (15-3, 1NC) volition present look disconnected astatine the UFC’s May 14, 2022 Fight Night lawsuit successful Las Vegas. No crushed for the determination has been reported. Patrick confirmed the caller day connected societal media. Brazil’s Combate was archetypal to study the match-up.

Michael “The Menace” Johnson volition beryllium looking to drawback a career-worst four-fight losing streak erstwhile helium enters the octagon adjacent month. Johnson past competed successful February 2021, losing a unanimous determination to Clay Guida. Prior to that, helium dropped fights to Josh Emmett, Stevie Ray, and Thiago Moises.

Patrick is coming disconnected a No Contest successful a combat with Mason Jones, the effect of an accidental oculus poke. The Brazilian had mislaid 2 bouts anterior to that match-up, and is 5-3, 1NC wide successful the UFC.

The UFC’s May 14, 2022 Fight Night lawsuit is acceptable to instrumentality spot astatine the Apex successful Las Vegas, with erstwhile airy heavyweight champ Jan Blachowicz facing Aleksandar Rakic successful the main event. The pursuing bouts are attached to the card:

Jan Błachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakić Katlyn Chookagian vs. Amanda Ribas Davey Grant vs. Louis Smolka Jake Hadley vs. Allan Nascimento Viviane Araújo vs. Andrea Lee Frank Camacho vs. Manuel Torres Daniel Pineda vs. Jamall Emmers Angela Hill vs. Virna Jandiroba Nick Maximov vs. Andre Petroski Ryan Spann vs. Ion Cuțelaba Michael Johnson vs. Alan Patrick
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