MMA Crossfire – Montreal's UFC 186 gets Johnson vs Horiguchi flyweight title fight
Montreal fans, Rory MacDonald is leaving, but Mighty Mouse is coming.
UFC 186, scheduled to take place at the Bell Centre April 25th, will feature flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (21-2-1) defending his belt against Japanese contender Kyoji Horiguchi (15-1-0).
This does mean that the Rory MacDonald vs Hector Lombard welterweight matchup has been removed.
Welcome back to The Crossfire.
#9-P4P-ranked fighter and bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw (12-2-0) will defend against former champion #1 Renan Barao (35-2-0, 1NC) in the main event.
Tickets will go on sale Saturday, February 28th to the general public.
Ticket prices are $375, $250, $150, $100, $90, $75 and $50 CAD and do not any applicable surcharges. Ticket sales are limited to eight per person.
UFC Fight Club members get first dibs with pre-access beginning Thursday February 26th at 10AM ET, and UFC Newsletter subscribers gaining pre-access Friday February 27th starting at 10AM ET.
Another addition to the card is TUF Nations winner Chad Laprise (10-0-0), who will face American Bryan Barberena (10-2-0) in a lightweight contest.
In other bouts:
QUINTON “RAMPAGE” JACKSON (32-10-0) VS #13 FABIO MALDONADO (22-7-0)
#9 MICHAEL BISPING (26-7-0) VS #11 CB DOLLAWAY (16-7-0)
YVES JABOUIN (20-9-0) VS THOMAS ALMEIDA (18-0-0)
PATRICK “THE PREDATOR” COTE (21-9-0) VS JOE RIGGS (40-15-0)
JOHN MAKDESSI (12-3-0) VS ABEL TRUJILLO (12-6-0, 1NC)
OLIVIER AUBIN-MERCIER (6-1-0) VS DAVID MICHAUD (8-1-0)
NORDINE TALEB (10-2-0) VS CLAUDIO SILVA (11-1-0)
JESSICA RAKOCZY (1-4-0) VS VALERIE LETOURNEAU (6-3-0)