Wilson Reis to challenge Demetrious Johnson for flyweight belt at UFC 201

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (24-2-1) will defend his belt against #8-ranked Wilson Reis (20-6-0) at UFC 201 July 30th in Atlanta, Georgia.

Johnson is riding an eleven-fight unbeaten streak (10-0-1) and last defended against Henry Cejudo at UFC 197 in April.

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The announcement was made on FOX’s UFC Tonight show.

Reis won a decision over Dustin Ortiz at UFC on FOX 18.

Robbie Lawler defends his welterweight belt against Tyron Woodley in the main event of UFC 201.




Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.


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