Thursday, March 29, 2012

Signed: Michael Johnson vs Tony Ferguson, Joe Lauzon vs Terry Etim and Ross Pearson vs Cub Swason

 Two fighters looking to recover from brutal head kick knock outs will meet one another at the UFC on FX 4 when Terry Etim who is coming back from the bad end of an Edson Barboza roundhouse kick. Will take on Creepy Joe Lauzon, who himself was just recently on the wrong end of a highlight reel head kick KO at the hands of Anthony Showtime Pettis. 
Etim is 2-1 in his last three with losses to Edson Barboza and Rafael Dos Anjos bookending a victory over Eddie Faaloloto. While creepy Joe is 2 and 2 in his last 4 fights with wins over Melvin Guillard and Curt Warburton to go with losses to George Sotriopolous and the aformentioned Showtime Pettis.
Ross Pearson's second fight at featherweight will be against Cub Swanson at The UFC on FOX 3. Pearson is 3 and 2 in his last 5 fights with wins over Dennis Siver, Junior Assuncao and Spencer Fisher against losses to Edson Barboza and Cole Miller.
Cub Swanson holds a 16 and 5 record and is 3 and 3 in his last 6 with victories over George Roop, Mackens Semerzier, and John Franchi against losses to Chad Mendes, Ricardo Lamas and Feather Weight Champ Jose Aldo.
Michael Johnson will step in on short notice to face "El Cucuy" Tony Ferguson at the UFC on FOX 3. Johnson is coming off a  unanimous decision win over Shane Roller. While Ferguson is on a three fight winning streak most recently squeaking by Yves Edwards at the TUF 14 Finale.

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