A heavyweight bout between Brendan Schaub and Lavar Johnson has been added to UFC 157. The two were originally set to meet on the UFC on Fox 5 FX preliminary card before a pulled groin sidelined Johnson. MMAJunkie first reported the bouts new date.
Both Schaub and Johnson are coming into this bout in need of a victory after dropping their last respective bouts at UFC 145 and UFC 146.
UFC 157 will be headlined by UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey facing Liz Carmouche. The bout will serve as the first UFC women’s fight. UFC 157 will take place February 23 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.