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Anthony Johnson vs. John Howard set for UFC on VERSUS

A welterweight showdown between Anthony Johnson and John Howard is official for “UFC on Versus: Vera vs. Jones“.

UFC onVersus will be the first live UFC event to air on the VERSUS network, and is set for March 21 from the Odeum Arena in Broomfield, Colorado.

Johnson will be looking to bounce back from his second round submission defeat at the hands of Josh Koscheck following a three fight win streak in the Octagon, while Howard has gone undefeated since his arrival in the UFC with wins over the likes of Chris Wilson, Tamdan McCrory and most recently, Dennis Hallman.

Other bouts that have been made official for the card include the headlining match-up between Jon Jones and Brandon Vera at light heavyweight, along with Eliot Marshall vs. Vladimir Matyushenko, also at 205 pounds.

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