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DaMarques Johnson named for UFC’s first card in Sweden

It appears DaMarques Johnson and John Maguire have been signed to compete at UFC on FUEL TV 2, an event scheduled to take place on April 14 from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.

Thought he card has not been announced by the UFC yet, rumors have it set to become the fourth international event in the early months of 2012 by the fight organization. Other shows planned for Brazil, Japan and Canada are already on deck.

The event is set to be televised by FUEL TV though it is unknown if Johnson-Maguire will be on the preliminary or main part of the show. HeavyMMA was the first to report the fight.

Johnson got himself back on track with a knockout of Clay Harvison in the first round of UFC on FOX : Velasquez vs. Dos Santos. The Ultimate Fighter alumnus sports a career record of 15-9, while going 4-3 in seven matches inside the Octagon.

Meanwhile, Maguire won his UFC debut by topping Justin Edwards earlier this year. Overall, the United Kingdom competitor is 17-3 in his MMA career.


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