Another featherweight scrap has been added to the July UFC on FOX: Lawler vs. Brown lineup, as Mike De La Torre faces off against Brian Ortega.
Set for July 26 from San Jose and the SAP Center, the main event features Robbie Lawler against Matt Brown in a title-eliminator contest at welterweight. Other announced fights to date include Anthony Johnson-Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Josh Thomson-Michael Johnson.
Ortega (8-0) won the Resurrection Fighting Alliance featherweight title earlier this year, defeating Erik Koch’s brother, Keoni, via split decision. He owns four submission and four other decision wins in his career.
De La Torre (12-4) was defeated by Mark Bocek in his Octagon debut, seeing his three-fight win streak snapped. Of his dozen career wins, 11 have been either by knockout or submission.
Below is the current lineup:
Welterweight: Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown
Light Heavyweight: Anthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Lightweight: Josh Thomson vs. Michael Johnson
Featherweight: Clay Guida vs. Dennis Bermudez
Lightweight: Jorge Masvidal vs. Daron Cruickshank
Featherweight: Steven Siler vs. Noad Lahat
Welterweight: Tim Means vs. Hernani Perpetuo
Welterweight: Viscardi Andrade vs. Andreas Stahl
Light Heavyweight: Kyle Kingsbury vs. Patrick Cummins
Featherweight: Brian Ortega vs. Mike De La Torre
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