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Brandon Thatch To Meet John Howard This July

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Welterweights Brandon Thatch and John Howard have been added to UFC 189, officials announced recently.

Set for July 11, the card will go down from Las Vegas with two titles on the line.

Thatch (11-2) suffered his first Octagon defeat this past February, falling to Benson Henderson in his first bout since 2013. He is 2-1 overall with the promotion.

Howard (22-11) is on a three-fight losing streak, having fallen to Lorenz Larkin, Brian Ebersole and Ryan LaFlare.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Featherweight Championship
Jose Aldo (c) vs. Conor McGregor

UFC Welterweight Championship
Robbie Lawler (c) vs. Rory MacDonald

Featherweight: Dennis Bermudez vs. Jeremy Stephens

Welterweight: Gunnar Nelson vs. John Hathaway

Welterweight: Brandon Thatch vs. John Howard

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