Lavar Johnson to face Stefan Struve
Hard-punching heavyweight Lavar Johnson has agreed to replace injured Mark Hunt and will face Stefan Struve on May 26 at UFC 146 in Las Vegas, the promotion announced Thursday.
Johnson (17-5) enters the bout off an impressive first-round knockout of Pat Barry on May 5 in East Rutherford, N.J. It was the second straight win for Johnson in UFC competition.
He came into UFC on a two-fight losing skid with Strikeforce. Despite his Octagon success, Johnson pondered the offer from UFC officials ...
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