Demetrious Johnson-John Moraga Set For TUF 17 Finale For UFC Flyweight Title

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will face John Moraga this coming April, as UFC officials have confirmed the two will meet at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale.

Johnson (17-2-1) improved to 5-1-1 in his UFC career with a recent win over John Dodson in the main event of a card on FOX. He won the belt in late 2012 in a tournament finale with Joseph Benavidez.

Moraga (12-1) is on a seven-fight win streak, including two wins over Ulysses Gomez and Chris Cariaso since joining the promotion.

Heavyweights Gabriel Gonzaga and Travis Browne were also announced earlier in the day for the event.

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Fight Cards

Bellator 126: Shlemenko vs. Halsey

Event Date: September 26, 2014
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso

Event Date: September 27, 2014
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 127: Straus vs. Wilcox

Event Date: October 3, 2014
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs. Story

Event Date: October 4, 2014
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 54: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine

Event Date: October 4, 2014
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 128: Dantas vs. Warren

Event Date: October 10, 2014
Broadcast: Spike TV