The advertising made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon.
Johnson (27-3-1), ” the prior UFC flyweight winner and pound-for-pound best, will square off against Yuya Wakamatsu at a flyweight competition. The man known as “Mighty Mouse” has been once traded out of the UFC for former ONE welterweight winner Ben Askren at a historic movement earlier this year.
In terms of competition, Johnson was seen falling his 125-pound title to current UFC winner Henry Cejudo in their rematch at UFC 227 at August. This blow off snapped his UFC listing of 11 straight title guards , which dated back to Sept. 2012.
Wakamatsu (103 ) lately dropped a choice to Danny Kingad in September.
The Philadelphia indigenous previously ended his free service by enrolling with ONE at October.
Prior to this, the self-proclaimed “Many Violent Fighter” earned successes over former champions Anthony Pettis, Gilbert Melendez, Justin Gaethje along with Rafael dos Anjos, the latter that made his UFC championship.
Nastyukhin (12-4) can also be looking to right the boat after being finished as a result of Saygid Guseyn Arslanaliev at September.
Both bouts are expected to be a portion of lightweight Grand Prix tournaments and the flyweight.