Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting is reporting that former UFC light heavyweight title contender Anthony Johnson is out of his co-main event slot against Glover Teixeira.
Anthony Johnson is out of the 7/23 fight against Glover Teixeira, per sources. More to come shortly on @MMAFighting.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) June 18, 2016
The bout was supposed to headline the UFC on Fox 20 which will be held on July 23, 2016 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Johnson is currently on a two fight winning streak since a title fight loss to Daniel Cormier at UFC 187. Two KO wins over Jimi Manuwa and Ryan Bader at UFC 191 and UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Bader respectively has Johnson close to another title shot at 205lbs.Check out our latest podcast episode featuring Desmond Green & Matteo Urella.