UFC 152 Pre-Fight Press Conference Video HighlightsPosted on July 24, 2012, 06:04 PM by Mike Searson
Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson will compete for first ever Flyweight championship title at UFC 152 in the card's main event. Benavidez and Johnson earned their spots in the inaugural flyweight title fight by defeating Yasuhiro Urushitani and Ian McCall in their respective semifinal matchups.
Additionally, this event will mark B.J. Penn's return to the Octagon, as he faces Rory MacDonald. In the Middleweight division Michael Bisping will take on Brian Stann. A Light Heavyweight bout between Vinny Magalhaes and Igor Pokrajac is also official for September's UFC 152 event as well as undefeated Featherweight prospect Jimy Hettes against Marcus Brimage. A Lightweight fight between Evan Dunham and T.J. Grant has also been added to the UFC 152 lineup.
UFC president Dana White stated: "Everyone knows how much I love Canada, and it's going to be great to have the first-ever UFC flyweight title fight between Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson in Toronto on September 22."
UFC 152 will take place at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada. The main card will air on pay-per-view following preliminary fights on FX and Facebook.
The latest UFC 152 card includes:
•Joseph Benavidez vs. Demetrious Johnson
•Michael Bisping vs. Brian Stann
•Rory MacDonald vs. B.J. Penn
•Evan Dunham vs. T.J. Grant
•Vinny Magalhaes vs. Igor Pokrajac
•Marcus Brimage vs. Jim Hettes
Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, July 27, at 12:00 p.m. ET. UFC Fight Club members can purchase tickets on Wednesday, July 25, at 10:00 a.m. ET, and UFC.com e-newsletter subscribers can buy tickets on Thursday, July 26, at 10:00 a.m. ET.