He asked for it, now Johnny Walker is going to get his wish of fighting Misha Cirkunov at UFC 235 next month. After Ovince Saint Preux (23-12 MMA, 11-7 UFC) was forced out of his scheduled light heavyweight matchup with Cirkunov (14-4 MMA, 5-2 UFC) due to an injury , Walker (16-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will now step in and get the fight he lobbied for . MMAjunkie verified the change with a person close to the situation following an initial report from MMAFighting.com . The person request anonymity because the UFC has yet to make an official fight announcement. UFC 235 takes place March 2 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and UFC Fight Pass.
Read the original here: