Bloody Elbow presents their UFC 155 fight card primer, previewing all the action at UFC 155: dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2. Here, we look at Michael Johnson vs. Myles Jury.
In a Lightweight fight at UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2, Michael Johnson (12-6, 4-2 UFC) faces Myles Jury (10-0, 1-0 UFC) on the free FX preliminary card. The UFC 155 PPV airs tonight, December 29, with the main card beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT.
Both men are veterans of The Ultimate Fighter. Johnson was on the 12th season of the reality show and Jury managed to be on both the 13th and 15th seasons. Both fighters are bringing serious win streaks into UFC 155.
How do these two stack up?
Johnson: 26 years old | 5'10" tall | 72" reach
Jury: 24 years old | 5'11" tall |
What have these two done recently?
Johnson: W Danny Castillo (KO) | W Tony Ferguson (UD) | W Shane Roller (UD)
Jury: W Chris Saunders (Sub) | W Sam Oropeza (Sub) | W David Herlein (TKO)
How did these two get here?
Johnson has been in the UFC since being the runner up to Jonathan Brookins in the 12th season of TUF. He trains out of the Springfield Fight Club, which is an affiliate of Gracie Barra based in Springfield, Missouri. He won KO of the Night at his last fight against Danny Castillo and is riding a 3 fight win streak for only the second time in his pro MMA career.
Jury was forced off the TUF cast due to injury early in the 13th season but got a do-over in season 15. He lost to finalist Al Iaquinta in the first round of the tournament but he won his official UFC debut.
Why should you care?
TUF baby, these guys were in the house!