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Newcomer Daniel Roberts will be replacing Anthony Johnson at UFC’s debut on Versus

So far undefeated UFC champ Daniel Roberts, has just signed a 4-fight deal with UFC and will be replacing an injured Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at March’s UFC debut on Versus. Roberts will be taking on Johnson’s opponent John Howard.

Reports of the booking were first confirmed by The Boston Herald, with Howard’s management team, sources close to the event have confirmed the booking as well.

UFC officials however have not confirmed the new matchup and the fight has not yet been added to UFC’s online fight card.

The event takes place on March 21st at the Odeum Colorado, where the headling lining event will be Jon Jones vs. Brandon Vera.  The UFC event of course will be aired on the Versus network.

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