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Flyweight title fight to headline Seattle card

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Demetrious Johnson beat John Dodson in January © Getty Images
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Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will make the second defence of his belt on July 27 in Seattle at UFC on Fox 8 against John Moraga.

The fight was originally due to take place at the TUF 17 Finale, but Johnson was pulled from the card due to injury.

Johnson last defended the belt in January, outpointing John Dodson in Chicago.

The UFC also announced that the losers from the first two women's fights will face-off at the Key Arena.

Liz Carmouche, who lost to champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 157 will face Miesha Tate, who was stopped by Cat Zingano at the TUF 17 Finale.

The Seattle card also features two top welterweight fights as Rory MacDonald takes on Jake Ellenberger and Strikeforce champion Tarec Saffiedine faces Robbie Lawler.

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