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Brendan Schaub-Lavar Johnson Back On For UFC 157

According to a report by, heavyweights Brendan Schaub and Lavar Johnson will give it a second-go this coming February. The two were expected to meet this past weekend, but Johnson was forced out with a groin injury.

Now, Schaub and Johnson appear set for UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche. The card takes place February 23 from Anaheim’s Honda Center.

Schaub (8-3) asked for Johnson following a second straight loss to Ben Rothwell earlier this year. The former Ultimate Fighter runner-up was also defeated by Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in a fight that snapped his four-bout win streak.

Johnson (17-6) has gone 2-1 since entering the UFC from Strikeforce. He was defeated by Stefan Struve in his most recent fight.