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UFC Confirms Lauzon-Johnson, Alves-Brown For UFC On FS1 1

UFC officials have confirmed two previously reported bouts for UFC on FS1 1, as lightweights Joe Lauzon and Michael Johnson, and welterweights Thiago Alves and Matt Brown, have spots on the card.

The event takes place August 17 from the TD Garden in Boston. It will mark the debut of the new network by FOX.

Lauzon (22-8) has gone 9-5 in his Octagon career, including a recent loss to Jim Miller. Johnson (12-8) has split his eight UFC bouts and is a veteran of The Ultimate Fighter.

Alves (19-9) will be returning to action for the first time since early in 2012 when he lost to Martin Kampmann. Brown (17-11) has won five in a row and is 6-1 in his last seven overall.