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Michael Johnson Vs. Beneil Dariush Added To UFC Fight Night 74

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Lightweights Michael Johnson and Beneil Dariush have been confirmed for UFC Fight Night 74.

The event takes place August 8 from Nashville and the Bridgestone Arena. The main event features Glover Teixeira vs. Ovince Saint Preux.

Johnson (16-8) was rumored for a bout with former champion Benson Henderson, but that fell through. The former Ultimate Fighter runner-up has won eight of 12, including four straight.

Dariush (11-1) is 5-1 since signing with the UFC, including a recent victory over Jim Miller that gave him a four-fight win streak of his own.

Below is the current lineup:

Light Heavyweight: Glover Teixeira vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Lightweight: Michael Johnson vs. Beneil Dariush

Light Heavyweight: Jared Cannonier vs. Jonathan Wilson

Heavyweight: Tim Johnson vs. Jared Rosholt

Bantamweight: Roman Salazar vs. Marlon Vera