Johnny Walker is slated to make his next walk to the UFC Octagon at the upcoming UFC 253 pay-per-view event.
Walker will do so when he meets Ryan Spann in a light heavyweight showdown. MMA Junkie confirmed the booking after an initial report by ESPN.
Johnny Walker Returns
After winning three straight fights in the UFC, Walker is coming off back-to-back losses to Corey Anderson and most recently Nikita Krylov in March. On the flip side, Spann has won his first four UFC fights and his past eight in a row overall.
UFC 253 takes place on September 19th, which is likely to take place on “Fight Island” at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Here’s the card:
- Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa
- Mackenzie Dern vs. Randa Markos
- Heili Alateng vs. Casey Kenney
- Mara Romero Borella vs. Mayra Bueno Silva
- Hakeem Dawodu vs. Zubaira Tukhugov
- Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Ciryl Gane
- Ryan Spann vs. Johnny Walker