Demetrious Johnson defends flyweight title in co-main event of UFC 186 against Kyoji Horiguchi

The UFC 186 pay-per-view has added a second title fight as Demetrious Johnson will defend the UFC flyweight title against Kyoji Horiguchi in the co-main event.UFC 186

The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Tuesday morning.

UFC 186 will come from the Bell Centre in Montreal on April 25 and will be headlined by a title rematch as T.J. Dillashaw defends the bantamweight title against Renan Barao.

Johnson (21-2-1) will be making his sixth flyweight title defense and his most recent defense came in September against Chris Cariaso. Three of his last four wins have come by stoppage and he has won a fight night bonus in two of those wins.

Horiguchi (15-1) made his UFC debut in 2013 as a bantamweight and immediately dropped down to the flyweight division after his debut victory. As a flyweight in the UFC, he is 3-0 and is coming off a win in January against Louis Gaudinot.

In addition to announcing the title fight that has been added to the card, the UFC also announced that the previously scheduled bout between Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard has been removed from the card and an update on both fighters will be provided when they are available.

The current UFC 186: Dillashaw vs. Barao II fight card is below.

T.J. Dillashaw (11-2) vs. Renan Barao (33-2, 1NC)
Demetrious Johnson (21-2-1) vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (15-1)
Quinton Jackson (35-11) vs. Fabio Maldonaldo (22-7)
Michael Bisping (25-7) vs. C.B. Dolloway (15-6)
Patrick Cote (20-9) vs. Joe Riggs (40-15, 1NC)
Olivier Aubin-Mercier (6-1) vs. David Michaud (8-1)
Jessica Rakoczy (1-4) vs. Valerie Letourneau (6-3)
Nordine Taleb (10-2) vs. Claudio Silva (11-1)
Thomas Almeida (17-0) vs. Yves Jabouin (20-9)
Abel Trujillo (12-6, 1NC) vs. John Makdessi (12-3)