UFC on FOX 18: Johnson vs. Bader fight card lineup finalized; Northcutt vs. Holbrook kicks off main card

UFC on FOX 18 will take place on January 30 from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey and the fight card lineup has now been finalized by the promotion.

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The fight card will begin with the online preliminary card on UFC Fight Pass with three fights at 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT and the televised prelims on FS1 will begin at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT with six fights.

Following the conclusion of the televised prelims, the main card will begin at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on FOX and will be headlined by a light heavyweight bout as former title challenger Anthony Johnson meets Ultimate Fighter 8 winner Ryan Bader.

The current UFC on FOX 18: Johnson vs. Bader fight card lineup is below.

Main Card: (FOX – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m PT)
Anthony Johnson (20-5) vs. Ryan Bader (21-4)
Josh Barnett (34-7) vs. Ben Rothwell (35-9)
Iuri Alcantara (32-6, 1NC) vs. Jimmie Rivera (18-1)
Sage Northcutt (7-0) vs. Andrew Holbrook (11-0)

Preliminary Card: (FS1 – 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT)
Tarec Saddiedine (15-4) vs. Jake Ellenberger (30-10)
Olivier Aubin-Mercier (8-1) vs. Diego Ferreira (11-2)
Rafael Natal (20-6-1) vs. Kevin Casey (9-3, 2NC)
Dustin Ortiz (15-4) vs. Wilson Reis (19-6)
George Sullivan (17-4, 1NC) vs. Alexander Yakovlev (22-6-1)
Alex Caceres (10-8, 1NC) vs. Masio Fullen (10-5)

Preliminary Card: (Fight Pass – 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT)
Damon Jackson (9-2) vs. Levan Makashvili (10-2)
Tony Martin (9-3) vs. Felipe Olivieri (14-4)
Matt Dwyer (8-3) vs. Randy Brown (6-0)