Brett Johns
Brett Johns [Photo Credit: Mark Blundell]

It has emerged this morning that top European bantamweight Brett Johns (12-0) has made the jump to the UFC and will make his debut at the promotions return to Belfast later this month.

The announcement of Johns signing was made via the UFC’s twitter account and will see the Welshman who won 2 world titles while competing under the Cage Warriors and Titan FC umbrellas and news of this move will now see the Chris Rees Academy trained fighter look to replicate that success inside the octagon.

Standing across the Octagon from the 24-year old, will be fellow undefeated bantamweight Kwan Ho Kwak (9-0) who will also be making his promotional debut when the two square off against each other at the SSE Arena.

Like Johns, the South Korean fighter who trains out of Korean Top Team has made an impressive start to his career scoring KO/TKO wins in 6 out of his first 9 professional contests against the likes of Han Bin ParkTrevin Jones and most recently Alptekin Ozkilic at the Top FC vs. Kunlun Fight event which took place last May.

UFC Fight Night 99 takes place on Saturday, November 19 2016 at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland and MMA Plus will be on hand to bring you all the latest news.


Updated UFC Fight Night 99 Card (Fight Pass)

Uriah Hall vs. Gegard Mousasi

James Krause vs. Ross Pearson

Timothy Johnson vs. Alexander Volkov

Teruto Ishihara vs. Artem Lobov


UFC Fight Night 99 Prelims (Fight Pass)

Ian McCall vs. Neil Seery

Magnus Cedenblad vs. Jack Marshman

Ali Bagautinov vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

Kevin Lee vs. Magomed Mustafaev

Amanda Cooper vs. Anna Elmose

Mark Godbeer vs. Justin Ledet

Zak Cummings vs. Alexander Yakovlev

Milana Dudieva vs. Marion Reneau

Brett Johns vs. Kwan Ho Kwak