On Saturday, April 15, the UFC will make its long awaited debut in Kansas City for UFC on Fox 24: Johnson vs. Reis.

The event will be headlined by the sport’s current pound-for-pound king, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. The flyweight champion will look to cement his place in the sport’s history with his 10th consecutive title defense when he battles Brazilian Wilson Reis. Johnson has not tasted defeat since the promotion opened the 125-pound division in 2012, most recently defeating Tim Elliott in December. Reis was originally scheduled to face Johnson at UFC 201, but the bout fell through due to injury. The 32-year-old has won three straight and five of his last six inside the Octagon.

Also on the main card, former strawweight title challenger Rose Namajunas meets former Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson. The winner may be the next to compete for the 115-pound belt.

The 13-fight event kicks off Saturday, April 15, from the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. Five fights will stream live on UFC Fight Pass at 4 p.m. ET, with four additional prelims airing live on Fox at 6 p.m. ET. The four-fight main card airs at 8 p.m. ET, also on Fox.

The fighters will hit the scales at 6 p.m. ET on Friday. A live video feed appears above (courtesy of the UFC), while the results appear below

Fox Main Card
Demetrious Johnson (124) vs. Wilson Reis (124) – for flyweight title
Rose Namajunas (116) vs. Michelle Waterson (114.5)
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (186) vs. Robert Whittaker (185.5)
Jeremy Stephens (146) vs. Renato Carneiro (145.5)
Fox Preliminary Card
Alexander Volkov (245) vs. Roy Nelson (262)
Patrick Williams (136) vs. Tom Duquesnoy (135.5)
Bobby Green (156) vs. Rashid Magomedov (155.25)
Louis Smolka (126) vs. Tim Elliott (126)
UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card
Devin Clark (205) vs. Jake Collier (205.5)
Anthony Smith (186) vs. Andrew Sanchez (184.5)
Aljamain Sterling (135.5) vs. Augusto Mendes (135)
Zak Cummings (170) vs. Nathan Coy (171)
Ashlee Evans-Smith (136) vs. Ketlen Vieira (136)

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Rob Tatum has been covering combat sports since 2009. His work has appeared on InvictaFC.com, The MMA Corner, Bleacher Report MMA, MMA DieHards and MMAinterviews. Prior to covering combat sports, Rob ran his own music website from 2002-2009. Beyond his writing, Rob has trained in both Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai. He is a Colorado native that works as a mechanical engineer during the day. In his free time, Rob enjoys watching sports, playing music and working on cars.

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