UFC officials recently announced the fight.
Timothy Johnson (9-1 MMA) made his octagon debut this past April, where he earned a first-round TKO victory over Shamil Abdurakhimov. The win marked Johnson’s eighth victory in a row, with all eight of those wins coming by form of stoppage.
Meanwhile, Jared Rosholt (12-2 MMA) was last seen in action at March’s UFC 185 event in Dallas, where he scored a third-round TKO victory over Josh Copeland. Since joining the UFC ranks in November of 2013, “The Big Show” has gone 4-1, with his lone loss coming to Alexey Oleinik.
UFC Fight Night 74 takes place August 8 live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. The event is headlined by a key light heavyweight fight featuring Ovince Saint Preux taking on former title challenger Glover Teixeira.
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