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Main event set for UFC 174

A UFC flyweight title bout between Demetrious Johnson and Ali Bagautinov will headline a UFC 174 pay-per-view event on June 14 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

UFC officials announced the matchup on Wednesday, following an initial report by Sportsnet. The event will take place inside Rogers Arena.

Johnson (19-2-1) will seek his fourth defense of the UFC 125-pound title. Fighting out of Parkland, Wash., he is coming off a stunning first-round knockout over Joseph Benavidez at a UFC on Fox event in December.

ESPN.com ranks Johnson, 27, the No. 3 pound-for-pound fighter in the world.

Bagautinov (13-2) has compiled a 3-0 record since signing with the UFC last year. The Dagestani flyweight is coming off a unanimous decision win over John Lineker at UFC 169 in February. He is currently on an 11-fight win streak.

UFC 174 features a welterweight contender bout between Tyron Woodley and Rory MacDonald in the co-main event.