UFC on FOX 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez II Live Results And Play By Play

UFC on FOX 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez II Live Results And Play By Play

UFC on FOX 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez II takes place tonight in Sacramento, California at the Sleep Train Arena, and Fighters.com wil be bringing you full coverage of the event. This will be the ninth time the UFC hosts an event on FOX and in the main event Demetrious Johnson will put his flyweight title on the line against Joseph Benavidez in a rematch. In the co main event, former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber will take on Michael McDonald to see who takes a step up the bantamweight ladder.

The action kicks off at 4:30 PM EST, and the play by play and live results will be below. Make sure you hit refresh to get real time updates. You can also watch the prelims below.

UFC on FOX 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez II
December 14, 2013
Location: Sacramento, California / Venue: Sleep Train Arena

Main Card

  • Demetrious Johnson def. Joseph Benavidez via Knockout at 2:08 of Round 1*
  • Urijah Faber def. Michael McDonald via Submission at 3:22 of Round 2 (guillotine choke)
  • Chad Mendes def. Nik Lentz via Unanimous Decision (30-27×2, 29-28)
  • Joe Lauzon def. Mac Danzig via Unanimous Decision (30-27×3)

Preliminary Card

  • Ryan LaFlare def. Court McGee via Unanimous Decision (29-28×3)
  • Edson Barboza def. Danny Castillo via Majority Decision (29-28×2, 28-28)
  • Bobby Green def. Pat Healy via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27×2)
  • Zach Makovsky def. Scott Jorgensen via Unanimous Decision (30-27×3)
  • Sam Stout def. Cody McKenzie via Unanimous Decision (30-27×3)
  • Abel Trujillo def. Roger Bowling via Technical Knockout at 1:35 of Round 2
  • Alptekin Ozkilic def. Darren Uyenoyama via Split Decision (29-28, 30-27, 28-29)

*- Flyweight Title

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PLAY BY PLAY

Alptekin Ozkilic vs. Darren Uyenoyama
Round 1(ref: Mike Beltran)
Uyenoyama takes the center and Ozkilic is circling. The feeling out begins with some jabs and leg kicks from both. Ozkilic is looking to set up everything from his jab, and land lands a big left hook. Uyenoyama shoots and gets Ozkilic down, but he has ahold of his neck. Uyenoyama escapes and ends up in his guard. Ozkilic angles for an armbar, but Uyenoyama escapes and in the scramble Ozkilic gets up. Uyenoyama puts him right back down on his back after landing a nice knee. In the scramble Ozkilic ends up on top, and he lets Uyenoyama up. Uyenoyama lands a nice high kick. Uyenoyama shoots but Ozkilic defends as it wasn’t set up. Ozkilic sweeps the leg of Uyenoyama in a clinch and ends up in his full guard. Ozkilic lands a big elbow, but Uyenoyama is defending well. After some ground and pound Ozkilic lets him up. Uyenoyama lands a nice leg kick and Ozkilic lands a nice hook as the round ends.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Uyenoyama

Round 2
Uyenoyama takes the center and rolls for a takedown he doesn’t get. Uyenoyama shoots on Ozkilic, but Ozkilic hits the switch and he ends up on top. Uyenoyama retains full guard and he is throwing up his legs for submissions. Ozkilic lands some shots from the top, and backs up and stands up. Ozkilic lands a nice right hand and Uyenoyama fires back with a big right hand of his own. Uyenoyama shoots again, but again Ozkilic ends up on top. Ozkilic lands a pair of lefts from full guard. Ref stands them up. Ozkilic lands a nice jab and Uyenoyama lands a leg kick. Uyenoyama shoots after getting tagged with a left but gets stuffed. Both exchange leg kicks. Ozkilic is coming forward. Uyenoyama shoots on Ozkilic, but Ozkilic ends up on top. Uyenoyama is landing some hammerfists from the bottom, but Ozkilic is able to posture up and land some shots of his own. Ozkilic lets him up. Ozkilic lands a straight left that backs up Uyenoyama. Uyenoyama lands a pair of solid leg kicks.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Ozkilic

Round 3
Uyenoyama takes the center and goes up stairs with a head kick and a low kick. Ozkilic handles them and is coming forward. Ozkilic lands a big right hand and is now going after Uyenoyama. Uyenoyama gets the clinch and lands some knees but Ozkilic lands a tough combination to the body of Uyenoyama. Ozkilic takes Uyenoyama down. Ozkilic stands up and lets up Uyenoyama. Uyenoyama throws a wheel kick and misses. Ozkilic lands a big right hand and Uyenoyama looks hurt. Ozkilic lands a one two and is piecing him up with his jab. Uyenoyama is coming forward but he is telegraphing all of his strikes. Both exchange leg kicks. Uyenoyama kind of shoots, but pulls guard. Uyenoyama s landing some short elbows from the bottom. Ozkilic stands up after Uyenoyama grabs his arm. Uyenoyama lands a heavy leg kick and Ozkilic answers with a solid 1-2. Ozkilic clinches and gets the trip. After defendning a submission, Ozkilic lets him up. Ozkilic lands a solid combination. Uyenoyama throws a leg kick, but Ozkilic answers with a solid combination.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Ozkilic
RM Sports Result: 29-28 Ozkilic

Alptekin Ozkilic def. Darren Uyenoyama via Split Decision (29-28, 30-27, 28-29)

Roger Bowling vs. Abel Trujillo
Round 1(ref: John McCarthy)
Trujillo coming forward and lands a pair of right hands. Bowling lands a nice leg kick and a right hand, but Trujillo lands one of his own. Trujillo really working for the takedown, and although he gets Bowling pops right back up. Bowling has a hold of his neck and is looking for the guillotine choke. Trujillo gets up swinging and landing on Bowling. Bowling lands a nice pair of knees. Trujillo lands a nice leg kick, but Bowling lands a stiff right hand. Bowling eats two mean combinations and is wobbled. Trujillo lands a nice couple of knees in the clinch, and is looking really good in there. Bowling throws a left, but Trujillo lands a nice combination. Bowling comes forward with a 1-2 and Trujillo clinches and takes down Bowling. Trujillo landing some nice ground and pound. Bowling scrambles up, but he pays for it with a nice flurry of punches and knees. Bowling’s eye is messed up.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Trujillo

Round 2
Trujillo circling and Bowling coming forward. Trujillo opens with a nice jab. Bowling throws a kick and gets taken down. Bowling scrambles up and gets put right back down. Bowling is fishing for a guillotine that he won’t get. Trujillo starts landing some huge punches and Bowling’s head was bouncing off the cage floor. Bowling scrambles up but as he was getting up Trujillo starts lighting him up. Trujillo swarms and although Bowling doesn’t go down, Big John has seen enough.

Abel Trujillo def. Roger Bowling via Technical Knockout at 1:35 of Round 2

Cody McKenzie vs. Sam Stout
Round 1(ref: Herb Dean)
McKenzie opens with a right hand and then a hook. McKenzie gets a hold of Stout, and in a scramble ends up on top working from half guard. McKenzie lands some nice elbows but Stout scrambles up and tags him. McKenzie comes forward and pulls Stout down again but gets up again. McKenzie is not giving him any space. Stout lands a hook and creates space. Stout lands some jabs to the body and then throws a head kick. McKenzie lands a stiff jab of his own. McKenzie tries a takedown, but Stout escapes easily this time. McKenzie is really telegraphing his takedown attempts. Stout lands a solid body kick that backs him up. Stout really landing kicks now. Stout lands a solid right hand to the body and McKenzie goes down. He scrambles up but Stout is really aiming for the body now.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Stout

Round 2
Stout comes forward and is going after the body already. McKenzie shoots but Stout sprawls out. McKenzie is coming forward and again Stout goes to the body. McKenzie lands a solid jab and again Stout goes down stairs. Stout defends another takedown. Stout catches a kick and lands a straight right that trips McKenzie top the ground. Stout lets him up and lands another hard kick to the body. McKenzie answers with a hard left hand and then misses with a kick. Stout coming forward now and landing on McKenzie. Stout is landing both body kicks and low kicks and is picking apart McKenzie with them. McKenzie lands a heavy left hand but Stout eats it. Stout lands clean right hand that snaps back the head of McKenzie. McKenzie shoots and again is stuffed. Stout lands a nice 1-2 that backs up McKenzie.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Stout

Round 3
Stout really coming forward now, and McKenzie throws a close head kick. Stout comes forward and lands a nice 3 piece combination. McKenzie is landing his jab but Stout is eating them and firing back. Stout lands a heavy right hand, and then lands a nice body kick. Stout with a 1-2 that ends with a low kick. McKenzie shoots but is easily defended. Stout has ahold of McKenzie’s neck but McKenzie escapes. Stout lands a nice 4 piece combination to the body of McKenzie. McKenzie ducks under a hook from Stout and shoots but McKenzie ends up on the bottom. McKenzie scrambles up when Stout lets him up, and eats a body kick. Stout is doing some great body work in this fight. Both exchange jabs but Stout goes tot he body. McKenzie gets the fight down, but Stout scrambles out of danger and lands a body shot.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Stout
RM Sports Result: 30-27 Stout

Sam Stout def. Cody McKenzie via Unanimous Decision (30-27×3)

Scott Jorgensen vs. Zach Makovsky
Round 1(ref: Mike Beltran)
Makovsky circling eary and Jorgensen is coming forward. Makovsky lands a nice leg kick and then lands a right hand. Jorgensen lands a nice combination and as Makovsky backs up he lands another solid 1-2. Makovsky lands a nice knee to the body but Jorgensen gets away. Makovsky shoots on a takedown and gets stuffed. They clinch and Jorgensen almost gets the takedown,, but Makovsky circles out. Makovsky lands a spinning back fist and lands a shot that wobbles Jorgensen. Makovsky lands a left hand and is backing up Jorgensen. Makovsky has his back to the cage on his knees and Jorgensen has ahold of his neck. Makovsky scrambles up and out. Makovsky shoots for a takedown but Jorgensen circles out. He lands a straight left on the break. Makovsky lands a left hook and Jorgensen is wobbled again and backs up. Makovsky misses with a head kick and Jorgensen attempts a takedown. Jorgensen pushes him on the fence and gets the trip. Makovsky gets the reverse as the round ends.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Makovsky

Round 2
Makovsky reverses a takedown and ends up on top in a scramble. Jorgensen gets ahold of his neck and almost gets it. Makovsky scrambles up and out and gets a takedown of his own. Jorgensen scrambles up and gets free. Jorgensen is coming forward throwing his jab, but Makovsky shoots and gets stuffed. Makovsky lands a decent knee to the body of Jorgensen. Makovsky clinches on the fence and lands a knee, but Jorgensen reverses position and puts him on the fence and lands a handful of knees to the kegs of Makovsky. Jorgensen gets the takedown and ends up on top in half guard. Jorgensen landing some ground and pound and lets him up. Jorgensen stays tight and is clinching him on the fence and lands a hard knee to the body. Makovsky lands a nice left hand and then a 1-2. Makovsky lands a head kick and a punch as the round ends.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Jorgensen

Round 3
Jorgensen coming forward with urgency and Makovsky is staying in the pocket and landing his jab. Makovsky lands a knee to the body and shoots for the takedown. Jorgensen turns it around and puts him on the fence. Makovsky escapes and lands a left hand and gets a takedown. Jorgensen reverses it and ends up on top. Makovsky scrambles up and gets a takedown of his own. Makovsky tries to move to the back of Jorgensen but he escapes and gets up. Jorgensen lands a nice 1-2 and Makovsky fires back with a left of his own. Makovsky shoots and eats a knee, but Jorgensen ends up on his back. Jorgensen reverses and so does Makovsky and he ends up on top of Jorgensen in full mount. Makovsky moves to his back and is searching for the choke.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Makovsky
RM Sports Result: 29-28 Makovsky

Zach Makovsky def. Scott Jorgensen via Unanimous Decision (30-27×3)

Bobby Green vs. Pat Healy
Round 1(ref: Herb Dean)
Green takes the center and Healy lands a nice left jab. Green hits a soft jab and Healy fires back with a 1-2. Healy a left and Green gets the takedown. In the scramble Healy eats some heavy shots and gets up. Green lands a left hand and Healy fires back coming forward. Green lands a right hand, ducks a counter and fires back. Healy lands with a 1-2 and then goes to the body. Green lands a hook that wakes up Healy. Green is really slipping punches well and countering. Healy gets a hold of Green and almost has the takedown. Green circles out and gets away. Green lands a solid 1-2 and ducks out of the way of the counter. Green is landing his jab at will. Healy lands a nice left hand and shoots on Green. Healy shoots again and gets stuffed. Green lands a pair of hooks as Healy comes forward throwing punches.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Green

Round 2
Green takes the center and ducks out of the wya of a hook. Green lands a nice straight left and avoid strikes from Healy. Greenis dodging punches Anderson Silva style and landing counters. Green has his hands at his waists. Healy shoots and Green escapes. They clinch and Green gets his back and takes Healy down. Healy scrambles up and they break. Solid jab from Green. Healy gets a hold of Green and gets the takedown. Healy landing some shots but Green scrambles up and out. Healy’s face is really showing the damage. Healy misses with a right hand and Green fires back with fast counters. Healy pressing Green on the fence but can’t get the takedown. Healy comes forward and lands a 1-2, Green backs up and lands a front kick and shoots on a takedown. He gets the takedown but Healy gets up and lands some hammerfists.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Healy

Round 3
Healy coming forward early and putting pressure on Green. Healy lands a pair of jabs and Green scrambles and lands a few of his own. Green lands a big right hand and it backs up Healy, but Healy is coming forward. Green clinches and puts Healy n the fence. Green lands a nice 1-2 in the pocket as Healy comes forward. Healy attempts to clinch and now Green is really landing on Healy now. Healy gets the takedown but Green gets out the back and puts Healy on the fence. Healy lands some shots on the inside and Green shoots on the takedown, and gets it after eating some elbows. Green tries to get to the back of Healy but Healy shakes him off and lands some ground and pound at the bell.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Green
RM Sports Result: 29-28 Green

Bobby Green def. Pat Healy via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27×2)

Edson Barboza vs. Danny Castillo
Round 1(ref: Mike Beltran)
Barboza circles as Castillo pumps his jab. Castillo shoots for a takedown but doesn’t get it. Barboza looking fast here. Castillo lands a one two but can’t change levels for the takedown. Barboza lands a straight left and then a glancing headkick. Castillo lands a hook but Barboza comes forward and lands a 1-2 and then stuffs the takedown. Castillo lands a hook that wobbles Barboza. Castillo closes the distance and is pounding on Barboza. Barboza goes down and Castillo works to the back for the rear naked choke. Barboza escapes by using the fence but scrambles on top and is pounding on Edson. Castillo is staying on top of Barboza and is working him over with strikes. Barboza is cut open. Barboza rolls for a knee but Castillo scrambles out and lands ground and pound as the round ends.

RM Sports Score: 10-8 Castillo

Round 2
Castillo lands a kick to start things out. Castillo shoots and Barboza stuffs it easily. Barboza goes down stairs with a leg kick and lands another pair of them. Barboza lands a spinning back kick to the body of Castillo. Castillo lands a jab and more leg kicks from Barboza. Castillo lands a left hook and Barboza’s cut is open again. Barboza goes to the bread basket and then another solid leg kick. Castillo lands a nice left hand after Barboza misses with a fancy kick. Barboza is really working over the legs of Castillo with leg kicks. Castillo is coming forward but its Barboza who is landing kicks. Barboza lands a left hook that drops Castillo. Barboza laces up a d’arce choke and almost gets it, but Barboza lets it go. Barboza landing some ground and pound and then lets him up.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Barboza

Round 3
Castillo eats a pair of leg kicks to start the round. Castillo shoots for a takedown and Barboza lands another one. Castillo lands a nice left hook but more leg kicks from Barboza. Barboza lands a big right hand over the top and Castillo shoots on a very telegraphed shot. Barboza is clearly the fresher fighter. Barboza lands a nice front kick. Castillo shoots and Barboza defends it easily. Barboza with more leg kicks. Castillo lands a nice right hand and Barboza fires back with his jab. Castillo lands a leg kick of his own. Barboza lands a solid counter combination. Barboza lands a spinning back kick to the body and Castillo is hurt. Castillo throws a right hand, but Barboza lands a counter left hook. Barboza stuffs another takedown and then lands a front push kick that backs him up. Barboza shoots on a takedown but Castillo gets away and almost gets one of his own.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Barboza
RM Sports Result: 28-28 draw

Edson Barboza def. Danny Castillo via Majority Decision (29-28×2, 28-28)

Ryan LaFlare vs. Court McGee
Round 1(ref: Herb Dean)
McGee takes the center and lands a left hand. LaFlare is circling and lands a nice cross. Both fighters are feeling each other out and LaFlare gets the takedown. McGee gets up and LaFlare puts him right back down. McGee scrambles up and lands a nice body kick. McGee lands a nice leg kick and a left hand behind it. LaFlare lands a nice combination in the pocket. LaFlare lands a solid knee to the body and then a left hook. McGee lands a hook and opens a small cut on LaFlare. LaFlare lands a slick combination and then almost lands a head kick. LaFlare lands a nice hook and McGee goes to the body with a left hand. McGee catches a kick and gets the takedown. LaFlare scrambles up and lands a big knee to the body as McGee got up. LaFlare is landing some big shots to the body of McGee, and McGee is firing back. McGee goes to the body with a kick and eats a jab. LaFlare tries a spinning kick and gets his back taken, but LaFlare scrambles up.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 LaFlare

Round 2
LaFlare circling and McGee is coming forward pumping his jab. LaFlare lands a big body kick and then a stiff jab. LaFlare lands a overhand right and then a leg kick. McGee lands a hook that keeps him honest. LaFlare with a slick body kick and a combination. LaFlare gets a takedown and is landing some big elbows. McGee scrambles up and lands a thudding leg kick. McGee catches a kick and gets a takedown but LaFlare rolls right through it and gets to his feet. Sharp uppercut from LaFlare and McGee goes to the legs again with a kick. LaFlare lands a knee to the body and then a leg kick. McGee is coming forward, but its LaFlare who is scoring with these shots. LaFlare is outlanding McGee 2 to 1. LaFlare gets a takedown and moves to side control. McGee is cut open, and alot of it is on the head of LaFlare. McGee gets up and is throwing his jab but LaFlare is still defending well. McGee shoots at the bell.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 LaFlare

Round 3

McGee comes out swinging and is coming forward. LaFlare counters with a nice hook. LaFlare’s strikes are so straight. McGee catches a kick and takes down LaFlare but LaFlare pops up like a damn spring. McGee lands a nice leg kick with a 1-2 behind it. LaFlare with a big body kick. LaFlare lands a 1-2 as McGee comes forward swinging. McGee gets the takedown and tries to lace up a guillotine, but LaFlare rolls up to his feet. McGee lands a body kick coming forward and LaFlare goes to the body with a hook. McGee shoots and almost gets the takedown but he has to back out as LaFlare was framing up a kimura. McGee is really looking for the takedown. LaFlare gets a takedown but can’t hold it down. McGee looking for another takedown on the fence and gets it. LaFlare scrambles and stops the sub attempt from McGee as the round ends.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 McGee
RM Sports Result: 29-28 LaFlare

Ryan LaFlare def. Court McGee via Unanimous Decision (29-28×3)

Mac Danzig vs. Joe Lauzon
Round 1(ref: John McCarthy)
Danzig takes the center and Lauzon opens up with a jab. Lauzon with a really wide stance. Lauzon comes forward swinging and gets the takedown and moves into half guard. Danzig retains full guard, but Lauzon moves right to mount. Lauzon rolls for an armbar and almost has it but Danzig survives, Danzig on top in full guard now and Lauzon is defending well. Lauzon scrambles for the armbar again, but uses the chance to scramble up to his feet. Danzig clinching and lands a hook to the body. Lauzon with a solid elbow. Danzig lands a nice knee to the body in the clinch. Danzig gets a body lock but still can’t get it down. Lauzon reverses the position and gets the takedown. Lauzon with a sharp elbow from the top. Danzig lands some shots from the bottom but thats how the round ends.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Lauzon

Round 2
Danzig takes the center and lands a leg kick. Lauzon lands a pair of jabs. Danzig fires back with a hook and Lauzon comes forward with a jab. They clinch in the center and Lauzon pushes him to the fence. Danzig lands a tough elbow on the inside and then lands an uppercut. Danzig lands a nice jab and then goes to the body and to the head. Lauzon lands a stiff jab but Danzig fires back with a hook and a leg kick. Danzig pushes Lauzon on the fence and lands a nice knee to the body. Lauzon lands a knee and Danzig goes for a trip but ends up on the bottom. Lauzon lands a big elbows that busts open Danzig’s nose. Lauzon landing more elbows and Danzig’s face is leaking. Lauzon moves to half guard and you guessed it, more elbows. Lauzon steps over into mount and rolls for the armbar in the last five seconds.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Lauzon

Round 3
Danzig takes the center and lands a one-two and a headkick. Lauzon is coming forward and Danzig goes low with a leg kick. Danzig lands a straight lefthand. Lauzon lands a 1-2 that wakes up Danzig and Danzig is coming forward and firing back. Danzig goes to the body and then a hook to the ear of Lauzon. Lauzon lands an elbow and gets the trip takedown. Lauzon moves into sidemount and is trapping Danzig’s arms. Lauzon is landing elbows and moves into full mount. Lauzon is just landing elbows over and over again. Lauzon turns the corner and is looking to frame up the arm bar. Lauzon tried the armbar but missed and Danzig is on top. Lauzon scrambles up and gets the takedown and ends up on top. Danzig is landing some punches from his back. Danzig moves to side mount again and lands a huge elbow right before the bell.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Lauzon
RM Sports Result: 30-27 Lauzon

Joe Lauzon def. Mac Danzig via Unanimous Decision (30-27×3)

Nik Lentz vs. Chad Mendes
Round 1(ref: John McCarthy)
Home town crowd for Mendes. Mendes takes the center and Lentz is circling. Lentz comes forward and misses with a 1-2 and Mendes lands a leg kick. Mendes lands a left hand and Lentz is hurt. Mendes muscles him to the fence but scrambles up and away. Mendes tags him again but Lentz seems to still have his wits. Mendes lands another hook as Lentz comes forward. Mendes with a takedown. Lentz scrambles up and Mendes lands again. Lentz shoots but is stuffed by Mendes. Lentz has a cut under his left eye. Lentz comes forward throwing and Mendes puts him on his back with a takedown. Lentz scrambles up but eats a big uppercut for his troubles. Lentz lands a heavy leg kick and Mendes shoots and gets the takedown.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Mendes

Round 2
Mendes takes the center and Lentz is circling again. Lentz lands a nice right hook, but Mendes answers with a stiff jab of his own. Mendes lands a pair of low kicks. Lentz lands a nice body kick. Mendes scores with a low kick and a glancing hook. Mendes ducks under a hook and gets a takedown. Lentz gets up quick tho and tags Mendes with a right hand. Mendes with another takedown. Lentz is landing some hammerfists from his back. Lentz pushes Mendes off and gets to his feet. Mendes lands a nice hook and then takes down Lentz.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Mendes

Round 3
Mendes lands a nice leg kick and leaves Lentz swinging at air. Lentz with a hard kick to the body. Lentz lands a glancing left hand and goes down but it looked like more of a slip. Lentz is coming forward this round and lands a kick to the body. Mendes shoots and Lentz stuffs this one. Lentz comes forward swinging and although he missed a few shots he did land a crisp hook in there. Lentz gets an eye poke. Small pause. We are back at it. Lentz lands a left hand and Mendes answers with a body kick. Mendes catches a kick and gets the takedown but Lentz pops back up. Same thing happens. Lentz gets a plum clinch and lands some knees to the body. Lentz lands a nice hook. Mendes looks to be coasting in this round. Mendes lands a big knee as I type that and Lentz shoots. Mendes grabs his neck and is framing up a guillotine choke. Lentz scrambles up and eats a left hand as the round ends.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Lentz
RM Sports Result: 29-28 Mendes

Chad Mendes def. Nik Lentz via Unanimous Decision (30-27×2, 29-28)

Urijah Faber vs. Michael McDonald
Round 1(ref: Herb Dean)
McDonald takes the center and Faber comes forward. McDonald gets taken down after coming in from a headkick from Faber. Faber is landing some body shots, but McDonald has his left arm all locked up. Faber is landing some shots here, but there isn’t any mustard on these. McDonald lands some elbows from the bottom. Ref stands them up. Faber goes down stairs with a straight right. McDonald lands a big knee as Faber comes in for a takedown. McDonald lands a mean combination. Faber lands a slick over hand right.

RM Sports Score: 10-9 Faber

Round 2
Faber comes forward early here. McDonald lands a clean right hook. Faber shoots and McDonald stuffs it. McDonald lands a nice left hook and he eats one to the pills. Break in the action. McDonald comes forward and Faber lands a big left hand. Faber comes forward and McDonald lands a big right hand of his own that stops Faber in his tracks. Faber lands a stiff left hand and McDonald answers with a jab. McDonald with a thudding body kick. McDonald lands a head kick as Faber comes forward and Faber answers with a big right hand. McDonald is wobbly legs and Faber chases him down landing right hands. Faber finally catches up to him and grabs ahold of his neck for a guillotine choke.

Urijah Faber def. Michael McDonald via Submission at 3:22 of Round 2 (guillotine choke)

Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez
Round 1(ref: John McCarthy)
Johnson takes the center and Benavidez opens with a low kick. Benavidez throws a 1-2 that only barely glances. Benavidez lands a body shot and a low kick. Johnson grabs aleg for a takedown, but lands a pair of right hands when it’s stuffed. Benavidez with a hard leg kick. Johnson comes in with his chin in the air, and Benavidez reminds him not to do that with a right hand. Benavidez gets out of the way of a takedown attempt and Johnson lands a right hook that knocks him out cold. Johnson lands some follow up shots and Big John rescues him.

Demetrious Johnson def. Joseph Benavidez via Knockout at 2:08 of Round 1