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Saturday, Jan 26, 2013

UFC on FOX 6: Demetrious Johnson Outscores John Dodson, Glover Teixeira Sends “Rampage” Jackson Into Free Agency With Defeat

Johnson (photo via FUEL TV / UFC)

By FCF Staff

UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson survived a couple of early knockdowns tonight in Chicago, Illinois, to launch a comeback and outscore John Dodson through the remainder of their five round fight. Despite being tagged by the powerful Dodson on a couple of occasions, Johnson turned to his wrestling, and then later, hard knees from the clinch to earn the title defence.

“Rampage” Jackson was unable to secure a victory in the final bout of his current UFC contract, as the former light-heavyweight champ fell by unanimous decision to the rising Glover Teixeira. Although Jackson put on a determined effort, the charismatic fighter was unable to match the striking game of Glover or defend several of the Brazilian’s takedown attempts.

At lightweight,  former WEC champion Anthony Pettis made an emphatic case for a rematch with current UFC champ Benson Henderson, by quickly putting away Donald Cerrone with a thumping kick to the body.

Here are the results from tonight’s UFC on FOX 6 card which was hosted by Chicago’s United Center.

Demetrious Johnson def. John Dodson via unanimous decision
Glover Teixeira def. Quinton Jackson via unanimous decision
Anthony Pettis def. Donald Cerrone via TKO at 2:31 R1
Ricardo Lamas def. Erik Koch via TKO (elbows) at 2:32 R2
T.J. Grant def. Matt Wiman via TKO (elbows) at 4:51 R1
Clay Guida def. Hatsu Hioki via split decision
Pascal Krauss def. Mike Stumpf via unanimous decision
Ryan Bader def. Vladimir Matyushenko via submission (guillotine) at 0:50 R1
Shawn Jordan def. Mike Russow via TKO (punches) at 3:48 R2
Rafael Natal def. Sean Spencer via submission (arm triangle) at 2:13 R3
David Mitchell def. Simeon Thoresen via unanimous decision


posted by FCF Staff @ 10:44 pm
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