UFC on FOX 9 live blog: Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez

Demetrious Johnson will face Joseph Benavidez for the second time at UFC on FOX 9. - MMA Fighting

This is the UFC on FOX 9 live blog for Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez, a flyweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento

Johnson, who has won four straight fights, will face Benavidez, who has won four of his past five fights, on the main card.

Check out the UFC on FOX 9 live blog below.


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Round 1: Flyweight title on the line. Johnson beat Benavidez via split decision in September 2012. Referee "Big" John McCarthy oversees the action. They touch 'em up. Here we go. Both men trade low kicks early. Johnson latches onto a single and hunts for a takedown, but can't get it. Benavidez nearly cracks Johnson with a high kick. Johnson answers with a high kick of his own. Johnson bouncing in and out of the pocket. Benavidez wades inside with a flurry. Johnson steps into a huge looping right and utterly destroys Benavidez! Johnson swarms with hammerfists. He's out cold. Incredible finish. Wow.

UFC on FOX 9 results: Demetrious Johnson def. Joseph Benavidez via KO (punches) at 2:08 of round 1.

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