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UFC Fight Night video highlights: Dariush defeats Johnson

Check out full video highlights of the controversial UFC Fight Night: Nashville bout between Beneil Dariush and Michael Johnson.

Beneil Dariush walked out with a highly controversial split decision victory over Michael Johnson in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Nashville. While it seemed that Johnson easily won the first two rounds, two judges awarded Dariush the second and third and that was enough to get the W. Check out full video highlights of the bout again, and read Kid Nate's description of the telling second and third rounds below.

Round 2: Johnson dodges another flying knee attempt. Lands a nice shot. Johnson controlling the center of the cage and the range. Dariush missing. Johson firing back and landing. Dariush misses a high kick. Misses an uppercut. Shoots, Johnson stuffs it. Johnson firing combos. Throws in a kick at the end. The left is landing again and again. Dariush misses a superman punch. 10-9 Johnson

Round 3: Johnson comes out aggressive. Still controlling range and cage center. Dariush firing back but ineffectively. Johnson with a 1-2. Eats an uppercut. Dariush lands a combo. Knee from Dariush. Eats a left hand counter. Dariush landing a jab. He might be stealing this round. Johnson still coming forward but I think he's being outlanded in the third. 10-9 Dariush but too little, too late.

Official result: Beneil Dariush def. Michael Johnson via split decision (29-28x2, 28-29).

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