The main event of the UFC's venture to Hidalgo, Texas featured a lightweight contest between two of the division's most talented athletes, Michael Johnson and Dustin Porier. Johnson made an emphatic statement with his 90-second massive KO victory against the Top ten lightweight.
Check out the play-by-play below:
Round 1: They don't touch gloves in the pre-fight staredown. Johnson flicks out a front kick early. Good right hand on the counter by Johnson. Michael throwing fast hands early on. Poirier with a kick. Johnson unable to get the left hand to sneak through. Poirier is patient in the early going. Connects with a left hand. Massive counter right and a bigger left and Poirier is wrecked. Johnson pounces and throws a series of punches and gets the KO!! Michael Johnson absolutely annihilated Dustin Poirier. Then he taunts Poirier post-fight while the doctors check in on him.
Official result: Michael Johnson def. Dustin Poirier via KO (really hard punches) at 1:35 of round 1