UFC lightweights Michael Johnson and Alan Patrick entered the octagon astatine UFC Vegas 54 connected Saturday nighttime severely needing a win.
Johnson (19-17) seems to person losing streaks beauteous often, but this clip helium came successful having mislaid his past 4. With this seemingly a do-or-die bout for Johnson arsenic acold arsenic his spot successful the UFC is acrophobic helium needed a triumph implicit Patrick.
Patrick (15-3) has mislaid 2 of his past 3 with his latest combat being ruled a nary contention owed to the Brazilian suffering an accidental oculus poke that helium was incapable to retrieve from.
With some men perchance needing a triumph to stay connected the roster the combat took connected a much important code coming into Saturday.
The archetypal circular seemed similar some men tried to extremity the fight. Johnson intelligibly had the quickness and consecutive shots portion Patrick was evidently the longer, bigger fighter. Both landed by near manus shots that stunned the other, but the circular ended with Johnson connected apical moving connected a tin opener that Patrick tried to exposure for an limb bar. In a scramble Johnson remained connected apical arsenic the circular ended.
The 2nd circular recovered Patrick blitzing successful connected Johnson which the second took vantage of and landed connected him. The 2 repeated the aforesaid creation implicit and implicit until Johnson landed a almighty near manus astatine the extremity of the combo that dropped Patrick and ended his night.
Johnson snaps a four-fight losing streak with a large clip decorativeness astatine UFC Vegas 54.
Official Result: Michael Johnson def. Alan Patrick via KO R2 3:22