Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will deliver its latest FOX fight card, which emanates from the United Center in Chicago, Ill., TONIGHT (Sat.,Jan. 26, 2013), airing LIVE on network television in the United States with an 8 p.m. start time.
UFC on FOX 6 will feature a 125-pound world title fight between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson in the main event of the evening, with a co-main event between Quinton Jackson vs. Glover Teixeira in what is expected to be the final fight for "Rampage" under the Zuffa banner.
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Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC on FOX 6 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)
UFC ON FOX 6 QUICK RESULTS:
UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson def. John Dodson via unanimous decision
205 lbs.: Glover Teixeira def. Quinton Jackson via unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Anthony Pettis def. Donald Cerrone via TKO at 2:31 of round one
145 lbs.: Ricardo Lamas def. Erik Koch via TKO (elbows) at 2:32 of round two
155 lbs.: T.J. Grant def. Matt Wiman via TKO (elbows) at 4:51 of round one
145 lbs.: Clay Guida def. Hatsu Hioki via split decision
170 lbs.: Pascal Krauss def. Mike Stumpf via unanimous decision
205 lbs.: Ryan Bader def. Vladimir Matyushenko via submission (guillotine) at 0:50 of round one
265 lbs.: Shawn Jordan def. Mike Russow via TKO (punches) at 3:48 of round two
185 lbs.: Rafael Natal def. Sean Spencer via submission (arm triangle) at 2:13 of round three
170 lbs.: David Mitchell def. Simeon Thoresen via unanimous decision
UFC ON FOX 6 PLAY-BY-PLAY LIVE MAIN CARD COMMENTARY (FOX):
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UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson
Round one: Dodson throws a right hand but Johnson dances away and throws a leg kick. Another inside leg kick from Johnson and Dodson fires off a switch kick to the leg. Leg kick from Johnson and Dodson pops Johnson with a straight right that hurts him. Head kick from Johnson and Dodson just tosses him to the ground. Nice right from Johnson as Dodson backs off and he throws another before firing off a knee in the clinch. Good right from Johnson ducking under a Dodson right hand and a giant hook comes up short. Johnson closes the distance but eats a nice left hand which stops his forward momentum. Johnson throws a left and right hand to close the distance and drops down for a takedown, lifting Dodson up and throwing him down. Johnson tries to keep grip on Dodson's legs but Dodson works his leg free and pops to his feet. Johnson stays on him and throws a solid right hand that connects along the fence. Johnson clinches and throws short knees at the end of the round. 10-9 Johnson
Round two: Dodson fires off a heavy left hand and then another. He's catching Johnson on the way in but Johnson is keeping him moving backwards. Johnson closes the distance on Dodson along the fence dragging his legs out from under him but Dodson works back to his feet. Nice combination from Dodson and the left hand rocks Johnson again, this time he briefly gets knocked down. Body kick from Dodson and a HUGE left hook from Dodson drops Johnson again. Right hook from Dodson and Johnson shoots in for a takedown and gets stuffed. Dodson needs to press it here and he might get a finish. Leg kick from Johnson and Dodson catches a kick, knocking Johnson off balance again. Leg kick from Dodson and he catches Johnson with a left hand on the way in. They exchange and Dodson's left hook scores again. Johnson is bleeding from his nose and throws a push kick. Leg kick from Johnson and he's really pressing the pace here. Johnson shoots in and gets denied again. Good right hand from Johnson and he's really making Dodson move backwards here. Body kick from Johnson but Dodson catches it and lands a left hand. Knees from Johnson at the end of the round after they clinch. 10-9 Dodson
Round three: Jumping knee from Dodson and Johnson fires off a left uppercut. Dodson connects with the left after a failed takedown attempt from Johnson. Good knee from Dodson and he catches Johnson coming in. Johnson throws a knee right down the middle and they take a break. After the reset, Dodson throws a leg kick and a nice body kick and left hand. Flying knee from Dodson and Johnson ignores it, pressing forward and throwing punches. Dodson again catches Johnson with that straight left. Body kick from Johnson and he presses forward with a nice pair of punches. Another hook from Dodson and Johnson responds. Heavy body kick from Dodson and Johnson presses forward with a straight right. Johnson pushes forward and takes Dodson down, but eats and elbow from bottom. Dodson backs into the fence but Johnson turns him away from the cage. Dodson explodes back to his feed and they trade blows along the fence before Dodson again closes the distance looking for a takedown in the clinch. Nice knee from Dodson and they exchange punches at the horn. 10-9 Dodson
Round four: Leg kick from Dodson and then another. Johnson lunges in with a left hand and Dodson pops him with a left. Johnson shoots in and takes him down, landing in side control but Dodson pops to his feet. Illegal knee from Johnson as Dodson had his hand on the canvas, and Dodson gets a couple minutes to recover. Dodson backs Johnson off with a heavy blow and a good body shot. Johnson shoots in for a takedown and Dodson hops on one leg to fend him off. Right hand from Johnson and Dodson pops him to the body. Left hook from Johnson and he shoots in with a single leg takedown attempt. Johnson has a head lock and Dodson tripods again, eating several knees to the body and shoulder. Johnson throws knees to the head when he pops up and then blasts Dodson with a good left hook during an exchange. That won him back the round. 10-9 Johnson
Round five: Bro hug to start out the round and Johnson steps forward with a right to the body. Heavy leg kick from Johnson and he clinches, shooting in and taking Dodson down. Johnson drags Dodson's legs out from under him but he can't keep him on the ground and Dodson takes inside position along the fence. They trade knees and Johnson jumps up, blasting Dodson with elbows. Dodson presses him into the fence again but can't get anything going. Leg kick from Johnson and he lands a left jab. Another left from Johnson and Dodson drops down looking for a takedown. Dodson secure it, but Johnson pops to his feet along the fence, dropping elbows to the side of his head and forcing a separation. Dodson again tries to grab a leg and Johnson throws a knee to the head and the body. Johnson eats a huge knee to the head and then another. Dodson is hurt. Johnson pours on some heavy right uppercuts along the fence and Dodson is fading. Another big knee from Johnson. Johnson puts Dodson in the Thai plum and hammers him with knees to the face. Heavy punches to the body from Johnson and Dodson is just trying to survive right now, pressing Johnson into the fence. Another Thai clinch and Johnson hammers Dodson with knees. Big knees from Johnson and he hammers Dodson with big shots all the way to the end of the fight. 10-9 Johnson
Final result: Demetrious Johnson defeats John Dodson via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 48-47)
205 lbs.: Quinton Jackson vs. Glover Teixeira
Round one: Teixeira wings a lead uppercut but comes up short. Leg kick from Jackson and he flashes a jab at Teixeira. Another jab from Rampage and Teixeira shoots in, grabbing a single leg and taking him down. Teixeira has Jackson's back and has both hooks in already. Hammerfist from Teixeira and then a right hand. Teixeira releases a hook and Jackson pops back to his feet, winging a couple hooks and throwing a leg kick. Good left hook from Rampage after Teixeira fired off a huge hook. Head kick from Teixeira and Jackson steps forward with a combination, finding a home for a left uppercut. Good left hand from Jackson and Teixeira is just winging bombs. If he keeps up with this, Teixeira is going to tire out and Jackson will be able to counter him hard. Leg kick from Teixeira and Jackson shoots in, but eats a big left hook. Jackson is pinned against the fence but he throws an uppercut. Left hand from Jackson and Teixeira stuns him with a left hook. Jackson backs him off with a 1-2 but Teixeira hurts him with another hook. Teixeira backs off after swarming him initially and now Jackson is trying to keep him at bay with straight punches. Nice 1-2 combination from Jackson to close out the round. 10-9 Teixeira
Round two: Teixeira closes the distance, grabbing a single leg and he scores a takedown on Rampage, landing on top in half guard. Teixeira is about to pass to side control and he drops a few good left elbows. Jackson grabs a single leg and works back to his feet, winging a left hook that misses badly. Rampage scores with a pair of uppercuts in the cage center but Teixeira backs him off with a good left hook and then another. Both land hooks simultaneously and Rampage has a cut under his left eye. Jackson connects with a right hand to the body but Teixeira responds with an uppercut. Both men are tired but Rampage looks like he's slowed down a bit more. Jackson shoots in and gets stuffed easily. Nice right hand from Jackson and he's trying to egg Teixeira on. Teixeira wings a left hook and Rampage is really trying to goad him here, dropping his hands to his sides. Teixeira scores with a good hook to the body and an uppercut and Jackson responds with a combination. Left jab from Jackson and he's bloodied Teixeira's nose. Both men miss with big shots at the end of the round. 10-9 Teixeira
Round three: Both men fire off left hooks early and a left jab scores for Rampage. Body kick from Rampage and he fires off a flurry of punches at Teixeira. Another nice flurry of hooks from Rampage and he's fired up. Teixeira shoots in, grabs a single leg and takes him down again. Teixeira is on top in half guard and Rampage works his way back to his feet, eating big hooks in the process. Rampage presses forward, throwing heavy shots and swinging wildly. Now Rampage looks for a takedown but can't get it. Teixeira presses forward, scoring with a left hook and Rampage fires back with a right uppercut. Head kick from Teixeira and Teixeira has him pinned against the fence, throwing a good knee. Another knee from Teixeira and Rampage backs him off with a combination. Jackson circles back to the cage center and Teixeira again takes him down. Teixeira passes to full mount, dropping some hammer fists and an elbow. Big punches from Teixeira in full mount as they go all the way to the bell. 10-9 Teixeira
Final result: Glover Teixeira defeats Quinton Jackson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
155 lbs.: Anthony Pettis vs. Donald Cerrone
Round one: They exchange and Pettis scores with a good right hand. Another exchange and Pettis finds a home with power. Cerrone attacks with a knee as Pettis attempts some capoeira kicks and after getting back to his feet, Pettis works the right hand again. Straight left from Pettis and Cerrone is hurting. Knee from Pettis and then another. Pettis thinks about jumping off the fence for something as Cerrone tries to recover. Huge kick to the body from Pettis and Cerrone folds in half. Pettis attacks with a right hand and that's all she wrote for Cerrone.
Final result: Anthony Pettis defeats Donald Cerrone via TKO at 2:31 of round one
Round one: Koch flashes a lead right hand and Lamas fires back with a head kick that comes up short. Leg kick from Koch and a head kick which is partially blocked. Lamas flashes some side kicks but hesitates and Koch fires back with a head kick. 1-2 from Koch is blocked and he's trying to gauge his distance. Lamas lunges in hunting for a takedown and Koch is fending him off along the fence for now. Lamas has a leg and drags him down but Koch immediately gets back to his feet. Lamas still hunting that takedown but can't get it. Right hand from Lamas in the clinch and a short knee to the body. Lamas almost drags Koch to the ground but can't keep him there. Spinning back elbow from Lamas but he backs off after throwing it. Body kick from Koch and a head kick from Lamas comes up short. Lamas closes the distance with a short combination and immediately drops down looking for a takedown. Lamas pulls Koch to the ground but again he pops back to his feet. 10-9 Lamas
Round two: Leg kick from Lamas and Koch pops him with a right jab. They clinch and Koch lands a short knee on the inside. They trade on the inside and Koch is starting to create separation. Big hook from Lamas comes up short. Lamas slips to his back and Koch dives on him but immediately gets reversed and he's on his back. Lamas is inside Koch's full guard, dropping an elbow or two and stacking Koch up. Nice elbow from Lamas and Koch is bleeding. Huge elbows from Lamas and Koch is done! The ref puts a stop to it, wow!
Final result: Ricardo Lamas defeats Erik Koch via TKO (elbows) at 2:32 of round two
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155 lbs.: T.J. Grant vs. Matt Wiman
Round one: Wiman throws a short flurry of punches but eats a knee in the clinch. Wiman throws a body kick and a push kick. Good left and right hand from Wiman and he's pressing the action early. Solid right hook from Grant and Wiman responds with a body kick which is blocked by Grant. Grant looks sharp, landing with a left as Wiman steps forward. Wiman wings a right hook that lands but Grant eats it and responds with a right hand to the body. Leg kick from Grant and then another. Good knee from Grant and both men are landing effective shots. Inside leg kick from Wiman and they trade knees on the inside. Short right hand from Grant and some really good short elbows, then another. Wiman is hurting and Grant swarms with some knees. 1-2 combination from Grant and Wiman shoots in for a takedown but gets stuffed. Wiman tries to escape but Grant drops some heavy shots and he's got Wiman's face bloodied up. Wiman retains guard but Grant backs off and allows him to get to his feet. Grant is looking very sharp, landing a knee on the insdie and a trio of short elbows. Another knee to the body from Grant and a huge elbow, then another, then another by Grant and Wiman drops! One more big shot on the ground and Grant finishes him!
Final result: T.J. Grant defeats Matt Wiman via TKO (elbows) at 4:51 of round one
Round one: Guida ignores the fist bump and immediately begins moving around like crazy. Guida steps forward with a right hand and Hioki pops a straight jab in his face. Hioki looks for a lead left and a short lead uppercut connects. Hioki is finding a home for his strikes early as Guida's crazy movement is working against him for now. Right uppercut for Hioki and Guida dives in for a superman punch but they clash heads. Uppercut misses for Hioki and Guida thinks about shooting in but gives up on it. Hioki finds a home for a left and right hook, then a left jab. Guida is all movement but not doing anything effectively. Guida shoots in and takes Hioki down, landing in Hioki's full guard. Hioki tries to work Guida's wrist and thinks about a triangle but Guida slips free. Hioki has his back against the fence and tries to get back to his feet but instead is trying to take Guida's back. Hioki sprawls and grabs a headlock, throwing some knees at Guida and they separate. Nice left jab for Hioki and Guida shoots in but gets denied. 10-9 Hioki
Round two: Sharp left hand from Hioki and a good leg kick. Guida shoots in, lifts Hioki over his head and slams him to the canvas, but Hioki is already working for a switch to reverse the position. Hioki instead works for a Kimura. He's got the arm isolated and is not thinking about rotating for an armbar. Guida sees it coming and slams him. Guida tries to step over into half guard, but Hioki shuts it down. Elbow from Guida but he doesn't do much and the ref stands them up with 35 seconds left. Body kick from Hioki and a right hand. Head kick connects for Hioki and then a body kick. Right jab from Hioki as time expires. I'm giving the round to Hioki despite 3 minutes on top from Guida because Hioki actually did something. 10-9 Hioki
Round three: Hioki works some strikes from the outside and Guida takes him down. Hioki is trying to get a triangle choke, but Guida slams him to escape. Hioki again brings his legs up working for a triangle choke, but he doesn't have it locked in and instead goes back to closed guard. Elbow by Guida and he passes to half guard. Hioki backs into the fence and is nearly back to his feet, but eats a knee to the body and Guida is still leveraging him against the cage. The fight is stood up with 35 seconds to go and Hioki wings a head kick that is blocked. Left hand from Hioki and he stuffs a takedown attempt from Guida at the final horn. 10-9 Guida
Final result: Clay Guida defeats Hatsu Hioki via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
Round one: Both men flash jabs in the early going and Stumpf scores with a leg kick. Stumpf steps in with a 1-2 and land a nice inside leg kick. Both men are standing right in the pocket and Stumpf scores with two more solid inside leg kicks. Combination from Krauss and he finishes it with a leg kick but Stumpf shoots in and takes him down. Krauss retains full guard quickly and pops back to his feet after about 30 seconds. They clinch in the cage center and trade knees. Krauss steps forward with a good combination and takes inside position along the fence in the clinch. Good knee from Krauss but Stumpf responds with a pair of short punches to back him off. They trade kicks and Krauss turns it on with some punches and he's starting to find his range with his lead jab. Front kick from Krauss connects to the face and an uppercut from Krauss hurts Stumpf, staggering him. Stumpf tries to clear the cobwebs by shooting for a takedown but can't get it as time expires. 10-9 Krauss.
Round two: Krauss is in a nice groove now in his striking, trading effectively and throwing accurate blows. Krauss looks very fluid, landing an outside leg kick and then a right hand. Krauss is turning it on now. Superman uppercut connects for Krauss and Stumpf fires off a combination to try to disrupt him. Krauss shoots in for a takedown but Stumpf hits a switch and now he's working for a takedown and he gets it. Krauss tries to wall-walk back to his feet but Stumpf denies him for now. Krauss now to his feet and Stumpf throws a knee. Krauss takes inside position and blasts Stumpf with short elbows, opening up some cuts on Stumpf's face. Very good dirty boxing from Krauss but Stumpf backs him off with an uppercut. Stumpf shoots in for a takedown but Krauss denies it this time, securing a headlock and taking inside position along the fence. Good knee from Krauss and a pair of short elbows. Both men trade strikes until the horn sounds. 10-9 Krauss
Round three: Krauss is in control again early, landing good strikes at a high rate. Slick use of the jab and straight punches from Krauss and he finishes off his combinations with a leg kick. Krauss is creating space now, just beating Stumpf up from the outside and then going back to the cage center. Right hand from Stumpf, but he's lost a lot of zip on his punches. Krauss is really going to work here with his punches. Stumpf shoots in for a takedown but gets denied. Heavy punches from Krauss and Stumpf responds with a right hand. Takedown attempt from Stumpf but Krauss takes top position in Stumpf's closed guard. Krauss drops some punches and Stumpf isn't doing much off his back here. Stumpf throws his legs up looking for some sort of submission but he can't secure anything as time expires. 10-9 Krauss
Final result: Pascal Krauss defeats Mike Stumpf via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Round one: Bader takes the cage center quickly and throws a short leg kick. Stiff left jab lands for Bader and he looks like he has the speed advantage early. Lead left hook connects for Bader and Matyushenko is hurt! Bader shoots in and he latches on to some sort of guillotine choke at a very strange angle. Bader turns, giving up position into half guard to really torque on Matyushenko's neck and "The Janitor" taps out!
Final result: Ryan Bader defeats Vladimir Matyushenko via submission (guillotine) at 0:50 of round one
Round one: Russow comes out strong, pressing forward and landing some good strikes. He's really got Jordan on the defensive and he backs him into the fence, throwing knees to the body and head while hunting for a takedown but Jordan drops his hand to the ground to prevent head kicks. Jordan creates separation and Russow scores with a nice straight punch and Jordan's right eye is bleeding pretty good now. Russow closes the distance looking for a takedown but Jordan backward somersaults to get back to his feet. Big punch from Jordan but Russow again clinches, slowing the pace down and preventing Jordan from getting anything going. Nice elbow from Jordan on the inside before the round concludes. 10-9 Russow
Round two: Jordan is in control early, landing some heavy strikes and putting serious pressure on Russow. Jordan connects and they go to the ground but Jordan is on top, landing big blows. Jordan is in full mount dropping punches and he takes Russow's back and he's thinking about a choke, putting the hooks in. Jordan gets a little overzealous and Russow attacks a leg, escaping out the backdoor and taking top position. Jordan turns the tide, scoring a takedown again and this time he passes to mount very quickly. Jordan postures up dropping heavy punches and Russow gives up his back. Jordan doesn't stop punching this time and Russow isn't fighting back. Jordan pounds away until the ref stops it.
Final result: Shawn Jordan defeats Mike Russow via TKO at 3:48 of round two
185 lbs.: Sean Spencer vs. Rafael Natal
Round one: Spencer presses forward quickly but eats a straight left from natal. Eye poke from Natal and we'll take a break. Kick from Natal and Spencer fires back with a lead left hand. Spencer steps forward with a right hand and connects. He's got Natal on his heels thus far. Natal lunges forward with some heavy hooks but Spencer ducks them. Good leg kick from natal and Spencer fires back with a right hand. Spinning back fist from Natal misses but the leg kick follow-up connects solidly. Heavy left hook from Spencer knocks Natal off balance and he steps forward with a good right hand. Natal needs to be careful, probably try to get this fight to the ground. Natal lands a right hand and shoots in, creating a clinch but Spencer takes inside position and separates. Natal lunges in and scores with a good right hand again and takes Spencer down, landing in full mount almost immediately. Natal drops some punches and elbows and looks for a choke at the bell but Spencer hangs on. 10-9 Natal
Round two: Natal quickly gets a takedown and lands in Spencer's guard. Spencer works his way back to his feet but Natal doesn't waste much time dragging him back to the canvas. Natal rides out the majority of the round inside Natal's guard but when Spencer tries to escape to his feet but briefly giving up his back, the Brazilian pounces and takes it. Natal works for a choke at the end of the round but Spencer is saved by the bell. 10-9 Natal
Round three: Spencer has some urgency, but he's tired and Natal easily shoots in and counters a punch with a takedown. Natal immediately passes to side control and he's got over four minutes to work. Natal has a mounted crucifix now, trapping the left arm. Elbows from Natal and Spencer can't wriggle free. Spencer is just eating short elbows to the face and he cranks on Spencer's arm, working for an Americana, but Spencer guts through it. Natal locks on an arm triangle and he's in full mount. Natal has it tight and Spencer taps!
Final result: Rafael Natal defeats Sean Spencer via submission (arm triangle) at 2:13 of round three
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Round one: Mitchell is the aggressor early, but now Thoresen takes the cage center and stalks, landing a good inside leg kick. Mitchell is finding a home for his straight right hand early while moving backwards. They clinch in the cage center and Mitchell scores some good uppercuts with dirty boxing. Combination from Mitchell and he backs Thoresen off. Thoresen lands a nice right hand and a leg kick that catches Mitchell as he extends. They trade hooks on the inside and both men land big shots. Thoresen eats a right hand but presses forward and connects with a pair of solid left hooks. Thoresen is finding his range here, keeping Mitchell on the end of his punches, but then he stands inside the pocket and both men eat huge shots. Good right hand from Mitchell and Thoresen's nose is bloodied up now. They finish strong with Mitchell pushing the pace. 10-9 Mitchell
Round two: Mitchell presses forward and lands some good shots early. Thoresen responds with a knee but Mitchell lunges in and scores with more heavy punches in a flurry and Thoresen is hurt. Thoresen falls down and Mitchell attempts to take his back but can't get both hooks in. Instead, Mitchell settles for taking top position in half guard. Mitchell is working for a leg lock but Thoresen slips free and ends up taking top position. Mitchell works for a gogoplata and he nearly has it but can't secure it. Thoresen isn't doing much from top position and Mitchell attacks with a triangle choke. Thoresen steps over to escape and Mitchell uses the opportunity to take top position. Mitchell steps back to stomp him in the stomach and then drops a good right hand before the horn. 10-9 Mitchell
Round three: There's a cut on Thoresen's eyelid and the fight is nearly stopped between rounds. They continue and Mitchell quickly closes the distance, landing some strikes in the clinch before separating. Mitchell looks for a left hand but Thoresen tags him with some nice combinations. Mitchell shoots in along the fence and Thoresen works for a Kimura and winds up on bottom. Thoresen is now on his back with Mitchell kicking at his legs, but allows the Swede to get back to his feet. Nice uppercut from Mitchell and Thoresen is being the aggressor again, stepping forward with straight left and right hands. Thoresen looks to be the fresher fighter here. Nice leg kick from Thoresen staggers Mitchell and Thoresen takes him down. Mitchel is working for a triangle choke but Thoresen postures up to avoid it. Mitchell throws hammerfists from bottom and nearly gets an omaplata sweep but Thoresen passes to side control.
Wow, the stream on YouTube for the UFC cut out with about 90 seconds left. I have no idea how the fight ended.
Final result: David Mitchell defeats Simeon Thoresen via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)