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UFC on Fox 9 results recap: Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 event wrap up from Sacramento

Let's wrap up UFC on Fox 9: "Johnson vs. Benavidez 2" from this past weekend, shall we?

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

UFC on Fox 9: "Johnson vs. Benavidez 2" blew the roof off the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California, this past Sat., Dec. 14, 2013, featuring a main event of Demetrious Johnson knocking out Joseph Benavidez with one punch in the very first round.

Second verse same as the first.

The co-headlining attraction saw Urijah Faber turn in an awesome performance in a second round submission victory over Michael McDonald. The win was good enough to earn him another bantamweight title shot sometime down the line.

The other two main card bouts saw Chad Mendes fight through sickness to earn a unanimous decision over Nik Lentz and Joe Lauzon grapple his way past Mac Danzig in the main card opener.

In cased you missed any or all of it -- or just want to keep the discussion alive -- below are links to all the major storylines borne from Saturday night's event in Sacramento.


UFC on Fox 9: "Johnson vs. Benavidez 2"

Results and live fight coverage

Post fight press conference

Bonuses and awards

Payouts and salaries

Overnight ratings

Twitter reactions

Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 highlights

Urijah Faber vs. Michael McDonald highlights

Joe Lauzon vs. Mac Danzig highlights

Edson Barboza vs. Danny Castillo highlights

Prelims results and recap

Recap: Lauzon outgrapples Danzig

Recap: Mendes decisions Lentz

Recap: Faber submits McDonald

Recap: Johnson knocks out Benavidez

Breakdown: Joe Lauzon vs. Mac Danzig

Breakdown: Chad Mendes vs. Nik Lentz

Breakdown: Urijah Faber vs. Michael McDonald

Breakdown: Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez

UFC on Fox 9 Post Fight Fallout

Biggest winners and lowliest losers

What's next for Demetrious Johnson?

So about last night...

Is it time for Demetrious Johnson to headline a pay-per-view?

A real fight day text conversation between Faber and McDonald

Whether you like it or not, Faber is the next bantamweight contender

Chad Mendes beat both sickness and Nik Lentz

Cody McKenzie's shorts were an embarrassment to the UFC


That, my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being. What gets your vote for the biggest story coming out of UFC on Fox 9?

Sound off, Maniacs.