“UFC on FX: Johnson vs. McCall II” took place Friday inside BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida.
Demetrious Johnson (Pictured) punched his ticket to the flyweight finals after punching Ian McCall in face. While their initial tango was covered in controversy, Johnson left no doubt last night as he used his speed and footwork to take a unanimous decision victory over “Uncle Creepy.”
Erick Silva continued his ascent up the welterweight totem pole by quickly disposing of Charlie Brenneman with a rear-naked choke in the opening round of the card’s co-featured attraction.
Quick Results (Play-by-Play):
Sean Pierson Defeated Jake Hecht via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Defeated Henry Martinez Defeated Bernardo Magalhaes via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Buddy Roberts Defeated Caio Magalhaes via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Tim Means Defeated Justin Salas via TKO (Strikes) at 1:06 in the 1stRound
Dustin Pague Defeated Jared Papazian via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:21 in the 1stRound
Matt Grice Defeated Leonard Garcia via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Seth Baczynski Defeated Lance Benoist via Split Decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
Mike Pierce Defeated Carlos Eduardo Rocha via Split Decision (27-30, 30-27, 30-27)
Eddie Wineland Defeated Scott Jorgensen via KO (Punches) at 4:10 in the 2ndRound
Mike Pyle Defeated Josh Neer via KO (Punch) at 4:56 in the 1stRound
Erick Silva Defeated Charlie Brenneman via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:33 in the 1stRound
Demetrious Johnson Defeated Ian McCall via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Fight of the Night:
Eddie Wineland and Scott Jorgensen ($40,000/each)
Submission of the Night:
Erick Silva ($40,000)
Knockout of the Night:
Mike Pyle ($40,000)
According to UFC president Dana White, 6,635 fans packed the arena, garnering a live gate of $329,110.
White claimed the attendance “sucked.” He admitted it’s hard selling MMA tickets in Florida.
BJ Penn vs. Rory MacDonald will serve as the card’s co-featured attraction.
White reiterated that he’s not sold on women’s MMA. He loves Strikeforce bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey, but there are not a lot of girls at her level.