UFC on Fox 6 Results: Live Reactions for Every Fight

Nathan McCarter@McCarterNFeatured ColumnistJanuary 26, 2013

UFC on Fox 6 Results: Live Reactions for Every Fight

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    UFC on Fox 6 is set to ignite Chicago on Saturday night with a stacked card.

    The UFC Flyweight Championship is on the line in the evening's main event when top contender John Dodson squares off against champion Demetrious Johnson. This will be the first defense of the flyweight strap.

    The co-main event is sure to be electric when Quinton "Rampage" Jackson meets highly touted prospect Glover Teixeira. The two heavy-handed light heavyweights will throw leather in the center of the Octagon in a bout that is not expected to go the distance.

    Quick Results:

    Demetrious Johnson defeats John Dodson by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 48-47).

    Glover Teixeira defeats Rampage Jackson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).

    Anthony Pettis defeats Donald Cerrone by knockout at 2:35 of the first round.

    Ricardo Lamas defeats Erik Koch by TKO at 2:32 of the second round.

    TJ Grant defeats Matt Wiman by knockout at 4:51 of the first round.

    Clay Guida defeats Hatsu Hioki by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28).

    Pascal Krauss defeats Mike Stumpf by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

    Ryan Bader defeats Vladimir Matyushenko via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:50 of the first round.

    Shawn Jordan defeats Mike Russow by TKO at 3:48 of the second round.

    Rafael Natal defeats Sean Spencer via submission (arm-triangle) at 2:13 of the third round.

    David Mitchell defeats Simeon Thoresen by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

UFC Flyweight Championship: Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson

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    Round 1

    The UFC Flyweight Championship bout is underway. Dodson races to the center. The fighters exchange leg kicks as they work out the distance. The speed of these two men is remarkable. Dodson circles away against the cage as Johnson tries to close the distance. Dodson connects and Johnson buckles. Head kick by Johnson misses and Dodson slams him down. Good straight right by Johnson. Johnson clinches and tries to take Dodson down, but to no avail this early. Johnson gets underneath Dodson's strike. Body kicks are thrown at the same time. Dodson hits Johnson with a left as he comes in. Dodson throws a couple strikes and then switches levels. He takes Dodson down, but the challenger is pushing away in an effort to get back up. One minute left in the first round. Dodson is up, and Johnson is giving him no space. The round closes in the clinch. Very close round.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Johnson.

    Round 2

    Early in the second and Johnson gets Dodson on the mat. He tries to drag Dodson away from the cage, but that gives the challenger room to pop back up. Dodson floors Johnson with a left. He cracks him again and put him down for a second time. Dodson senses the title is very close. Dodson being patient. Dodson wants the knockout. Johnson comes in and nearly eats another huge shot by Dodson. Push kick from Johnson. Johnson not wanting to give Dodson anymore space. Johnson comes forward with a combination. Johnson's recovery rate is out of this world. Dodson lands another punch.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Dodson.

    Round 3

    Johnson is trying to get inside, but Dodson doing well to keep the distance early. Dodson throws a knee as Johnson goes for a takedown. Dodson takes a low blow, and McCarthy calls a stop to the action while Dodson gets his bearings. Good body kick from Dodson. Dodson catches a leg and throws a punch. Johnson not having the success he was earlier in the striking or wrestling department. As I type that he lands a solid combination. Nice straight right from Johnson. Excellent body kick by Dodson. Takedown by Johnson. Dodson tries to get back up, but Johnson keeps him down. Dodson pops up, and Mighty Mouse lands an array of strikes. Good work by Johnson in the back half of the round.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Johnson.

    Round 4

    Leg kick by Dodson. Inside leg kick by Johnson. Johnson gets the takedown and in to side control, but Dodson gets right up. Dodson had a hand on the ground and ate a knee to the face. The doctors will check on him as a precaution, but he is OK to continue. Dodson catches a kick and tries to fire a punch afterwards. Johnson dives for the takedown, pushes Dodson against the fence, but he cannot complete the attempt. Dodson separates. Dodson with a solid punch to the body. Johnson answers with a left hook. Johnson lands a knee to the face of Dodson. Johnson has control of his head and lands numerous knees to the side of Dodson. Nice knees by Johnson. Dodson is cut open. Knees are landing at will. Big elbow on the break from Johnson.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Johnson.

    Round 5

    Good jab from the champion. Johnson initiates the clinch, but changes to a double when Dodson obliges. Dodson trying to keep his back off the mat, but Johnson staying tight and working to complete the takedown. Johnson abandons the attempt and fires off a combination on the break. Dodson has Johnson pressed against the fence. Johnson jumps up against the fence and fires off elbows. Dodson pressing Johnson against the fence. Johnson closing the distance, and Dodson tries for the takedown. Dodson has his first takedown of the fight, but Johnson is right back up. They break. A good knee from Johnson. And one to the body as well. A knee hurts Dodson and Johnson is pouring it on. Huge knee to the face. Body shot followed by one to the head. Johnson's knees are tearing Dodson apart. Thai clinch and knees again. Big finish by Johnson.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Johnson, and the fight 49-46 Johnson.

    Johnson defeats Dodson by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 48-47).

    A fantastic title fight. Dodson was active early with power shots, but Johnson recovered and took over the final few rounds. Dodson tired from Johnson's constant pressure. The scoring could have went any which way. The first round was extremely tight, Dodson could have laid claim to a 10-8 round in the second for two knockdowns, and Johnson had a dominant fifth.

    Dodson will learn a lot from this fight, and could be a real problem for everyone from this point forward. Johnson is the unquestioned best flyweight, and whomever is next in line better be ready for 25 minutes of constant action.

Rampage Jackson vs. Glover Teixeira

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    Round 1

    The two sluggers exchange leather immediately. Teixeira showing his speed. Teixeira takes Rampage down, and has his back. Arm-triangle attempt, but Rampage defending well. Teixeira gets up, and Rampage swings wildly. Teixeira missed a haymaker. Head kick from Teixeira. Uppercut glances off Teixeira. A huge left hook misses from Rampage. This seems like only a matter of time until someone is sleeping. Rampage covers up well when Teixeira strikes. Leg kick from Teixeira. Teixeira lands a left. Teixeira lets Rampage off the cage. Teixeira lands another. Teixeira drops Rampage. Rampage trying to fire back. Rampage lands a right over the top.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Teixeira.

    Round 2

    Teixeira pushing the pace, and trying to take Rampage down. Teixeira completes the double. Teixeira passes to side control. Rampage gets back to his feet. Uppercuts from Rampage find the mark. Teixeira is stalking Rampage. Uppercut by Teixeira lands clean. Rampage shoots in, but it was a lazy attempt. Rampage trash talking to Teixeira. The big left hook whiffs. Teixeira goes to the body. Teixeira now is talking to Rampage. A right lands by Rampage. The third round could turn into a donnybrook.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Teixeira.

    Round 3

    Slugging away as soon as the round begins. Body kick from Rampage. Rampage with a flurry, but Teixeira blocks the strikes and shakes his head at Rampage. Teixeira shoots in and takes the fight down. The Chicago crowd boo's Teixeira's takedown. Rampage back to his feet, and the crowd roars. Rampage pressing forward now and swinging like a wild man. Teixeira coming forward again, and Rampage is starting to look discouraged. Teixeira just reaches out and grabs a leg for the takedown. That was something. Rampage right back up. Rampage is tired. Solid uppercut by Rampage. Another takedown by Teixeira. Mount.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Teixeira, and the fight 30-27 Teixeira.

    Teixeira defeats Rampage by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).

    Teixeira looked comfortable all fight and walked down Rampage. The former UFC Light Heavyweight champion kept throwing the same combinations over and over, and that made them easy to defend. Teixeira rocked Rampage with power shots and kept him backpedaling for most of the fight. While this win may not earn Teixeira a title shot, it will move him up the ladder and to a potential contender's fight in his next outing.

Anthony Pettis vs. Donald Cerrone

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    Round 1

    No touching of the gloves in this bout. Pettis opens up with a right. They exchange and Cerrone clips Pettis. Cerrone lands a knee while Pettis throws a cartwheel kick. Nice combination from Pettis. A lot of tension in this fight. Both fighters are being more measure in their strikes now. Jumping knee from Pettis. Pettis tries the Showtime Kick, but it was not effective. Big body kick and it is over.

    Pettis defeats Cerrone by KO (body kick) at 2:35 of the first round.

    Pettis finished this with a monster kick to the liver. So beautiful. No words.

Erik Koch vs. Ricardo Lamas

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    Round 1

    Koch takes control of the center of the Octagon. Lamas using leg kicks to manage the distance, and Koch looks poised to strike at any moment. High kick from Koch is blocked. Lamas shoots in and presses Koch against the fence. Koch defending well. Lamas has him down, but Koch pops up right away. Lamas continuing to press Koch against the fence. He does not want to give him any space. Lamas has a bodylock. Spinning back elbow barely misses by Lamas on the break. Lamas uses a combination to get inside, and they are clinching again. Lamas gets the takedown, but Koch gets back up again.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Lamas.

    Round 2

    Koch opens with a left hand. Inside leg kick from Lamas. Koch is not getting the opportunity to explode. Lamas is doing a good job of preventing Koch from getting his chances. Lamas slips, and as Koch comes in he completes a takedown. Great recovery from Lamas, and a big mistake from Koch. Lamas landing good shots from top. Big elbow opens a cut on Koch. Lamas is pouring it on, and it is all over.

    Lamas defeats Koch by TKO at 2:32 of the second round.

    Lamas came in with a great gameplan. He smothered the explosive Koch and made him react to his offense. In the second frame Lamas got the takedown and made a big statement with his ground and pound. Huge win that moves him into the top contender's position in the division.

TJ Grant vs. Matt Wiman

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    Round 1

    These two go at it right away. They stay at distance trying to feel one another out. A brief exchange in tight, but they go back to distance. Good shot to the body by Grant. Inside leg kick from Wiman. Nice leg kick by Grant. Good combination by Grant. Grant is landing more early on in this fight. Nice inside elbow from Grant. Wiman is staggered. Combination lands. Wiman shoots in, but Grant defends. Grant has Wiman's back. Wiman almost gets back to his feet, but ends up on his back in the scramble. Grant is all over Wiman. Wiman is busted up. Grant lands a big knee to the body and two more elbows to the head. Another huge elbow, and this is a wrap. John McCarthy steps in.

    Grant defeats Wiman by KO at 4:51 of the first round.

    Grant was phenomenal in this fight. He was crisp and devastating on the feet. Wiman offered nothing to deter him. Four straight for Grant moves him up the ladder.

Clay Guida vs. Hatsu Hioki

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    Round 1

    Hioki wants to touch gloves, but Guida does not oblige. Guida pressuring early. Left from Guida finds a home. Hioki lands a good combination forced Guida back. Uppercut by Hioki. They clinch, but Hioki is the one to back away. Guida shoots in, but abandons the attempt quickly as Hioki is wise to it. Hioki throwing kicks now. Guida with a lot of movement, but he is having trouble getting inside. Guida shoots in and takes Hioki down. Hioki throws his legs up, but Guida defends. Hioki working to take Guida's back, but Guida avoids that. Hioki has control of Guida and lands a couple short knees as they are back up. Jab from Hioki lands.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Hioki.

    Round 2

    Hioki tags Guida immediately. Leg kick lands by Guida. Guida shoots in and picks Hioki up, and he dumps him on the mat. Hioki tries to reverse position, but Guida tries to block it. Hioki goes for a Kimura from bottom. Hioki's long legs are tough for Guida to defend against as Hioki looks for submissions. Guida slams Hioki to get out of a bad position. Hioki is nullifying all of Guida's attacks from top. The judges may still give this round to Guida, but he has done virtually nothing from top. Hioki has threatened with multiple submissions. The referee stands them up. Jab by Hioki lands. Head kick lands from Hioki in the final seconds of the second.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Hioki.

    Round 3

    Hioki looks crisp in the striking department against Guida. Guida shoots in and takes the fight to the ground. Hioki throws up a triangle attempt, but Guida slams out of it. Hioki still threatening. Guida is stacking Hioki. Guida steps over and finally gets to half-guard. Hioki works back to full guard. Guida has still failed to do anything from top position besides stay on top. If Hioki can mount any sort of offense he can steal this round easily. Hioki getting back to his feet, but Guida has a bodylock. The referee stands them up with 30 seconds. Hioki lands a jab.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Guida, and the fight 29-28 Hioki.

    Guida defeats Hioki by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28).

    Hioki looked exception on his feet, and stifled all of Guida's top game attacks. Hioki was even more active from bottom and threatened with multiple submissions. Guida continues to offer a lot of movement with very little substance to it. To his credit, getting inside of Hioki's reach on the feet was a difficult task. Hioki is without question one of the best featherweights in the world.

    Terrible decision. Pathetic.

Mike Stumpf vs. Pascal Krauss

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    Round 1

    Stumpf lands the first strike, a low leg kick. Another leg kick by Stumpf lands. Two good jabs from Krauss. These two are standing right in front of one another. Stumpf shoots in and takes the fight to the ground. Krauss working his guard, and Stumpf backs away and Kruass pops back to his feet. Uppercut from Krauss lands. Krauss is beginning to land more often. Krauss backs Stumpf against the fence. Good leg kicks from Stumpf. Krauss is touching Stumpf up, and lands a front kick as well. Uppercut drops Stumpf. Instincts kick in and Stumpf goes for a takedown, but Krauss defends. Standing guillotine attempt from Krauss as the round closes.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Krauss.

    Round 2

    Combination from Krauss lands. Stumpf is trying to battle back, but Krauss is too effective with his strikes. Krauss is landing over and over again. Krauss shoots in, Stumpf hits the switch, and now Krauss is on the mat. Krauss slowly makes his way back to his feet. Krauss working the dirty boxing in the clinch. Stumpf lands a few nice shot, and shoots in for a takedown. Krauss defends the takedown well. Knees land from Krauss.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Krauss.

    Round 3

    Uppercut finds it mark early for Krauss. Overhand right connects. Krauss moves him against the fence and he lands a nice combination. Stumpf loses his mouthpiece, but he quickly puts it back in. Krauss is pouring it on. The shots are not laced with power, but the accumulation can be seen on Stumpf's face. Krauss has Stumpf against the fence briefly, but he backs away and gets back to a good striking distance. Krauss comes forward with another combination. Body kick lands followed by an overhand right. Stumpf tries a takedown, but Krauss sprawls and defends. Krauss lands again, but this time Stumpf answers with a clean punch of his own. Stumpf pushes forward with a takedown attempt, but Krauss easily defends. Stumpf pulls guard and Krauss will work from top. Krauss rides out the round.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Krauss.

    Krauss defeats Stumpf by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

    The first round started evenly, but eventually the technique of Krauss took over the fight. He mixed up his strikes well and peppered Stumpf in all three rounds. Punches, kicks, and knees all found their way to Stumpf. Krauss could not get the finish, but he looked solid on his feet.

Ryan Bader vs. Vladimir Matyushenko

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    Round 1

    The customary touch of the gloves, and we are under way. Lead left lands from Bader. Bader drops Matyushenko with a left. Bader jumps a choke, and finishes. Wow. Pure strength.

    Bader defeats Matyushenko via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:50 of the first round.

    Bader was impressive. The choke was not tight enough to finish at first, but a quick adjustment to get to half-guard was enough to illicit the tap. A strong with the former Arizona State wrestler as he continues to work his way back up the light heavyweight ladder.

Mike Russow vs. Shawn Jordan

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    Round 1

    They touch gloves and get this heavyweight bout underway. Russow immediately tries to clinch with Jordan. Russow has Jordan against the fence. Russow lands a big right, and another. Russow jumping all over Jordan. The former LSU football player is staying composed though. Jordan trying to push Russow off, but he is strong in the clinch. Jordan is tentative now. Russow lands again. Russow trying to drag Jordan down. Jordan breaks the grip and gets back to distance. Straight right from Russow lands again. It lands again. Jordan defending the takedown attempts well, but Russow finally completes one. Jordan rolls back to his feet. Jordan shrugs him off. Elbow lands from Jordan.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Russow.

    Round 2

    Jordan throwing more to open the second. Russow gets poked in the eye, and there will be a brief halt to the action. Jordan unleashes a combination, but the majority of the strikes miss. Jordan turning up the pace, and dumps Russow to the mat. Full mount by Jordan. Jordan is now on his back. Russow uses a footlock to escape back to his feet. Jordan takes Russow back down. Nice elbow lands. Jordan mounts again and throws bombs until Herb Dean stops the action.

    Jordan defeats Russow by TKO at 3:48 of the second round.

    Jordan remained calm during the first round, and that paid off. Russow tired himself out throwing everything in the first frame. Jordan used his cardio to win this fight. A solid win for the heavyweight.

Rafael Natal vs. Sean Spencer

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    Round 1

    Spencer rushes forward. Spencer takes a poke to the eye, and the action is halted while he recovers. Back to action. Spencer is trying to cover the distance, but Natal is doing well to keep him on the outside. Nice right lands from Spencer. Natal is too far out to be effective with strikes, and is making no effort for a takedown. Spinning back fist attempt fails, but it puts Natal in range to land a good leg kick. Leg kick from Spencer finds its mark. Natal lands a right. Spencer has Natal pressed against the fence. They separate. Side kick from Natal. Spinning back fist lands. Natal puts Spencer down. He has 30 seconds to steal the round. Natal is unable to do much damage in that time span.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Spencer.

    Round 2

    Natal opens with a nice leg kick. Natal continues to do well in moving away from Spencer's strikes. Natal takes Spencer down. Spencer works back to his feet, and Natal sticks with him against the fence. Natal has a bodylock, and then trips Spencer down. Solid round thus far for Natal. Not a lot of damage is occurring with Natal on top, but he is keeping active and making Spencer work. Natal has his back. Spencer survives.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Natal.

    Round 3

    Spencer comes in with a strike, and Natal changes levels and gets him down. Natal in side control. Natal moves to a mounted crucifix. Natal dropping elbows. Natal briefly went for an Americana, but Spencer defended. Natal tries it again, but once again Spencer survives. Natal going for an arm-triangle, and this time he earns the submission.

    Natal defeats Spencer via submission (arm-triangle) at 2:13 of the third round.

    I may have to re-watch the first round, but Natal ended the fight before it went to the scorecards anyway. He dominated the second and third frames of the fight. Spencer was unable to stop the takedown and paid the price. The jiu-jitsu black belt put on a clinic on the mat.

Simeon Thoresen vs. David Mitchell

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    Round 1

    I promise this live reaction article will not buffer as much as the Facebook stream.

    Thoresen connects with a jab right away. Mitchell moving forward trying to close the distance. Both working their jabs early on. Solid jab from Mitchell finds a home. Thoresen lands a low leg kick, and Mitchell lands a punch over the top. Nice left hook from Mitchell. Mitchell is accurate early in this fight. Thoresen lands, but Mitchell answers. Inside leg kick puts Mitchell on one knee, but he does not follow up on that opportunity. Thoresen lands a combination. These two are going toe-to-toe with around one minute to go. Mitchell lands an uppercut. Mitchell lands again as the round closes.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Mitchell.

    Round 2

    Mitchell opening up the second round with a flurry of punches. Mitchell hurts Thoresen and is now on his back. Throesen works himself back in to full guard. Thoresen throws his legs up looking for a submission, but Mitchell is aware of the danger. Mitchell drops for a leg. Throesen gets Mitchell on his back during a scramble. Mitchell going for a gogoplata! Throesen gets out of danger and remains on top. Thoresen not going damage from top, but will maintain position. Mitchell going for a triangle, but Thoresen defends again. Mitchell gets on top after the submission attempt. Complete performance from him thus far.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Mitchell.

    Round 3

    The fight is nearly stopped in between rounds due to Thoresen's eyelid being sliced. However, the doctor says he can continue for now. Mitchell immediately puts Thoresen up against the fence. The bout is halted to fix a glove problem. Mitchell continues to come forward. Thoresen lands another kick. Thoresen lands again as Mitchell comes in, but Mitchell gets Thoresen to the mat. Mitchell lets Thoresen back to his feet with half the round remaining. Good right from Mitchell. Nice chopping leg kick by Thoresen. Another leg kick. Mitchell shoots in, but Thoresen sprawls and Mitchell is on his back. Mitchell goes for a triangle, and Thoresen defending well.

    And then the broadcast switches to Jon Anik and Dominick Cruz backstage awaiting their turn to speak on camera on FX. And the Facebook stream ends. I'm going to assume the fight ended where we stopped and Thoresen won that last round.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Thoresen, and the fight 29-28 Mitchell.

    Mitchell defeats Thoresen by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

    Thoresen did not look great in this fight. He should have thrown more leg kicks earlier, but he did not and Mitchell took advantage with his hands. Mitchell had a solid performance on the feet and on the ground. A solid win.