On Saturday, Sept. 17, the UFC hosted UFC Fight Night 94: Poirier vs. Johnson from the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas.
In the night’s main event, a pair of top-10 lightweights locked horns as Dustin Poirier took on Michael Johnson. Louisiana’s Poirier had reeled off four straight wins since returning to 155 pounds after a lengthy stint at featherweight. The 27-year-old had stopped three of those four wins inside the first round, including a UFC 199 knockout of Bobby Green earlier this year. Johnson, meanwhile, entered the bout riding a two-fight skid. The former Ultimate Fighter runner-up had dropped back-to-back decisions to Beneil Dariush and Nate Diaz.
The co-main event featured a middleweight battle between TUF alum Uriah Hall and Strikeforce veteran Derek Brunson. Hall aimed to bounce back from a decision loss to Robert Whittaker in November, while Brunson rode the momentum of three straight first-round knockouts.
The 12-fight event kicked off Saturday with two bouts streaming live on UFC Fight Pass at 7 p.m. ET. Four additional preliminary card bouts followed on Fox Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, with the six-fight main card airing at 10 p.m. ET, also on Fox Sports 1.
For the full results of the event, click here.
Above are video highlights of the main event between Johnson and Poirier (courtesy of the UFC).
Uriah Hall vs. Derek Brunson
Evan Dunham vs. Rick Glenn
Roan Carneiro vs. Kenny Robertson
Chris Wade vs. Islam Makhachev
Chas Skelly vs. Maximo Blanco
Augusto Montano vs. Belal Muhammad
Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Leonardo Augusto Leleco
Jose Quinonez vs. Joey Gomez
Alejandro Perez vs. Albert Morales