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.

FULL RESULTS
Michael Johnson def. Dustin Poirier by knockout (punches). Round 1, 1:35
Derek Brunson def. Uriah Hall by TKO (punches). Round 1, 1:41
Evan Dunham def. Rick Glenn by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Roan Carneiro def. Kenny Robertson by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Islam Makhachev def. Chris Wade by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Chas Skelly def. Maximo Blanco by submission (D’arce choke). Round 1, 0:19
Gabriel Benitez def. Sam Sicilia by submission (guillotine choke). Round 2, 1:20
Belal Muhammad def. Augusto Montano by TKO (strikes). Round 3, 4:19
Antonio Carlos Junior def. Leonardo Augusto Leleco by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 4:46
Jose Quinonez def. Joey Gomez by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Randy Brown def. Erick Montano by submission (guillotine choke). Round 2, 0:18
Albert Morales vs. Alejandro Perez ruled a majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)

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