UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson makes his first ever title defense against current number one contender and The Ultimate Fighter season 14 winner John Dodson on Saturday, Jan. 26 when the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to United Center in Chicago, Ill.
Unbeaten in his last three performances, Johnson defeated Joseph Benavidez at UFC 152 in September to earn the inaugural UFC flyweight championship, while Dodson earned his shot at the title following a TKO victory over Jussier Formiga in October.
In the night’s co-main event, former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson takes on the heavy-handed Glover Teixeira, while final WEC lightweight champion and Milwaukee’s own Anthony Pettis meets the always exciting Donald Cerrone in an explosive matchup.
In addition, UFC on FOX: JOHNSON vs. DODSON also features three prominent Chicago-based UFC stars and an exciting lightweight contest between surging contenders:
· Chicago native and Elmhurst Col...