Found January 24, 2013 on The Flying Knee MMA:
The UFC returns to network television this Saturday for the sixth installment of the UFC of FOX event series. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson defends his flyweight belt against Ultimate Fighter Season 14 winner John “The Magician” Dodson at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois  Before these two square off however, we will be treated to a co-main event lightweight battle between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Anthony “Showtime” Pettis that will likely determine the next number one contender to Benson Henderson’s lightweight belt. I wanted to focus on this match-up instead of the main event because Cerrone and Pettis are very similar to each other. This is the case with the fighters’ styles and their respective positions in the lightweight division. Both men are coming off back to back wins, the first of which was a decision win over Jeremy Stephens, and both won by head-kick & punch KO’s in their last fight. While Cerrone’s win over Stephens was way more dominant, Pettis holds a w
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