Flyweight Championship (125)
[#1/#8DD] Demetrious Johnson (16-2-1) vs. [#5] John Dodson (14-5-0)
Demetrious Johnson is the All-Time #19 ranked Flyweight fighter.
John Dodson is the All-Time #20 ranked Flyweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Demetrious Johnson (2-0-1)
2012-09-22: W vs. [#3FLY] Joseph Benavidez (16-3-0) via SD (48-47, 47-48, 49-46)
2012-06-08: W vs. [#6FLY] Ian McCall (11-3-1) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
2012-03-03: D vs. [#6FLY] Ian McCall (11-3-1) via Draw (Majority) in 5:00 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: John Dodson (3-0-0)
2012-10-05: W vs. [#15FLY] Jussier da Silva (14-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:35 of round 2
2012-05-05: W vs. [#12FLY] Tim Elliott (9-3-1) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2011-12-03: W vs. [#47BW] T.J. Dillashaw (6-1-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:54 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Demetrious Johnson 126, John Dodson 113
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#8] Quinton Jackson (32-10-0) vs. [#20] Glover Teixeira (18-2-0)
Quinton Jackson is the All-Time #2 ranked Light Heavyweight and #12 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Quinton Jackson (1-2-0)
2012-02-26: L vs. [#7LHW] Ryan Bader (14-3-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2011-09-24: L vs. [#1LHW/#3DD] Jon Jones (17-1-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:14 of round 4
2011-05-28: W vs. [#19LHW] Matt Hamill (11-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Glover Teixeira (3-0-0)
2012-10-13: W vs. [#92LHW] Fabio Maldonado (18-6-0) via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) in 5:00 of round 2
2012-05-26: W vs. [#74LHW] Kyle Kingsbury (11-5-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 1:53 of round 1
2011-11-27: W vs. [#123HW+] Ricco Rodriguez (49-19-0) via Submission (Punches) in 1:58 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Quinton Jackson 335, Glover Teixeira 105
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Lightweight (155)
[#8] Donald Cerrone (19-4-0) vs. [#13] Anthony Pettis (15-2-0)

Last 3 Fights: Donald Cerrone (2-1-0)
2012-08-11: W vs. [#31LW] Melvin Guillard (30-13-2) via KO (Head Kick and Punch) in 1:16 of round 1
2012-05-15: W vs. [#65LW] Jeremy Stephens (20-9-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2011-12-30: L vs. [#6LW] Nate Diaz (16-8-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Last 3 Fights: Anthony Pettis (2-1-0)
2012-02-26: W vs. [#21LW] Joe Lauzon (22-8-0) via KO (Head Kick and Punches) in 1:21 of round 1
2011-10-08: W vs. [#65LW] Jeremy Stephens (20-9-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
2011-06-04: L vs. [#16LW] Clay Guida (29-13-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Donald Cerrone 168, Anthony Pettis 335
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Anthony Pettis leads 3-2
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Featherweight (145)
[#5] Ricardo Lamas (12-2-0) vs. [*] Erik Koch (13-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Ricardo Lamas (3-0-0)
2012-06-22: W vs. [#11FW] Hatsu Hioki (26-4-2) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2011-11-12: W vs. [#6FW] Cub Swanson (18-5-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 2:16 of round 2
2011-06-26: W vs. [#72FW] Matt Grice (15-4-0) via TKO (Head Kick and Punches) in 4:41 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Erik Koch (3-0-0)
2011-09-17: W vs. [#76FW] Jonathan Brookins (13-6-0) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
2011-03-19: W vs. [#7BW] Raphael Assuncao (19-4-0) via KO (Punch) in 2:32 of round 1
2010-11-11: W vs. [#70BW] Francisco Rivera (8-2-0) via TKO (Head Kick and Punches) in 1:36 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Ricardo Lamas 218, Erik Koch 497
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Lightweight (155)
[#11] T.J. Grant (19-5-0) vs. [#17] Matt Wiman (15-6-0)

Last 3 Fights: T.J. Grant (3-0-0)
2012-09-22: W vs. [#33LW] Evan Dunham (13-3-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
2012-05-15: W vs. [#72LW] Carlo Prater (30-13-1) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2011-10-01: W vs. [*] Shane Roller (11-7-0) via Technical Submission (Armbar) in 2:12 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Matt Wiman (2-1-0)
2012-09-29: W vs. [#44LW] Paul Sass (13-1-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 3:48 of round 1
2011-10-01: W vs. [#43LW] Mac Danzig (21-10-1) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2011-07-02: L vs. [#3FW] Dennis Siver (21-8-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Days Since Last Pro Fight: T.J. Grant 126, Matt Wiman 119
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Featherweight (145)
[#16LW] Clay Guida (29-13-0) vs. [#11] Hatsu Hioki (26-4-2)
Hatsu Hioki is the All-Time #3 ranked Featherweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Clay Guida (1-2-0)
2012-06-22: L vs. [#5LW] Gray Maynard (11-1-1) via SD (48-47, 47-48, 48-47)
2011-11-12: L vs. [#1LW/#5DD] Ben Henderson (18-2-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
2011-06-04: W vs. [#13LW] Anthony Pettis (15-2-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Hatsu Hioki (2-1-0)
2012-06-22: L vs. [#5FW] Ricardo Lamas (12-2-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2012-02-26: W vs. [#24FW] Bart Palaszewski (36-16-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
2011-10-29: W vs. [#49FW] George Roop (12-9-1) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Clay Guida 218, Hatsu Hioki 218
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#7] Ryan Bader (14-3-0) vs. [#33] Vladimir Matyushenko (26-6-0)
Ryan Bader is the All-Time #24 ranked Light Heavyweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Ryan Bader (2-1-0)
2012-08-04: L vs. [#2LHW] Lyoto Machida (18-3-0) via KO (Punches) in 1:32 of round 2
2012-02-26: W vs. [#8LHW] Quinton Jackson (32-10-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2011-11-19: W vs. [#54LHW] Jason Brilz (18-5-1) via KO (Punch) in 1:17 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Vladimir Matyushenko (2-1-0)
2011-12-30: L vs. [#5LHW] Alexander Gustafsson (15-1-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:13 of round 1
2011-04-30: W vs. [#54LHW] Jason Brilz (18-5-1) via KO (Punches) in 0:20 of round 1
2010-11-13: W vs. [*] Alexandre Ferreira (18-6-0) via TKO (Punches and Elbows) in 2:20 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Ryan Bader 175, Vladimir Matyushenko 393
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 2 win(s) against common opposition.
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Heavyweight (265)
[#21] Mike Russow (15-2-0) vs. [#68] Shawn Jordan (13-4-0)

Last 3 Fights: Mike Russow (2-1-0)
2012-06-23: L vs. [#5HW+] Fabricio Werdum (16-5-1) via TKO (Punches) in 2:28 of round 1
2012-01-28: W vs. [#367HW+] John Olav Einemo (6-3-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
2011-03-26: W vs. [*] Jon Madsen (7-1-0) via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) in 5:00 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Shawn Jordan (2-1-0)
2012-07-21: L vs. [#16HW+] Cheick Kongo (18-7-2) via UD (30-28, 30-27, 30-27)
2012-03-03: W vs. [#238HW+] Oli Thompson (10-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:07 of round 2
2011-09-23: W vs. [#34HW+] Lavar Johnson (17-6-0) via Submission (Keylock) in 3:08 of round 2

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Mike Russow 217, Shawn Jordan 189
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#229] Pascal Krauss (10-1-0) vs. [*] Mike Stumpf (11-3-0)

Last 3 Fights: Pascal Krauss (2-1-0)
2012-05-05: L vs. [#28WW] John Hathaway (17-1-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
2010-11-13: W vs. [*] Mark Scanlon (7-2-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2010-05-22: W vs. [*] John Quinn (8-2-1) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:47 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Mike Stumpf (1-2-0)
2011-09-17: L vs. [#41WW] T.J. Waldburger (16-7-0) via Submission (Triangle Choke) in 3:52 of round 1
2011-05-13: W vs. [#533MW] Dan Bolden (6-15-0) via UD ()
2008-10-10: L vs. [#118MW] Anthony Lapsley (21-5-0) via MD ()

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Pascal Krauss 266, Mike Stumpf 497
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Middleweight (185)
[#90] Rafael Natal (14-4-1) vs. [#165WW] Sean Spencer (9-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Rafael Natal (2-1-0)
2012-07-11: L vs. [#37MW] Andrew Craig (8-1-0) via KO (Head Kick) in 4:52 of round 2
2012-02-04: W vs. [#91MW] Michael Kuiper (12-1-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
2011-08-06: W vs. [#92WW] Paul Bradley (20-5-0) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Last 3 Fights: Sean Spencer (3-0-0)
2012-08-17: W vs. [#516WW] Evan Cutts (5-1-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2012-03-23: W vs. [#875WW] Joseph Daily (4-3-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:24 of round 2
2011-12-02: W vs. [#196WW] Derrick Krantz (14-5-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Rafael Natal 199, Sean Spencer 162
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#226] Simeon Thoresen (17-3-1) vs. [*] David Mitchell (11-2-0)

Last 3 Fights: Simeon Thoresen (2-1-0)
2012-09-22: L vs. [#54WW] Seth Baczynski (18-9-0) via KO (Punch) in 4:10 of round 1
2012-04-14: W vs. [#742WW] Besam Yousef (6-1-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:36 of round 2
2011-10-08: W vs. [#820WW] Manuel Garcia (24-15-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 0:34 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: David Mitchell (1-2-0)
2011-08-27: L vs. [#56WW] Paulo Thiago (14-5-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2010-09-15: L vs. [#41WW] T.J. Waldburger (16-7-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2010-07-09: W vs. [#1071LW] Poppies Martinez (23-8-0) via Technical Submission (Triangle Choke) in 1:32 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Simeon Thoresen 126, David Mitchell 518
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Notes about the Fight Card
- Highest-rated fighter always listed first.
- A ‘*’ ranking suggests a fighter is inactive.
- An ‘NA’ ranking suggests the fighter is too low for a ranking or we do not have division info for them.

Fight Card Statistics

Highest Pre-Bout Raw Rating: Ryan Bader
Highest Stored DD Rating: Demetrious Johnson
Highest Pre-Bout Fight Raw Rating: Quinton Jackson vs. Glover Teixeira
Highest Stored Fight DD Rating: Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson
Event Matchmaking Competitiveness Rating (of 5*): Very Good [***½]
Total Event MMA Rankings Impact (of 5*): Large [***½]





Posted on January 22, 2013 by jcs

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