UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson
|UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson|
The poster for UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson.
|Promotion||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
|Date||September 17, 2016|
|Venue||State Farm Arena|
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson (also known as UFC Fight Night 94) was a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship held on September 17, 2016, at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas.
Abel Trujillo was expected to face Evan Dunham at the event. However, Trujillo pulled out of the fight on September 5, citing an undisclosed injury. In turn, former WSOF Featherweight Champion and promotional newcomer Rick Glenn was announced as his replacement.
|Main Card (Fox Sports 1)|
|Lightweight||Michael Johnson||def.||Dustin Poirier||KO (punches)||1||1:35|
|Middleweight||Derek Brunson||def.||Uriah Hall||TKO (punch)||1||1:41|
|Lightweight||Evan Dunham||def.||Rick Glenn||Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)||3||5:00|
|Welterweight||Roan Carneiro||def.||Kenny Robertson||Decision (split) (28–29, 30–27, 29–28)||3||5:00|
|Lightweight||Islam Makhachev||def.||Chris Wade||Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)||3||5:00|
|Featherweight||Chas Skelly||def.||Maximo Blanco||Technical Submission (anaconda choke)||1||0:19|
|Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)|
|Featherweight||Gabriel Benítez||def.||Sam Sicilia||Technical Submission (standing guillotine choke)||2||1:20|
|Welterweight||Belal Muhammad||def.||Augusto Montaño||TKO (punches)||3||4:19|
|Middleweight||Antônio Carlos Júnior||def.||Leonardo Augusto Guimarães||Submission (rear-naked choke)||3||4:46||[a]|
|Bantamweight||José Alberto Quiñónez||def.||Joey Gomez||Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 30–27)||3||5:00|
|Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)|
|Welterweight||Randy Brown||def.||Erick Montaño||Submission (guillotine choke)||3||0:18|
|Bantamweight||Albert Morales||vs.||Alejandro Pérez||Draw (majority) (29–27, 28–28, 28–28)||3||5:00||[b]|
- Júnior was deducted one point in round 1 due to an illegal knee.
- Pérez was deducted one point at the end of round 2 for hitting Morales after the bell.
The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses:
- Fight of the Night: Evan Dunham vs. Rick Glenn
- Performance of the Night: Michael Johnson and Chas Skelly
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- Staff (2016-07-13). "Hidalgo gets UFC Fight Night card on Sept. 17". ufc.com. Retrieved 2016-07-13.
- Staff (2016-07-13). "UFC heads to U.S.-Mexico border in September for UFC Fight Night 94 in Hidalgo, Texas". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-07-13.
- Thomas Gerbasi (2016-07-18). "Poirier vs Johnson headlines in Hidalgo". ufc.com. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
- Staff (2016-08-17). "Albert Morales replaces Manny Gamburyan at UFC Fight Night 94 in Texas". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-08-17.
- John Morgan and Dann Stupp (2016-09-05). "Abel Trujillo injured and out of UFC Fight Night 94 bout with Evan Dunham". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-09-05.
- Matt Erickson (2016-09-08). "With Trujillo out vs. Evan Dunham next week in Texas, UFC turning to a former WSOF champion". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-09-08.
- "UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2016-07-13.
- Matt Erickson (2016-09-18). "UFC Fight Night 94 bonuses: Chas Skelly was a no-brainer for $50,000 in Texas". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-09-18.