UFC Flyweight Championship: Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson - Round 1 - Leg kick by Johnson. Body punch by Dodson and a leg kick. A let hand lands for Dodson and Johnson hit his knees or a quick second. Head kick by Johnson and Dodson throws him to the ground. Right hand lands for Johnson. Johnson working the jab now. Johnson gets caught by a punch from Dodson but does manage to get a big takedown. Dodson gets to his feet and pushes Johnson into the cage. 10-9 Dodson.
Round 2 - Dodson got inside but nothing doing there and Johnson landed a sharp punch. Dodson hurts him with a big punch. Oh! And again a few seconds later! Dodson is hurting him badly here. Johnson is recovering now but he's got to figure something out, because Dodson looks very sharp right now. Hard knee to the body by Dodson. 10-9 Dodson.
Round 3 - Johnson trying to come forward and Dodson is keeping distance and dictating when they engage. Johnson shoots in and Dodson avoids the takedown. Low blow by Johnson. Flying knee lands for Dodson. Leg kick by Johnson and Dodson catches it and lands a hard punch. Johnson lands a few nice punches, but Dodson lands a return shot. Good body kick by Dodson, Johnson with a right hand that lands after it. Takedown by Johnson. Johnson tries to move to half guard. Dodson gets up without taking much damage and he works the knees to the body. 10-9 Johnson.
Round 4 - Johnson with a big takedown. Johnson has the headlock and Dodson touches the ground, making a knee Johnson throws illegal. So we get a break. Now they start up again and Johnson is looking for the takedown again. Johnson pushes him into the cage but Dodson lands a knee to the body and spins back to the circle of the cage. Johnson drops for a single leg again. Elbow by Johnson as he's looking for the takedown. Knee to the body by Johnson. Johnson landing some legal knees to the head Johnson landing over and over and Dodson has to put his hand on the ground. Dodson bleeding now. Johnson kneeing away still. Big elbow by Johnson and a hard punch. Johnson is turning it up hard now. 10-9 Johnson.
Round 5 - Johnson coming forward, landing punches, then a knee to the face and he gets the takedown. Dodson gets up and pushes him into the cage. Johnson with some elbows and he chases Dodson down landing more strikes. Dodson tries to hold on but Johnson separates and lands a leg kick. Dodson trying to get in on a takedown and he does get it but Johnson back up quickly. Knee to the face by Johnson and now to the body. Again a knee to the body and now to the head. Dodson hurt badly! Johnson all over him with knees and hard uppercuts. Big knee by Johnson. Big knees and Dodson is hurt again! Johnson working the knees and uppercuts hard. 10-9 Johnson (almost a 10-8)
Official scorecard: 48-47, 49-46, 48-47. Demetrious Johnson wins by unanimous decision.