Starting the six-fight main card on ESPN+, Michael Johnson and Thiago Moises met in a lightweight clash. Here’s the play-by-play for the fight.
Bout 5: Michael Johnson (19-15) vs. Thiago Moises (12-4) (Lightweight)
The main card started with Michael Johnson facing Thiago Moises. Moises failed at a takedown early in the fight. Johnson was landing left crosses that Moises avoided by moving back, bouncing off the cage. Johnson was picking apart Moises on the feet, who, while throwing strikes, was not as active.
Moises ran at Johnson to start the second round, trying for a takedown. Johnson got top position, but on the bottom Moises was able to put in a heel hook that made Johnson tap out.
RESULT: Thiago Moises def. Michael Johnson via Submission, Heel Hook (RD 2, 0:25)
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