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UFC on FOX 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2

UFC on FOX 9
  • Saturday 12.14.2013 at 08:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: FOX | Prelims: Fox Sports 1
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Sleep Train Arena
  • Location: Sacramento, California, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $1,066,610
  • Attendance: 11,573
  • TV Ratings: 2.41M average viewers
  • MMA Bouts: 11
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

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  • Knockout of the Night
    Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez II   |   $50,000 bonus to Johnson
  • Submission of the Night
    Urijah Faber vs. Michael McDonald   |   $50,000 bonus to Faber
  • Fight of the Night
    Edson Barboza vs. Danny Castillo   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter
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  • John McCarthy
    Johnson vs. Benavidez II (11)Mendes vs. Lentz (9)Lauzon vs. Danzig (8)Bowling vs. Trujillo II (2)
  • Herb Dean
    Faber vs. McDonald (10)LaFlare vs. McGee (7)Healy vs. Green (5)Stout vs. McKenzie (3)
  • Mike Beltran
    Barboza vs. Castillo (6)Makovsky vs. Jorgensen (4)Ozkilic vs. Uyenoyama (1)

Fight Predictions

Tapology members can make predictions for upcoming MMA & Boxing fights. UFC on FOX 9 is closed for new predictions. 1,461 total members made predictions on this event, breaking down as follows below.

Leaderboard of the best predictions by member: UFC on FOX 9 Leaderboard

UFC on FOX 9 Wiki Update Wiki

Attendance: 11,573
Live Gate:$1,066,610

Average ticket price: $92.16
Total fight time: 2:17:05

Betting favorites went 8-3
# of decisions: 8
# of T/KOs: 2

# of Submissions:1

# of fighters making UFC deut:2

# of undefeated fighters:1

Fights by weight class:

HW:   0


MW:  0

WW: 1

LW:  5

FW:  1

BW:  1

FLW: 3 *Title Fight*


$50,000 "of the Night" bonuses:

Fight of the Night: Barboza vs Castillo
Submission of the Night: Urijah Faber
Knockout of the Night: Demetrious Johnson

Last updated 05.15.2014, 9:21 PM ET
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Videos & Highlights

    Video Blog  |  Dana White UFC 168 Weidman vs Silva 2 Vlog EP 2 report dead link

    Watch Dana White's behind-the-scenes Vlog for UFC on FOX 9.

  • Highlight  |  Phantom Cam: UFC On FOX 9 - Johnson vs. Benavidez II report dead link

    Watch some epic Phantom Cam highlights from UFC on FOX 9.

  • Training  |  UFC on FOX 9: Team Alpha Male Workouts report dead link

    Watch Joseph Benavidez, Chad Mendes, Danny Castillo and Urijah Faber work out for the media in Sacramento.

  • Promo Video  |  UFC on FOX 9: LIVE December 14th! report dead link

    Watch the official trailer for UFC on FOX 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2.

  • Documentary  |  UFC on FOX 9: Road to the Octagon report dead link

    Watch the official Road to the Octagon special for UFC on FOX 9.

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