On Friday, Dec. 13, the UFC held the weigh-ins for UFC on Fox 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez II which takes place Saturday, Dec. 14 from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif.

In the night’s main event, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson will rematch the man he defeated to earn the belt in the first place, Joseph Benavidez. The pair battled at UFC 152 in the finals of the promotion’s flyweight tournament, with Johnson escaping with a split decision win. Since then, Johnson has defended the belt twice, defeating John Moraga by submission and John Dodson via decision. Benavidez, meanwhile, has edged Ian McCall, Jussier da Silva and Darren Uyenoyama to earn another shot at the belt.

Also on the Fox-broadcast main card, former WEC champion and UFC title challenger Urijah Faber faces off with the hard-hitting Michael McDonald with each looking for another chance to compete for bantamweight gold, former featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes takes on fellow top-10 fighter Nik Lentz, and Ultimate Fighter alums Mac Danzig and Joe Lauzon go to war.

The night’s action kicks off with a single fight on the promotion’s YouTube and Facebook pages starting at 4:30 p.m ET. Six additional fights will follow on Fox Sports 1 at 5 p.m. ET, with the four-fight main card beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

The fighters hit the scale at at 7 p.m. ET. A full stream of the action, as well as the results appear below.

Fox Main Card
Demetrious Johnson (125) vs. Joseph Benavidez (125) – for UFC flyweight title
Urijah Faber (135) vs. Michael McDonald (135.25)
Chad Mendes (145) vs. Nik Lentz (145)
Mac Danzig (155) vs. Joe Lauzon (155)
Fox Sports 1 Preliminary Card
Court McGee (169.5) vs. Ryan LaFlare (170)
Danny Castillo (155) vs. Edson Barboza (155)
Pat Healy (155) vs. Bobby Green (155)
Scott Jorgensen (124.5) vs. Zach Makovsky (125)
Sam Stout (154) vs. Cody McKenzie (155)
Roger Bowling (155) vs. Abel Trujillo (155)
YouTube Preliminary Card
Darren Uyenoyama (125) vs. Alp Ozkilic (125)

Photo: Demetrious Johnson (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

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