On Saturday, Dec. 14, the UFC visited the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif. for its ninth installment on Fox.

In the night’s main event, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson rematched 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 had defended the belt twice, defeating John Moraga by submission and John Dodson via decision. Benavidez, meanwhile, had 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 faced off with the hard-hitting Michael McDonald with each looking for another chance to compete for bantamweight gold, former featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes took on fellow top-10 fighter Nik Lentz, and Ultimate Fighter alums Mac Danzig and Joe Lauzon went to war.

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

For a full recap and results of the event, click here.

Below are video highlights of the bout between Barboza and Castillo (courtesy of Fox Sports).

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

Photo: Edson Barboza (Rob Tatum/The MMA Corner)

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