On Saturday, September 5, 2015, the UFC touched back down in Las Vegas, Nevada for UFC 191, which featured the flyweight title between Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson.

Johnson and Dodson had already fought before this, so the rematch was once again to see who the best flyweight in the world was.

Other than the flyweight title fight between Johnson and Dodson, UFC 191 also had a heavyweight war between #4 Andrei Arlovski and #10 Frank Mir, a light heavyweight fight between #1 Anthony Johnson and #7 Jimi Manuwa, another light heavyweight fight between #12 Jan Blachowicz and Corey Anderson, a women’s straight bout between #7 Paige VanZant and Alex Chambers, and a lightweight war between Ross Pearson and Paul Felder.

Main Card Summary

Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson

Round 1: Both fighters came out extremely fast. Dodson was the aggressor to start the fight and was coming forward early, but Johnson changed that up and became the aggressor. Dodson was landing some good shots, but Johnson was landing some more good shots. Johnson kept pushing forward and trying to get the takedown, but was unsuccessful.

Round 2: Dodson landed an early takedown and did not really do much with it. Johnson got right back to his feet and then began being the aggressor once again. He went for a takedown, but Dodson defended nicely. They both kept trading and this time Dodson seemed to start landing some nice shots as well. The fans did not seem to like the fight already as they started to boo while Johnson had Dodson up against he cage. No fighter really stole the round.

Round 3: Johnson started to land some solid shots to start the third round. When he had Dodson up against the cage this round, he did some damage with some solid shots. Johnson started to pour it on Dodson and land some very solid shots. Dodson seemed to slow down and Johnson kept his crazy pace. Johnson then took Dodson down and was looking for a submission. Dodson got up and Johnson threw some wild shots trying to end the fight at the end of the round.

Round 4: Johnson started to pull away in round four. Dodson was worn down and Johnson was taking advantage of it. He started to dial in and really tune up Dodson. Johnson showed no signs of slowing down and kept landing some solid shots that wore Dodson down even more.

Round 5: Dodson picked it up in the fifth round because he knew he needed the finish, but he slowed down halfway through the round. Johnson then took Dodson down. Dodson worked hard to get to his feet and they went to the middle again. Johnson kept going at Dodson and landing his right hand. Johnson knew he had the fight won already, but he was still looking for the finish. Johnson then slammed Dodson to the ground and secured another takedown. The fight ended and Dodson raised his hands thinking he had won the fight.

Demetrious Johnson def. John Dodson by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 50-45)

Frank Mir vs. Andrei Arlovski

Round 1: Mir tied Arlovski up early, but Arlovski got out of it. Arlovski started to be the aggressor in the striking department. Arlovski landed some nice shots, but Mir got him tied up once again against the cage. Arlovski got out of it once again and they started to trade again. Mir landed some nice shots this time around and landed a very nice uppercut. Arlovski then got Mir up against the cage, but did not really do much damage.

Round 2: The round starts with Mir getting Arlovski down right away. Mir started to land some hard elbows to the body. Then Arlovski held him tight and the referee stood them back up. They both slowed down and no one really seemed to do much the rest of the fight.

Round 3: The third and final round was like any heavyweight fight that makes it to the third round, slow. Both fighters were tired and were not doing much. Arlovski had Mir against the cage for a little and landed a nice elbow, but both fighters really did not do much. Then Mir dropped Arlovski out of nowhere, but could not finish the fight.

Andrei Arlovski def. Frank Mir by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Anthony Johnson vs. Jimi Manuwa

Round 1: Johnson took Manuwa down right away and started to land some solid ground and pound. He started to work for the mount, but could not get there. He started working for an arm triangle, but went away from that as well. Manuwa got back up to his feet and threw a nice head kick followed by a solid leg kick. Johnson ended the round having Manuwa up against the cage.

Round 2: Manuwa came right at Rumble, but Rumble landed an absolute bomb and knocked Manuwa out quickly.

Anthony Johnson def. Jimi Manuwa by KO (punches) Round 2 (0:28)

Jan Blachowicz vs. Corey Anderson

Round 1: Anderson took the center of the cage and was ready to go, but Blachowicz was keeping Anderson guessing because of the wild left hand he was throwing. Blachowicz started throwing kicks and Anderson was catching them every time. Blachowicz took Anderson down, but did not really do much. Anderson got back to his feet and was landing some solid shots. He took Blachowicz down, but almost got caught in an armbar. The round ended with Blachowicz looking gassed and Anderson looking ready to go.

Round 2: Blachowicz looked very tried to start the round. Anderson once again caught a hard kick to the body and then started to land some solid shots on Blachowicz. Anderson then took him down. Anderson was landing some very solid ground and pound. He landed some very nasty elbows to end the round and beat Blachowicz up all round.

Round 3: Anderson took Blachowicz down right away to start the round. Anderson started to land some nasty ground and pound once again and Blachowicz was completely gassed. Anderson just kept outing the ground and pound on Blachowicz.

Corey Anderson def. Jan Blachowicz by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)

Paige VanZant vs. Alex Chambers

Round 1: VanZant started the round very aggressive. Throughout the round she was landing some very good knees and kept tying Chambers up. Chambers was taking everything she was throwing and was throwing back. VanZant got a takedown and started to grind away at Chambers. Chambers did not seem to have much offense other than an attempted leg lock, which was unsuccessful.

Round 2: The round was very slow. It was mainly VanZant just clinching Chambers up and landing knees. VanZant had Chambers up against the cage and was landing knee after knee. She almost ended the fight toward the end of the round, but the Chambers was saved by the bell.

Round 3: VanZant came out fast and got Chambers up against the cage. She landed some hard shots and got Chambers to the ground. She looked to end it by rear-naked choke, but then secured an armbar and got the finish.

Paige VanZant def. Alex Chambers by submission (armbar) Round 3 (1:01)

Full Results

PPV Main Card (10PM/7PM ETPT)

Demetrious Johnson def. John Dodson by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 50-45)

Andrei Arlovski def. Frank Mir by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Anthony Johnson def. Jimi Manuwa by KO (punches) Round 2 (0:28)

Corey Anderson def. Jan Blachowicz by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)

Paige VanZant def. Alex Chambers by submission (armbar) Round 3 (1:01)

Fox Sports 1 Prelims (8PM/5PM ETPT)

Ross Pearson def. Paul Felder by split decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

John Lineker def. Francisco Rivera by submission (guillotine) Round 1 (2:08)

Raquel Pennington def. Jessica Andrade by submission (rear-naked choke) Round 2 (4:58)

Tiago Trator def. Clay Collard by split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

UFC Fight Pass Early Prelims (7PM/4PM ETPT)

Joe Riggs def. Ron Stallings by DQ (illegal kick) Round 1 (2:28)

Joaquim Silva def. Nazareno Malegarie by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27)