The first fight of the night at UFC on Fox 2 airing on Fuel TV is Lavar Johnson vs. Joey Beltran. This is a heavyweight fight, meaning neither fighter can be over 265 pounds. This is Johnson' UFC debut. The referee in charge of the action is Robert Madrigal.
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ROUND 1 - Both fighters open orthodox with Beltran being stalked. Johnson nails Beltran with a body shot and drops him, but Beltran stands. The two fighters clinch against the fence. They briefly separate, but Beltran forces the clinch again. Now they're backing to squaring off and Beltran eats a huge outside leg kick plus a series of jabs. Another leg kick from Johnson. Beltran eats a hard body shots and now he's beginning to land at will. Beltran fires back with a body shot or two of his own, but he's being controlled here. Beltran is now doing the stalking and charging forward with punches. Johnson lands a monster uppercut and that's the beginning of the end. A few more hard uppercuts and right hands from Johnson and Beltran crumbles face first.
Official results: Lavar Johnson defeats Joey Beltran by KO (strikes, referee stoppage) at 4:24 of round 1.
UFC on FOX 2 results:
Lavar Johnson defeats Joey Beltran by KO (strikes, referee stoppage) at 4:24 of round 1.
Chris Camozzi defeats Dustin Jacoby by submission (guillotine choke) at 1:08 of round 3.