Michael Johnson
Johnson
United States flag
Feb 10 2024
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Darrius Flowers
Flowers
United States flag
21-19-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 30-27
  • 30-27
  • 30-27
UD 3
12-6-0

The tape

37
Age
29
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

KOUDSDKOUD
Form
SUBKOKOKOUD
21
Wins
12
9
By KO
8
43
KO%
67
2
By SUB
1
10
SUB%
8
19
Loses
6
3
Stopped
1
9
Tapped
5
0
Draws
1
2008
Debut
2017
40
Bouts
19
93
Rounds
34
6 hours, 47 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 10 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Michael Johnson vs Darrius Flowers report

Who won Johnson vs Flowers?

Michael Johnson beat Darrius Flowers by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Pyfer, on Saturday 10th February 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 in favor of winner Michael Johnson.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Johnson vs Flowers stats

Michael Johnson stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 19 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Darrius Flowers made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested Flowers had a large advantage in power over Johnson, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Johnson's 43%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Johnson had a slight advantage over Flowers, with a 10% submission rate over Flowers' 8%.

Michael Johnson was the older man by 8 years, at 37 years old.

Johnson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Flowers. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Johnson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 9 years and 1 month earlier than Flowers, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 59 more professional rounds, 96 to Flowers' 37.

Johnson vs Flowers form

Johnson had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Diego Ferreira at UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2 on 20th May 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Marc Diakiese at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Amway Center, Orlando.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jamie Mullarkey at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Alan Patrick at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Clay Guida at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Johnson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Flowers' last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Johnson vs Flowers?

Michael Johnson was a 69/100 (-140) favourite going into the contest, while Darrius Flowers made his way into the ring at 6/5 (+120) with oddsmakers.

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