Jose Johnson secured his first win inside the Octagon when he faced Chad Anheliger at UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday, November 18. The bantamweight bout was featured on the preliminary lineup of action at UFC Fight Night: Allen vs Craig live on ESPN+.
The scheduled for three rounds contest didn’t go the full distance. Making his second UFC appearance, the representative of the country-host defeated fellow Dana White’s Contender Series alum of Canada via rear-naked choke. The official time was 4 minutes and 49 seconds into the second round.
With the victory by submission, 28-year-old Jose Johnson of Flint, Michigan improved to 16-8 and returned to winning ways. 36-year-old Chad Anheliger of Consort, Alberta dropped to 12-7 and suffered his second defeat in a row.
Jose Johnson submits Chad Anheliger
In Australia, the event aired on Sunday, November 19 live on Kayo.
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