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07-Tibau

Gleison Tibau vs. Michael Johnson

Round 1: Johnson works to establish his jab.  He circles.  Tibau lands a counter left hand.  Johnson circles away.  Johnson switches stances.  He moves in and out.  Tibau waiting to counter.  Tibau closes the distance and presses Johnson against the cage.  He lands knees to the legs of Johnson before separating.  Tibau is checking Johnson’s leg kicks.  Johnson lands to the body with a right hand followed by an inside leg kick.  Tibau lands a counter right hand that got Johnson’s attention.  Tibau is now moving forward.  Johnson lands a left hand.  He’s using his quickness to move in and out.  He steps in with a jab.  Tibau closes the distance and ties Johnson up along the fence.  The round ends.  Close round.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Tibau.

Round 2: Johnson circles.  Tibau takes the center of the cage.  Johnson steps in with a right hand.  Johnson lands his jab and slides just out of range of the counter.  Johnson lands to the body.  Johnson steps in with a right hand to the temple that drops Tibau.  He lands a follow up hammer fist and Tibau is out.  He caught Tibau on his way in.

The official time of the knockout was 1:32 of the second round.

QUOTES:

Michael Johnson:

“That fight against Gleison was a great one for me. I didn’t expect to finish him because he’s so tough but I was looking for the KO every second I was in that Octagon. It was important to my camp and my management team to get the victory because Gleison is a member of our rival gym ATT in Florida. The physical ability is automatic in this sport because everyone in the UFC is very gifted but the mental game is where I feel I have an edge.”

Gleison Tibau:

“I wasn’t able to use my leg kicks and takedowns the way we had planned to out there. I couldn’t really find my range or get my head movement going. I didn’t see the punch and wasn’t able to recover quick enough. I’ll get back in the gym and fix some mistakes.”

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