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UFC On FOX 14 Recap: “Rumble” Silences Gustafsson, Sweden

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With one big shot, Anthony Johnson served notice to the country of Sweden and UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, finishing Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC on FOX 14 Saturday night.

Johnson, a perfect 3-0 since returning to the Octagon last year, earned a first round TKO and future title shot vs. “Bones” in front of 30,000 screaming fans in Stockholm.

In other action, Gegard Mousasi defeated Dan Henderson, Ryan Bader claimed a decision over fellow former NCAA wrestling standout Phil Davis and Sam Sicilia knocked out Akira Corassani.

The prelims featured an incredible eight-second win by Makwan Amirkhani, along with victories by Albert Tumenov, Kenny Robertson, Nikita Krylov, Mairbek Taisumov, Mirsad Bektic, Viktor Pesta and Neil Seery.

Officials awarded four “Performance of the Night” bonuses and $50,000 checks to Johnson, Mousasi, Robertson and Amirkhani. The attendance was the second largest in UFC history with a live gate of $3.1 million.

Check out complete results below:

Anthony Johnson def. Alexander Gustafsson via TKO (strikes) at 2:15 of Round 1

Gegard Mousasi def. Dan Henderson via TKO (strikes) at 1:10 of Round 1

Ryan Bader def. Phil Davis via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Sam Sicilia def. Akira Corassani via KO (strike) at 3:26 of Round 1

Albert Tumenov def. Nico Musoke via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Kenny Robertson def. Sultan Aliev via KO (strike) at 2:42 of Round 1

Makwan Amirkhani def. Andy Ogle via TKO (flying knee/strikes) at :08 of Round 1

Nikita Krylov def. Stanislav Nedkov via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:24 of Round 1

Mairbek Taisumov def. Anthony Christodoulou via KO (strike) at :38 of Round 2

Mirsad Bektic def. Paul Redmond via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-25)

Viktor Pesta def. Konstantin Erokhin via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Neil Seery def. Chris Beal via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)