Even though Johnson was fighting on the main card, he may have been fighting for his job. With two losses in a row coming in, a bad performance could have gotten him a pink slip. I’m not so sure it was one of the most dominating performances in UFC history like Dana White said, but it was definitely impressive. Johnson more than saved his job while he peppered Joe Lauzon with strikes throughout the entire fight. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
There was a lot of hype leading up to UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen and a lot of the fights lived up to it. There was a little bit of everything, from submissions to knockouts to comebacks and dominant performances. Some fighters, however, won more than others and did the most to better their careers. Here are the 5 biggest winners from UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen were.
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