UFC ON FOX Analyst Chael Sonnen on Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez: “The fight came down to movement. Boxing is a lot more than just throwing punches. When Demetrious Johnson starts to move his feet and he lets his hands go, you can’t keep up with him.”
UFC ON FOX Analyst Brian Stann on Johnson’s victory: “Mostly you see Johnson be the matador and tonight he came out and went on the offensive right away and threw with power. He showed the one new skill he has.”
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson on defending the title: “I was trying to get my timing on him, my footwork on him. I threw from right field and it landed and I’m happy to get the finish.”
Johnson on displaying power with a knockout: “It’s one of the things we’ve been working on in the gym, to set my feet and get my power. I used to watch how Joseph Benavidez beat people in the WEC and I’m still working on it.”
Johnson on beating Benavidez: “He’s a great fighter. He’s going to come back. We’re going to fight again. Usually he comes after people. Tonight he didn’t. It let me set my feet and put the power in my hands.”
Video: Johnson breaks down his knockout victory over Benavidez.