Darren Elkins entered this fight with a pro record of 23-5-0 (48% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Max Holloway). He lost to Hacran Dias in 2014 but then he has won over Robert Whiteford, Chas Skelly, Godofredo Pepey, Mirsad Bektic (=Elkins vs Bektic) and Dennis Bermudez (=Elkins vs Bermudez).
His opponent, Michael Johnson, has an official mma record of 17-12-0 (59% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.21 lightweight but he won just one out of his last five bouts, against Dustin Poirier in 2016 (=Poirier vs Johnson). After this bout he was defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov (=Johnson vs Nurmagomedov) and Justin Gaethje (Mma Fight of the Year 2017, Johnson vs Gaethje). Elkins vs Johnson is on the undercard of Jeremy Stephens vs Doo Ho Choi – UFC Fight Night 124. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs Choi
Where: Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
Elkins’ previous fight: Darren Elkins vs Dennis Bermudez
Johnson’s previous fight: Michael Johnson vs Justin Gaethje
Elkins’ next fight: Darren Elkins vs Alexander Volkanovski
Johnson’s next fight: Andre Fili vs Michael Johnson
Elkins vs Johnson Fight Video:
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