Anthony Johnson made a statement Saturday night.
The No. 2 light heavyweight knocked out Ryan Bader at the 3:32 mark of the first round, securing a dominant win in UFC Fight Night New Jersey’s headlining match.
Heavyweights Josh Barnett and Ben Rothwell faced off in the co-main event, which Barnett won via submission in Round 2.
Check out the full results from UFC Fight Night New Jersey below.
Anthony Johnson def. Ryan Bader, knockout (Round 1, 3:32)
Ben Rothwell def. Josh Barnett, submission (Round 2, 3:48)
Jimmie Rivera def. Iuri Alcantara, unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Bryan Barberena def. Sage Northcutt, submission (Round 2, 3:06)
Prelims on FOX Sports 1
Tarec Saffiedine def. Jake Ellenberger, unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Carlos Diego Ferreira def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier, unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Rafael Natal def. Kevin Casey, TKO (Round 3, 3:37)
Wilson Reis def. Dustin Ortiz, unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Alexander Yakovlev def. George Sullivan, knockout (Round 1, 3:59)
Alex Caceres def. Masio Fullen, unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Prelims on UFC Fight Pass
Randy Brown def. Matt Dwyer, unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Damon Jackson vs. Levan Makashvili, majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)
Tony Martin def. Felipe Olivieri, submission (Round 3, 3:02)
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