Anthony Johnson picked Andrei Arlovski apart, using his quickness and wrestling to keep the former UFC heavyweight champion at bay during the main event of World Series of Fighting 2 Saturday night.
Johnson, who has fought at welterweight previously in his career, bumped up to 230 pounds to take on Arlovski at heavyweight. He plans to return to 205 pounds now.
In other action, Marlon Moraes defeated Tyson Nam, and Josh Burkman earned a future fight with Jon Fitch by knocking out Aaron Simpson.
Anthony Johnson def. Andrei Arlovski via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Marlon Moraes def. Tyson Nam via KO (head kick, strikes) – Round 1, 2:55
Dave Branch vs. Paulo Filho via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Josh Burkman def. Aaron Simpson via KO (knee) – Round 1, 3:04
Justin Gaethje def. Gesias Cavalcante via TKO (doctor stoppage) – Round 1, 2:27
Danillo Villefort def. Kris McCray via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Rick Glenn def. Alexandre Pimentel via KO (strikes) – Round 3, 1:51
Waylon Lowe def. Cameron Dollar via KO (punch) – Round 1, 2:58
Richard Patishnock def. Igor Gracie via TKO (injury) – Round 1, 5:00
Ozzy Dugulubgov def. Chris Wade via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Brenson Hansen def. Tom Marcellino via TKO (flying knee) – Round 2, 3:24
Bill Algeo def. Frank Buenafuente via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:36