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Johnson edges Dodson, defends title

Updated: January 28, 2013, 11:22 AM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- Champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson and top contender John Dodson said speed would not be the determining factor in their flyweight title bout on Saturday night at the United Center.

They were correct.

It was Johnson's relentless pressure against Dodson's power. And after five rounds, Johnson's pressure won out.

The judges scored the fight 48-47, 49-46 and 48-47 for Johnson in the main event of UFC on Fox 6. ESPN.com had Johnson winning 48-47.

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