Round 1: Johnson misses with a front kick to start the fight. Vitor throws a high kick that gets caught and Johnson takes him down. Befort active from the bottom, looking for a submission. Johnson stands and delivers a right hand before jumping back in Belfort’s guard. Vitor lands punches from the bottom. The referee stands them up. Belfort misses with a combination. Johnson works for a takedown. Belfort stuffs it. They’re tied up against the cage. Belfort lands hammer fists as Johsno worked for a takedown. The referee stands them up. Vitor goes in with a flurry. He lands a knee. He has Johnson scrambling. Johnson obtains top position on the ground. Johnson works some light ground and pound. The referee stands them up. Johnson shoots for a takedown. Belfort stuffs it and lands punches. Belfort takes his back. Belfort lands a few left hands and looks for the rear naked choke. Belfort flattens him out. Johnson tries to cover as Belfort lands punches. Belfort applies a rear naked choke and Johnson goes out.
The official time of the submission was 4:49 of the first round.