Brett Johns
Mandatory Credit: Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports

Brett Johns didn’t need to break a sweat against Joe Soto.

The opening main card bout on “The Ultimate Fighter” 26 Finale featured a bantamweight clash between Johns and Soto. The action took place inside the Park Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Early on, the two traded strikes. They rolled on the ground and Johns secured what it appeared to be a leg lock. It ended up being a calf slicer and Johns forced the tap in just 30 seconds.

With the victory, Johns improves his professional mixed martial arts record to 15-0. Meanwhile, Soto falls to 18-5. The defeat snaps his three-fight winning streak.

Final Result: Brett Johns def. Joe Soto via submission (calf slicer) – R1, 0:30

I'm Fernando and I've been writing news stories since 2009. I am a former writer for and a current contributor for I have interviewed a few mixed martial arts fighters like Brendan Schaub, Tim Kennedy, and Jeff Monson. Excited to be a part of Lowkick MMA.