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John Lineker stopped Alptekin Ozkilic in a thrilling flyweight bout in July, and he wants to impress once against Ian McCall at UFC Fight Night 56 card in Brazil, on Nov. 8, to earn a shot at the UFC 125-pound championship. With five wins over the past six UFC fights, Lineker wants to make a statement against McCall, currently ranked No. 3 in the UFC flyweight division, in Uberlandia, Brazil. "I believe he’ll fight to win by decision, punching and leaving, exactly like his last fight. But I have read news >>

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Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson has been extremely dominant as the UFC’s first and only flyweight champion. Since his 2012 rematch with Ian McCall, he has reigned supreme over every 125-pound fighter the UFC has put in front of him. Despite many people thinking that Johnson has essentially cleaned out the top of the flyweight division, a few worthy adversaries remain. Johnson was one of the top fighters at 135 pounds when the UFC first introduced that weight class prior to flyweight. He defeat read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Demetrious Johnson is becoming harder and harder to overlook as one of the best fighters in MMA. At UFC 178, Mighty Mouse submitted Chris Cariaso to successfully defend his 125-pound championship for the sixth consecutive time. That mark ties the championship reigns of UFC legends Tito Ortiz and Matt Hughes, so Johnson is clearly dominating the flyweight class. He may not be as popular as Ortiz and Hughes, but Johnson will eventually get his due attention as long as he keeps winning. Was an expe read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Some fight fans say UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is one of the most overlooked fighters in the promotion, but his check from UFC 178 says otherwise. Mighty Mouse walked home with a cool $183,000 after his second-round submission victory over Chris Cariaso in UFC 178's headliner Saturday night, as Sherdog reported. Johnson earned $129,000 to show up and was awarded an additional $54,000 for the win. Meanwhile, featherweight contender Conor McGregor wasn't far behind, taking home a he read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson earned an event-high $183,000 purse for his title defense against Chris Cariaso at UFC 178. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Demetrious Johnson ($183,000) and Conor McGregor ($150,000) were the top earners at this past weekend’s UFC 178 event.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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As expected, Demetrious Johnson made it look easy against Chris Cariaso at UFC 178. The 125-pound champion was able to go to the ground with his challenger in the first and second rounds, eliminating Cariaso's striking from the equation. Eventually, midway through the second stanza, Mighty Mouse was able to secure a kimura and retain his championship with a submission. With wins over a majority of the Top 10 flyweight contenders, Johnson is getting pretty close to clearing out his division. It's read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Bloody Elbow recaps the big fights from UFC 178 last night in Las Vegas. Here, we look at the main event title fight between Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso. Following a slew of lackluster PPV events over the past few months, UFC 178 certainly provided a much-needed change of pace. Amongst the string of impressive stoppages were several heartwarming moments, breakthroughs and entertaining back-and-forth battles that culminated in a flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Chris read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Demetrious Johnson proved once again he is a top five pound-for-pound fighter in the world, as he easily dispatched of No. 8 ranked Chris Cariaso Saturday (Sept. 27, 2014) in the main event of UFC 178. As "Mighty Mouse" continues to clean out the 125-pound division, MMAmania.com ponders what could be next for the dominant flyweight champion. First things first: the champion deserves a vacation. UFC 178 marked Demetrious Johnson's sixth title fight in the last two years, making him the most activ read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Chris Cariaso may have been outclassed by flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 178, but the 33-year-old still has plenty to offer the division. It’s unlikely he will ever make it back into the title picture, given how soundly he was beaten by the champion. However, he could function as a gatekeeper of sorts for the next few years. Read on for some potential future opponents for Cariaso.Begin Slideshow read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Can Demetrious Johnson actually get any better? His bout with Chris Cariaso at UFC 178 was certainly a mismatch, but his victory was arguably even more emphatic than most expected. No longer content to simply outpoint his foes, Johnson is now either flattening his challengers or making them cry “uncle.” His casual dominance has given UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby a bit of a headache. Is there anyone left for the diminutive champion to beat? That’s a tough one, but I have the unenviable task of taki read news >>

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