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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has not fought since September. And as of now, he has nothing scheduled for the future. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC Flyweight champ has long had a lucrative Xbox sponsorship and he spoke to Mike Bohn about the implications of the UFC's Reebok deal. While fighters and fans are still waiting to find out the brass tacks details of the UFC's exclusive uniform deal with Reebok, one UFC champ is open with his concerns about the deal. UFC Flyweight champ Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson spoke with MMA Junkie's Mike Bohn. The champ didn't pull any punches. "Obviously I can't wear Xbox in the octagon anymore, read news >>

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Xbox and Microsoft backed UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has one of the most well-known fighter-sponsor partnerships in the sport. So how will the UFC’s Reebok deal affect his income?Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Striker of All Time. Today's match-up: #4 Chuck Liddell vs. #5 Demetrious Johnson. Vote now! Once upon a time, there were 3 K-1 Grand Prix champions who entered this illustrious tournament. Now, only two remain. 2010 GP winner Alistair Overeem holds the unfortunate distinction of being the only highly decorated K-1 striker to not make his way out of our opening round, as he was thoroughly shellacked by Fedor Emelianenk read news >>

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Joseph Benavidez has already lost to Demetrious Johnson twice. As long as Mighty Mouse is the champion, Benavidez at the back of the line for a title shot, or so the story goes. Regardless of who comes out victorious at UFC 183 between Ian McCall and John Lineker, though, Benavidez should be the next challenger for the UFC flyweight title. Right now, the UFC is in an odd position with its lightest men’s division. It has an extremely dominant champion who has thus far reigned supreme over all who read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Apparently, "The Magician" is an equal opportunity ass kicker. John Dodson was on the path to another shot at the flyweight title before a devastating knee injury derailed his championship dreams and sent him to the sidelines for over a year. After undergoing surgery to repair a torn ACL, "The Magician" now faces an uphill battle in rehab as he aims to return to the Octagon sometime in 2015. And when he does, he's ready to capture Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) gold. And as he explained to read news >>

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UFC flyweight John Lineker believes he has already earned a title shot, even though his fight never took place over the weekend. John Lineker may have initially missed weight ahead of his co-main event match-up before seeing it canceled due to his opponent suffering a "blood infection," but that did not stop him from requesting a title shot against champion Demetrious Johnson in the immediate future. "Since I wanted to fight (McCall) and ask for a shot at the title, why can't I just go ahead and read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- John Lineker was supposed to fight Ian McCall in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8, but the flyweight bout was cancelled hours after the weigh-ins when McCall felt sick. "He paid the price for his jokes," Lineker told the media in Brazil. "He made fun of my situation, drinking coconut water (before the faceoff) while I had to cut 0.7 pound, and God punished him [laughs]. "It happens. I’m upset because I wanted to fight, I trained hard read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- There’s a lot at stake at the UFC Fight Night 56 co-main event bout between Ian McCall and John Lineker on Nov. 8 in Brazil, and McCall knows that. During a media day in Uberlandia, the flyweight broke down his bout with Lineker and took shots at UFC 125-pound kingpin Demetrious Johnson, explaining why "Mighty Mouse" is one of the reasons why flyweight fighters don’t get the respect they deserve. read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil – While Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 56 event features an intriguing headliner the real gem of the card is the night’s co-feature between top flyweight contenders John Lineker and Ian McCall.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Ian McCall is a pretty outspoken guy. On Tuesday the UFC flyweight contender was in rare form, speaking his mind on the perceived unpopularity of his own division and its champion, Demetrious Johnson, who he intimated was uninspiring to fans from a promotions perspective. "No one cares about us," McCall told broadcaster Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour when asked why he thought his upcoming bout with John Lineker was not being billed as the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 56. "It's not racism, it' read news >>

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On the surface, Ian McCall's upcoming flyweight clash against John Lineker is easily the most consequential fight on what is an otherwise sparse UFC Fight Night 58 card next Saturday. It's a match-up between top-six ranked contenders, with the winner landing in the driver's seat to get the next title shot against 125-pound champion Demetrious Johnson. Yet still the flyweights find themselves going down the only road they've ever known -- taking a backseat to a light heavyweight co-main event com read news >>

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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

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