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Former flyweight title challenger John "The Magician" Dodson will return from a nearly one-year layoff to take on up-and-comer Zach Makovsky at UFC 187. Sherdog.com first reported the news on Dodson, who has been sidelined following a July surgery to repair a torn MCL and ACL. The 30-year-old last competed at UFC Fight Night 42 in June, notching a second-round TKO over fellow flyweight contender John Moraga. "Fun Size" most recently dominated Tim Elliott en route to a unanimous decision victory read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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A loaded UFC 187 fight card got some added depth with a new flyweight matchup that could have title implications.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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BROOMFIELD, Colo. – While Benson Henderson’s incredible performance was rightly the biggest story of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 60 event, a pair of flyweights picked up impressive wins, as well. Both hope it proves they’re ready to face the (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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We're back! The "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series is in its second-to-last installment. We left off with the bantamweights and now move on to the flyweights. The flyweights are one of the newest additions to the UFC roster and have been a fine addition at that. They consistently put on great fights, and the division is quickly becoming stacked with contenders. The weight class is under the rule of Demetrious Johnson, but many young competitors are jockeying for position in the division. Guy read news >>

  • a month ago
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When it comes down to it, Demetrious Johnson may be the UFC's most approachable champion. A tireless worker with lightning speed, unparalleled skill, and a video game obsession to boot, the UFC's 125-pound king fashioned the flyweight division into his own personal playground over the past three years, all while keeping a smile on his face and rarely saying a bad word about anyone. But in many ways, Johnson's in-cage success has struggled to translate to out-of-cage enthusiasm. With middling pay read news >>

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BOSTON -- Joby Sanchez talks his victory over Tateki Matsuda, his desire to shake up the UFC's flyweight division and how he still has plenty of evolving to do at age 23. read news >>

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Invicta Fighting Championships recently announced four additions to the current roster, signing three new flyweights and a returning strawweight to the promotion. First announced on invictafc.com, 19-year-old flyweight prospect Aspen Ladd (0-0) will make her professional debut for Invicta after amassing an 8-1 amateur record. In Ladd's most recent outing, she captured the Tuff-N-Uff flyweight title with a first-round submission win over Roma Pawelek. The victory marked Ladd's read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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And "One Punch" eyes Takeya Mizugaki in his first fight back at his old stomping grounds. Brad Pickett's hopes of finding success in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight division didn't exactly pan out, dropping two straight to Ian McCall and Chico Camus in the span of five months. So, "One Punch" is ready to pack on the pounds and head back to the bantamweight division, saying that aside from avoiding another tough weight cut, he isn't interested in chasing around a bunch of 125-p read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Top 10 flyweights Joseph Benavidez and Dustin Ortiz will look to build momentum with a victory this Saturday (Nov. 22, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 57 inside the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Between two high level wrestlers, what adjustments must be made for either man in order to claim victory? Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweights Joseph Benavidez and Dustin Ortiz look to work their way towards the title this Saturday (Nov. 22, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 57 insi read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC Flyweight Brad Pickett takes on Chico Camus in Austin, Texas, hoping to keep alive his dreams of winning a title belt before he retires read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC flyweights Ian McCall and Ali Bagautinov continue their exchanges on twitter. UFC flyweights Ian McCall and Ali Bagautinov have traded potshots on twitter in the past, and it seems to have continued this week. The former title contender in Bagautinov took a swipe at both McCall in John Lineker for their cancelled bout this past weekend, going on social media and saying: My colleagues surprise me! One can't make the weight, another can't handle his nerves. @danawhite @Unclecreepymma @johnline read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Two flyweights who suffered losses in their last outings will meet at UFC Fight Night “McGregor vs. Siver” on Jan. 18. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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High-action flyweights Ian McCall and John Lineker will battle for a potential title shot this Saturday (Nov. 8, 2014) inside Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil. With so much on the line, what adjustments must either man make to claim victory? Read our fight preview and find out! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight standouts Ian McCall and John Lineker will go to war this Saturday (Nov. 8, 2014) at Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil. Since going read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC flyweight competitor Ian McCall discusses his concerns about the lack of growth in the flyweight division, and why other portions of the roster are getting exposure instead of them. read news >>

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