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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw is up for a champion vs. champion superfight against flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson and would even drop down a weight class to make it happen. UFC flyweight titlist Demetrious Johnson made waves recently by hinting that he would like to fight bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw for a purse of 2 million dollars. Dillashaw now responded to that statement and said he would be more than happy to do that fight for such an enticing purse, but that he wou read news >>

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If you're going to see only one live event in 2015, make it this one. Tickets for the upcoming UFC 187 pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza, which takes place on May 23, 2015, inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, will go on sale to the general public this Friday (March 6, 2015) at 10 a.m. PT. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Club members and UFC Newsletter subscribers, naturally, will be able to scoop up tickets prior to them being available for publi read news >>

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MONTREAL – UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has said he’ll only move up in weight to face bantamweight titleholder T.J. Dillashaw for a firm price tag of $2 million. Dillashaw, meanwhile, is willing to go down to 125 pounds – $2 million or (...) read news >>

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Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson talks about why he doesn't find Paige VanZant attractive and how he doesn't like to tell new acquaintances that he is a fighter. UFC champion Demetrious Johnson has always struggled with mainstream popularity. While his in-cage exploits are a joy to behold, his mic and promotional skills leave a lot to be desired, which played a part in UFC 174's abysmal PPV buy rate. The Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov main event garnered the promotion's lowest amount of pay-per read news >>

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Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson had everyone eating out of the palm of their hands after staging a fake fight at Saturday’s "UFC: Welcome to the Show" press conference. Everyone, that is, except Daniel Cormier. The former UFC light heavyweight contender believes Johnson is playing a dangerous game in putting on cooperative skits and acting friendly towards Jones. Fights are often won long before an athlete steps into the cage. Every media event spent next to an adversary is an opportunity to gain read news >>

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Did Anthony Johnson just show his hand? The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight No. 1 contender was all "buddy-buddy" with reigning division kingpin Jon Jones, after the two engaged in a fake brawl (a parody of this, no doubt) during a recent press conference. A move that may have allowed "Bones" to gain a mental edge. That's according to former top contender Daniel Cormier, the man who went to war with Jones earlier this year after several intense months of heated appearances read news >>

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Daniel Cormier thought the fake brawl between Anthony Johnson and Jon Jones was funny, but didn't think it was the direction that Johnson should be going ahead of his title shot. A few months before their UFC 182 bout, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and top contender Daniel Cormier got into a brawl at a press conference. You likely know that by now. You also know that Jones went on to defeat Cormier in their fight. Since then, Anthony Johnson has worked his way into the top contender s read news >>

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Anthony Johnson and Jon Jones ended up as unlikely allies during a recent press conference as the pair of future opponents joined forces to prank UFC president Dana White. Jon Jones has had a very controversial past few months, from his altercation with Daniel Cormier at a pre-fight press conference, to his failed drugs test. Things have gone from bad to worse for the champ, so when it appeared that Jon Jones and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson were about to brawl at a press conference this weekend, ev read news >>

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Daniel Cormier has mixed thoughts – not all of them good – about the fake brawl staged by UFC champion Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson at this past Saturday’s “UFC: Welcome to the Show” press conference.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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LOS ANGELES -- Anthony Johnson was the ringleader. He was the one who approached Jon Jones backstage at the UFC's Welcome to the Show press conference Saturday morning at Staples Center. "We need to do something to get everybody going," Johnson told Jones. Then, Jones had an idea. Why not re-enact the first part of the wild brawl Jones and Daniel Cormier had last August in the lobby of the MGM Grand during a press event? Jones said he would come in with a headbutt and Johnson would push him away read news >>

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A look at a currently stacked UFC 187 lineup scheduled for May 23rd in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jon Jones battles Anthony Johnson in the night's main event. The next big pay-per-view for the UFC is on May 23rd in Las Vegas' MGM Grand, and if injuries (or failed drug tests) don't destroy the main card, this is shaping up to be one of the strongest ever PPV offerings by the promotion. In the main event is a light heavyweight championship bout between Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson, while middleweight cha read news >>

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LOS ANGELES – Anthony Johnson said it was his idea to punk UFC President Dana White on Saturday with a fake brawl.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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The crowd erupted in laughter when Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson met for a staredown at the "Welcome to the Show" press conference prior to UFC 184 on Saturday at The Event Deck at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Light heavyweight champ Jones and top-ranked contender Johnson, who are scheduled to fight for the belt at UFC 187 on May 23, enacted a scheme to relive the press-conference brawl between Bones and Daniel Cormier at the MGM Grand in August. And despite the fact that he was the victim of a pra read news >>

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The UFC held a press event hours before Saturday's UFC 184 entitled “Welcome to the Show.” It was similar to its “The Time Is Now” event held earlier this year, but this one focused on the next wave of slated fights. And the event had a little comedy at the end. Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones have jokes. The press event saw headliners from most of the upcoming cards field questions from the media and fans alike. It was mostly upbeat and jovial in nature. Fo read news >>

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