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Demetrious Johnson is widely considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters competing in MMA today. Yet, despite his success inside the Octagon, UFC flyweight contender John Dodson believes Mighty Mouse is having a negative impact on the division. Speaking with Shaun Al-Shatti of MMAFighting.com, Dodson praised the champion’s abilities inside the cage but pointed to his actions outside of fighting being a hindrance on all UFC flyweights. He's showcasing his ability to be a true champion by read news >>

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When Ian McCall and John Lineker square off on the UFC 183 prelims on Saturday, they should be fighting for a shot at the UFC flyweight championship. McCall has fought Johnson twice already, but a win over the hard-hitting Lineker would be enough to earn him another title shot. And for Lineker, a successful battle with the scales combined with a win over McCall would put him at the front of the line in the flyweight division. Since the inception of the UFC flyweight division in 2012, Demetrious read news >>

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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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It's easy to see where Conor McGregor gets it. While we all love Greg Jackson, it's refreshing to see a coach open up a bit more on some prickly issues. Thursday, SBG Ireland head trainer John Kavanagh penned a piece for The42.ie touching on a few of the biggest storylines emerging from Sunday's UFC Fight Night event in Boston. In preliminary action, SBG welterweight Cathal Pendred scored a controversial unanimous decision victory over Sean Spencer. UFC president Dana White called the decision ' read news >>

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STOCKHOLM – Ahead of Saturday’s UFC on FOX 14 event in Sweden, MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan takes you inside the card alongside Mike Bohn and Chamatkar Sandhu.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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UFC flyweight John Lineker discusses his upcoming match-up at UFC 183 against Ian McCall. After months of anticipation, January 31st will finally feature the long-awaited flyweight contest between former top-ranked Ian McCall and potential title challenger John Lineker. The two competitors were supposed to meet several months ago in Uberlandia - they had even weighed in for the fight. However, McCall, who was taunting Lineker on the scale, fell ill that evening with a viral infection and was for read news >>

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Brazilian flyweight John Lineker admits he doesn’t think as bad of Ian McCall as he once did. So he’s go a bit of a peace offering: Don’t run, and don’t suffer my wrath.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Ahead of UFC on FOX 14 in Stockholm, get an in-depth breakdown of the light heavyweight title eliminator between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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According to a report by BloodyElbow.com's John Joe O'Regan, legendary heavyweight striker Mirko Cro Cop is poised to return to western MMA with the UFC. The news was then confirmed by UFC President Dana White by MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani. The announcement comes days after Bellator President Scott Coker discussed the promotion's interest in signing the still-popular Croation. BREAKING: Mirko Cro Cop has signed with the UFC, per Dana White. Just announced on #themmahour. First reported by @ read news >>

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Former flyweight title challenger John "The Magician" Dodson has been relegated to the sidelines since his lopsided second-round TKO of John Moraga in June. The 30-year-old re-aggravated a lingering knee issue during his bout with Moraga and underwent surgery a month later to repair his ACL and MCL. Dodson has compiled a 5-1 record in the UFC, including a first-round TKO over current 135-pound champion T.J. Dillashaw that won him The Ultimate Fighter in December 2011. "I'm looking at six to eigh read news >>

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BOSTON – Shortly after Lorenz Larkin dropped John Howard, he looked over to ask whether the ref had seen enough violence for one fight. He hadn’t, so Larkin gave him a little more.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Lorenz Larkin walked right through John Howard. read news >>

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Lorenz Larkin didn't find much success as a middleweight. Sure, he beat Robbie Lawler in his 185-pound debut three years ago, but since then, he dropped four out of five, including all three of his UFC bouts. At welterweight, however? Different story. The Riverside, Calif. native made a strong impression Sunday night at UFC Fight Night 59. Larkin (15-4, 1 NC), blitzed to victory at the TD Garden, ruining the homecoming for Boston's John Howard. Larkin needed just 2:17 to win via TKO. The end cam read news >>

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The headline of today's Boston Herald celebrates local UFC fighter John Howard as the "man who broke Tamerlan Tsarnaev's nose." John Howard is fighting Lorenz Larkin on tomorrow's UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver card on Fox Sports 1 but that's not why he was on the front of Friday's Boston Herald. No the occasion for that would be his gym run in with the infamous Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Here's what Howard told the Herald: When Tamerlan Tsarnaev "got a little arrogant" with read news >>

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