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A lightweight showdown between Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson will serve as the co-main event when the Ultimate Fighting Championship heads to Porto Alegre, Brazil, on Feb. 22. read news >>

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Fighting in his native Brazil for the first time since January of 2013, lightweight contender Edson Barboza will look to extend his current winning streak to three when he meets Michael Johnson... read news >>

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A sizzling match-up between ranked lightweights is now on the books, as Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson have agreed to meet on Feb. 22 as co-main event of UFC Fight Night 61. The UFC announced the bout on Sunday. Barboza (15-2), the No. 6 lightweight on the UFC's media generated rankings, rides into the contest fresh from the biggest win of his career, a unanimous decision over Bobby Green this past November. The 28-year-old Brazilian possesses ferocious kicks and extensive Muay Thai experienc read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has booked an electric lightweight co-main event for its upcoming UFC Fight Night 61: "Evans vs. Teixeira" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, scheduled for Feb. 22, 2015 inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson. Barboza (15-2) is 5-1 over the last two years and re-entered the 155-pound title chase with a convincing unanimous decision win over Strikeforce import Bobby Green just last read news >>

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Lightweight hopefuls Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson take the co-main event slot at UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. read news >>

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A key lightweight match-up has been booked for Porto Alegre in February, as Edson Barboza returns to Brazil to face Michael Johnson. On the heels of a big win at the end of November, lightweight striker Edson Barboza's next fight will be a home bout in Brazil. Today officials announced that Barboza will take on 12th ranked Michael Johnson, who hasn't fought since March. This will serve as the co-main event to Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira: #6 ranked lightweight @EdsonBarbozaJR will face #12 @ read news >>

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The co-main event is set for the UFC’s February return to Brazil as Edson Barboza will meet Michael Johnson in a lightweight fight. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Long before he became Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw was The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 14 runner up, falling short in the season finale after eventual winner, John Dodson, dropped him with a huge punch. Or a "fluke," as Dillashaw refers to it. But just because Dodson went down to a more natural weight of 125 pounds, doesn't mean he's not willing to move back up to prove the "Viper" wrong. After all, if the champion of his own weight class is too afraid to f read news >>

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Take a peak at the finalized bout order for UFC on Fox 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson in Stockholm, Sweden. The next UFC on Fox card is only a month away, and it features a monumental clash in the light heavyweight division. Anthony Johnson travels to enemy territory to take on Sweden's Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of this Stockholm-based stadium show. It assuredly determines the next title challenger for the Jon Jones/Daniel Cormier winner. In the co-main event, Dan Henderson drops back t read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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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 >>

  • 11 days ago
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The lineup is set for next month’s UFC on FOX 14 card in Sweden, including a four-fight main card on FOX.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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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 >>

  • 13 days ago
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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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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has a new series on TNT called "Wake Up Call" where he "descends into the chaos of everyday problems to pull good people up by the bootstraps, reminding them what hard work, passion and true discipline can accomplish." Joining the former WWE superstar will be a handful of celebrities, including UFC President Dana White, who along with Mike Dolce, helps a young fella overcome one of life's many bad hands (preview above). The series premieres later tonight (Fri., Dec. 12, read news >>

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