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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson previews his UFC 178 title defense against Chris Cariaso. read news >>

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Demetrious Johnson has a reputation as someone who has a difficult time hyping his own fights. Apparently, he does much better when he's hyping another fighter, especially a fighter with lots of of hype skills. In other words, the UFC flyweight champion was enthusiastically hyping the hypers Monday on The MMA Hour broadcast with host Ariel Helwani. One in particular has apparently caught the champ's fancy: Conor McGregor, the fast-talking Irishman who has taken the featherweight division by stor read news >>

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Every successive MMA fight card brings with it a plethora of possible scenarios, outcomes, and questions heading into the event that builds anticipation like no other. We here at MMAmania.com took a gander at UFC 178, and put together five burning questions heading into this weekend's mammoth pay-per-view event. Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the pay-per-view (PPV) market this weekend (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) for its first offering since the indubitably paltry UFC 177 event last month. read news >>

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Mighty Mouse appears to be all in on the prospects of rising featherweight star Conor McGregor, comparing him to two of boxing's most famous champions. It's a rare day when a UFC champion starts talking about a fighter in another division, especially one without a belt, and especially one he doesn't train with. But, Conor McGregor just seems to attract a lot of attention. He's certainly caught the eye of Demetrious Johnson, who, when asked about the Irish sensation seemed to have nothing but goo read news >>

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UFC 178 is headlined by a UFC flyweight championship tilt. Champion Demetrious Johnson defends against the No. 8-ranked contender Chris Cariaso. Cariaso enters as a massive underdog, as much as plus-900 on some books. The UFC has seen huge upsets in title fights before, but can Cariaso defeat the No. 4-ranked pound-for-pound fighter on the planet? Johnson defends the title for the fifth time. He has not dropped a bout since 2011 when he unsuccessfully challenged for the UFC bantamweight strap. C read news >>

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Demetrious Johnson's style is no secret. Inside the cage, the UFC flyweight champion blends his many tools into a cyclone of technical brilliance -- mystifying footwork and unrivaled speed joining together in one unassailable package. Johnson's approach may not always translate into fan enthusiasm, but hey, with four successive title defense and counting, there's no doubting its effectiveness. Once the gloves come off though, Johnson's frenetic motor tends to shift into a milder sort. Rarely is read news >>

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Get your fighting pants on. The mismatch in the UFC 178 main event is real, but don't let that deter your interest. Be interested. Have I ever led you astray? Trust me. You want to watch this. In that main event, you have UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson defending the strap against Chris Cariaso, a long underdog with a 4-2 record as a 125-pounder and a No. 8 slot in the current UFC flyweight rankings. But I urge you, for your own good: Look beyond the headliner. Because it's been a long ti read news >>

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Watch the full video from UFC 178's Countdown show. Zuffa has released the full video for Countdown to UFC 178, which despite losing the original main event, is still pretty stacked with a bunch of high quality bouts. The countdown show featured the top 3 bouts including the flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Filipino-American contender Chris Cariaso, Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier, and Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone. Preview of the main event is above, along with the ones read news >>

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We're just days away from UFC 178, which takes place this Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, which means it's time to check out the "Countdown" to "Johnson vs. Cariaso" preview special that recently aired on FOX Sports 1 to market the promotion's upcoming mixed martial arts (MMA) pay-per-view (PPV) extravaganza. Strap in and enjoy! The countdown has begun! "Countdown" to UFC 178 lit up the airwaves on Sunday night via FOX Sports 1 to help promote the read news >>

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Before Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso square off in Saturday's UFC 178 main event, check out Johnson's second, and more definitive, victory over Joseph Benavidez. read news >>

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The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show. 1:00 p.m. ET -- UFC broadcaster Jon Anik will look back at Mark Hunt's win over Roy Nelson and ahead to UFC 178. 1:25 p.m. -- UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will preview his UFC 178 title defense against Chris Cariaso. 1:45 p.m. -- Bellator lightweight title contender Michael Chandler will discuss his upcoming title fight against Will Brooks and Eddie Alvarez's UFC debut. 2:05 p.m. -- MMA legend Rich Franklin will read news >>

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