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Following his run on "The Ultimate Fighter 12," Michael Johnson heeded a recommendation to move to Albuquerque, N.M., where trainers Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn frequently worked with his reality-show coach, UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre. But it didn't take long for Johnson to see that Jackson's MMA wasn't the right fit. So when he traveled to Florida to help Gesias "JZ" Cavalcante prepare for a fight in Strikeforce, Johnson took up an offer to train with a band of vete read news >>

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Fresh off his knockout of Danny Castillo at UFC on FX 5, Michael Johnson will fight for a 4th time in 2012 when he faces Ultimate Fighter veteran Myles Jury at UFC 155. read news >>

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In a competitive evening for bonuses, it was Diego Nunes, Bart Palaszewski, Justin Edwards and Michael Johnson who left Minneapolis’ Target Center with an extra $40,000 apiece in hand. read news >>

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MINNEAPOLIS - Michael Johnson, Justin Edwards, Diego Nunes and Bart Palaszewski each earned $40,000 bonuses for their performances at Friday's "UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot" event. Johsnon earned the "Knockout of the Night" award, Edwards won the "Submission of the Night" bonus, and Nunes and Palaszewski picked up "Fight of the Night" honors. UFC officials announced the winners and bonus amounts following the event, which took place at Target Center in Minneapolis. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn., on Friday night for UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot, handing out $40,000 fighter bonuses to the post-fight award winners. read news >>

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MINNEAPOLIS - Michael Johnson took a page out of Mike Pierce's playbook and turned the pages on Danny Castillo. Following Pierce's come-from-behind knockout in the previous bout, Johnson got dropped in the first round and knocked out Castillo in the second, just as Pierce did. The bout closed the preliminary card of UFC on FX 5, which took place at Target Center in Minneapolis. It aired on FUEL TV immediately before main-card fights on FX. read news >>

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Two lightweight bouts pitting Danny Castillo against Michael Johnson and Jacob Volkmann against Shane Roller have been moved to UFC on FX 5, promotion officials recently announced. read news >>

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Demetrious Johnson's UFC on FX 3 win, the future of flyweights in the UFC, MMA fans in Florida and even Manny Pacquiao's dubious defeat were all popular topics in this week's edition of The Sunday Junkie. However, in the latest installment of our weekly reader-feedback feature, MMAjunkie.com readers turned a sharp focus to the injury bug that has plagued the UFC in recent months. This week's winner, Oklahoma's Jason Kimball, believes the answer may simply be less fights. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Lapses in judgment never play well in the Octagon. Ask Thiago Alves. read news >>

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Following a rebound win that likely saved his UFC career, former Strikeforce champion Nate Marquardt will look to build momentum against Brad Tavares on January 3. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal's Adam Hill, Marquardt and Tavares have been booked to meet at UFC 182, which will be hosted by the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Marquardt ended his Strikeforce career with a disappointing loss to Tarec Saffiedine, and he responded by losing to Jake Ellenberger and Hector Lombard in hi read news >>

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UFC veteran heavyweight Oli Thompson is making the move to 205 pounds, hoping to land more fights and rekindle his career. read news >>

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