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  • 2 years ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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No. 12-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight, Michael Johnson, has not competed since taking a unanimous decision over Melvin Guillard at UFC Fight Night 37 about nine months ago. That's a long layoff for a fighter in the midst of a three-fight win streak. In fact, it will be almost one full year when "The Menace" returns to the Octagon to battle Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 61 inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, on F read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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MEXICO CITY – UFC women’s bantamweight Miesha Tate thinks a fight with Sara McMann would be better for her resume, even if a fight with Bethe Correia would probably be a lot more fun.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, MMA Rumors, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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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 >>

  • 2 years ago
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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 >>

  • 2 years ago
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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 >>

  • 2 years ago
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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 >>

  • 2 years ago
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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 >>

  • 2 years ago
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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 >>

  • 3 days ago
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For the first time in his career, the "Mauler" got mauled. At UFC on FOX, Anthony Johnson did what not even Jon Jones could do: He stopped Alexander Gustafsson with hard punches in the first round. Not even himself can believe it. Three years ago, who would have thought that Anthony "Rumble" Johnson will one day face the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world for the prestigious UFC light-heavyweight belt? Certainly not himself. Back then, the 6' 2'' Johnson was starving himself down to the w read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Anthony Johnson experienced moments of self doubt, but he completed his unlikely career turnaround, earning a title shot through a violent victory over Alexander Gustafsson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC on Sunday announced that Michael Johnson would return to the Octagon on Feb. 22, his first fight in nearly a year. read news >>

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