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Newly minted UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is proud of his performance against Joseph Benavidez at UFC 152 but believes he could have done more in the striking department.
He said the plan was to get inside the "bubble" of Benavidez's offense and get out before paying the price.
He also wanted to be in another place when Benavidez wanted to do likewise.
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Demetrious Johnson thought he had done enough to become the UFC’s inaugural flyweight champion, but he couldn’t be sure. read news >>
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson expects to see an old friend in his next title defense.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
UBERLANDIA, Brazil – While Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 56 event features an intriguing headliner the real gem of the card is the night’s co-feature between top flyweight contenders John Lineker and Ian McCall.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
John Lineker stopped Alptekin Ozkilic in a thrilling flyweight bout in July, and he wants to impress once against Ian McCall at UFC Fight Night 56 card in Brazil, on Nov. 8, to earn a shot at the UFC 125-pound championship. With five wins over the past six UFC fights, Lineker wants to make a statement against McCall, currently ranked No. 3 in the UFC flyweight division, in Uberlandia, Brazil. "I believe he’ll fight to win by decision, punching and leaving, exactly like his last fight. But I have read news >>
Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson entered his UFC 178 bout with Chris Cariaso as a massive favorite, and Mighty Mouse didn't disappoint as he successfully defended his title via second-round submission. UFC on Fox tweeted the result: The reigning champion took control of the fight from the outset. His ability to dictate the fight whether standing, in the clinch or on the mat showed he was the better fighter from the start. The flurry that rocked Cariaso at the end of the first round showed M read news >>
As the main event of UFC 178 got underway, it was eerily quiet inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Las Vegas faithful seemed drained of their energy even as the card was supposed to be hitting its culmination. After Conor McGregor and then Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez, who could blame them? Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was a minus-2000 favorite in some quarters when he stepped inside the cage Saturday night. And the fight unfolded along those lines. Johnson was quicker, stronger read news >>
What could victory mean for Demetrious Johnson, Chris Cariaso, Donald Cerrone, and Eddie Alvarez ahead of their respective headlining fights this weekend (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada? We ponder the consequences below. As the old adage goes, "Winning is everything." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the pay-per-view (PPV) market this weekend (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) with an incredibly stacked UFC 178: "Johnson vs Cariaso" event live from MGM Gr read news >>
UFC champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger Chris Cariaso underwent random blood and urine drug tests at the behest of the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) last week ahead of their scheduled UFC 178 flyweight title fight, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's episode of UFC Tonight. Johnson (20-2-1), the only 125-pound champion the promotion has ever known, will be looking to defend his belt for a fifth consecutive time when he fights Cariaso (17-5) in the main event of the read news >>
Zach Makovsky knows UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson isn’t unbeatable, but he’s fully aware it will take a lot to knock “Mighty Mouse” off his throne.Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC read news >>
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In the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA flyweight rankings, Chris Cariaso checks in at No. 11. So why is he getting a title shot with the No. 1-ranked fighter and reigning flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson?Filed under: News, UFC read news >>