- 2 years ago
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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 >>
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 >>
- 2 months ago
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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 >>
- 3 months ago
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In the wake of an injury to the UFC flyweight division’s contender apparent, champ Demetrious Johnson is moving on against a new opponent.Filed under: News read news >>
- 4 months ago
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Demetrious Johnson did it again on Saturday at UFC 174, leaving yet another highly ranked challenger choking on his exhaust fumes with astonishing ease. This time it was Ali Bagautinov starting out game but ending the fight down 50-45 on all three scorecards. The 29-year-old Dagestani fighter came in undefeated in the Octagon and riding an 11-fight overall win streak, but by the end of 25 minutes with Johnson, he looked as helpless as the rest. Dominance is becoming a habit for the UFC’s 27-year read news >>