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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 186 has lost its original co-headliner, but its replacement comes with championship stakes.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Although UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson has tipped his hand on his likely next challenger, Zach Makovsky isn’t opposed to cutting in line.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Although UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson doesn't have a history of beef with T.J. Dillashaw, "Mighty Mouse" said he wouldn't be opposed to locking horns with the bantamweight champ—but only if the money is right. During Monday's episode of The MMA Hour, per a report by MMA Fighting, Johnson described a recent run-in with Dillashaw and how the two champs talked about meeting in the Octagon for a superfight and a super payday: I was like, 'Hey, I told everybody that I'll fight you. He was l read news >>
Not too long ago, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson said he told UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby to fire John Lineker. Now “Mighty Mouse” said he’d fight “Hands of Stone” whether he made weight or not.Filed under: Featured (...) read news >>
UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson hasn't fought since September. Why? "It's almost got to the point now, I've got to wait for other peoples' success." 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 >>
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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 >>