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Demetrious Johnson has a reputation as someone who has a difficult time hyping his own fights. Apparently, he does much better when he's hyping another fighter, especially a fighter with lots of of hype skills. In other words, the UFC flyweight champion was enthusiastically hyping the hypers Monday on The MMA Hour broadcast with host Ariel Helwani. One in particular has apparently caught the champ's fancy: Conor McGregor, the fast-talking Irishman who has taken the featherweight division by stor read news >>

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Mighty Mouse appears to be all in on the prospects of rising featherweight star Conor McGregor, comparing him to two of boxing's most famous champions. It's a rare day when a UFC champion starts talking about a fighter in another division, especially one without a belt, and especially one he doesn't train with. But, Conor McGregor just seems to attract a lot of attention. He's certainly caught the eye of Demetrious Johnson, who, when asked about the Irish sensation seemed to have nothing but goo read news >>

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Sorry, "Bones." Float like a butterfly, sting like an Irishman? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight titleholder Demetrious Johnson is starstruck by the mixed martial arts (MMA) stylings of Conor McGregor, who joins "Mighty Mouse" on the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event this Saturday night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Because "Notorious" reminds him of a couple of famous boxing kingpins from days gone by. From The MMA Hour: "I really, truly appreciate Conor McGregor's style - read news >>

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Demetrious Johnson's style is no secret. Inside the cage, the UFC flyweight champion blends his many tools into a cyclone of technical brilliance -- mystifying footwork and unrivaled speed joining together in one unassailable package. Johnson's approach may not always translate into fan enthusiasm, but hey, with four successive title defense and counting, there's no doubting its effectiveness. Once the gloves come off though, Johnson's frenetic motor tends to shift into a milder sort. Rarely is read news >>

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Scott "Young Guns" Jorgensen lands vicious shots on Ken Stone from the guard, earning himself a knockout victory at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale. read news >>

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Top 10 bantamweight Iuri Alcantara meets young prospect Russell Doane this September in Brazil. Fresh off of a swift knockout win in Germany, Brazil's Iuri Alcantara returns to his home country for a September 13th showdown with Russell Doane in a bantamweight bout. The UFC confirmed the new fight yesterday via their Brazilian Twitter account. .@iurimarajo encara @RussellDoane135 no Fight Night Brasília, em 13/9 >> http://t.co/yGNIW8ktfj pic.twitter.com/BunLIy6w3r — UFC Brasil (@ufc_brasil) July read news >>

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Young men make wars, and the virtues of war are the virtues of young men. Courage and hope for the future. Then old men make the peace. And the vices of peace are the vices of old men. Mistrust and caution. It must be so. It would appear that someone forgot to tell Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown about making peace. Then again, age is such a relative thing, and outside the world of sport, they still carry the sheen of youth. It's a funny trick that our minds play on us as fans, quickly dubbing a 30 read news >>

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When you hear former Brigham Young University defensive end Jan Jorgensen describing the sheer excitement and violence of bulldozing a quarterback, you start to understand why MMA eventually appealed to him.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

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UFC lightweight Norman Parke, a self-admitted wild child as a young man, could have been a cautionary tale, if not for hearing countless tales like that in various establishments in Bushmills... read news >>

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He’s won seven straight fights. He’s now 3-0 in the UFC. And in a division that has exactly zero top 10 fighters who are younger than 30, Jared Rosholt knows an opportunity slipped through his hands.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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MMAmania.com caught up with combat sports legend Melvin Manhoef this week to discuss his upcoming fight vs. Filip Verlinden in the opening round of the GLORY Last Man Standing one night, eight-man tournament that takes place this Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, California and live on pay-per-view Los Angeles, Calif.: Melvin Manhoef is lounging on one of the couches inside the Sheraton Gateway Hotel awaiting his turn to speak with Ron Kruck and Duke Roufus for the standard television pre-prod read news >>

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