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...and it won't cost the promotion no $2 million. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson said he would have no issues going up to bantamweight for a champion vs. champion bout against TJ Dillashaw. Of course, UFC officials would first have to fork over $2 million in cold, hard cash it make it happen. Now, Dillashaw is saying if "Mighty Mouse" is determined to play hardball in order to move up to 135 pounds -- a division Demetrious has competed in before -- the read news >>

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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw is up for a champion vs. champion superfight against flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson and would even drop down a weight class to make it happen. UFC flyweight titlist Demetrious Johnson made waves recently by hinting that he would like to fight bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw for a purse of 2 million dollars. Dillashaw now responded to that statement and said he would be more than happy to do that fight for such an enticing purse, but that he wou read news >>

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MONTREAL – UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has said he’ll only move up in weight to face bantamweight titleholder T.J. Dillashaw for a firm price tag of $2 million. Dillashaw, meanwhile, is willing to go down to 125 pounds – $2 million or (...) read news >>

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Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson talks about why he doesn't find Paige VanZant attractive and how he doesn't like to tell new acquaintances that he is a fighter. UFC champion Demetrious Johnson has always struggled with mainstream popularity. While his in-cage exploits are a joy to behold, his mic and promotional skills leave a lot to be desired, which played a part in UFC 174's abysmal PPV buy rate. The Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov main event garnered the promotion's lowest amount of pay-per read news >>

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DeAnna Bennett is ditching the flyweight division for a fresh start at strawweight starting Friday at Invicta FC 11 in Los Angeles.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Four months after turning 18 years old, Li Wei Bin made his MMA debut, but not the way fighters normally do nowadays. Li Wei Bin entered a one-night four-man flyweight tournament at ONE FC 24 in December and came out victorious after tapping Hao Yi Jie in the semifinal and going the distance with Wang Wei later that night. "It was the most exciting thing I've done in my life," Bin told MMAFighting.com about his wins on Dec. 19. "The thrill of proving that you are the best on that night. I'm very read news >>

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Former flyweight title challenger John "The Magician" Dodson will return from a nearly one-year layoff to take on up-and-comer Zach Makovsky at UFC 187. Sherdog.com first reported the news on Dodson, who has been sidelined following a July surgery to repair a torn MCL and ACL. The 30-year-old last competed at UFC Fight Night 42 in June, notching a second-round TKO over fellow flyweight contender John Moraga. "Fun Size" most recently dominated Tim Elliott en route to a unanimous decision victory read news >>

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UFC No. 1 ranked flyweight contender John Dodson will finally return to the Octagon nearly a year after his last fight. read news >>

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Hector Lopez is ready to make waves in the flyweight division, as he heads into Saturday's Super Fight League America 3. read news >>

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Because sometimes, winning just isn't enough. As the only person to ever hold the title in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight division, Demetrious Johnson has been doing all the right things inside and outside the Octagon. He's defended his belt five times since winning it in 2012 against the best the 125-pound weight class has to offer, does what the promotion asks of him, and perhaps more importantly, he has never found himself in the middle of any controversy. Still, "Mighty M read news >>

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Fresh off of his victory over Chris Kaledes, UFC flyweight Ray Borg believes he brings some additional depth to the 125-pound division. read news >>

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The UFC's flyweight division may contain some of the most action-packed contests in the sport, but it has failed to grab the attention of mainstream fans. That situation has played into the hands of the competitors within the weight class, as they can quickly take a jump up the rankings ladder. Ray Borg and Chris Kelades are set to face off against each other at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch, with the winner potentially giving himself a big boost in the division. It's clear that the 125- read news >>

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With a single split-decision defeat as the only blemish on his professional record, some might be surprised to see Jason Sampson dropping from bantamweight to make his flyweight debut at Legacy FC 38.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

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After months of waiting, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson finally has a fight booked. read news >>

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