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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 >>

  • 17 days ago
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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 >>

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

  • 20 days ago
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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 >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is interested in fighting bantamweight campion T.J. Dillashaw, but at a high asking price. With the number of viable challengers for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson lower than ever, "Mighty Mouse" is seeking a potential "champion vs. champion" bout with bantamweight belt-holder T.J. Dillashaw. Johnson said on The MMA Hour that he ran into Dillashaw during last week's UFC 183 event in Las Vegas, and he even specified (jokingly, maybe not) how mu read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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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 >>

  • 21 days ago
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That's a "Mighty" big fight purse. Demetrious Johnson, the UFC flyweight champion, is down for a superfight with bantamweight titleholder T.J. Dillashaw, but only for $2 million, Johnson told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "Mighty Mouse" said he ran into Dillashaw in Las Vegas over the weekend during UFC 183 fight week and told him the plot. "I was like, 'Hey, I told everybody that I'll fight you,'" Johnson said. "He was like, 'You did?' I said, 'Yes and I told everybody we g read news >>

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