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Demetrious Johnson Explains Why He Can’t See Himself Returning To Bantamweight

Demetrious Johnson’s reign as the champion of the flyweight division will apparently take precedence over a switch to bantamweight, even with a win over TJ Dillashaw in the near-future. It may seem like quite a long time ago, but back in the year 2011, when the phenomenally talented Demetrious Johnson competed at 135lbs, very little about his record on-paper suggested …

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Dillashaw Shuts Down Garbrandt Rematch Talk, Predicts Hard Road Back Into Title Contention For Cody

TJ Dillashaw has responded to talk of him granting Cody Garbrandt an immediate rematch with some harsh words for the Team Alpha Male product’s ability to take a punch. For all the spectacular happenings at UFC 217 earlier this month, TJ Dillashaw’s win over his heated rival Cody Garbrandt managed to see him make the strongest argument out of the three …

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Watch: Rogan On TJ Dillashaw’s Progression Towards Being P4P No. 1 Fighter On The Planet

Joe Rogan has made a pretty strong argument for TJ Dillashaw’s inclusion in the pound-for-pound number one discussion following his UFC 217 victory over Cody Garbrandt. The UFC rankings and, in particular, its pound-for-pound rankings can often be a fickle and inconsistent indicator of where fighters stand in relation to each other. Sure, it’s fun to see the very best of the …

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TJ Dillashaw Accuses Urijah Faber Of Orchestrating Team Alpha Male’s Beef With Him

The ongoing feud between the members of Sacremento-based gym Team Alpha Male and the UFC’s former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is showing absolutely no signs of letting up ahead of TJ’s coaching stint on the Ultimate Fighter opposite Cody Garbrandt. Dillashaw, who left MMA pioneer Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male to follow striking coach Duane Ludwig when he left to start …

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Opinion: Why Booking A Garbrandt/Dillashaw Season Of The Ultimate Fighter Could Be Pure Genius

The UFC recently made the announcement that their upcoming 25th season of the Ultimate Fighter would feature both Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw in opposing coaching roles. The UFC’s bantamweight division has all of a sudden become one of the promotion’s most talked about weight classes. This has been a result in equal parts due to a huge influx of …

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Holly Holm Voices Her Doubts About Ronda Rousey’s Mentality Going Into Her UFC 207 Comeback Fight

The UFC’s former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm has spoken about her former opponent Ronda Rousey’s mindset in the lead-up to her short-lived UFC 207 comeback fight against Amanda Nunes. Holly Holm’s name is one that will forever be relevant in the sport of MMA for several reasons but perhaps none more so than due to the thunderous head-kick she …

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Cody Garbrandt Quotes Conor McGregor While Claiming Jeremy Stephens Scratched Him In Backstage Scuffle

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Cody Garbrandt waits for the start of his bantamweight bout against Takeya Mizugaki at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Garbrandt won by first-round TKO. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

One of the main talking points in the lead-up to this weekend’s UFC 207 card has been the seemingly short-fused, and somewhat volatile temperament of UFC bantamweight title challenger, Cody Garbrandt, who makes his first attempt to win UFC gold in the co-main event. Garbrandt, who takes on 135-pound legend Dominick Cruz, has been set off repeatedly by his opponent, …

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Miesha Tate Backs Rousey To Reclaim Title At UFC 207

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 01: Ronda Rousey of the United States (red) defeats Bethe Correia of Brazi (blue) l in their bantamweight title fight during the UFC 190 Rousey v Correia at HSBC Arena on August 1, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

For all the fabricated animosity in the world of MMA, sometimes fight fans have the pleasure of witnessing true hatred between two combatants. It adds an extra layer of intrigue to any match-up and, for the most part, fuels performances that tap into something beyond the competitive drive most would take from. One such relationship can be found between Miesha …

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