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Dana White Says Demetrious Johnson Vs. T.J. Dillashaw Super-Fight ‘Will Happen’ Next

That he provided so few details will undoubtedly make people wonder if both combatants have actually agreed to the contest, but Dana White told the assembled media at the UFC 218 post-fight presser that the mooted super-fight between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and bantamweight king T.J. Dillashaw is “going to happen.” The UFC president tried to make the fight earlier …

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Watch: Mighty Mouse Scores Absolutely Incredible Submission, Sets New Record For UFC Title Defences

Demetrious Johnson surpassed former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva on Saturday night, as he became the sole holder of the record for most consecutive UFC title defences by submitting Ray Borg in the fifth round to retain the promotion’s flyweight title in Las Vegas. Johnson was brilliant if not completely spectacular throughout the co-main event of UFC 216, out-grappling the …

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Watch: A Little Reminder Of What Dana White Was Saying About Demetrious Johnson A Couple Of Months Ago

Despite the fact that he hasn’t competed since last November, Conor McGregor has made a miraculous leap into the top slot of Dana White’s pound for pound rankings in the last few weeks. In a recent chat with entertainment media outlet TMZ, the UFC president rated ‘The Notorious’ Irishman ahead of UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, the man who most …

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A Host Of Fighters Have Their Say On Demetrious Johnson’s Standoff With The UFC

Though Max Holloway beat all-time great Jose Aldo in a cracking scrap to lift the UFC featherweight title in Rio over the weekend, it is the story of the UFC’s standoff with flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson that seems to be generating the most discussion in the MMA world this week. After the promotion’s president Dana White expressed confusion regarding Johnson’s …

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Demetrious Johnson Releases Lengthy Statement Criticizing ‘Tyrannical’ UFC Brass

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is taking a stand against what he sees as “tyrannical” behaviour from company brass. After UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt pulled out of a scheduled defence against T.J. Dillashaw due to injury last month, frequent reports suggested that the promotion’s president Dana White intended to pair the disappointed Dillashaw off with Johnson at UFC 214 …

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Title Fight Co-Main Event Booked for UFC 201

DALLAS, TX - MARCH 14: A detail of gloves worn by Anthony Pettis and Rafael dos Anjos in the Lightweight Title bout during the UFC 185 event at American Airlines Center on March 14, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A second title fight has been added to July’s UFC 201 card, as flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defends his belt for the ninth consecutive time against Brazilian Wilson Reis. The somewhat surprising bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight and will play co-main event to a welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley. BREAKING: Demetrious Johnson vs. Wilson …

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The Biggest Winners And Losers Of UFC 197

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - APRIL 2: UFC lightweight champion Jon 'Bones' Jones joins in for a warm up during an open training session for fans and media at the Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness on April 2, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Aaron Sweet/Getty Images)

The Ultimate Fighting Championship sold out the MGM Grand Arena on Saturday for UFC 197, producing a night of crazy knockouts, mundane decisions, and one long-awaited return. Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones returned from a 15-month layoff to face short notice replacement Ovince Saint Preux – standing in for current champion Daniel Cormier who withdrew due to injury. Flyweight champion Demetrious …

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Watch: Mighty Mouse Steals The Show At UFC 197

The Conor McGregor retirement saga and the return of Jon Jones somewhat overshadowed Demetrious Johnson’s apparent toughest title defence to date in the build up to UFC 197, but ‘Mighty Mouse’ did what he does best by making short work of Olympic gold medallist Henry Cejudo. When Cejudo was announced back in December, as the next in line to face …

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UFC 197: Predictions Part 2

Demetrious Johnson

In the famous words of UFC announcer Bruce Buffer “IT’S TIIIIME!”. UFC 197 is upon us and with two of the greatest fighters in UFC history headlining and co-headlining, the event it is sure to be one to be remembered. It also begins the countdown to UFC 200 as the title fights are coming thick and fast over the next …

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Watch: The First Episode Of UFC 197 Embedded

With UFC 197 right around the corner the promotion for the event is going to be coming thick and fast this week. The buzz around fight week is always more intense for the PPV cards and one of the reasons for that is the Embedded Series. Catch up with headliners Jon Jones and Ovince St Preux and co-headliners Henry Cejudo …

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UFC On FOX 19 Predictions: Part 1

It’s fight week again. Just days removed from UFC’s first foray into Croatia, the UFC sets up its shop a little bit closer to home, just up the west coast in Tampa, Florida. Yet another card this year that has been hit by the injury bug, UFC on FOX 19 still has plenty of exciting fights all the way down the card. …

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The Ultimate Fighter 24 Winner Will Earn Flyweight Title Shot

The UFC has announced that the winner of season 24 of The Ultimate Fighter will not only earn themselves a Harley and a hefty cheque but a shot at the flyweight title. Sixteen flyweights will compete on the show later this year to become the No.1 contender, with the finale and title fight taking place sometime in December. You can view …

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