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Demetrious Johnson Talks Sage Northcutt’s Brutal ONE Debut

Demetrious Johnson gave his take on the disastrous debut of his fellow ONE Championship fighter ‘Super’ Sage Northcutt in a recent interview. And ‘disastrous’ is a word that barely does the fight justice. Brought in by the Chatri Sityodtong-run promotion in the hopes of continuing their ascent into the U.S mainstream, Northcutt was sparked by his opponent Cosmo Alexandre in …

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ONE Championship Reportedly Signed Three-Year US Broadcasting Deal

ONE Championship have reportedly put pen to paper on a three-year broadcast deal with Turner Sports according to word coming from ESPN. ESPN reported today that the ever-growing Asian MMA promotion will be making their move into the US market as early as next January. It’s the logical next step after Chatri Sityodtong’s recent spree of signings – a spree that saw …

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Report: UFC To Dissolve The Flyweight Division By Year’s End

The UFC are reportedly planning on scrapping their flyweight division ahead of champion Henry Cejudo’s move up to bantamweight to challenge TJ Dillashaw for the title. FloCombat reported first that the promotion are planning on following up the exit of the division’s most successful champion by axing the weight-class from their roster. According to the same reports, not all of the current …

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ONE Announce Flyweight & Lightweight Grand Prix Tournaments

ONE Championship has made yet another big play, announcing grand-prix tournaments for both their flyweight and lightweight divisions. The Asian promotion have done everything in their power to elevate their status within the MMA world in recent times with marquee signings like Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson. Competition across the field is always a healthy thing for the sport as …

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Henry Cejudo Hints At The Demise Of The UFC 125lb Division

The reigning champion of the UFC’s flyweight division, Henry Cejudo, has hinted that the weight-class might not be around for much longer. When Cejudo managed to upset the odds by handing the longtime champion Demetrious Johnson his first career as a flyweight, who could ever have imagined that the former pound-for-pound number-1 would be part of a ground-breaking trade that …

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Demetrious Johnson Reveals Reasons For Joining ONE Championship

Demetrious Johnson has revealed exactly why he decided to leave the UFC in favour of a move to Asian MMA promotion ONE Championship. Speaking to the media on Sunday night via conference call, Johnson explained how his views on fight-promotion in the US contributed to his decision to leave the world’s biggest MMA organisation. “I was always never the biggest …

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Watch: Henry Cejudo Calls Out TJ Dillashaw Following UFC 227 Win

After shocking the world by defeating Demetrious Johnson over the course of five-rounds at UFC 227 last night, Henry Cejudo wasted no time in calling for a super-fight with TJ Dillashaw. The pound-for-pound king that is Demetrious Johnson was finally ousted from his spot atop the UFC’s flyweight division. Henry Cejudo managed to impose his gameplan on his opponent enough …

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Daniel Cormier Picks His Two Fellow G.O.A.T’s

Daniel Cormier has named the two fighters he believes deserve to be mentioned alongside him the greatest of all-time discussion. Cormier was the betting underdog going into his UFC 226 matchup with the heavyweight but even though it was a tight contest to call, virtually no one expected him to prevail in the manner that he did. KO’ing the KO-artist …

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