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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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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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UFC 215’s Historic Main Event Has Been Cancelled

Demetrious Johnson’s historic attempt to record his 11th consecutive title defense will have to wait as Ray Borg pulled out of the contest at the last minute due to illness. UFC 215 has unfortunately found itself in a spot of bother. After it was announced that Demetrious Johnson would attempt to retain his flyweight title in a showdown with Ray …

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Dana White’s Announcement Of Demetrious Johnson’s Next Title Defence Is Dripping With Sarcasm

The quarrel between the UFC president and flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson shows no sign of abating. The dispute began on Dana White’s end, with ‘Mighty Mouse’ reluctant to take on tenured bantamweight TJ Dillashaw at White’s request following Cody Garbrandt’s withdrawal from the TJ bout. “D.J. doesn’t want to fight him,” White said. “Why? It’s insanity. This is the first …

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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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Demetrious Johnson Says He’d Happily Get Knocked Out By Conor McGregor

KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 15: Demetrious Johnson celebrates as he defeats Wilson Reis to win their Flyweight Championship bout on UFC Fight Night at the Sprint Center on April 15, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

This past weekend at UFC on Fox 24, Demetrious Johnson once again solidified his place as the pound-for-pound king with a flawless victory over Wilson Reis. With that phenomenal performance came the equalling of Anderson Silva’s record of ten consecutive title defences and during his post-fight press conference (via MMAFightingonSBN), the flyweight ace was unsurprisingly asked who his ideal opponent would …

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