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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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Cody Garbrandt Targeting Super-Fight With Mighty Mouse Next

Cody Garbrandt

Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson is undoubtedly one of the greatest mixed martial artists of his generation. However, on more than one occasion the flyweight king has publicly voiced his disdain for feeling unfairly compensated for his performances and ability. He has cried out for a money fight and now it seems Cody Garbrandt is more than willing to give it …

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Demetrious Johnson Believes That Conor McGregor Has A Very Real Chance Of Beating Floyd Mayweather

The UFC’s highly-decorated and severely underrated flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson has given his own expert opinion on how a boxing match between the undefeated Floyd Mayweather and the MMA icon Conor McGregor would go down. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson is a man who knows a thing or two about top-level combat sports. For years now, he has dominated the UFC’s 125lb …

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Boxing Vs MMA: Dream Match-Ups From Seven Different Weight Classes

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Anthony Joshua (L) of London in action against Eric Molina of the United States during their IBF World Heavyweight Championship fight at Manchester Arena on December 10, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Having followed both boxing and mixed martial arts for as long as I can remember, I have learned that just about anything is possible once the opening bell sounds. Having said that, I feel that it’s highly unlikely for a fighter to make a successful transition from one elite level to the other. I’m convinced a top mixed martial artist …

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Five Fighters That Could Also Become Two Division UFC Champions

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 03: Daniel Cormier is treated between rounds as he takes on light heavyweight champion Jon Jones during the UFC 182 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones retained his title by unanimous decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Conor McGregor’s accomplishment of holding two UFC championships at the same time is one that may never been emulated in the company. Aside from the fact that few have the same level of influence when it comes to matchmaking, McGregor’s size and skill level in relation to the featherweight and lightweight divisions made a near-impossible task in today’s world of …

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Opinion: Ranking The UFC’s Pound-for-Pound Elite

The UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings often come under much criticism and the title of ‘pound-for-pound king’ is one that – for the most part – will never be unanimously agreed upon. Of course, such things are subjective but there are three active UFC fighters who few could argue stand a distance above the rest; ones who have already established themselves as living …

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UFC Fight Night 96: Lineker Vs Dodson – Predicting The Winners

CURITIBA, BRAZIL - MAY 14: John Lineker of Brazil celebrates after defeating Rob Font by unanimous decision in their bantamweight bout during the UFC 198 event at Arena da Baixada stadium on May 14, 2016 in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

With the UFC 205 press conference stealing the majority of the limelight this week, the promotion’s event in Portland has flown under the radar. The four-fight main card is set to be headlined by two bantamweights loaded with punching power in a fight which could have serious title implications. It’s time to take a look at what fights to keep …

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Opinion: Why The UFC Is No Country For Young Men

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Brock Lesnar punches Mark Hunt (R) during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

In most sports our heroes are instantaneous, prodigious youngsters, teenagers who set the world alight and inspire wonder as to how they will change the game, setting standards and expectations that they will surely never reach. Think of a 16-year-old Wayne Rooney with that curling finish against Arsenal, now ostracised for his poor performances leading England, proving the football pitch is …

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UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson Ruled Out Of UFC 201

Demetrious Johnson

Demetrious Johnson was due to defend his 125lb. belt against Wilson Reis on July 30. _____ Another day, another UFC championship title fight ravaged by circumstance. Following the Conor McGregor/UFC 200 debacle, Daniel Cormier’s withdrawal from UFC 197, Chris Weidman’s injury forcing him off UFC 199 and the general Jon Jones-related unpleasantness in recent days, Dana White could be forgiven for attempting …

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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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UFC Champ Dominick Cruz Gives An In-Depth Fighter’s View Of Conor McGregor’s Situation

‘The Dominator’ joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour, and of course the hot topic of fellow champion Conor McGregor arose during the conversation. What makes Cruz’s take on the McGregor situation interesting (besides Cruz’s usually fascinating thoughts) is that part of the Irishman’s challenge is reflected in a possible avenue of Cruz’s own career. A larger man in Nate Diaz presents …

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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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