Demetrious Johnson News

Feb 17, 2018 12:21 pm

Fight Think: The Top 5 Interpromotional MMA Title Fights to Book If It Were Possible

The year of the superfight is truly upon us. Whether they all go down or not, three giant fights between champions in different divisions are expected to fight each other. Whether this is the UFC’s big explosion like the death of a star, or their metamorphosis to survive in the future, it’s clear that things...

Feb 16, 2018 8:53 am

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson’s UFC 216 Mighty Wiz Bar Voted Best Submission of All-Time

Let’s get real here for a minute. The things that Demetrious Johnson has done are incredible. He’s literally lapped his entire division, he’s the most dominant champion in UFC and ZUFFA history, and if the superfight with UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw happens and Johnson is able to win, it will be hard to argue...

Feb 12, 2018 11:36 am

Urijah Faber makes prediction for possible Demetrious Johnson vs. TJ Dillashaw superfight

One of the most talked about fights in MMA at present is a possible flyweight superfight between divisional king Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, and reigning UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. As the former mentor of the bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw, the probably-retired Urijah Faber is watching on intently as this possible scrap edges toward fruition....

Feb 5, 2018 11:47 am

Demetrious Johnson argues TJ Dillashaw doesn’t belong in pound-for-pound discussion

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has been vocal in his belief that, if he gets his desired fight with UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson, the winner of said fight will be MMA’s pound-for-pound king. “[The fight is about] who’s the best pound-for-pound,” Dillashaw said on a recent episode of BJ Penn Radio. “It’s not some...

Feb 3, 2018 9:08 am

BREAKING VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson Confirms ‘In Negotiations’ For UFC 226 Superfight with TJ Dillashaw

Demetrious Johnson confirms ‘negotiations have begun’ to fight TJ Dillashaw as the co-main event of #UFC226: Cormier vs Miocic. pic.twitter.com/xEcrsiQV4a — Justin Golightly (@SecretMovesMMA) February 3, 2018 Already the rest of this year feels like just a build-up to the absolutely gigantic fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier at UFC 226. It’s hard to...

Feb 2, 2018 8:52 am

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson and Jamie Foxx Hang and Game at the EA Sports Bowl

The new EA Sports UFC 3 video game just officially released last night and the EA threw one of those crazy parties you only read about. Of course, unofficial UFC 3 ambassador Demetrious Johnson is the unofficial ambassador was there, styling and profiling. He’s been promoting the game since day one and streaming the beta...

Feb 1, 2018 2:39 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson Plays Dragon Ball FighterZ with WWE’s Xavier Woods

If you’ve followed UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson‘s life at all outside of the Octagon, you’d know that when he’s not dominating in the Octagon, he’s interacting and playing against fans on his Twitch stream. Rain or shine, holiday or no holiday, he can be found playing all your favorite games live on the platform....

Feb 1, 2018 12:32 pm

Report | Demetrious Johnson vs. TJ Dillashaw superfight targeted for UFC 226 co-main event

UFC 226, which goes down on July 7, is going to be headlined by a heavyweight superfight between reigning champion Stipe Miocic and reigning light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. And from the sounds of it, another blockbuster superfight is in the works for the card’s co-main event: a flyweight title fight between dominating divisional champ...

Feb 1, 2018 6:28 am

John Dodson on TJ Dillashaw’s chances again Demetrious Johnson: “he can’t beat him”

One of the most talked about fights in MMA today is a possible superfight between dominating UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Pretty much everybody has an opinion on this possible blockbuster, and that includes John Dodson, who has fought both Johnson and Dillashaw in the past. Dodson...

Jan 31, 2018 2:25 pm

The Superfight Dilemma: A Matter of Life, Death or Metamorphosis

Somewhere someone is looking at numbers skyrocket. The engagements and impressions are out of control. Suddenly, a dull UFC week is sparked with an army of 14,000 fire emoji. This is what happens when the UFC announces a fight the magnitude of Daniel Cormier moving up to face Stipe Miocic for the heavyweight title. A...

Jan 24, 2018 1:50 pm

Demetrious Johnson Holding Out for a Stacked Card the TJ Dillashaw Fight Deserves

The UFC has been teasing that this 25th anniversary year is going to be huge. Going into 2018, it’s hard to imagine a big fight year without the superfight between Demetrious Johnson and TJ Dillashaw happening. It’s been teased even before Johnson broke Anderson Silva’s title defense record with a spectacular submission finish never before...

Jan 22, 2018 6:39 am

Demetrious Johnson shares ideal opponent, date for next fight

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, who owns the record for most consecutive title defenses of any champion in UFC history, is currently recovering from a surgery. That said, he’s already eyeing his next fight. While Johnson has expressed some disinterest in a potential fight with bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw in the past, he seems to...

Jan 18, 2018 2:25 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva Calls Demetrious Johnson the Greatest of All Time

At UFC 216, Demetrious Johnson not only broke Anderson Silva’s title defense record, but did it with a German suplex-cancel into an armbar. He made history by breaking the record, but by possibly pulling off the most spectacular submission ever in the UFC. In classic humble fashion, Anderson Silva recently was asked about Johnson’s status...

Jan 10, 2018 10:23 am

BREAKING | Demetrious Johnson Won’t Be Fighting Anytime Soon

Every time Demetrious Johnson’s name has come up since his record-breaking performance, it has been paired with TJ Dillashaw. It seemed like negotiations were getting close, but he has recently dismissed the talk. We’ve known that the main speed bump was money, but it looks like there is another thing standing in the way. While...

Jan 9, 2018 12:00 pm

TJ Dillashaw Vows To Defend Both Belts After Beating Demetrious Johnson for His Legacy

Demetrious Johnson fighting TJ Dillashaw could be the biggest fight in 2018 and while Johnson has been quiet about the match-up, UFC bantamweight champ Dillashaw will not let it the idea of it fade away. He’s been training for it already for months now and is determined to take everything the ‘Mighty’ flyweight belt holder...

Jan 4, 2018 10:10 am

Frustrated TJ Dillashaw Vows to Dethrone Demetrious Johnson

After a false alarm leak, Demetrious Johnson released a statement saying that a Champ Champ fight with TJ Dillashaw still isn’t official yet. But hey, don’t tell Dillashaw that. He’s been training since early December now and is steamrolling ahead like the fight is tomorrow. This is a giant scrap for both fighters and could...

Jan 3, 2018 3:46 pm

Demetrious Johnson Only Plans to Fight Two Times in 2018

What Demetrious Johnson has done is hard. Like, very hard. Look at all the titles that changed hands in 2017. Of course, Mighty Mouse wasn’t one of them. He hasn’t ever been one of them. For six years he hasn’t been beaten, collecting a history-making number of title defenses and surpassing Anderson Silva in the...

Jan 3, 2018 12:05 pm

Demetrious Johnson explains how his insane submission of Ray Borg came to be

When examining the options for 2017’s Submission of the Year, there is one very clear frontrunner: the insane, flying armbar flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson locked up on Ray Borg back in October. It was the perfect display of just how breathtaking the grappling side of mixed martial arts can be. Speaking on Monday’s edition of...

Jan 2, 2018 12:10 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson Dismisses Leak by ‘Stupid Troll’ About a TJ Dillashaw Fight

UFC flyweight champ @MightyMouseUFC addresses recent rumors of him fighting T.J. Dillashaw that came out of Twitch stream. Watch #TheMMAHour LIVE: https://t.co/7soW7KTArj pic.twitter.com/iG6T44Qqiy — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) January 2, 2018 Aside from Stipe Miocic’s fight with Francis Ngannou, the biggest fight of 2018 by far right now is Demetrious Johnson’s potential superfight with TJ Dillashaw. The...

Dec 30, 2017 6:31 pm

VIDEO | Promotional plans leaked for Demetrious Johnson vs. TJ Dillashaw

It appears that plans for a super fight between UFC champions Demetrious Johnson and T.J. Dillashaw are officially underway. Earlier tonight the UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was live streaming on Twitch when a conversation between UFC executives was recorded that appears to detail promotional plans for a “Mighty Mouse” vs. Dillashaw super fight. Check...

Dec 27, 2017 1:33 pm

VIDEO | Watch Demetrious Johnson Have a Blue Christmas Playing PUBG

There were no fights. Old Man Winter was nipping at everyone’s ears. The stockings were hung on the mantle. Hopefully, all the shopping was done and you were ready to sip hot cocoa with your loved ones and wait for Santa. That sounds like a great way to spend the holidays. However, some people spent...

Dec 20, 2017 10:09 am

Demetrious Johnson Offers to Welcome Floyd Mayweather to the UFC

Next year, a huge fight is in the works. UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is supposed to go down to fight UFC flyweight champion and title-defense king, Demetrious Johnson. It very well could be the most highly skilled MMA fighter in history if the UFC can pull it off. However, there is a fight that...

Dec 5, 2017 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson Breaks Silence on ‘Snake Fight’ With TJ Dillashaw

Potentially the biggest fight of 2018 is the long-hyped super fight between UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. Dana White announced the huge superfight at the UFC 218 post-fight press conference and Dillashaw has already started completely changing his training regiment in order to lose the weight to get down...

Dec 4, 2017 6:30 am

VIDEO | TJ Dillashaw has commenced his training for Demetrious Johnson

On the heels of Dana White announcing TJ vs DJ next, TJ Dillashaw is bringing his body weight down over a 20 week period and trying to lose 6.4lbs of muscle to make Flyweight. pic.twitter.com/KT4NSTYXjx — Justin Golightly (@SecretMovesMMA) December 4, 2017 Shortly after he knocked out Cody Garbrandt to reclaim the UFC bantamweight title...