609 Search Results for demetrious johnson

Jun 2, 2015 5:45 am

Jussier Formiga: ‘It’s My Time For A Title Shot’

UFC flyweight Jussier Formiga did his job and beat Wilson Reis this past weekend, making his win streak 3 in a row. Now, the fighter is calling for his title shot. Formiga is the only top 5 flyweight that hasn’t already challenged Demetrious Johnson for his belt. Here’s what Formiga told the media on Saturday....

Jun 1, 2015 3:05 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Weidman Making Moves In P4P, Condit Stays Put

We are one week removed from Chris Weidman’s successful UFC Middleweight Championship defense at UFC 187 and he is still making moves in the rankings. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson got kicked out of spot number-two in favor of “The All American”, and Anderson Silva dropped two spots to number twelve. Donald Cerrone made an odd...

May 31, 2015 1:49 pm

Jussier Formiga Shooting for Gold After Big UFC Fight Night 67 Win

Jussier Formiga had an opportunity to show the world what he was made of when he fought Wilson Reis on the main card of UFC Fight Night 67 this past Saturday. Not only did Formiga walk out with his hands raised, but he put on a one-sided performance and shut Reis down almost every opportunity...

May 28, 2015 7:17 pm

RATINGS REPORT! UFC 187 Preliminary Card Draws Average Audience

The reports are in and UFC 187’s preliminary broadcast on FOX Sports 1 broad in an average number of viewers with 780,000. To put that in a little bit of prospective, UFC 186, headlined by Demetrious Johnson, did 710,000 with its preliminary card. Another big sporting event took place during the same time. Something called...

May 26, 2015 8:45 am

Should Dodson Get His Rematch?

Surprise! He thinks he should. The UFC flyweight thinks it’s clear that he should be the next title challenger. After his win over Zach Makovsly at UFC 187, at the post-fight press conference, Dodson had this to say about a potential rematch. “It’s a no-brainer for me. I always still want to beat up Demetrious...

May 24, 2015 4:10 pm

Dodson Thinks Rematch with “Mighty Mouse” Is a “No-Brainer”

John Dodson put on an impressive performance at UFC 187 when he defeated Zach Makovsky by way of unanimous decision. Now, with three wins under his belt since his last fight with Demetrious Johnson, Dodson thinks it’s time for another shot at the title. “It’s a no-brainer for me,” Dodson said during the UFC 187...

May 19, 2015 12:59 pm

MIGHTY MOUSE Still Eyeing ‘Mighty Check’ For Super Fight

Demetrious Johnson could go down as one of the most underrated UFC champions in the company’s history. “Mighty Mouse” has racked up an impressive ten victories inside of the octagon and has successfully defended his flyweight title six times. “Mighty Mouse” wants his name to be synonymous with the flyweight division in the future. Johnson...

May 19, 2015 10:18 am

Frankie Edgar Jumps into “Pound for Pound” List in Updated UFC Rankings

Frankie Edgar came out on top against Urijah Faber at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he made his return to the pound for pound rankings in the most recent edition of UFC’s official rankings! Despite being the most dominant athlete in the world, Ronda Rousey has moved down a spot in the “pound for pound”...

May 19, 2015 8:31 am

‘I Can Knock Anybody Out at 125 and 135… AND Conor McGregor’

UFC flyweight John Dodson is walking into the octagon for his fight with Zach Makovsky with the mindset that he will challenge champion Demetrious Johnson for his title with a victory. Dodson’s first attempt at dethroning the champion did not go as well as planned. Johnson and Dodson had a five round war at “UFC...

May 15, 2015 11:44 am

UFC Returns to Japan & Unveils New Reality Show, “Road to UFC: Japan”

UFC announced that it will be returning to the Saitama Super Arena on the 27th September 2015 with UFC Fight Night Japan. This will be the fourth UFC event in Japan and the second event in Asia this year. In addition to bringing fans a live event, UFC have also confirmed that they are producing...

May 14, 2015 2:09 am

“Mighty Mouse” Pulls In Low PPV Buys for UFC 186

UFC 186 fell victim to several card changes. The event was supposed to host two championship defenses, but TJ Dillashaw suffered an injury that forced him off the card and Demetrious Johnson was bumped up to the main-event. While he was fighting a talented opponent in Kyoji Horiguchi, they hardly have enough star-power to replace...

May 14, 2015 2:00 am

Benavidez — I Would Beat ‘Mighty Mouse’ If I Fought Him Again

Joseph Benavidez fell short of relinquishing Demetrious Johnson as his role of UFC Flyweight Champion, but he’s confident he will be successful if given another chance. Benavidez will be stepping into the octagon to face John Moraga in a flyweight match to kick off the main card of UFC 187. Currently ranked at number two...

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

May 11, 2015 7:37 pm

Jussier Formiga: ‘Flyweights Need A Conor McGregor’

UFC flyweight Jussier Formiga thinks the division needs a new champion and a Conor McGregor. The flyweight fighter recently talked to Tatame and said that the division is hurt by having such a dominant champion and thinks some should step up ad be the Conor McGregor of the 125 lbers. Check out what he said:...

May 7, 2015 10:56 am

‘TRY IT! McGregor Won’t Steal My Belt Like Aldo’

Conor McGregor seems to be quite the title thief. During the UFC 189 World Tour, Conor McGregor actually stole Jose Aldo’s belt right in front of his eyes. He didn’t have it for long, but McGregor one-upped the champion. Demetrious Johnson wouldn’t let that happen to him… because he never carries his real belt. “I...

Apr 29, 2015 9:04 am

New P4P King with “Bones” Out of UFC’s Official Rankings

It’s been a big couple of days in the world of mixed martial arts. Now that it is official Jon Jones is not only pulled from UFC 187 but also suspended and stripped of the title, UFC officials have released the newest rankings. The biggest change, of course, is the removal of Jon Jones from...

Apr 26, 2015 7:17 am

Dana White: ‘I Don’t Give A Sh*t’ About Fans Leaving During Main Event

Last night at UFC 186 flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson put on an excellent performance against challenger Kyoji Horiguchi, eventually submitting him with an astonishing :01 left in the fifth and final round. Unfortunately, some fans that attended the live event didn’t see the finish because they decided to leave during the fight, according to reports....

Apr 25, 2015 10:43 pm

UFC 186 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home Extra $50K!

The UFC 186 bonus report is in! Dana White announced the winners at the UFC 186 Post Fight Press Conference. Check out who got to take home some extra cash! Performance of the Night: Demetrious Johnson Demetrious Johnson implemented his game plan and did everything he said he was going to do tonight. He refused...

Apr 25, 2015 10:11 am

“UFC 186 Embedded” Episode 3: “Rampage”… Slapping Fans?

On Episode 3 of UFC 186 Embedded, the mood in Montreal stays relaxed in the final days of fight week. Middleweight Michael Bisping test-drives his gloves, flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson expounds on video games and former light heavyweight champion Rampage Jackson faces technical difficulties during a video chat. As Thursday winds down, the weight-cutting begins,...

Apr 24, 2015 2:31 pm

OPINION: ‘Mighty Mouse Doesn’t Sell A Single Ticket’

News broke that the UFC has decided to close down half of the stadium at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada for UFC 186, headlined by a flyweight title fight between champ, Demetrious Johnson, and Kyoji Horiguchi. Johnson has been pegged for not being a big draw before and this certainly isn’t helping that notion....