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May 7, 2017 1:11 pm

VIDEO | Cocky boxer loses fight in the weirdest way possible

Showboating is nothing new in the world of combat sports. We see it all the time in MMA. Middleweight great Anderson Silva, for example, frequently taunted his foes mid-fight  – often to a ridiculous extent. Silva also found himself on the receiving end of some serious taunting in his 2015 fight with Nick Diaz. Then...

Apr 28, 2017 1:18 pm

UFC fighter seeks to inspire others after years of struggling with her own body image

There are a few fighters that have struggled with being bullied growing up. UFC strawweight Paige VanZant says she enrolled in college early to get away from the high school bullying she was going through. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was bullied during his childhood until the day he stood up to his peer...

Apr 20, 2017 6:36 am

Luke Rockhold reaffirms interest in a fight with Robert Whittaker

When 26-year-old Kiwi Robert Whittaker took out long-time middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza on the main card of the UFC’s recent trip to Kansas City, he caught the attention of every other middleweight on the UFC. No middleweights, however, seem to be quite as interested in the young New Zealander as former champ Luke Rockhold,...

Apr 19, 2017 4:59 pm

Management suggests Kelvin Gastelum could be back in the Octagon soon, despite USADA issue

If things had gone according to plan, former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum would be gearing up for a UFC 212 middleweight bout with MMA legend Anderson Silva as you read this. Regrettably, the young fighter became the latest victim of the United States Anti-Doping Commission’s controversial anti-marijuana legislation, and was forced out of this planned...

Apr 19, 2017 11:50 am

VIDEO | Dana White on Conor McGregor vs. Demetrious Johnson: ‘Anything is possible’

Sorry Demetrious Johnson, but it looks like you have to get to the back of the Conor McGregor line. With his impressive 10th consecutive title defense over the weekend tying Anderson Silva for the record of most consecutive title defenses, “Mighty Mouse” is still looking for his big money fight. Johnson told TMZ that the...

Apr 18, 2017 6:31 am

Brian Stann: Demetrious Johnson is “the best to ever do it”

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC on Fox 24, flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson tapped out Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blackbelt Wilson Reis. This win marked the champ’s tenth-straight title defense, which ties Anderson Silva’s record for most consecutive title defenses in UFC history. In the wake of Johnson’s latest win, many members of the...

Apr 17, 2017 4:46 pm

Demetrious Johnson explains why UFC on FOX 24 didn’t draw big numbers

Demetrious Johnson explains why UFC on FOX 24 didn’t draw big numbers UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson successfully defended his strap for the tenth time at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 24 event submitting Wilson Reis in the third-round of their main event fight. With the victory, “Mighty Mouse” tied former middleweight champion Anderson Silva...

Apr 17, 2017 9:44 am

UFC on Fox 24 Medical Suspensions: Only 4 fighters receive suspensions

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in Kansas City, Missouri, with UFC on Fox 24. The card was an epic one, crammed to the edges with emphatic finishes. In the main event, we saw flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson piece challenger Wilson Reis up to a third-round armbar win. With this win, he tied...

Apr 16, 2017 1:24 pm

Dominick Cruz explains why Demetrious Johnson would have problems at bantamweight

Dominick Cruz explains why Demetrious Johnson would have problems at bantamweight UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson tied Anderson Silva for the most title defenses in UFC history (10) last night in Kansas City by scoring a dominant submission victory over Wilson Reis in the evenings main event. “Mighty Mouse” has essentially cleaned out the entire...

Apr 16, 2017 12:21 pm

UFC on FOX 24 Reebok Payouts: Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson leads the way

UFC on FOX 24 Reebok Payouts: Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson leads the way Last night’s UFC on FOX 24 event in Kansas City delivered with a numbers of exciting fights and some stellar finishes. The event was headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring current champion Demetrious Johnson taking on surging division contender Wilson Reis....

Apr 16, 2017 12:04 pm

Johnson vs. Reis draws worst overnight numbers in UFC on FOX history

Johnson vs. Reis draws worst overnight numbers in UFC on FOX history Last night’s UFC on FOX 24 event in Kansas City showcased a bunch of exciting fights and included UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson attempting to tie Anderson Silva for the most title defenses in promotional history with ten. Despite that, the seemingly attractive...

Apr 16, 2017 9:37 am

Demetrious Johnson discusses possible fights with Conor McGregor and Chael Sonnen

Last night, in the main event of UFC on Fox 24, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson – known by the ring name “Mighty Mouse” – made a whopping 10th straight defense of his title. He did so with a third-round, arm bar induced submission defeat of BJJ blackbelt Wilson Reis – an incredible feat in...

Apr 16, 2017 5:56 am

Demetrious Johnson explains why he deserves a seven-figure payday

Last night, in the main event of UFC on Fox 24, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson – also known as “Mighty Mouse” – defended his throne for a whopping 10th consecutive time. He did so with a third-round arm bar induced submission of experienced Brazilian jiu jitsu blackbelt Wilson Reis – a real feat in...

Apr 15, 2017 10:08 pm

VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City

VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City UFC president Dana White discusses the results from tonight’s exciting UFC on FOX 24 event in Kansas City. The event, UFC on FOX 24, was headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring current champion Demetrious Johnson taking on surging division contender Wilson Reis....

Apr 15, 2017 8:53 pm

Pros react to Demetrious Johnson’s tenth title defense in a row

Demetrious Johnson made history tonight in Kansas City, recording his tenth-straight title defense by submitting Wilson Reis in the third-round of their event main event bout at UFC on FOX 24. With the win, “Mighty Mouse” tied mixed martial arts legend Anderson Silva for the most title defenses in UFC history. Here is how the...

Apr 14, 2017 12:32 pm

Demetrious Johnson is pissed off with the UFC about his championship belt

Most UFC champions get a new championship belt for every time they successfully defend their title in the Octagon. However, that does not seem to be the case for Demetrious Johnson, one of the most dominant champions the UFC has ever had. “Mighty Mouse” has defended his flyweight title nine consecutive times and is set...

Apr 13, 2017 10:41 pm

Demetrious Johnson explains what makes him so dominant

UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson is undoubtably one of the greatest fighters in the world today. With an impressive professional record that features just two losses, ‘Mighty Mouse’ is looking to tie MMA legend Anderson Silva’s record for most title defenses this Saturday when he steps into the Octagon with Wilson Reis. Ahead of the...

Apr 13, 2017 4:52 pm

Daniel Cormier pokes fun at Jon Jones knockout ability

Daniel Cormier pokes fun at Jon Jones knockout ability Daniel Cormier retained his UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of last weekend’s UFC 210 pay-per-view fight card in Buffalo, New York by submitting top contender Anthony Johnson via rear-naked choke. The victory marked Cormier’s fourth in a row, as he had previously scored...

Apr 13, 2017 1:05 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC 210, former light heavyweight No. 1 contender back to the top

UFC 210 took place this past weekend as UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was able to defend his belt against the knockout specialist Anthony Johnson. Following Cormier’s second round submission win, Johnson surprised the MMA community by announcing his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. Johnson said in the post-fight Octagon interview,...

Apr 13, 2017 9:00 am

Demetrious Johnson opens up on fighter pay as champion

The topic of fighter pay is one that has long been discussed by fighters, and has continued to see the UFC receive criticism from fighters who feel as though the promotion doesn’t fairly compensate their fighters. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is arguably the most dominant fighter on the UFC roster, going undefeated since his...

Apr 12, 2017 10:46 am

Jose Aldo also eyeing fight with former boxing champion

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor certainly sparked a bit of a trend when he began to pursue a fight with undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather. In the time since McGregor began to call for a fight with Mayweather, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva once again began to call for a showdown with Roy Jones...

Apr 11, 2017 6:07 pm

Results released for best fight in UFC history voted by ESPN fans

If you had to decide, which single bout would you vote on as the best fight in UFC history? Fans recently voted in a March Madness style voting bracket from ESPN where 16 fights were initially presented and the fans picked what they thought were the best fights in UFC history from their matchups. The...

Apr 11, 2017 5:49 pm

Michael Bisping blasts Chris Weidman for “Oscar Winning Performance” at UFC 210

Michael Bisping blasts Chris Weidman for “Oscar Winning Performance” at UFC 210 Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman suffered a controversial TKO loss to surging division Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of this past weekend’s UFC 210 pay-per-view fight card in Buffalo, New York. Just over the midway point of the fights second-round, Gegard...