487 Search Results for demetrious johnson

Jul 10, 2014 3:00 pm

Another UFC Title Challenger Just Got Popped For Controversial Performance Enhancer

The latest in MMA cheats has been uncovered, and it’s a big one. UFC 174 title challenger, Ali Bagautinov has failed his post-fight drug test for EPO and as a result will serve out a twelve-month suspension. This news comes on the heels of several disappointing test failures, including that of Chael Sonnen, who also...

Jun 26, 2014 6:18 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To USA vs Germany World Cup Game

Team U.S.A. has had some moderate success in this year’s FIFA World Cup. And though, they recently lost to Germany, they still get to advance through to the next round. The MMA World took to twitter with reactions and commentary throughout the match. Check it: No pressure, well except for BILLION people that are watching....

Jun 22, 2014 3:28 pm

More Than 50 UFC Stars to Appear at UFC Fan Expo in Vegas July 5 & 6

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is excited to announce more than 50 UFC stars scheduled to appear at the 2014 UFC Fan Expo on Sat., July 5 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sun., July 6 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. PT at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The largest gathering...

Jun 19, 2014 2:45 pm

Rumor: UFC 174 PPV Bombs, Earns Less Buys Than Bellator

We thought UFC 173’s numbers looked bad and they were, but if early indicators hold true, UFC 174 set the new standard for bad buy rate. Ratings Guru, Dave Meltzer explains: (Via The Wrestling Observer) UFC 174 was the night that tested what the least amount of interest UFC could garner from a PPV perspective...

Jun 13, 2014 5:06 pm

PHOTO | UFC 174 Fighters Square Off In Canada

If you missed our live broadcast of today’s UFC !74 weigh-ins, here’s the staredowns. UFC 17 takes place tomorrow night from the Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Here’s more: Brendan Schaub v Andrei Arlovski: Rory MacDonald v Tyron Woodley: Ryan Bader v. Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante:

Jun 13, 2014 4:38 pm

UFC 174 Official Weigh-In Results

Today from Canada’s Rogers Center the UFC 174 fighters hit the scales to make tomorrow night’s fights official. If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of the event, here are the results: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. PT) Demetrious Johnson (125) vs. Ali Bagautinov (124.5) Rory MacDonald (171) vs. Tyron Woodley (170.5) Ryan Bader (205) vs....

Jun 12, 2014 5:13 am

Florian-Sonnen Break Down This Weekend’s UFC 174 Main Event

This weekend on pay-per-view, Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson returns to action to defend his title against the flyweight number one contender, Ali Bagautinov. During last night’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight’ on FOX Sports 1, the show’s hosts broke down the fight. Here’s what they said: Sonnen on Ali Bagautinov and his title challenge at UFC...

Jun 6, 2014 6:50 am

EXCLUSIVE | John Moraga Believes that First Dodson Fight was “Bogus”

John Moraga is fighting an old foe this weekend on UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Khabilov in John Dodson. The two previously fought on a Nemesis Fighting card in 2010, where Dodson won a unanimous decision. However, Moraga told BJPenn.com radio that he doesn’t even really think about their first fight, saying “the first time...

Jun 6, 2014 5:24 am

Dodson Willing To Give T.J. Dillashaw A Rematch

“I know how much it sucks to lose to somebody, so if [Dillashaw] ever wants to run that back, we could. T.J. made our whole season look amazing. He walked out there and said, ‘Hey, I came from ‘The Ultimate Fighter 14,’ and everybody on that season is doing phenomenal, and he’s doing the best...

Jun 3, 2014 8:35 am

UFC 174 Lineup Finalized With Preview (Video)

UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov which takes place June 14th has been finalized with Ryan Jimmo vs. Ovince St. Preux kicking off the main card on PPV. Below is a video preview in case you weren’t excited enough about the event, along with the official fight card. Champ Demetrious Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov – for...

May 28, 2014 5:09 am

UFC 174 on Pay-Per-View Preview

The UFC Flyweight title is on the line Saturday, June 14th at UFC 174 as the champ, Demetrious Johnson takes on Ali Bagautinov who is on an 11 fight win streak. The co-main event is a pivotal welterweight bout as Rory MacDonald takes on Tyron Woodley.

May 2, 2014 10:15 am

Ryan Jimmo vs. Ovince St. Preux set for UFC 174

UFC officials announced this morning that a light heavyweight bout between Ryan Jimmo (19-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Ovince St. Preux (15-5 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is the latest addition to June’s UFC 174 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Ryan “Big Deal” Jimmo was most recently seen in action at April’s ‘TUF Nations Finale’ event...

Apr 25, 2014 4:56 pm

Brendan Schaub vs. Andrei Arlovski Is Official For UFC 174

  Yesterday, UFC president Dana White welcomed former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski back to the octagon via twitter. The promotion wasted no time in finding “The Pitbull” a fight. The UFC announced today that Arlovski would be welcomed back into the octagon by Brendan Schaub. .@BrendanSchaub vs @AndreiArlovski added to #UFC174! Get tix NOW...

Apr 24, 2014 11:15 am

‘Mighty Mouse’ Defends UFC’s Contender Decisions

“It’s not like Mortal Kombat where before you fight Shao Khan you have to fight Kintaro. It’s not like that, if it was like that everybody would have to fight John Dodson and Joseph Benavidez and they wouldn’t get passed those guys. That’s how it is. If Ali Bagautinov would have to beat those guys...

Apr 24, 2014 7:39 am

Ryan Bader vs Rafael Cavalcante added to UFC 174

On Wednesday afternoon, The Canadian Press announced the addition of light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Rafael Cavalcante to the UFC 174 card. UFC 174 will be taking place on June 14 at the Rogers Area in Vancouver, and while the card is not yet complete, it is anticipated that Bader vs. Cavalcante will be a...

Apr 9, 2014 5:13 pm

Mighty Mouse vs. Bagautinov Headlines UFC 174

UFC 174 in Vancouver is starting to take shape, with an expected headliner of Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson vs Ali “Puncher King” Bagautinov, as announced by UFC officials. Johnson (19-2-1, 7-1-1 UFC), will look to continue what has proven to be a dominant UFC title run. Since capturing the inaugural Flyweight title in 2012, Johnson...

Mar 26, 2014 3:29 pm

John Dodson vs. John Moraga 2 set for ‘UFC Fight Night 43’ in Albuquerque

UFC officials announced today that former flyweight title challengers John Dodson (15-6 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and John Moraga (14-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) will square off at the upcoming ‘UFC Fight Night 43’ event in Albuquerque. The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 winner, John Dodson, is coming off a “Knockout of the night” victory over Darrell Montague,...

Feb 8, 2014 12:23 pm

2013 World MMA Award winners

The 2013 World MMA Award winners were announced yesterday during a black-tie ceremony at the Venetian and Palazzo Resort, Hotel & Casinos in Las Vegas. UFC heavyweight contender Travis “Hapa” Browne took home a pair of the evenings awards, including the fan voted “Breakthrough Fighter of the Year,” as well as the award for “Comeback...

Feb 7, 2014 5:48 am

UFC Celebrates Black History Month with Events in Cities Nationwide

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will celebrate Black History Month by taking part in a series of events and appearances nationwide throughout the month of February. UFC stars such as flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, Uriah Hall, Rashad Evans, Anthony Johnson, Tyron Woodley and Phil Davis will visit multiple cities across the United...

Feb 5, 2014 4:20 pm

5 Cross-Promotional Events That Will Never Happen

  It’s been about two weeks since Bellator shot down the hopes of MMA fans everywhere by not accepting the challenge served by the World Series of Fighting. Yes its true, none of us honestly expected it to happen, but that doesn’t mean we didn’t want it to Bjorn! That tiny part of our brains...

Feb 3, 2014 6:02 pm

Joseph Benavidez vs. Timothy Elliott set for UFC 172 in Baltimore

UFC officials announced today that a flyweight tilt between Joseph Benavidez (19-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC) and Timothy Elliott (10-4-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC) is the latest addition to April’s UFC 172 event in Baltimore, Maryland. Joseph Benavidez has gone 6-2 in the UFC, but has yet to solve the riddle that is UFC flyweight champion Demetrious...

Jan 11, 2014 10:20 am

Breaking Down The Three Threats To Weidman In 2014

Will Chris Weidman lose in 2014? Maybe. In a way, even though he beat Anderson Silva twice, I am still not convinced he will be a dominant champion. I do not deny that Weidman is the true champion. He beat Silva fair and square both times. In their first match, Weidman capitalized on Silva’s two...

Jan 6, 2014 9:27 am

Moraga vs Ortiz Promoted to UFC FN 35 Main Card

Thanks to some shuffling due to injury, the flyweight division will be getting some more main card attention. Dustin Ortiz and John Moraga will now be featured on the main card of UFC Fight Night 35. Ortiz (12-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC), looks to continue his 4-fight winning streak, most recently defeating Jose-Maria Tome last November...

Dec 31, 2013 12:37 pm

PREDICTIONS: 2014’s Top 5 Break Out Fighters

With 2013 drawing to a close, which fighters are going to have the biggest years in 2014?   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Looking back at this past year, a number of fighters stand out as having exceptionally impressive performances during the last twelve months.  Fighters like Ronda Rousey, who became the first female champion in...

Dec 31, 2013 11:10 am

14 predictions for the UFC in 2014: The Year Of Ronda Rousey?

It’s the last day of 2013 and what a year. As we look ahead to the New Year, here are fourteen predictions for the UFC’s 2014 season: #14 – 2012 didn’t end the way Michael Johnson would have wanted it after winning 3 fights in a row, he then ended 2012 with a loss in...

Dec 24, 2013 9:44 am

‘Mighty Mouse’ Says Sure, Give Hm Bantamweight Title Shot

“There’s a lot of work that needs to be done at 125. I need to dominate and clean out the entire division and then I can start thinking about going up to 135. Like I said, I’m happy to be at 125. I love training hard. I love the weight cut and I love fighting...

Dec 21, 2013 11:19 am

BJPENN.COM’S 2013 Fighter of the year candidates

By Evan Stoumbelis This year has been a great one for fight fans, and as it’s winding down with its final card next Saturday it only seems right to reflect on the year and wonder who the UFC will pick as fighter of the year. In the meantime I have decided to take a look...