Archive: Demetrious Johnson

Dec 4, 2012 6:58 am

Jospeh Benavidez vs. Ian McCall set for UFC 156 on Superbowl weekend | UFC News

Flyweight contenders Jospeh Benavidez (16-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Ian McCall (11-3-1 MMA, 0-1-1 UFC) have agreed to meet at UFC 156 this February. Benavidez stopped Yasuhiro Urushitani via first round TKO back in March to earn a spot in the inagural Flyweight tournament finals. However, in the tournament final at UFC 152, Benavidez lost a decision to Demetrious...


Nov 28, 2012 10:28 am

Magnus Cedenblad vs Rafael Natal added to UFC on FOX 6 in Chicago | UFC News

A middleweight match-up between Magnus Cedenblad (10-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Rafael Natal (14-4-1 MMA, 2-2-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FOX 6 card set for January 26th in Chicago, Illinois. Cedenblad was riding a seven-fight win streak when he made his UFC debut this past April at UFC on FUEL TV 2’s event in his...

Nov 15, 2012 12:42 pm

UFC Officially Announces UFC on FOX 6 With Flyweight Title Main Event | UFC NEWS

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson makes his first ever title defense against current number one contender and The Ultimate Fighter® season 14 winner John Dodson on Saturday, Jan. 26 when the Ultimate Fighting Championship® returns to United Center in Chicago, Ill. Unbeaten in his last three performances, Johnson defeated Joseph Benavidez at UFC 152 in...

Nov 14, 2012 6:38 am

UFC Confirms Dates for UFC 157, UFC on Fuel 7 & UFC on Fuel 8

  Last night on Fuel TV’s UFC Tonight it was announced that the UFC has set dates for three upcoming events in 2013. All but one has a location. UFC 157 will take place on February 23 in Anaheim, CA. The last time the organization was at the Honda Center Junior Dos Santos knocked out Cain Velasquez...

Nov 7, 2012 12:37 pm

Matt Wiman to Face T.J. Grant at UFC on Fox 6

  UFC officials announced today that Matt Wiman will face T.J. Grant in a lightweight matchup in Chicago on the UFC on Fox 6 card. The event will be held on January 26 from the United Center in Chicago, IL. Wiman was last seen submitting previously unbeaten Paul Sass in September on the UFC on...

Nov 7, 2012 9:38 am

UFC On FOX 6 Shaping Up With Johnson vs. Dodson / Cerrone vs Pettis Additions | UFC NEWS

UFC on FOX 6 card begins to take shape a day after the UFC announced it would return to Chicago.  UFC officials on Tuesday announced on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight.” The main event will be the 1st flyweight title defense of champ Demetrious Johnson opposite top contender John Dodson.  Lightweights  Anthony Pettis and Donald Cerrone...

Oct 11, 2012 6:39 am

Exclusive: Part Two of Our Interview with Miguel Torres

  To read part one of our exclusive interview with Miguel Torres click here.   Provided he gets by Moraes in November he may already have an opponent in place. Recent World Series of Fighting signee Tyson Nam is training as we speak and will be a part of the second card the organization puts...

Oct 5, 2012 1:13 pm

“UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot” Main Card Predictions | UFC NEWS

  Tomorrow night the UFC will put on their third event in three weeks as they present UFC on FX 5: Silva vs. Browne from the Target Center in Minneapolis, MN. The four bout main card will be headlined by a heavyweight match-up pitting Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva vs. Travis “Hapa” Browne. In the co-main event...

Sep 30, 2012 12:44 pm

#8 BJPENN.COM RADIO-Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson,Miesha Tate & Jeremy Stephens

Just eight days removed from winning the inaugural UFC flyweight championship, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson joins BJPenn.com Radio hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick live tonight to put his incredible victory into perspective. In addition to speaking with the newly crowned 125-lbs champion, the guys will also interview three more exciting guests in the world...

Sep 28, 2012 7:34 am

Reminder: BJPenn.Com Radio Returns Sunday with Four Great Guests Including UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson

  Just eight days removed from winning the inaugural UFC flyweight championship, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson joins BJPenn.com Radio hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick live this Sunday to put his incredible victory into perspective. In addition to speaking with the newly crowned 125-lbs champion, the guys will also interview three more exciting guests in...

Sep 26, 2012 7:56 am

What’s Next for the Main Card Fighters of UFC 152

  What’s next for the main card fighters of UFC 152? Saturday night’s card was entertaining and gave fans a little bit of everything. There were three knockouts and three submissions in 12 total bouts. Even a couple of the fights that went to decision were full of intrigue and very suspense. I don’t think...

Sep 25, 2012 4:59 pm

BJPenn.com Radio: Newly Crowned UFC Flyweight Champ Demetrious Johnson, Invicta FC 3's Tara LaRosa, Miesha Tate and Jeremy Stephens

Just eight days removed from winning the inaugural UFC flyweight championship, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson joins BJPenn.com Radio hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick live this Sunday to put his incredible victory into perspective. In addition to speaking with the newly crowned 125-lbs champion, the guys will also interview three more exciting guests in the...

Sep 24, 2012 2:20 pm

UFC 152 Medical Suspensions I MMA News

  The stacked UFC 152 card gave fight fans a lot of memorable moments. It also gave us two great title fights that crowned the first ever flyweight champion and also extended the legacy of a young phenom, respectively. Jon Jones successfully defended his title in the main event against Vitor Belfort with a fourth...

Sep 22, 2012 9:27 pm

Demetrious Johnson crowned first ever UFC Flyweight champion | UFC News

By Evan Stoumbelis Today UFC fans saw history unfold as Demetrious Johnson defeated Joseph Benavidez in the co-main event of UFC 152 to become the first ever UFC Flyweight champion by way of split decision. Dana White spoke after the fight saying that “Mighty Mouse looked amazing!” 26 year old Demetrious Johnson defeated Ian McCall...

Sep 21, 2012 8:53 am

UFC 152 Main Card Predictions

  The last time the UFC held an event was August 11th when they presented UFC 150: Edgar vs. Henderson II. That is an awfully long time considering how active the organization has been over the past two years or so. It’ll be almost 50 days between shows once UFC 152 rolls around this Saturday...

Sep 20, 2012 9:01 am

Who's on the Hot Seat: UFC 152 Edition

  The Hot Seat is back after being forced to the sidelines because of the cancelation of UFC 151. This time we will focus on UFC 152 and which fighters are dangerously close to losing their job should they come up short on Saturday night. Toronto is certainly in for some great fights and will...

Sep 19, 2012 10:25 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Jake Rosholt Ready to Face Anthony Johnson

  Jake Rosholt is a three-time NCAA National Champion as well as a 4-time All-American. He is also a member of Team Takedown, a camp that consists of Jake, his younger brother Jared, Johny Hendricks and Shane Roller. Not coincidentally all of these fighters also attended Oklahoma State University. Rosholt had a brief run in...

Sep 19, 2012 6:54 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Joseph Benavidez on Thrift Stores, Being a Champion and Mighty Mouse

  This is the second part of our feature interview with UFC Flyweight Contender Joseph Benavidez. To Check out part one click here. Flyweight is definitely the ideal weight for the 28-year-old Benavidez. Standing just 5’4” tall he was predominately the smaller fighter every time he competed as a bantamweight. The fact that his only...

Sep 17, 2012 9:34 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Joseph Benavidez Interview Part One

Joseph Benavidez is nothing if not persistent. The story of how he drove around looking for Urijah Faber’s gym while on vacation in California is well documented. Thankfully for him as well as the fans his persistence paid off and the two hooked up and have forged a strong bond and working relationship. Faber and...

Sep 7, 2012 9:20 am

Weigh ins for UFC 152 set for September 21 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Toronto’s Air Canada Centre will play host to the UFC 152 weigh ins, which kick off at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT) on September 21. Among those weighing in that afternoon are current UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and title challenger Vitor Belfort, who meet in the UFC 152 headliner the following day. UFC...