Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 9/17/12
Getting married is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. However, so is becoming the first UFC flyweight champion. That’s why Demetrious Johnson (Pictured) asked his bride-to-be to sacrifice part of their romantic wedding and honeymoon for some hardcore training. Joseph Benavidez easily earned his spot in the flyweight finals by disposing of Yasuhiro ********** in the 2ndRound of their affair. Johnson’s advancement in the four-man tournament was a tad bit more complicated. That same March evening, it was initially announced Johnson had posted a highly controversial majority decision victory over Ian McCall. However, upon further examination, it was determined one of the three judges sitting cageside had miscalculated his scorecard. The verdict was subsequently changed to a majority draw, which threw a major monkey wrench into “Mighty Mouse’s” wedding week plans. “Winning the title before anyone else will be the proudest moment of my life,” Johnson shared. “I was supposed to get ...
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