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John Dodson wants to knock out Demetrious Johnson following win at UFC 187

John Dodson knew going into his UFC 187 fight against Zach Makovsky that a win would likely put him in position to fight Demetrious Johnson for the flyweight title later this year. Dodson had been out of action after suffering a torn ACL in his knee that forced him into surgery and out of the title picture for almost a year. The fight with Makovsky was probably the worst of Dodson...
Via Fox Sports
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson: I have a family to worry about, not critics

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson never stops moving and never stops fighting for a finish. That's why he's been able to finish so many of his recent opponents, and why he was able to break the record for the latest submission finish in UFC history when he arm barred Kyoji Horiguchi with one second left in the fight. Despite five hard rounds of competitive fighting against...
Via Fox Sports
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson Needs John Dodson More Than Ever

Reigning flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (pictured) is quickly, and very quietly, climbing up the greatest UFC fighters of all time totem pole. Unfortunately for Johnson, fans seem more focused on his inability to be a big draw than his big time abilities inside the cage. Johnson now has six straight UFC title defenses following Saturday’s victory over Kyoji Horiguchi. He...
Via 5thRound.com
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 186: Demetrious Johnson Earns Submission Win Over Kyoji Horiguchi

It was another 24 minutes and 59 seconds of dominance Saturday night at Bell Centre in Montreal, as UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson retained his title for the sixth time, submitting a game, but overmatched Kyoji Horiguchi in the UFC 186 main event. The finish was the latest ever in UFC history. Horiguchi wore off any nervous energy at the start with several kicks, allowing...
Via NESN.com
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson, Almeida, Laprise And Barberena Score Bonuses at UFC 186

Following “UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi,” UFC president Dana White awarded Demetrious Johnson, Thomas Almeida, Chad Laprise and Bryan Barberena each an additional $50,000 for their special performances on Saturday. Johnson was one second away from taking a unanimous decision win over Kyoji Horiguchi, but managed to submit him with an armbar with only one second before the...
Via 5thRound.com
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 186: Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (Video Highlights)

Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (pictured) appeared well on his way to a unanimous decision victory over Kyoji Horiguchi on Saturday at UFC 186, but “Mighty Mouse” decided at the last second, literally, to finish things off instead. Johnson slapped on an armbar and got Horiguchi to tap out with one tick remaining in their five round fight. It was the latest stoppage in...
Via 5thRound.com
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Demetrious Johnson wins with last-second submission

Next to losing there is only one thing in an MMA fight that sucks more--putting the power to decide who wins in the hands of the judges. How many times have we watched a fight and thought there was no way in hell one guy could lose, but somehow the judges--who must have been watching another fight--called it for the other guy. Frustrating as hell, right?Maybe Demetrious Johnson was...
Via FatManWriting
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson Submits Kyoji Horiguchi With 1 Second Of The Fight Left

Not only did Demetrious Johnson successfully defend his flyweight title tonight at UFC 186 against Kyoji Horiguchi, but he also claimed the latest stoppage in UFC history with an armbar producing the tapout with just one second of the fight remaining. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. Horiguchi with a body kick to start. Johnson misses with a high kick. Another...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson Heavy Favorite Over Kyoji Horiguchi At UFC 186

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson’s (pictured) brilliance inside the cage is undeniable. According to the Gambling Gods, Kyoji Horiguchi will find out first-hand this Saturday. Johnson is a whopping 10-1 odds-on favorite to plaster Horiguchi at UFC 186. Horiguchi, meanwhile, checks in as a 6-1 longshot to dethrone the only 125-pound champion the UFC has ever known. This...
Via 5thRound.com
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Speedy Scrappers Demetrious Johnson and Kyoji Horiguchi Set to Clash for Flyweight Title

Flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson meets Japan’s Kyoji Horiguchi at UFC 186. (Mandatory Credit: USA Today Sports) Two of MMA’s fastest fighters will meet Saturday night in Montreal.  Considered the 3rd best pound-for-pound fighter in the world behind Jon Jones and Jose Aldo, flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (21-2-1) will put his belt on the line against Kyoji Horiguchi...
Via The Sports Journal
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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