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DEMETRIOUS JOHNSON RUMORS

UFC 191 ‘Johnson vs. Dodson II’ event trailer, updated fight card

Flyweight Championship Bout Demetrious Johnson (C) (22-2-1) vs. John Dodson (17-6) Heavyweight Bout Andrei Arlovski (24-10) vs. Frank Mir (18-9) Light Heavyweight Bout Anthony Johnson (19-5) vs. Jimi Manuwa (15-1) Light Heavyweight Bout Jan Blachowicz (18-4) vs. Corey Anderson (5-1) Women’s Strawweight Bout Paige VanZant (5-1) vs. Alex Chambers (5-2) Bantamweight Bout Francisco...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson Now Fighting Jimi Manuwa At UFC 191

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has a new opponent for September 5th’s UFC 191 event in Las Vegas after the promotion decided to bring in Jimi Manuwa to replace Yan Blachowicz. That switch makes sense as Johnson is just coming off a title loss to Daniel Cormier and still holds down the No.1 contender spot in the division, so it was surprising to see him linked to the No.12 ranked...
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson now faces Jimi Manuwa at UFC 191 in Las Vegas

A major change has been made to the upcoming UFC 191 fight card as former title contender Anthony Johnson will now meet heavy-handed striker Jimi Manuwa instead of Jan Blachowicz on the main card from Las Vegas on Sept. 5. UFC officials confirmed the change following a report from ESPN. Johnson was set to face Blachowicz after the UFC 191 fight card was announced just a couple of...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson Vs John Dodson Rematch Headlines UFC 191

Last night during the UFC Fight Night 71 event on FOX Sports 1 the UFC announced that UFC 191 on September 5th in Las Vegas will be headlined by a flyweight title rematch between Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson. These two first fought back in January of 2013, with Johnson successfully defending his title for the first time by unanimous decision in a ‘Fight Of The Night’ performance...
Via Fight Of The Night
18 days ago  |  Discuss

John Dodson Granted Rematch With UFC Champ Demetrious Johnson

To the surprise of nobody, John Dodson (pictured) is the UFC flyweight top contender. It was announced on this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight” that Dodson gets next crack at champion Demetrious Johnson sometime later this year. Dodson is currently slotted first in the UFC flyweight rankings. He solidified his next dibs status with May’s unanimous decision victory over Zach...
Via 5thRound.com
June 24, 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

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
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