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Demetrious Johnson wants to return at UFC 196 during Super Bowl weekend

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is fresh off his latest win over John Dodson in early September, but he's already targeting his return to action in 2016. Johnson told "UFC Tonight" that he would like to fight on the upcoming UFC 196 Pay-Per-View card scheduled for Feb. 6 in Las Vegas during Super Bowl 50 weekend. The Super Bowl card is traditionally one of the biggest shows...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Low UFC 191 gate not Demetrious Johnson’s fault

On Saturday Sept. 5, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson defeated John “The Magician” Johnson at UFC 191 inside the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Flyweight champion had an excellent showing and proved once again why he is the top pound-for-pound fighter in the world. Except there is one little problem. UFC 191 had a reported gate of $1.3 million making it the lowest...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson’s Dominance Not Translating To Dollars

Reigning flyweight king Demetrious Johnson (pictured) is easily the most underappreciated champion in the UFC. Who posts a dominant victory to go up 2-0 on John Dodson – the man most pundits believed was the only legitimate threat to Johnson’s throne – to notch their seventh straight title defense and still get booed? “Mighty Mouse” does, that’s who!Following the lopsided...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Demetrious Johnson, What’s Next?

This question is raised after every champion’s title defense, but the answer is a bit cloudy in Johnson’s case. At UFC 191 Johnson took on John Dodson and may have eliminated the only remaining competition in the flyweight division. Dodson was looked upon as being the closes guy to challenge Johnson. Over the last year and a half his name was always brought in the post fight...
Via BadCulture
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson on how his coaches, preparation & pressure made the difference

Flyweight world champion Demetrious Johnson had lots to focus on in his title rematch against John Dodson, Saturday at UFC 191. At the core of the champ's game plan, however, was making his opponent work harder than he wanted to. "I just wanted John Dodson to work very hard, tonight," he told the UFC's Megan Olivi, afterwards. "Eventually, you're going to get tired. My pressure is...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 191: Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson (Video Highlights)

Despite losing to reigning UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson just two years ago, John Dodson (pictured) certainly talked the talk of a confident man leading up to Saturday’s rematch at UFC 191.Unfortunately for Dodson, Johnson walked the walk when the curtain was drawn.As always, Johnson was the quicker and faster fighter, but this time, “Mighty Mouse” was also the...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 191 Results: Demetrious Johnson Wins By Unanimous Decision

Number one flyweight contender John Dodson gave champion Demetrious Johnson the toughest test of his reign when they first met in 2013. Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, it wasn’t even close as Johnson won a five-round unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 191 to retain his 125-pound crown for the seventh time. “I’m a hard worker, and I knew that John Dodson...
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Demetrious Johnson Defeats John Dodson In 125lb Title Rematch At UFC 191

Demetrious Johnson put on another clinch tonight as he successfully defended his flyweight title by unanimous decision against John Dodson in their headlining rematch at UFC 191 in Las Vegas. Round One: The main event is underway. Both men lightning fast compared to the heavyweight co-main event we just saw. Johnson posturing in the opening minute. Johnson lands a leg kick. ...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson II’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

John Dodson has been chirping all the livelong day that he’s the one that will finally dethrone reigning UFC flyweight king Demetrious Johnson (pictured).He may have convinced himself he’ll leave the octagon with the belt wrapped around his waist Saturday at UFC 191, but not the Gambling Gods.Dodson is a 3.5-1 underdog to avenge his 2013 defeat to Johnson. Johnson, meanwhile...
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 191: Demetrious Johnson, John Dodson Look Ahead; Heavyweights Reflect On Past

Thursday’s UFC 191 media conference call had a very “Old School vs. New School” feel to it, as the four competitors that make up next weekend’s main and co-main event fights pressed pause on their final preparations to discuss their upcoming bouts. Representing the “Old School” were co-main event participants Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir — two former champions that...
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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