Henry Cejudo says beating Demetrious Johnson will make him best combat athlete, ever

In 2008, Henry Cejudo became the youngest American ever to win an Olympic gold medal in wrestling. At UFC 197, he'll attempt to add UFC gold to his resume when he challenges flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson.If Cejudo wins that bout, he'll become the first person in combat sports history to both win an Olympic gold medal and a UFC title. Many MMA fighters, including Randy Couture...
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Demetrious Johnson has gaming session interrupted by drug testers

In case you missed it, UFC flyweight champion and aspiring professional video game streamer Demetrious Johnson recently had a session with fans interrupted when USADA drug testers came knocking on his door (below). Mid-sentence, Johnson told viewers that he needed to answer the door.He left his chair and a few moments later his voice could be heard saying, "Well, well, well!"When...
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Nick Diaz, Henry Cejudo, Demetrious Johnson & happy endings

Things don't usually go this well. On Saturday, it was announced that Henry Cejudo would challenge Demetrious Johnson for the flyweight UFC title in Las Vegas.That's good news for the sport, as Cejudo is a compelling challenger for the dominant champion. It's good for Cejudo, and he does deserve the shot.And, though the fight could be a tough one for him, it's a good thing for Johnson...
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Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones II Headlines UFC 197, Johnson vs. Cejudo Co-Main Event

UFC president Dana White hinted last week that the highly-anticipated rematch between light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier (pictured) and former champ Jon Jones would likely go down in April. On Saturday, it was officially announced the sequel will take place at UFC 197 on April 23. MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, the site of their original tango, hosts the gig...
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Demetrious Johnson wants to make history and be well paid to do it

In October of 2011, Demetrious Johnson lost a decision to Dominick Cruz. That fight was at bantamweight, but since then Johnson has gone 10 consecutive fights without a loss and is the reigning flyweight world champion.Cruz, of course, also just won back his bantamweight title. Cruz has already said that he's eying a rubber match with Urijah Faber, but if Johnson has his way, he...
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Demetrious Johnson says there’s not enough money for him to risk damage to his brain

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson recently appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast and during that interview, Johnson explained that there’s not enough money in the world for him to risk damage to his brain. “There’s not enough money in the world for me to risk my brain damage,” Johnson said. “I know I’m fighting right now, and people are like, ‘Well why...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: UFC champ Demetrious Johnson owns 'DDR'

Demetrious Johnson has proven that he has some swift footwork in the octagon. Now the world can see that he also has some pretty sweet moves in the arcade.The 29-year-old UFC flyweight champion posted a video to his Instagram displaying his mad skills on the "Dance Dance Revolution" platform. Not only are his feet moving at lightning speed, but take a look at the video screen ...
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December 04, 2015  |  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...
September 06, 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...
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...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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