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Joseph Benavidez defends Demetrious Johnson: "Our job is to fight"

The UFC flyweight division will celebrate its third anniversary in March 2015, but the weight class is still struggling to find attention from fans when it comes to ratings and overall appeal for pay-per-view buys. The division has only ever known one champion, Demetrious Johnson, who might be the best pound-for-pound talent on the planet and also the person with the least interest...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson Submits Chris Cariaso In Second Round At UFC 178

Demetrious Johnson strolled to victory against Chris Cariaso tonight at UFC 178, producing a finish in the second round courtesy of a kimura submission. Round One: Johnson with a leg kick to start. An inside leg kick lands as he circles his opponent. Another one as he chips away at the lead leg. Cariaso with a few punches, but Johnson is moving away from it. Cariaso tries...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson Will Defend His Title Again at UFC 177

Demetrious Johnson is just a month removed from a UFC 174 victory over Ali Bagautinov but the UFC flyweight champion is ready to defend his title again at UFC 177 in August. Johnson will face Chris ‘Kamikaze’ Cariaso  in Sacramento on August 30th. Cariaso is riding a 3 fight winning streak heading into this fight and even though he enters as an underdog his skill set matches...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson Defeats Ali Bagautinov By Decision At UFC 174

Demetrious Johnson retained his flyweight title tonight in the mian event of UFC 174 with a unanimous decision victory over Ali Bagautinov. Round One: leg kick for Johnson to start. Johnson feeling his way forward, missing with a couple of leg kicks along the way. He’s taken the center of the cage, but then Bagautinov presses forward with powerful strikes that don’t find a home...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Georges St-Pierre Should Not Come Back, UFC On Fox 9 Recap

It was a big weekend in the world of MMA. UFC on Fox 9 took place on Saturday night from Sacramento, California with Demetrious Johnson defeating Joseph Benavidez by first round knockout in the main event to retain the UFC flyweight championship. It was also announced on Friday that long time reigning UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was vacating the title effective...
Via Between The Ropes
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson UFC Fight Purse Breakdown

Demetrious Johnson * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event   Read more ...
Via MMA Manifesto
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodson out to prove he's the best

One punch nearly changed John Dodson's life back in January when he was competing for the UFC flyweight title against current champion Demetrious Johnson. Dodson tagged Johnson with a huge shot that rocked the champion, and sent him reeling back towards the canvas. For just a split second, Dodson hesitated and didn't go for the kill and the end result was Johnson having...
Via Fox Sports
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 8: Demetrious Johnson Submits John Moraga (Video Highlight)

John Moraga was an All-American wrestler when he attended Arizona State University. Reigning UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (pictured) proved Saturday night there’s a significant difference between freestyle wrestling and MMA wrestling. Through nearly 25 minutes of action, Johnson was successful on all 12 of his takedown attempts against his challenger. Moraga, meanwhile...
Via 5thRound.com
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnson beats Moraga, defends title

Demetrious Johnson used an armbar on John Moraga late in the fifth round and successfully defended his UFC flyweight championship with a submission victory Saturday night before a partisan hometown crowd. Johnson, making the second defense of the flyweight crown, controlled most of the fight, then ended it at 3:43 of the fifth round, bending Moraga's right arm to the point referee...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Go Head 2 Head with Johnson and Moraga

Demetrious Johnson's success has made him a fixture in the flyweight division. The weight class is still growing and stars have emerged but because of a shallow talent pool, relatively unknown fighters are getting big opportunities. Enter, John Moraga, a gritty fighter with an incredible skillset but still relatively untested in the UFC with only two fights. Will he be up for...
Via Fox Sports
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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