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UFC 178: Johnson vs Cariaso Fight Card

UFC 178: Johnson vs Cariaso Sept 27, 2014 MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern) UFC Flyweight Championship: Demetrious Johnson – champion (20-2-1, #1 ranked flyweight) vs Chris Cariaso (17-5, #9 ranked flyweight) Lightweights: Donald Cerrone (24-6, 1 NC, #6 ranked lightweight...
Via MMA Manifesto
1 day ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso’ Extended Video Preview and Complete Fight Card

“UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso” isn’t generating much buzz – outside of fans griping that the show’s featured attraction between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (pictured) and Chris Cariaso isn’t worth their $54.99. However, if you’re able to look past the expected lopsided main event, the rest of the main card showcases significant scraps. Eddie Alvarez makes...
Via 5thRound.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 178 Extended Preview Video

Below you’ll find an extended preview for September 27th’s UFC 178 event featuring a closer look at the two biggest fights on the card – the flyweight title headliner between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso and the co-main event scrap that sees Donald Cerrone take on Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez. —
Via Fight Of The Night
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson, Chris Cariaso randomly drug tested ahead of UFC 178

The UFC and Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) are continuing to move in the right direction when it comes to performance-enhancing drugs in MMA. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger Chris Cariaso were both randomly drug tested by the NAC last week ahead of their main event fight at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas, reports UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani. The commission...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Six Things We Learned From UFC 177

The past weekend’s (Sat., August 30, 2014) UFC 177 card from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California, was largely regarded as the worst pay-per-view (PPV) event in Octagon history, at least on paper. After all, the main card, which was originally set to feature two title fights, lost a lot of its luster when the co-main event  of Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso was...
Via Fight Of The Night
18 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 178 Event Poster; Updated Fight Card

Even with the loss of the Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier grudge super-match, UFC 178 is still shaping up to be the most stacked card of the year. One could even argue that the main event may even be the least anticipated bout of the top six. How about you tell us what you think of UFC 178, as it stands today, below. Main Card (PPV) • Flyweight Title Bout: Demetrious Johnson (C) vs. Chris...
Via Fight Booth
19 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 178 official poster unveiled

While the UFC 177 pay-per-view this weekend has been getting lambasted for being the UFC’s worst offering in a number of years, UFC 178 is being praised as one of the most anticipated events in UFC history. UFC 178 features a flyweight title fight between Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and unheralded challenger Chris Cariaso. In earnest, most fans are not even very excited...
Via Fight Hub TV
23 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 177: $60 worth of kindling

UFC 177 on August 30 will be headlined by a rematch for the bantamweight title between current champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Renan Barão. When the two previously squared off at UFC 173, then challenger Dillashaw was a 10-to-1 underdog. Barão had not been defeated in almost nine years and was riding a 32-fight win streak. Dillashaw stunned everyone when he dropped...
Via The Sports Post
23 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso’ Bout Order Finalized

Chris Cariaso admitted that he might not deserve a crack at reigning flyweight king Demetrious Johnson (pictured) in UFC 178‘s main event, but he’s getting it anyways. If you’re not sure the show’s featured attraction is worth $54.95, take a look at the depth of the card as a whole. It’s not too shabby. Donald Cerrone welcomes octagon rookie Eddie Alvarez to the big leagues...
Via 5thRound.com
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 177 Main Card Undergoes Another Late Change

The UFC 177 main card has suffered another blow a little over a week out from fight night with a heavyweight encounter between Ruslan Magomedov and Richard Odoms being scrapped due to Odoms having been forced to withdraw for undisclosed reasons. Magomedov and Odoms had originally been scheduled as a preliminary card fight, but had been promoted to the pay-per-view portion of the...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC incorrectly advertises two titles being defended at UFC 178 (Photo)

During the UFC Fight Night 47 preliminary card on Fox Sports 2, the UFC incorrectly advertised that two titles will be defended at UFC 178. The mistake occurred during the first round of the Sara McMann vs. Lauren Murphy women’s bantamweight bout. You can see the UFC ad in the picture below: Uh, what are the 2 title fights they’re advertising at UFC 178? pic.twitter.com/JsCCss0FXq...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 47: Zach Makovsky vs Jussier Formiga breakdown & analysis

The UFC is finally back in our lives tomorrow night with UFC Fight Night 47 airing live on FOX Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET from the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. In one of the more intriguing bouts of the evening, two top 10 flyweights look to position themselves for a title shot when No. 9 Zachary Makovsky takes on No. 6 Jussier Formiga. Considering flyweight champion Demetrious...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Castillo Vs Tony Ferguson Named As UFC 177′s New Co-Main Event

After UFC 177′s original co-main event flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso was moved to UFC 178′s main event spot to cover for the loss of Jon Jones Vs Daniel Cormier, we were left wondering who would now take their spot and now we have an answer. A lightweight fight between Danny Castillo Vs Tony Ferguson, which was already set to feature on the...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Suffers Leg Injury, Out Of UFC 178 Against Daniel Cormier

The UFC announced a short time ago that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a torn meniscus and a sprained ankle in training and is out of his UFC 178 main event title defense against Daniel Cormier. Stepping in as the new main event is the UFC 177 co-main event featuring flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defending against Chris Cariaso. In the press release, the UFC...
Via Between The Ropes
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jones Vs Cormier Delayed Until January; Johnson Vs Cariaso To Headline UFC 178

Brace yourselves for bad news people – Jon Jones has suffered an injury in training that’s forced him to pull out of his blockbuster fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 on September 27th. Jones is believed to have a torn meniscus and a sprained ankle which left him with no option but to withdraw from the event which is a little over six weeks away. If there’s something positive...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Jones suffers injury; Cormier title fight moved to next year

The most anticipated title fight of the fall will have to wait until next year. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been forced to withdraw from his upcoming title defense against his undefeated challenger, and verbal sparring partner, Daniel Cormier. The fight was scheduled to take place on September 27th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. FOX Sports 1 was the...
Via Fight Booth
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ian McCall Vs John Lineker In Talks For Potential 125lb Title Eliminator

The UFC are looking to put together a fight between Ian ‘Uncle Creepy’ McCall and John Lineker, a fight with potential title implications at 125lbs according to the UFC Tonight show. McCall defeated Brad Pickett by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 46 in Ireland last month, extending his current winning run to two fights which leaves him in a strong position at No.3 on the...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 177: Dillashaw Favored in Rematch against Barao

It will be a busy August in the UFC, leading up to UFC 177 on August 30, and the much anticipated rematch between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the UFC Bantamweight title. Dillashaw (11-2-0) is an early -150 favorite in UFC online betting to retain the title he took from Barao (34-2-0) in stunning fashion at UFC 173. A +550 underdog entering that fight, Dillashaw dominated Barao...
Via Between The Ropes
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 177 Trailer

UFC 177 has a new trailer out promoting the fact that there’s two title fights topping the bill, with new bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw set to rematch Renan Barao in the main event, while featherweight champ Demetrious Johnson faces Chris Cariaso in the co-main event. —
Via Fight Of The Night
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Explains Chris Cariaso’s UFC Title Shot

Last week when the UFC announced Chris Cariaso (pictured) was getting next crack at Demetrious Johnson’s flyweight title, most people’s thought bubble probably read something like, “Huh?” Some fight fans may have even asked, “Who?” Shoot, Cariaso admitted that he was even surprised to be granted a title fight on the strength of May’s split decision victory over Louis...
Via 5thRound.com
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson Vs Chris Cariaso Set For UFC 177

A flyweight title fight between reigning champion Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson and Chris Cariaso has been announced for UFC 177 in California on August 30th. That means there’ll be two titles on the line at the pay-per-view event, with new bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw also looking to make the first defense of his belt in a headlining rematch with it’s former owner...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson Set To Defend UFC Flyweight Title At UFC 177

If Demetrious Johnson was looking for a long layoff, he isn’t getting it. Yahoo Sports is reporting that Johnson will defend the UFC flyweight title against Chris Cariaso at UFC 177 on August 30 from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The fight will serve as the co-main event of the show as the main event is the rematch between UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw...
Via Between The Ropes
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson defends his title against Chris Cariaso at UFC 177

Demetrious Johnson will make a quick turn around from his last title defense to put the UFC flyweight title on the line when he faces Chris Cariaso in a new bout just announced on Tuesday.
Via Fox Sports
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso Co-Headlines UFC 177

What’s better than having just one title fight headlining a pay-per-view broadcast? TWO! On Wednesday, it was announced reigning flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (pictured) will put his strap up for grabs against Chris Cariaso at UFC 177. The 125-pounders will serve as the opening act for the bantamweight rematch between champion TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao. The UFC announced...
Via 5thRound.com
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 173: Renan Barao looking to extend reign as undisputed bantamweight king

On Saturday night, bantamweight champion Renan Barao will step into the octagon against TJ Dillashaw with the 135-pound belt on the line in the main event at UFC 173, and if successful, the Brazilian will inch even closer to becoming the sport’s most dominant fighter. Nine years. That’s how long it’s been since Barao last tasted defeat, and during that span the well-rounded...
Via Sports-Glory
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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