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Big underdog Chris Cariaso on Demetrious Johnson: 'He's going to get dominated'

If Demetrious Johnson wasn't 5-foot-3, he might as well be Goliath. The UFC flyweight champion is almost a 14-to-1 favorite over Chris Cariaso ahead of their UFC 178 main event Saturday in Las Vegas. Johnson has won six in a row at 125 pounds and looks essentially untouchable. Cariaso, on the other hand, is an unlikely challenger. He's only ranked No. 8 among flyweight contenders...
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Fighter Scouting Report: Demetrious Johnson

Demetrious Johnson Vitals 5’3″ 125 lbs (Flyweight) 66″ reach, Orthodox August 13, 1986 Record 20-2-1 (UFC: 8-1-1) Current Streak 6 straight wins Training None Championships Held UFC Flyweight Champion: 2012 – present (four title defenses)   Strengths - perhaps the fastest fighter in the sport - very strong wrestler - always moving in the cage […]
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UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso viewing and schedule guide

The UFC returns to Las Vegas this week for one of the most stacked cards in recent history as UFC 178 goes down on Saturday night headlined by flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson facing off with top 10 contender Chris Cariaso. While the odds are certainly in Johnson's favor, Cariaso comes in as a massive underdog with nothing to lose and that always makes for an interesting...
Via Fox Sports
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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson UFC Walkout Song

  Go Get It – T.I.    
Via MMA Manifesto
7 days ago  |  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

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...
July 28, 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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