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Demetrious Johnson: I have a family to worry about, not critics

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson never stops moving and never stops fighting for a finish. That's why he's been able to finish so many of his recent opponents, and why he was able to break the record for the latest submission finish in UFC history when he arm barred Kyoji Horiguchi with one second left in the fight. Despite five hard rounds of competitive fighting against...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

John Dodson: I watch my title fight with Demetrious Johnson every day

After nearly a year away from competition, due to an ACL injury, flyweight contender John Dodson is scheduled to return to action May 23 at UFC 187 against his friend Zach Makovsky. The smiling fighter is on a two-fight win streak but three fights ago had his most impressive performance ever in a losing effort to champion Demetrious Johnson. Johnson, who just submited Kyojo Horiguchi...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson Needs John Dodson More Than Ever

Reigning flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (pictured) is quickly, and very quietly, climbing up the greatest UFC fighters of all time totem pole. Unfortunately for Johnson, fans seem more focused on his inability to be a big draw than his big time abilities inside the cage. Johnson now has six straight UFC title defenses following Saturday’s victory over Kyoji Horiguchi. He...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson, Almeida, Laprise And Barberena Score Bonuses at UFC 186

Following “UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi,” UFC president Dana White awarded Demetrious Johnson, Thomas Almeida, Chad Laprise and Bryan Barberena each an additional $50,000 for their special performances on Saturday. Johnson was one second away from taking a unanimous decision win over Kyoji Horiguchi, but managed to submit him with an armbar with only one second before the...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 186: Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (Video Highlights)

Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (pictured) appeared well on his way to a unanimous decision victory over Kyoji Horiguchi on Saturday at UFC 186, but “Mighty Mouse” decided at the last second, literally, to finish things off instead. Johnson slapped on an armbar and got Horiguchi to tap out with one tick remaining in their five round fight. It was the latest stoppage in...
28 days ago  |  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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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson Submits Kyoji Horiguchi With 1 Second Of The Fight Left

Not only did Demetrious Johnson successfully defend his flyweight title tonight at UFC 186 against Kyoji Horiguchi, but he also claimed the latest stoppage in UFC history with an armbar producing the tapout with just one second of the fight remaining. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. Horiguchi with a body kick to start. Johnson misses with a high kick. Another...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson Heavy Favorite Over Kyoji Horiguchi At UFC 186

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson’s (pictured) brilliance inside the cage is undeniable. According to the Gambling Gods, Kyoji Horiguchi will find out first-hand this Saturday. Johnson is a whopping 10-1 odds-on favorite to plaster Horiguchi at UFC 186. Horiguchi, meanwhile, checks in as a 6-1 longshot to dethrone the only 125-pound champion the UFC has ever known. This...
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Speedy Scrappers Demetrious Johnson and Kyoji Horiguchi Set to Clash for Flyweight Title

Flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson meets Japan’s Kyoji Horiguchi at UFC 186. (Mandatory Credit: USA Today Sports) Two of MMA’s fastest fighters will meet Saturday night in Montreal.  Considered the 3rd best pound-for-pound fighter in the world behind Jon Jones and Jose Aldo, flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (21-2-1) will put his belt on the line against Kyoji Horiguchi...
Via The Sports Journal
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson on day jobs and living the dream

Demetrious Johnson has spent the past three years fighting for or defending world titles in the UFC. "Might Mouse" spent the first five-plus years of his MMA career splitting his time between fighting and a factory day job. "It was in a warehouse in Tacoma where we recycled paper to make boards to protect televisions during the shipping process," Johnson recounts for us. Back then...
Via Fox Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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