703 Search Results for Demetrious Johnson

Feb 3, 2017 10:05 pm

Demetrious Johnson talks potential Cody Garbrandt superfight

UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson has all but cleaned out the UFC’s flyweight division. With a shortage of flyweight contenders, many have been calling for Johnson to once again move up to bantamweight for a superfight. While talks initially surrounded a potential superfight between Dominick Cruz and Johnson, which would serve as a...

Feb 1, 2017 10:30 am

Demetrious Johnson breaks down potential McGregor Mayweather fight

To start 2017, talks of a potential McGregor Mayweather boxing match have continued to dominate headlines as the pair have continued to go back and forth in regards to a potential showdown. To start the year, Mayweather made Conor McGregor and offer of $15 million to box him, which was quickly countered by UFC President...

Jan 19, 2017 6:58 am

Tyron Woodley: Demetrious Johnson doesn’t get push due to race

UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson is hailed as one of the greatest fighters on the planet today. With a superb 11-fight win streak that has seen him defend his flyweight title nine times over the past four years, Johnson currently sits atop the UFC’s official pound for pound rankings. With that being said, UFC welterweight...

Dec 24, 2016 1:10 pm

VIDEO | USADA drug tests Demetrious Johnson while shopping for booze

nothin like USADA deciding to join me on my date night with @mightywife 😎 pic.twitter.com/d5qzLrlszX — Demetrious Johnson (@MightyMouseUFC) December 19, 2016 Under the UFC’s partnership with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, fighters are obligated to update their location using the USADA app so as to make themselves available for random drug testing. When a fighter...


Dec 22, 2016 10:07 am

Demetrious Johnson sidelined through first part of 2017 with knee injury

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson had injured his knee earlier this year during his 5-round war against Tim Elliot. In the opening round, Johnson was nearly submitted by the ‘TUF: Tournament of Champions’ winner, however over the course of the next four rounds, Johnson used his wrestling to dictate...

Dec 19, 2016 5:59 am

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson undergoes surprise USADA test at convenience store

nothin like USADA deciding to join me on my date night with @mightywife 😎 pic.twitter.com/d5qzLrlszX — Demetrious Johnson (@MightyMouseUFC) December 19, 2016 In 2015, the UFC partnered with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in an effort to clean up the sport. Since then, the organization has made a seemingly endless list of PED busts,...

Dec 5, 2016 10:54 am

TUF 24 Finale salary report: Demetrious Johnson increases his earnings from last competiton

Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson defended his UFC flyweight championship belt for the ninth consecutive time over the weekend and earned himself the highest payout from The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale. Johnson beat the TUF season 24 tournament winner Tim Elliott by unanimous decision in a five-round title fight and earned himself $350,000 in doing so,...

Dec 3, 2016 11:48 pm

MMA community reacts to Demetrious Johnson vs. Tim Elliot

in the main event of the Ultimate Fighter season 24 Finale, Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson and TUF 24 winner Tim Elliot squared off in what turned out to be a spectacular fight. In the first round, Elliot left MMA fans stunned as he not only dropped the flyweight champ, but won the round with his...

Dec 3, 2016 11:36 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson vs. Tim Elliot (Highlights)

In the main event of the TUF 24 Finale, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson proved once again why he is the pound for pound kingpin as he secured a unanimous decision win over Tim Elliot. In the first round, it appeared as though Elliot would pull off an incredible upset as his extremely unorthodox striking...

Dec 3, 2016 10:28 pm

TUF 24 Finale Results: Demetrious Johnson defeats Tim Elliot

A flyweight title fight between champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger Tim Elliott served as the main event of tonight’s TUF 24 Finale fight card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Elliot connects with a handful of punches, however none of them stun Johnson. Johnson shoots for a takedown, which resulted in Elliot ending up...

Dec 3, 2016 9:35 am

Demetrious Johnson embracing role as “dark horse champion”

Tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada, UFC flyweight champion and pound for pound kingpin Demetrious Johnson will step into the Octagon as he looks to defend his flyweight championship for the ninth time when he faces the winner of ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions’, Tim Elliot. While Johnson has all but cleaned out the UFC’s...

Dec 3, 2016 7:56 am

Demetrious Johnson discusses possibility of moving up in weight

UFC flyweight champion, and pound for pound kingpin, Demetrious Johnson is undoubtably one of the most dominant champions in the history of the UFC. Since winning the UFC flyweight championship in 2012, Johnson has gone on a tear of the flyweight division, defending his title eight times in the span of four years, and all...

Nov 30, 2016 10:31 am

Demetrious Johnson doesn’t care about being above Conor McGregor on the pound-for-pound list

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson have been neck-and-neck atop MMA’s pound-for-pound list for years. Now that Jon Jones is out of competition with a suspension, however, there is little denying that Mighty Mouse is MMA’s pound-for-pound king. According to Mighty Mouse, however, being the pound-for-pound best doesn’t...

Sep 13, 2016 9:39 am

Demetrious Johnson is Ready to Start Calling for “Money Fights”

Over the last few months, several UFC champions have caught flack for calling for money fights – that is, the fights that they believe will make them the most money, rather than the ones that make the most sense from a rankings standpoint. The most high-profile fighter to chase these fights is, of course, UFC...

Aug 31, 2016 9:49 pm

Demetrious Johnson up for superfight with Dominick Cruz

With Dominick Cruz and Demetrious Johnson both hailed as two of the most dominant champions in the UFC, many fans have been calling for the pair to have a rematch of their 2011 scrap that saw Cruz walk away with a unanimous decision. Cruz, who is fresh off a dominant decision win over Urijah Faber...

Aug 30, 2016 10:06 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson calls out Ariel Helwani for basketball game

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Jul 8, 2016 12:38 pm

Report: Injury derails UFC 201 title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Wilson Reis

Injuries continue to haunt the UFC. The latest is the UFC flyweight championship bout that was scheduled for UFC 201 between champion Demetrious Johnson and contender Wilson Reis, according to a report from Combate. MMA journalist Ariel Helwani also confirmed through sources that Johnson suffered an injury and was forced to pull out of the...

Jun 21, 2016 10:32 pm

Dominick Cruz: “Demetrious Johnson is not unbeatable”

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has never been one to shy away from giving his thoughts on his fellow fighters. In addition to being able to dish out an incredible volume of trash talk, Cruz backs up his talk inside the Octagon, earning him the reputation as one of the most talented fighters in the...

May 19, 2016 8:56 am

Demetrious Johnson added to UFC 201

While Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson defeated Henry Cejudo less than a month ago, Johnson is looking to build on the win at UFC 201 on July 30th as he faces Wilson Reis. A win over Reis would put Johnson just 1 title defense away from tying Anderson Silva’s record of defending his middleweight championship 10...

Apr 23, 2016 11:17 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson TKO’s Henry Cejudo

In the co-main event of UFC 197, Demetrious Johnson proved once again why he is the greatest flyweight in the history of MMA. Johnson faced Henry Cejudo, who many believed to be the toughest test of his MMA career. Johnson rose to the occasion and stopped Cejudo in the 1st round via strikes after a...

Apr 23, 2016 10:45 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson Octagon interview

In the co-main event of UFC 197, UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson faced Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo, who many believed to be the toughest test of Johnson’s MMA career. Johnson rose to the occasion, proving why he is the flyweight champion as he picked up a 1st round TKO win over Cejudo. Watch his...

Apr 23, 2016 8:56 pm

UFC 197 Results: Demetrious Johnson TKO’s Henry Cejudo in round one

A flyweight title fight between UFC champion Demetrious Johnson (24-2-1 MMA) and challenger Henry Cejudo (10-1 MMA) served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 197 event in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Johnson lands a good shot to start. The fighters clinch and Cejudo lands a foot stomp. Nice hand by the champ...

Apr 23, 2016 10:24 am

Demetrious Johnson discusses USADA banned substance list

UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson is one of the most respected fighters both inside and outside the Octagon. Johnson, who has a pretty strong case for pound for pound kingpin, is not only the only flyweight champion in UFC history, but has also earned the respect of fans for being extremely classy. In addition, the...

Apr 9, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson not impressed with Henry Cejudo’s resume

While Henry Cejudo may be an Olympic gold medalist, UFC flyweight kingpin, and arguable pound for pound king, Demetrious Johnson doesn’t believe that the Olympian has that impressive of a resume in MMA. Johnson, the only flyweight champion in the history of the UFC, spoke on Inside MMA to discuss his upcoming fight with Cejudo...

Mar 25, 2016 9:42 pm

Demetrious Johnson explains why he won’t move up to bantamweight

Demetrious Johnson has remained the only flyweight champion in the history of the UFC, and while there has been talk of ‘Mighty Mouse’ potentially moving up to bantamweight for a rematch with champion Dominick Cruz, a permanent move to 135 isn’t something Johnson is interested in. The flyweight kingpin spoke to Fox Sports: “Big fights...

Jan 28, 2016 7:04 am

Demetrious Johnson looking for massive payday in potential Cruz superfight

Many MMA fans forget that back in 2011 before the formation of the UFC’s flyweight division Dominick Cruz defeated Demetrious Johnson via unanimous decision. Cruz ultimately was sidelined for several years due to injury and forced to vacate the belt before ultimately reclaiming it earlier this month. Johnson on the other hand competed in the...

Dec 5, 2015 9:54 pm

Demetrious Johnson isn’t willing to risk brain damage for money

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is widely believed to be one of the top pound for pound fighters in the world. With 26 professional fights and 24 wins under his belt, Johnson has amassed quite a bit of time in the cage over the course of his 8 year professional MMA career. Given that, Johnson...