756 Search Results for demetrious johnson

Nov 17, 2016 1:04 pm

VIDEO | UFC rankings updated following UFC 205 – Conor McGregor not yet at the pinnacle

The UFC rankings were freshly updated following the historic UFC 205 event that took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden. UFC superstar Conor McGregor made history on Saturday night in the main event against Eddie Alvarez. “The Notorious” became the first fighter in the UFC to hold two weight class championship titles at the...

Nov 8, 2016 8:14 am

UFC Rankings Update: Tony Ferguson Surges Ahead

Last Saturday, the UFC touched down in sun-soaked Mexico City with UFC Fight Night 98. With this exciting event in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated their official rankings to reflect the shifts and shakeups that resulted from it. The most notable rankings change that stemmed from the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico was...

Oct 23, 2016 9:42 am

Canadian fans rallying to boycott UFC 206 in Toronto

No Georges St-Pierre… Big Problem! UFC fans north of the border are not at all pleased with how December’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event in Toronto is shaping up. The card is currently headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champion Daniel Cormier taking on feared knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The next...

Sep 28, 2016 1:40 pm

John Dodson began camp at 168 pounds for bantamweight fight with John Lineker

This Saturday, former UFC flyweight title contender John Dodson will step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ to square off against John Lineker in a pivotal bantamweight showdown. Dodson, who made the move to bantamweight after dropping his second loss to flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson, made quite the statement...

Sep 8, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo go at it on The Ultimate Fighter

It’s no secret that The Ultimate Fighter has given some of the best rivalries in MMA a platform to be seen by the world. From Dan Henderson and Michael Bisping, to Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, MMA fans have seen some of the best and baddest rivalries in MMA history through TUF. On the newest...

Aug 25, 2016 3:56 pm

Brad Pickett fractures spine, will fight at UFC 204 regardless

After Mike Tyson’s KO victory over Clifford Etienne in 2003, ‘Iron Mike’ infamously stated that he broke his back during training. Brad Pickett could be delivering a very similar interview after UFC 204, where he’s scheduled to fight Iuri Alcântara in Manchester, England. Pickett, who was initially slated to fight at ‘UFC Hamburg’ on September...

Aug 13, 2016 3:33 pm

Breaking! John Dodson vs. John Lineker set to headline UFC Fight Night 96

A key bantamweight bout between former flyweight title challenger John Dodson (18-7 MMA) and knockout artist John Lineker (28-7 MMA) will headline October’s UFC Fight Night 96 in Portland, Oregon. MMAFighting was the first to report the bout. After falling in short in his two title attempts against UFC flyweight Demetrious Johnson, TUF 14 winner John Dodson returned to the...

Jul 30, 2016 9:59 pm

MMA community reacts to Tyron Woodley’s KO of Robbie Lawler

In the main event of UFC 201, Tyron Woodley showed the world why his nickname is ‘The Chosen One’. The 34-year old Missouri native shocked the world as he stopped Robbie Lawler just minutes into the fight with a one-punch knockout. Immediately, the MMA community went wild on Twitter reacting to Woodley’s finish of the...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 13, 2016 6:38 pm

UFC Sioux Falls Results: Louis Smolka destroys Ben Nguyen

UFC flyweight Louis Smolka put on an incredible performance at tonight’s UFC Fight Night event in Sioux Falls earning a second-round TKO victory over hometown favorite Ben Nguyen. The proud Hawaiian, Smolka, used some nasty ground and pound and excellent strikes which forced referee Herb Dean to step in and stop the fight. Following the...

May 19, 2016 9:29 am

UFC 197 estimated pay-per view numbers are in

While UFC 197 served as the highly anticipated return of Jon Jones, and was also another dominant performance for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, the event fell a bit short in terms of pay-per view buys considering Jones was fighting for the first time in nearly two years. According to MMAFighting, the event did between...

May 1, 2016 7:58 am

Cruz responds to DJ’s request for a super-fight

Following his impressive first-round TKO victory over the previously undefeated Henry Cejudo at UFC 197, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson stated the he was very interested in doing a “super-fight” with current bantamweight title holder Dominick Cruz. “The Dominator” and “Mighty Mouse” have already fought once under the UFC banner, with Cruz earning a five-round...

Apr 29, 2016 11:42 pm

PHOTO | UFC title holders 5 years ago today compared to now

It’s undeniable that the landscape of the UFC has changed drastically. While fighters such as Jon Jones have remained dominant, fighters such as Georges St. Pierre and Anderson Silva no longer hold UFC titles. In addition, a new era of dominant fighters have emerged, such as UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson. In addition, the UFC...

Apr 28, 2016 10:58 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC 197: The Thrill & The Agony’ preview

At UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon and claimed the interim UFC light heavyweight championship by defeating Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision. Saint Preux took the fight on short notice, and earned the respect of many fans for lasting 5 rounds with Jones on such short notice. The event...

Apr 25, 2016 12:42 pm

UFC 197 salary report – Jon Jones remains one of UFC’s highest paid

UFC 197 took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night. The card was headlined with a UFC interim light heavyweight title fight between former champion Jon Jones and number six UFC ranked contender Ovince Saint Preux. Jones took the win in a five-round unanimous decision and ranked at...

Apr 24, 2016 3:53 pm

UFC 197 Bonus Report

‘UFC 197’ in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at last night’s UFC 197 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 197’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Yair Rodriguez earned...

Apr 23, 2016 12:59 pm

UFC 197 live results stream

Unable to catch UFC 197? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live result updates, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for fight recaps from the entire card! Main card (PPV): Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux (c) Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo – Johnson defeats Cejudo via TKO at 2:49 of round...

Apr 21, 2016 10:53 pm

VIDEO | UFC 197: Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux – fighters face-off

Thursday was a media day for UFC 197 as the fighters are in Las Vegas, Nevada tying up the last of their obligations before their bouts on Saturday. Fighters from UFC 197 went face-to-face in a staredown during the media day. Jon Jones – No. 1 UFC ranked light heavyweight contender vs Ovince Saint Preux...

Apr 20, 2016 10:39 pm

Latest UFC 197 Las Vegas betting odds

With just days to go until UFC 197, where Jon Jones will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux, and Demetrious Johnson will look to defend his flyweight title once again as he faces Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo. Ahead of the event, take a look at the latest betting...

Apr 19, 2016 8:30 am

Check out this Saturday’s UFC 197 fight card

UFC 197 takes place this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view fight card includes two championship fights. The event headliner has former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones taking on Ovince Saint Preux for the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title. In the evening’s co-main event, UFC flyweight champion...

Apr 16, 2016 7:27 pm

VIDEO | John Dodson blitzes Manny Gamburyan, wins via TKO

UFC Tampa Results:John Dodson def. Manny Gamburyan via TKO, at 0:47 of round 1 pic.twitter.com/sNyKOWrhrB — Combat Nation (@combatnationmma) April 16, 2016 On the UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card of UFC on FOX 19, John Dodson made his emphatic return to the UFC’s bantamweight division as he stopped Manny Gamburyan with strikes in under a...

Apr 6, 2016 9:41 am

Corey ‘Beastin 25/8’ Anderson pays it forward with generous act

Recently, the UFC announced that the tryouts for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter would be held at the end of April in Las Vegas. The season will be unlike any other in the show’s history given the fact that the winner will get a flyweight title shot against the winner of UFC 197’s...

Mar 31, 2016 8:54 am

VIDEO | UFC 197 Extended Preview

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones had his day in court this morning, and it appears as though his UFC 197 fight with Daniel Cormier is still on after he received 5 tickets. Given that, check out this extended preview for UFC 197, which also features a flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and...

Mar 3, 2016 10:24 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor breaks down the top 10 pound-for-pound fighters in the world

Do you agree with @thenotoriousmma's P4P rankings? #ufc196 A video posted by MMAFighting.com (@mmafightingdotcom) on Mar 2, 2016 at 10:06pm PST UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor feels that he is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, and also takes more than just the spot of number one. “The Notorious” spoke with the media on...