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Jan 26, 2013 12:53 pm

UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson- Main Card Predictions

  The UFC returns to the United Center tonight in Chicago, IL with UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson. It was just about a year ago that the promotion put out their first full fledged televised Fox card in the same arena. That card featured three main card bouts all of which went the...

Nov 7, 2012 9:38 am

UFC On FOX 6 Shaping Up With Johnson vs. Dodson / Cerrone vs Pettis Additions | UFC NEWS

UFC on FOX 6 card begins to take shape a day after the UFC announced it would return to Chicago.  UFC officials on Tuesday announced on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight.” The main event will be the 1st flyweight title defense of champ Demetrious Johnson opposite top contender John Dodson.  Lightweights  Anthony Pettis and Donald Cerrone...

Sep 19, 2012 10:25 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Jake Rosholt Ready to Face Anthony Johnson

  Jake Rosholt is a three-time NCAA National Champion as well as a 4-time All-American. He is also a member of Team Takedown, a camp that consists of Jake, his younger brother Jared, Johny Hendricks and Shane Roller. Not coincidentally all of these fighters also attended Oklahoma State University. Rosholt had a brief run in...


Jun 19, 2012 2:00 am

Johnson Avoids Surgery After Second Diagnosis Reveals No Hernia | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Demetrious Johnson found out he will avoid surgery as he was misdiagnosed with a hernia. In an interview with MMAWeekly Johnson talks about his injury as well as discussing his return to action. “Basically, what happened was when I got kicked in the groin I’m assuming, but with my testicles there’s wires...

Jun 5, 2012 6:22 pm

Video | Joseph Benavidez Gives Prediction On McCall Vs. Johnson | UFC News

http://youtu.be/yGF-fEJ43kk Flyweight title contender Joseph Benavidez spoke with analyst Ariel Helwani about the upcoming rematch between Demetrious Johnson vs. Ian McCall. Benavidez has been on the shelf waiting to take on the winner of that fight and he’ll finally find out who he’ll be facing for the UFC flyweight title.

Mar 29, 2012 8:03 am

Who’s The Betting Favorite In The Johnson vs. McCall Rematch? Find Out Right Here!

The flyweight tournament should be zeroing in on the finals to crown the first ever 125 pound champion, but that is not happening. Instead a scoring error during the tournaments opening round has forced a rematch between Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall . The two fought to an official draw at the end of three-rounds...

Mar 28, 2012 8:41 am

Johnson vs. McCall II Placed In UFC on FX 3 Headlining Slot

We already knew the bout was booked, we knew the date as well, but what we didn’t know until now was that this flyweight rematch has been slated for the UFC on FX 3 headlining slot. UFC on FX 3 is tentatively scheduled for June 8, but a location and venue have yet to be...

Mar 21, 2012 7:28 am

McCall vs. Johnson II Booked For UFC on FX 3 | Sudden Death Round Included

We announced here on BJPENN.COM exactly one-week ago to the day that the McCall vs. Johnson rematch was rumored to be in the works for “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX Finale set for June 1. However the UFC has now opted to put the bout on the schedule one week later and it is...

Mar 3, 2012 8:02 am

Benavidez, Kampmann, Johnson & McCall Take home $50k Fight Night Bonuses

UFC on FX 2 went down last night from Sydney, Australia’s Allphones Arena. In the main event Martin Kampmann took a page out of the book of Tim Boetsch and stole victory from Thiago Alves with a last minute guillotine choke to force Alves to tap and secure victory in the third round. In addition...

Mar 25, 2017 1:45 pm

Joe Lauzon makes case for BJ Penn being the ‘GOAT’

UFC veteran Joe Lauzon is currently gearing up for his upcoming ‘UFC Fight Night: Nashville’ scrap on April 22nd against Stevie Ray. For Lauzon, one of fight fan’s favorite fighters to watch, he will be looking to build on his controversial split decision win over Marcin Held earlier this year, which saw him rebound from...

Mar 7, 2017 12:52 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC 209 – Nate Diaz dropping in lightweight ranks

The UFC updated their rankings following UFC 209, which took place over the weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was able to jump up a spot to the #8 spot in the pound-for-pound ranks with his majority win over Stephen Thompson. Interestingly, TJ Dillashaw went up a rank in the pound-for-pound...

Mar 4, 2017 6:50 pm

Two huge fights set for UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City

The UFC announced a pair of huge fights for April’s UFC on FOX 24 fight card in Kansas City during tonight’s UFC 209 broadcast. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will defend his title against Wilson Reis in the evening’s main event. “Mighty Mouse” was last seen in action this past December where he scored a...

Feb 28, 2017 9:04 am

Tyron Woodley fires back at Dana White over ‘drama queen’ comments

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has made several bold claims leading up to his UFC 209 welterweight title fight with Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson this Saturday. The most controversial being his claim that his lack of popularity is in-part due to his race, which he believes plays a role in why UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson...

Feb 11, 2017 10:58 am

OFFICIAL: Ian McCall pulled from UFC 208

Saturday morning, unfortunate news surfaced that fan favorite flyweight fighter Ian ‘Uncle Creepy’ McCall had been pulled from his UFC 208 scrap with Jarred Brooks after falling ill last night following weigh-ins. This led to numerous reports surfacing that McCall had been pulled from the event due to being hospitalized, marking the fifth time in...

Feb 2, 2017 1:13 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC on FOX 23 – Masvidal and Ngannou rocket up

The UFC on FOX 23 card had a few key fights take place that shook up the official UFC rankings. Jorge Masvidal went into his fight ranked #12 against then-ranked #5 welterweight Donald Cerrone. Following his second round TKO over “Cowboy,” Masvidal now stands in Cerrone’s #5 spot, moving up seven spots in the official...

Jan 27, 2017 1:33 pm

Stephen Thompson responds to Tyron Woodley claiming he’s the most hated champion

Recently, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley controversially stated that he was the most hated champion in the UFC, and had been treated worse than any other UFC champion. Woodley explained why he believed race played a key factor in the unfair treatment, noting that former UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was quickly vilified...

Jan 27, 2017 9:43 am

UFC releases two ranked flyweights

While UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has arguably cleaned out his division, the UFC has now released two ranked flyweights. Former UFC flyweight title challenger Ali Bagautinov and #12 ranked Zach Makovsky have been released by the promotion according to MMAJunkie confirmed the news with the UFC following an initial report earlier in the week....

Jan 22, 2017 4:37 am

Fights to make for four UFC champions

Below are fights to make for four current UFC champions. UFC Flyweight Champion: Demetrious Johnson UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has run out of challengers in the UFC’s 125-pound division. Sure there is Joseph Benavidez, who is coming off a controversial decision victory over Henry Cejudo, but “Mighty Mouse” has already defeated Joe on two...

Jan 21, 2017 10:06 am

Jamie Varner & Tyron Woodley engage in Twitter beef

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is currently gearing up for his UFC 209 welterweight title fight with Stephen Thompson in March. Ahead of the fight, Woodley has drawn some criticism for his recent comments in which he explains that he believes he is the worst treated champion in the UFC. In addition, Woodley explained that...

Jan 20, 2017 10:31 am

Stephen Thompson sends message to Tyron Woodley

With just under two months until UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and UFC welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson step into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 209, ‘Wonderboy’ has a message for ‘The Chosen One’: Focus on the fight. Stephen Thompson spoke to ESPN to explain why he hopes the champ is 100%...

Jan 19, 2017 9:26 am

UFC Rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 103

The UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the landscape of all the weight classes in addition to the pound-for-pound list following UFC Fight Night 103. The biggest change came in the flyweight division where Sergio Pettis jumped up six spots to the #9 ranking with his win over John Moraga, which dropped Moraga down...