MMA
IN trying to gauge himself, Lito Adiwang isn't just talking about a title shot, visualizing a match against his dream opponent, former UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson."I know I'm new to the game and just arrived in One ...
Jul 11, 2020
IN A normal competition day, One Championship athletes go big or go home. Now stuck in a lockdown, they have no other choice but to go big at home.International mixed martial artists of One Championship have found a unique way to ...
May 4, 2020
MMA
DEMETRIOUS Johnson was just too much for Danny Kingad in the ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Finals, losing via unanimous decision at ONE: Century Saturday at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan.The experience of the former UFC champion was in full display, ...
Oct 13, 2019
MMA
DEMETRIOUS Johnson expects the best version of himself once he meets Danny Kingad in the Finals of the One Flyweight Grand Prix in Japan in October.And he has every reason to, after an underwhelming performance that led to a split decision ...
Aug 3, 2019
MMA
TOKYO - Russian Timofey Nasyukhin upset American Eddie Alvarez with a first-round technical knockout in the mixed martial arts One Championship on Sunday at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo's premier sumo venue.Nasyukhin floored Alvarez with a right hand to the side ...
Apr 1, 2019
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Demetrious Johnson successfully defended his flyweight title for a record-breaking 11th time, stopping Ray Borg by armbar submission at 3:15 of fifth round Saturday night at UFC 216.The card was the first major sporting event in Las ...
Oct 8, 2017
LAS VEGAS - Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee don't consider it a betrayal of their profession to say Conor McGregor will probably lose his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather."I've got to be honest," said Ferguson, the UFC' ...
Aug 26, 2017
MMA
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Demetrious Johnson joked earlier this week that the UFC owes him nine more title belts, one for each time "Mighty Mouse" has successfully defended his flyweight championship.Well, now Dana White and Co. owe him 10.Johnson picked apart ...
Apr 16, 2017
MMA
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Demetrious Johnson had just finished an open workout on a muggy spring afternoon when the UFC flyweight champion was asked about the impressive haul of title belts he has amassed over the years.Did that ever set off a ...
Apr 15, 2017
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Demetrious Johnson successfully defended his flyweight title for the eighth straight time, stopping Henry Cejudo in the first round Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) at UFC 197.Working from a clinched position, Johnson landed a hard right elbow, followed by ...
Apr 24, 2016
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Conor McGregor's seat was vacant, and so now is his spot headlining the big UFC 200 card this July.The Irish fighter was a no-show at a press conference Friday (Saturday, Manila time) promoting the card, and ...
Apr 23, 2016
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Demetrious Johnson unanimously outpointed John Dodson on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) at UFC 191 to retain the flyweight title.Johnson (23-2) received winning scores of 49-46, 49-46 and 50-45 from the judges. Dodson dropped to ...
Sep 6, 2015
MMA
MONTREAL - Demetrious Johnson retained his UFC flyweight champion title fashion on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), controlling Kyoji Horiguchi for nearly the entire five-round bout before scoring the latest submission win in UFC history - tapping out his opponent with a second ...
Apr 26, 2015
MMA
SEATTLE - Dana White can see it coming, a day when the speed and athleticism of the fighters in the UFC's flyweight division are enough of a draw that the smaller fighters can be the centerpiece of a pay-per-view ...
Jul 27, 2013
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