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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie Rankings, Dec. 6: 'Mighty Mouse' stays firm as world's best fighter

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson isn’t one to brag about his accomplishments, but they’re starting to become a little too impressive to ignore.

Johnson (25-2-1 MMA, 13-2-1 UFC) out-pointed a very durable Tim Elliott (13-7-1 MMA, 2-5 UFC), winner of “The Ultimate Fighter 24,” in the season’s live finale, surviving a difficult opening round to come back and claim the final four frames en route to a unanimous decision win. 56 more words


The MMA Road Show with John Morgan No. 88.5: Post-TUF 24 Finale talk featuring Demetrious Johnson, Joseph Benavidez, Jorge Masvidal and Jared Cannonier

Episode No. 88.5 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast is now available for streaming and download.

MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan hosts the show while traveling the world to cover the sport. 82 more words


What now, UFC flyweights?

You know a couple things for sure when you sit down to write a column about the UFC’s flyweight division. For starters, you know not many people will read it. 848 more words


Joseph Benavidez: Third shot at UFC champ Demetrious Johnson 'only fight I want'

LAS VEGAS – Joseph Benavidez said it’s finally time for him to get a third shot at UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson.

With two title losses to Johnson (25-2-1 MMA, 13-1-1 UFC) already on his record, Benavidez (25-4 MMA, 12-2 UFC) has been forced to win, win and win some more despite clearly being the second best fighter in the weight class behind champ “Mighty Mouse.” 491 more words


Champ Demetrious Johnson targets Las Vegas for attempt to tie Anderson Silva's record

LAS VEGAS – UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson suffered a grade two LCL tear – prior to his ninth title defense at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale – and will take some time off to heal his knee before stepping back into the cage. 678 more words


TUF 24 Finale video highlights: Demetrious Johnson vs. Tim Elliott

Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson got one step closer to a UFC record on Saturday – but it took a little work against a gritty Tim Elliott. 176 more words


TUF 24 Finale results: Demetrious Johnson defends flyweight belt over gritty, game Tim Elliott

LAS VEGAS – UFC flyweight Demetrious Johnson defended his belt a ninth time, but “The Ultimate Fighter 24” winner Tim Elliott did not make it easy. 734 more words