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Demetrious Johnson honored Anderson Silva says he's GOAT – but still won't claim title

It’s going to take more than Anderson Silva’s endorsement for Demetrious Johnson to claim the GOAT title for himself.

Former UFC middleweight champion Silva has been off the grid since a… 518 more words


Dana White says UFC fighters should build themselves into stars. Now why didn't they think of that?

Surrounded by reporters following Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 124 event in St. Louis, UFC President Dana White found himself confronted by a question about rankings – as in, those curious little numbers next to some fighters’ names, the ones that fighters and fans and matchmakers seem increasingly willing to ignore as they all search for that magic combination of willing combatants. 760 more words


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2017 was an interesting year for the world’s leading mixed martial arts promotion. It saw seven new champions crowned and the formation of two new women’s divisions. 4,364 more words

UFC champ Demetrious Johnson undergoes successful shoulder surgery

Demetrious Johnson underwent successful shoulder surgery today to fix some lingering damage that needed to be “cleaned up.”

Johnson (27-2-1 MMA, 15-1-1 UFC), the UFC flyweight champion, went under the knife to repair his left shoulder. 169 more words


Ray Borg plans to move on from Demetrious Johnson by beating all comers, earning another title shot

Ray Borg isn’t saying he would have won. But he’s saying the way he wouldn’t have went out the way he did.

A fifth-round armbar loss to UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson (27-2-1 MMA, 15-1-1 UFC) at UFC 216 gave Borg plenty of opportunity to reflect on what happened. 525 more words


'Bang' Ludwig: Demetrious Johnson vs. T.J. Dillashaw 'has to happen for the history books'

LAS VEGAS – Will a superfight between UFC champs Demetrious Johnson and T.J. Dillashaw ever happen? Dillashaw’s coach says it damn well better.

“Just as a martial artist and a fan of the sport, too, it just has to happen for the history books,” Duane Ludwig told MMAjunkie while in Las Vegas to coach at his Bang Muay Thai affiliate school, Xtreme Couture. 452 more words


MMAjunkie's '2017 Submission of the Year': An insane finish makes history

With another action-packed year of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie takes a look at the best submissions from January to December. Here are the top four honorable mentions and the winner of MMAjunkie’s “Submission of the Year” for 2017. 1,165 more words