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Ray Borg sick of fans' weight-cutting criticism, unveils path to UFC champ Demetrious Johnson

Ray Borg said he feels bad for missing weight ahead of this past weekend’s UFC 207 bout with Louis Smolka, but he doesn’t appear to be beating himself up too badly over it. 800 more words


UFC champ Demetrious Johnson's next career step? At least 12 title defenses

UFC flyweight Demetrious Johnson remains unbooked for his next title defense, but his immediate career plan is set.

Johnson (25-2-1 MMA, 13-1-1 UFC) first wants to defend his title between 12 and 14 times, putting a healthy amount of distance between him and Anderson Silva, the current record holder for consecutive and total UFC title defenses (10). 508 more words


Ray Borg hopes UFC 207 win over Louis Smolka kickstarts run to champ Demetrious Johnson

LAS VEGAS – It’s been a bizarre latter half of 2016 for Ray Borg, and he’s hoping to have a good end to the calendar year ahead of a fresh start in 2017. 492 more words


Joseph Benavidez channels Jerry Maguire, says third shot at Johnson 'would complete me'

For six years, Demetrious Johnson has been Joseph Benavidez’s Kryptonite. On paper, there’s little other way to look at it.

Since a loss to Dominick Cruz in a WEC bantamweight title fight in November 2010, Benavidez has gone 13-2. 592 more words


Back in win column, UFC 206's Dustin Ortiz 'ready but not ready' for champ Demetrious Johnson

TORONTO – Dustin Ortiz has fought some of the top names in the flyweight division, but when it comes to reigning champion Demetrious Johnson, he still doesn’t see himself quite there. 416 more words


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