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  • Daniel Cormier: Pay Demetrious Johnson as the #1 fighter in the world for once

    Daniel Cormier puts blame on the UFC, says they should pay flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson $1 million for Dillashaw fight.

    Daniel Cormier is sticking up for his fellow champion, Demetrious Johnson. The UFC Light Heavyweight champion believes that the UFC has not been creative enough in marketing Johnson, and that the #1 P4P fighter should get paid properly.

  • Danny Kingad prepares for Muhammad Aiman’s best version at flyweight

    A true warrior from the mountains of the Cordilleras and one of the top prospects to come out of Baguio City, Danny Kingad aims to cement his stature as one of the highly-regarded flyweights in Asian mixed martial arts (MMA) today.

    The 21-year-old Igorot warrior holds an unblemished professional record of 4-0, with one knockout victory and one submission triumph.

  • Demetrious Johnson blasts UFC: Dana White threatened to 'get rid of entire flyweight division'

    The pound-for-pound number one feels he is being mistreated by the UFC and Dana White.

    Not many will have saw this coming.

    UFC flyweight champion and pound-for-pound great Demetrious Johnson, who has quietly ruled the flyweight division for the last five years, has spoke out about what he feels is mistreatment and bullying from the UFC.

  • Demetrious Johnson hopes McGregor fights GGG-Canelo winner after Mayweather

    UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is picking Conor McGregor against Floyd Mayweather, and wants to see “The Notorious” fight the Gennady Golovkin vs. Saul Alvarez winner afterwards.

    The UFC’s pound-for-pound king is siding with Conor McGregor to top Floyd Mayweather, and he would like to see the UFC lightweight champion stay in boxing after he pulls off the huge upset.

  • Demetrious Johnson on moving up in weight: ‘Show me the money’

    Demetrious Johnson is staying put at flyweight, but is open to moving up in weight if it comes with better compensation.

    After his 11th consecutive title defense last Saturday at UFC 216, one of the questions that were thrown at Demetrious Johnson was “what’s next?” One of the options that have been on the table for a while now is to move up in weight for a possible super-fight at 135-pounds.

  • Demetrious Johnson to Ronda Rousey: Everybody f--king loses, grow up

    Demetrious Johnson ripped on Ronda Rousey about how she handles losses.

    Ronda Rousey has not won a fight since 2015. Since her second consecutive loss to Amanda Nunes last December, she has once again chosen to remain outside of the limelight, with her fighting career uncertain.

  • Dennis Siver survives knockdown to earn decision over BJ Penn

    B.J. Penn was looking to get back on track at UFC Oklahoma City, but Dennis Siver had other plans, as he overcame some mid-match adversity, to pour it on strong down the stretch and earn the majority decision.

  • Derek Brunson to appeal UFC 208 decision loss to Anderson Silva

    Derek Brunson believes he was robbed at UFC 208, and he’s going to appeal the decision with the New York commission.

    Derek Brunson has become the second fighter today to appeal a UFC 208 loss. After Holly Holm’s camp announced that they will be looking for the New York State Athletic Commission to review her loss to Germaine de Randamie, Derek Brunson will do the same in regards to his decision loss to Anderson Silva.

    Fox Sports confirmed the news with Brunson’s manager, Ali Abdel-Aziz.

  • Derek Brunson waxes Daniel Kelly in round 1

    The co-main event for UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt witnessed the #8 middleweight Derek Brunson run through the #15 ranked middleweight Daniel Kelly in front of the Auckland crowd. Brunson started with a patient approach, opposed to his usual berzerker style, and when he saw his opening, Brunson uncorked a thumping left cross that sent Kelly crashing to the canvas.

  • Derrick Lewis not retiring, wants to fight Francis Ngannou

    Derrick Lewis says his sudden retirement was a bit premature, but if his back injury heals up he’d like to settle his beef with Francis Ngannou.

    UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis surprised nearly everyone when he suddenly retired after a TKO loss to Mark Hunt earlier month in New Zealand. After all, he had been on a six-fight winning streak before the Hunt bout and is only 32 years old. Why would he want to bow out of the sport when he had just signed a lucrative contract extension?

  • Despite loss at UFC 203, CM Punk earned Conor McGregor's respect for stepping up to fight unlike the other WWE 'p-ssies'

    After CM Punk was dominated and submitted rather easily in his mixed martial arts (MMA) debut at last night's (Sat., Sept. 10, 2016) UFC 203 event in Cleveland, Ohio by Mickey Gall (see it), the fight world took to Twitter to offer up their mixed reactions.

  • Despite shouldering double duty, Rene Catalan keeps himself laser-focused for upcoming bout

    Filipino martial artist Rene “The Challenger” Catalan has a unique predicament on Friday, 18 August as he will be dividing his time between being a cage competitor and acting as a chief cornerman.

    Catalan will be sharing the ONE Championship cage with grappling prodigy Bu Huo You Ga of China on the undercard of ONE: QUEST FOR GREATNESS, which takes place at the iconic Stadium Negara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Diaz says McGregor was a 'shortcut' to big payday, most fighters are 'f-cking dumb'

    Nate Diaz believes he's every bit as business savvy as Conor McGregor. Diaz, like his older brother Nick, always seems to get what he wants, even when he's being a menace to the UFC heads.

  • Diaz vs. McGregor 2 looks to have broken UFC pay-per-view record

    Current estimates indicate that UFC 202, the Aug. 20 show headlined by Conor McGregor's decision win over Nate Diaz, will be the most successful non-boxing pay-per-view event in the history of the genre.

  • Diego Brandao on leaving Fight Nights Global bout mid-fight: ‘I don’t regret anything’

    Diego Brandao talks about the bizarre incidents during his last fight in Russia that led to him walking out of the cage, mid-fight.

    Diego Brandao’s most recent professional fight in Dagestan, Russia, was a strange one, to say the least. After an exchange of head butts and other illegal blows against opponent Akhmed Aliev, as well people in the stands throwing bottles inside the cage, the TUF 14 veteran decided to just walk off the fight in the middle of action in the second round.

  • Diego Sanchez returns to welterweight, set to fight Matt Brown at UFC Norfolk

    Diego Sanchez will head back up to 170 and face a tough opponent in November.

    Diego Sanchez just can’t seem to stay at one weight class. After dropping down and down further and then back up a bit, he’s decided to come back to where he’s had the most UFC fights and arguably the most success - at 170 pounds. The UFC announced late yesterday that the middleweight winner of the very first TUF season will meet Matt Brown at UFC Fight Night 120 in Norfolk, VA, on November 11th.

  • Diggin’ Deep on UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee - Main card preview

    Get the inside scoop on the opening contests of UFC 216’s main card, including a pivotal heavyweight clash between former champion Fabricio Werdum and Derrick Lewis.

    The first three fights of UFC 216’s main card feature two outstanding contests and another that no one can figure out why the UFC stuck it on the main card. The heavyweight bout features a former champion clashing with one of the newest contenders in the division and the opener is a favorite to win the FOTN. The other contest? Well…two fighters who’ve never before fought in the UFC with minimal notice.

  • Diggin’ Deep on UFC Glasgow: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio - Main card preview

    Discover the inner workings of the main card of UFC Glasgow, including a highly anticipated battle between strikers Paul Felder and Scotland’s own Stevie Ray.

    The first half of UFC Glasgow highlights prospects looking to make a name for themselves. Jack Marshman, Khalil Rountree, and Justin Willis have yet to establish themselves as proven UFC talents, but are also early enough in their careers that we don’t know just how far they can go. Though the narratives of their careers will be far from written after the event, we’ll have a much better idea of where they’ll be going.

  • Dillon Danis issues statement following SUG 4 loss to Jake Shields

    Heavy favorite Dillon Danis came up just short against Jake Shields at Submission Underground yesterday, and issued a statement on social media following the loss.

    Dillon Danis has made a lot of waves in the grappling and MMA scenes with his brash talk, but he wasn’t quite able to back it up at Submission Underground 4 in Portland on Sunday. In the main event match of the show he was narrowly defeated by MMA stalwart Jake Shields, who won after three overtimes on escape time.

  • DJ, TJ, and Borg speak up over UFC’s announcement of Mighty Mouse vs. Dillashaw

    Has the UFC put the cart in front of the horse again? Dana White says the promotion is working to book Demetrious Johnson vs. TJ Dillashaw, but it looks like they’ll have their work cut out for them.

    If the UFC has plan for Demetrious Johnson’s next title defense, it seems they haven’t got the champion on board yet. In a recent interview with ESPN, Dana White announced that the promotion was working to get a fight booked between ‘Mighty Mouse’ and former bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw.