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The Top 10 Lightweight wants to test his talents down a division against the former champion.

After fighting 6 of the current Top 10 Lightweights, with mixed results, Michael Johnson wants to find a new challenge at Featherweight. While speaking at a recent UFC Q&A in Rotterdam, Johnson expressed interest in moving down to 145lbs. He even picked out a possible opponent.

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Michael Chiesa has opted to sign a new UFC deal, as opposed to exploring the free agent market.

Lightweight contender Michael Chiesa has signed a new four-fight deal with the UFC, as confirmed by MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani. Chiesa had one fight left on his old contract, but instead of completing his old deal and exploring free agency, he opted to re-sign with the promotion he’s been with since 2012.

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TUF 26 coach Justin Gaethje is looking to secure a fight with Conor McGregor if he can defeat Eddie Alvarez.

For now, Justin Gaethje is occupying his time coaching a team on The Ultimate Fighter 26. The former WSOF lightweight champion thrilled fans in his UFC debut in a fight of the year candidate against Michael Johnson, ultimately taking the bout via second-round TKO. And now if he can defeat fellow coach Eddie Alvarez, he might be able to net the biggest fight a lightweight can get.

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