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Skidding Michael Johnson Out To Prove He Can Still Be World Champion

Michael Johnson is out to prove to himself and to the world that he has what it takes to be a UFC champion when he steps into the Octagon tonight at UFC Vegas 18. With names like Dustin Poirier, Tony Ferguson, and Edson Barboza on his résumé, Michael Johnson has...

Clay Guida Announces Return Against Michael Johnson On Super Bowl Weekend

Clay Guida is returning to the Octagon on Super Bowl weekend against Michael Johnson. The fan-favorite in Guida, took to Instagram to announce the fight and promises fireworks. "fireworks will be flying. Super Bowl Saturday in Vegas!!! Brought to you by the UFC!!! FIGHTNIGHT February 6th!!! The Best is yet to...

UFC Jacksonville Highlights: Thiago Moises Taps Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson vs. Thiago Moises opened the main card of UFC Jacksonville in style. The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC Jacksonville event on Wednesday night from Jacksonville, Florida at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on ESPN+. Oh, how a round can change things. Johnson was winning...

Updated UFC 249 Card Revealed For April 18

The updated card for UFC 249 has rolled out. On April 18, the UFC will be holding an event at a location that still has not been unveiled. The promotion announced that the new main event will be Tony Ferguson taking on Justin Gaethje for the interim UFC lightweight title....

UFC Singapore Highlights: Stevie Ray Edges Out Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson vs. Stevie Ray went the distance at UFC Singapore. The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC Singapore event from the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on Saturday morning (October 26, 2019) on ESPN+. This was a decent fight that saw Johnson come out of...

Myles Jury Signs Multifight Deal With Bellator MMA

Myles Jury is headed to the Bellator cage. The seven-year UFC veteran has signed a multifight deal with Bellator MMA according to a report from ESPN.com today. Jury is expected to debut for the promotion later this year. 'Fury' was once one of the lightweight division's top rising stars. He was...

Josh Emmett Envisioned Michael Johnson KO With Mind Coach

Josh Emmett stole the show at UFC Philadelphia this past weekend (Sat. March 30, 2019). After seemingly being down on the judges' scorecards in the third round, Emmett unloaded a massive overhand right that connected flush on Johnson's chin. Johnson went out like a light and Emmett picked up...

Michael Johnson Opens Up On UFC Philadelphia KO Loss

Michael Johnson has released a brief statement following his UFC on ESPN 2 defeat. This past Saturday night (March 30), Johnson went one-on-one with Josh Emmett. The two clashed on the main card of UFC on ESPN 2. It all went down inside the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania....

Michael Johnson Set For Return At UFC Philadelphia

Longtime UFC veteran Michael Johnson will make his return to the Octagon in March. According to ESPN, "The Menace" will be facing Josh Emmett at UFC on ESPN 2 in Philadelphia. This will be the promotion's debut in "The City Of Brotherly Love". The action goes down from the Wells...

José Aldo Calls for Michael Johnson Fight At UFC Fortaleza

Earlier today, it was publicized that Michael Johnson was lobbying to fight a ranked opponent in order for him to get “back to the top.” The name that Johnson zeroed in on is that of Zabit Magomedsharipov, who is currently ranked #14. Well, Johnson is in luck, because as...

Michael Johnson On Potential Zabit Bout: ‘We Talked About It’

Michael Johnson wants to fight his way to the top of the featherweight division and Zabit Magmomedsharipov may very well be his next roadblock. Johnson is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Artem Lobov. It's Johnson second straight victory following a three-fight skid. "The Menace" feels he's ready to...

Michael Johnson Open To UFC 232 Fight With Zabit Magomedsharipov

Michael Johnson seems to be settling into his new home at 145 pounds. Following losing four of his last five fights at lightweight, "The Menace" decided to move down to featherweight. He debuted against Darren Elkins this past January. He suffered a submission loss to Elkins in the second...

Michael Johnson: Artem Lobov Is A Man of His Word

In the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 138, Michael Johnson earned the unanimous decision over Artem Lobov to improve to 2-1 in the flyweight division. Prior to the bout, however, Michael Johnson missed weight by one pound, clocking in at 147, a pound north of the 146 featherweight...

Michael Johnson Hopes Artem Lobov Is A Man Of His Word Following UFC Moncton

Michael Johnson wonders if Artem Lobov will give him back 20 percent of his purse for missing weight ahead of UFC Moncton. Johnson did battle with Lobov last night (Oct. 27) inside the Avenir Centre in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. The featherweight bout served as UFC Moncton's co-main event. "The Menace" defeated...

Michael Johnson Confident He Will Fight Khabib Again

Michael Johnson believes he will get a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Johnson is set to take on Artem Lobov tomorrow night (Oct. 27). The bout will be the co-headliner for UFC Moncton. Johnson stepped up on short notice. He missed weight by just one pound. Michael Johnson Eyeing Rematch With Khabib...