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UFC Unfiltered: Demetrious Johnson, Robert Whittak

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UFC Unfiltered: Demetrious Johnson, Robert Whittak Top-ranked UFC Pound-For-Pound fighter and Flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson calls in ahead of his potential tenth straight title defense against Wilson Reis and discusses Wilson as an opponent, the possibility of a superfight with Cody Garbrandt, staying motivated, video games, and more. Before that, Middleweight contender Robert Whittaker calls in to talk about fighting Jacare Souza, dealing with Jacare’s high level jiu-jitsu, GSP’s return to the Octagon, and the state of the UFC Middleweight division, in general. Plus, Jim and Matt talk…

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With Demetrious Johnson, objects in the rear view mirror begin to feel larger

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share Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Demetrious Johnson is a fireball of a human being spit from the very maw of hell, a toy locomotive doused in piss and vinegar, a champion so in tune to the rhythm of the fight game that his body reacts in full orchestration with his brain, like a school of fish shifting into silver knives all at once. It’s as easy for me to say something like that as it is for him to do. See, that’s the dumb thing. Johnson makes it look easy….

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One to Watch: Alexander Volkov vs. Roy Nelson

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Tweet Photo by Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports We’re returning to back-to-back UFC shows as the promotion hopes UFC on Fox 24 helps extinguish any memories of the incompetency shown by the New York State Athletic Commission last week at UFC 210 in Buffalo, New York. UFC on Fox cards tend to be fun and its 24 th edition is no different. The event is headlined by a long overdue flyweight title bout between champion Demetrious Johnson and Wilson Reis—a fight originally slated for UFC 201 last year. In addition, there…

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Everything You Need to Know About Rizin 5

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Tweet Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC 2017 signals the third year in the history of Rizin Fight Federation. In that time we’ve seen Kron Gracie shine on the MMA stage, Heath Herring return to the sport, a Heavyweight Grand-Prix, an Openweight Grand-Prix crowning Mirko “Cro Cop” champion 10 years after his triumph in Pride FC—beating an Estonian sumo wrestler in the process—and Gabi Garcia club a 49-year-old professional wrestler to near-death. Time flies, doesn’t it? April 16 th sees the first show of Rizin FF in 2017 and its inaugural…

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UFC on Fox 24 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

The UFC heads to Kansas City, Missouri, for the first time with one of their strongest Fox cards to date. Headlining the action will be Demetrious Johnson. The UFC flyweight champion is arguably the best pound-for-pound fighter in the sport today and possibly ever. He is top notch in every facet of the game. “Mighty Mouse” is closing in on Anderson Silva’s title defense record (10). A win will see Johnson tie the mark. Perhaps the most compelling matchup on the card is the co-main event. Strawweight contenders Michelle Waterson…

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Kansas City Fight Night Forecast

Consider this a cheat sheet in order to help locals talk about the weekend human cage matches on display in Downtown over the weekend. Take a look: Predictions for every fight on the UFC Kansas City main card | FOX Sports Can Demetrious Johnson tie Anderson Silva’s record for title defenses this weekend?

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DJ has message for UFC bosses about all his belts

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Would you like to subscribe to the UFC Newsletter? Email: Invalid e-mail address. Please enter a valid e-mail address. DJ has message for UFC bosses about all his belts April 13, 2017 Comments () . @MightyMouseUFC has a message for UFC bosses: ‘I want my eight belts!’ Will he add another one on Saturday? #UFCKansasCity #OpenWorkouts pic.twitter.com/q1tDieZe1t — UFC News (@UFCNews) April 13, 2017 Demetrious Johnson has been racking up the titles over the last five years. He still has one issue though. Johnson joked with the media at Fight…

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Smolka not concerned with UFC anniversary, just wants a win

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Smolka not concerned with UFC anniversary, just wants a win By Thomas Gerbasi April 13, 2017 UFC.com Comments () Louis Smolka wasn’t interested in throwing a party to commemorate his three-year anniversary in the UFC this January.“I didn’t celebrate at all,” he laughs. “I was pissed about the loss to Borg.”The defeat on the final card of 2016 was Smolka’s second in a row following an upset submission loss to Brandon Moreno last October. And while both stung, coming up short against fellow flyweight contender Borg really soured the Hawaiian,…

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Waterson talks life as a fighter and mom

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Waterson talks life as a fighter and mom April 13, 2017 — UFC News (@UFCNews) April 13, 2017 Michelle Waterson , and her daughter, continued their media rounds on Thursday at Fight Night Kansas City’s Open Workouts. Waterson gave some inspirational advice for moms and talks about her personal balance between being a mom and a fighter. She also reminds people of her past success fighting in Kansas City. Watch Past Fights Recent Popular Preview Fight Night Kansas City’s pivotal middleweight bout between Jacare Souza and Robert Whittaker, in this…

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UFC on FOX 24 early weigh-in results and live video stream (10 a.m. ET) | MMAjunkie

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UFC on FOX 24 early weigh-in results and live video stream (10 a.m. ET) UFC on FOX 24 early weigh-in results and live video stream (10 a.m. ET) By MMAjunkie Staff April 14, 2017 7:15 am Follow @MMAjunkie shares By: MMAjunkie Staff | April 14, 2017 7:15 am Follow @MMAjunkie KANSAS CITY, Mo. – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official UFC on FOX 24 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT). The early weigh-ins, which precede the day’s ceremonial…

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Video UFC 212: Press Conference Faceoffs

UFC 212: Press Conference Faceoffs Video Zack Ryder heads into the sewers with Raphael from the 90s TMNT movie: WWE Unboxed with Zack Ryder Video 4 Quick Ways To Fix Back Pain | Stretching Exercises With Clark Video UFC Now Ep. 411 Fighting For More Than A Trophy Preview Video The “Mr. Combine” competition heats up between Montez Ford and Riddick Moss Video UFC 210: The Thrill and the Agony – Preview Video Damn Am Atlanta 2017: Finals — Marcos Montoya, Yoshi Tanenbaum, Ivan Monteiro — SPoT Life Video FULL…

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UFC on Fox 24: Johnson vs. Reis Weigh-in Video and Results

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News , Videos On Saturday, April 15, the UFC will make its long awaited debut in Kansas City for UFC on Fox 24: Johnson vs. Reis . The event will be headlined by the sport’s current pound-for-pound king, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. The flyweight champion will look to cement his place in the sport’s history with his 10th consecutive title defense when he battles Brazilian Wilson Reis. Johnson has not tasted defeat since the promotion opened the 125-pound division in 2012, most recently defeating Tim Elliott in December. Reis was…

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On the box: your guide to sport on TV this weekend

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On the box: your guide to sport on TV this weekend 11:11 Davy Fitzgerald will look to keep the good times coming in Wexford By Anthony Pyne RTÉ Sport journalist A couple of Allianz Hurling League semi-finals, another grudge match for Jose, Fergal O’Brien heads for the Crucible and John Muldoon prepares to hit a huge milestone – it’s the sporting highlights of the weekend and your comprehensive guide on where to watch them. ALLIANZ HURLING LEAGUE SEMI-FINALS The coiled spring of a bustling league campaign is beginning to unwind,…

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UFC: Demetrious Johnson vs Wilson Reis, 10th title defence for flyweight king | Perth Now

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Demetrious Johnson vs Wilson Reis, 10th title defence for flyweight king as he seeks to equal UFC record Damon Martin, FOX Sports US, FOX SPORTS April 12, 2017 10:52am ON Sunday (Australian time), flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will look to make history as he goes for this 10th consecutive title defence when he faces Wilson Reis in the main event at FOX UFC Fight Night from Kansas City. A win would put Johnson in rarefied air because that record is currently held by arguably the greatest fighter of all time,…

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Preview: Road FC 38 and Rizin: Sakura bring fun cards on Easter weekend

Asian promotions Road FC and Rizin FF will bring MMA fans two very promising cards for Saturday and Sunday morning. It’s Easter weekend, and two Asian promotions have very promising cards lined up for Saturday and Sunday morning. Road FC 38 happens from Korea on Saturday, while Rizin 2017: Sakura goes down in Japan on Sunday. Both cards bring familiar names and division relevancy, and perhaps more importantly, they also likely provide insanely fun bouts for MMA fans to wake up to. Here’s what you can expect from each of…

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UFC on FOX 24: Highlights From Open Workouts in Kansas City

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UFC on FOX 24: Highlights From Open Workouts in Kansas City By 0 The fighters of UFC on FOX 24 took over the Power and Light District in Kansas City Thursday, holding open workouts. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, challenger Wilson Reis, Rose Namajunas and Michelle Waterson were among those who showed off their skills for fans in attendance. In this recap from the session, hear from those fighters as they discuss their respective bouts this Saturday night.

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Kansas family faces fear amid wildfire

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Kansas family faces fear amid wildfire Posted , 2017-04-14 Report rights infringement WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – March 6 is burned into his memory. A howling north wind caught Brandon Grigsby off guard. It blew a wildfire toward his home and livestock, scattered his family and friends. In the smoke, they became disoriented and lost contact with one another. The firestorm left carcasses … … Get the top news stories delivered directly to your inbox! Go Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency Following Increased Wildfires Across the State TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –…

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