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5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Predicting and Previewing the Next Title Fight in All 9 UFC Weight Classes

We were supposed to be greeted into the new year with the return of its bantamweight champion - Dominick Cruz - only to have a groin tear force the former champion out of the bout and his grip off the title. So, yeah, that didn't happen.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Dominick Cruz, Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Daniel Cormier, Chris Cariaso

Mon Sep 15, 2014

411mania.com

Demetrious Johnson Says the Quick Turnaround for UFC 178 Bout Hasn't Been Easy

Demetrious Johnson Says the Quick Turnaround for UFC 178 Bout Hasn't Been Easy Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 09.15.2014 He's had a tough camp... Demetrious Johnson spoke with MMAjunkie about his fight against Chris Cariaso at UFC 178. The show was originally set for UFC 177 but was rescheduled, which means he accepted the fight on four week's notice after having fought in June at UFC 174.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chris Cariaso

Fighters.com

UFC 178 Extended Preview

UFC 178 is two weeks away, and if you aren't a Fight Pass subscriber, it will be the next event you can watch. In the main event, Demetrious Johnson will put his flyweight title on the line against Chris Cariaso in a five round scrap.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Menifee 24

Pitstop Pub Showing Mayweather vs Maidana Rematch Tonight

Stop in to the Pitstop Pub Sports Bar and Grill tonight to catch the highly anticipated boxing rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Marcos Maidana. Appropriately titled "Mayhem" this match follows the May 3rd "The Moment" which was a highly competitive and exciting win for Mayweather.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Floyd Mayweather Jr, Mixed Martial Arts, Chris Cariaso

Wed Sep 10, 2014

MMA Weekly

UFC 178 Headliners Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso Subjected to Random Drug Testing

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and his UFC 178 challenger, Chris Cariaso , were subjected to random drug tests by the Nevada Athletic Commission , according to a report on Wednesday evening. Johnson and Cariaso are scheduled to headline the UFC 178 pay-per-view in Las Vegas, which is under the jurisdiction of the NAC.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Cage Pages

UFC Fight Night 50 Result: John Moraga Chokes Out Justin Scoggins

Jul 27, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; John Moraga during his welterweight bout against Demetrious Johnson at Key Arena. Johnson won by a Tap Out.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, John Moraga, Justin Scoggins, Dustin Ortiz

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Rant MMA

Flyweight Title Challenger Likely To Emerge From John Lineker-Ian McCall Showdown

A pivotal flyweight showdown at UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil will likely produce the next title challenger in the 125-pound division. John Lineker will tangle with Ian McCall on November 8 in a matchup that has outstanding potential.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, John Lineker, Ian McCall, Alptekin Ozkilic, Brad Pickett, Ali Bagautinov

Wed Sep 03, 2014

BloodyElbow

UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Souza - The Idiot's Guide and Preview to John Moraga vs. Justin Scoggins

Flyweight prospect Justin Scoggins looks to rebound from a fairly questionable loss against peer and former contender, John Moraga at UFN 50. 23 wins and 4 losses between the two fighters for a combined win percentage of 85%.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, John Moraga, Justin Scoggins, Dustin Ortiz, John Dodson

BleacherReport

5 Reasons to Watch UFC Fight Night 50

In effort to keep this frantic mixed martial arts train going, the UFC will put forth yet another reputable main card this Friday on Fox Sports 1. From bruising heavyweights to near-top contenders in the middleweight division, UFC Fight Night 50 has what it takes to deliver on all cylinders.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts, John Moraga, Justin Scoggins, Joe Lauzon

Sun Aug 31, 2014

MMA Mania

UFC 177 results recap: What's next fight for TJ Dillashaw?

After he successfully defended his 135-pound belt for the first time against short-notice replacement Joe Soto this past weekend at UFC 177: "Dillashaw vs. Soto" in Sacramento, Calif., T.J. Dillashaw will now be forced to take on all challengers in the bantamweight division, and the title seekers are already starting to pile up.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, TJ Dillashaw, Dominick Cruz, Takeya Mizugaki, UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones, Urijah Faber

Sat Aug 30, 2014

BleacherReport

UFC 177 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Dillashaw vs. Soto Fight Card

UFC 176 was cancelled. The highly anticipated rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson was pushed back.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Alexander Gustafsson, Jon Jones, Chris Cariaso, Renan Barao

Fri Aug 29, 2014

BloodyElbow

UFC 177: officially the worst PPV ever on paper? Worse numbers than UFC 174?

Yesterday, I was prepping the idea of producing an article comparing the dreaded UFC 177 card to it's contemporaries from the past two yeas-UFCs 147, 149, 151, 161 and 174.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Henry Cejudo, Renan Barao, Ali Bagautinov, Brendan Schaub, Andrei Arlovski

MMAFighting.com

Worst card ever? UFC 177 main-card competitors beg to differ

The Ultimate Fighter 13 winner can recite all the complaints, both about the lack of star power on the card in general, and in specific, the fact his lightweight showdown with Danny Castillo has been elevated to co-main event status.

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Related Topix: Danny Castillo, Mixed Martial Arts, TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao, Chris Cariaso

Thu Aug 28, 2014

BleacherReport

UFC 177 Bold Predictions: Can Renan Barao and T.J. Dillashaw Draw a Crowd?

When the mad scientists at Zuffa headquarters fired-up their matchmaking supercomputer months ago and asked it to synthesize an awesome card for UFC 177 , the machine huffed and puffed, spit out reams of paper and then said in its creepy sentient computer voice: "Optimum main event: Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson."

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao, Alexander Gustafsson, Jon Jones

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sherdog

UFC 177 'Dillashaw vs. Barao 2' Preview

Let us get this out of the way immediately. No, this is not the kind of offering we have come to expect -- or, alternatively, should expect as consumers -- from the Ultimate Fighting Championship for the low, low price of $54.99.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Chris Cariaso, Mixed Martial Arts, TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao, Dominick Cruz

BleacherReport

UFC 178: Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier Head-to-Toe Breakdown

On September 27 in Las Vegas, Demetrious Johnson will put his flyweight title on the line against No.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Chris Cariaso, Donald Cerrone, Eddie Alvarez

Tue Aug 26, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Benavidez-Ortiz, Van Zant-Curran land on UFC Fight Night card in Austin

Joseph Benavidez will meet Dustin Ortiz in a battle of flyweight contenders and a women's strawweight bout between Paige Van Zant and Kailin Curran has been moved to the Nov. 19 UFC Fight Night card, t he company announced on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Joseph Benavidez, Dustin Ortiz, Tim Elliott, Justin Scoggins

Sun Aug 24, 2014

BleacherReport

UFC Fight Nights 48, 49 Results: Burning Questions Heading into UFC 177

There is little to get excited about and little hope that this event will wind up as anything other than forgettable.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jon Jones, Chris Cariaso, Daniel Cormier, Summer Olympic

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BloodyElbow

Dominick Cruz indifferent about placement on the preliminary portion of the UFC 178 fight card

While Dominick Cruz is indeed a former UFC champion, he is not concerned about being placed on the preliminary portion of the UFC 178 PPV card next month.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, UFC on Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson, Dominick Cruz

Sherdog

Referee, Judges Assigned for Johnson-Cariaso Flyweight Title Bout at UFC 178

Referee Herb Dean will oversee the flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso at UFC 178 .

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Related Topix: Chris Cariaso

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