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  1. Tim Elliott says he 'hated every second' of TUF 24: 'It was a culture shock'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

    Tim Elliott had a lot to gain from The Ultimate Fighter 24. Not just a ticket back to the UFC, but also a shot at UFC gold. TUF 24 was a unique season of the long-running reality television show, as it gathered 16 regional champions to determine longtime flyweight titleholder Demetrious Johnson 's next challenger.

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  2. Editorial: Is the end near for the UFC's flyweight division?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BloodyElbow

    It's been five years since the UFC debuted the flyweight division, which has been ruled by Demetrious Johnson from the day he won the four-man tournament final over Joseph Benavidez . Two more wins for Mighty Mouse will earn him the all-time record for most successful UFC title defenses and further cement his status as one of the greatest fighters in the sport's history.

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  3. The MMA Circus w/ Tim Elliott, Curtis Blaydes, and Bubba JenkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BloodyElbow

    Tim Elliott - UFC flyweight contender Tim Elliott discusses his December title bout against longtime champion Demetrious Johnson , what went wrong in that fight, his experience on The Ultimate Fighter 24, his upcoming fight against Louis Smolka at UFC on FOX 24 , why he's staying at 125 pounds despite saying after the Johnson fight he planned on moving up to bantamweight, and much more. Curtis Blaydes - UFC heavyweight Curtis Blaydes discusses his recent TKO win over Adam Milstead at UFC Fight Night 104 in Houston, his opponent's nasty knee injury, a potential rematch with top contender Francis Ngannou , his future in the heavyweight division, and much more.

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  4. Flyweight Kyoji Horiguchi is officially a free agentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BloodyElbow

    ... has since been removed from the category. His only loss in the promotion came in a title fight against Demetrious Johnson in April 2015. He is currently on a three-fight winning streak, with the most recent coming over Ali Bagauntinov (who was ...

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  5. Reis wants Demetrious Johnson next: 'I'm the only one who can stop him'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | BloodyElbow

    Riding a three-fight winning streak after his unanimous decision victory over Ulka Sasaki at UFC 208 , flyweight contender Wilson Reis feels like he's ready for a crack at Demetrious Johnson's title next. "I want to ask for a title shot against Demetrious Johnson.

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  6. UFC 208 results: Wilson Reis survives late flurry, defeats Ulka SasakiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | MMAFighting.com

    Reis was scheduled to meet Demetrious Johnson for the title at UFC 201 in August, a shot which was scuttled when Johnson had to withdraw due to an injury. Reis, a former EliteXC bantamweight champ, stated his case for rescheduled date with the champ by scoring a unanimous decision win over Ulka Sasaki on Saturday night at UFC 208.

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  7. UFC 208 Results: Reis Takes Down Sasaki in Decisive WinRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | Cage Pages

    Wilson Reis once again showcased his ground-game in a decisive victory over Yuta "Ulka" Sasaki at UFC 208. His second win since his scrapped bout with flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson should put Reis at the front of the queue for a title-shot at 125.

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  8. Wilson Reis: My Game Plan for Yuta SasakiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Sherdog

    Wilson Reis chats about his clash against Yuta Sasaki at UFC 208 . Flyweight contender Reis made a statement Saturday night that he should be next in line to challenge Demetrious Johnson for the UFC's flyweight title.

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  9. 'They're not booing him because he's black'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | NEWS.com.au

    ... the treatment and promotion of other African-American athletes in the UFC such as flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. White responded on Friday by saying he won't dispute that Woodley has a problem ...

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  10. Dana White responds to claims of racism in UFCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Sporting News

    UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley said in January he is the "worst-treated champion" in the history of the promotion. UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley said in January he is the "worst-treated champion" in the history of the promotion and that fellow black fighters such as flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones haven't received a warm welcome either.

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  11. Wilson Reis admits he's not satisfied with choice of opponent for UFC 208Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | MMAFighting.com

    Wilson Reis saw his shot at UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson slip though his fingers after "Mighty Mouse" was forced out of UFC 201 with an injury last July. Seven months later, Reis is fighting an opponent who's not even ranked in the top 15. Scheduled to return to the Octagon against Yuta Sasaki at UFC 208 , which takes place Saturday night in Brooklyn, Reis admits his frustration when he got the news that his next bout with be against Sasaki, who holds a 2-2 record under the UFC banner.

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  12. Dana White on Tyron Woodley's racism claims: 'He's a bit of a drama queen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | BloodyElbow

    ... linked to prevalent racism in the sport today. "Who's the pound-for-pound fighter in the world right now? Demetrious Johnson ," Woodley said during a pre-UFC 209 interview . "African-American male, complete Tasmanian Devil. Why isn't he getting the ...

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  13. Diggin' Deep on UFC 208: Holm vs. de Randamie - FS1 prelims previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | BloodyElbow

    ... the biggest scalp to his list of victims. Brown via TKO of RD2 I'm a bit lost. Reis was scheduled to face Demetrious Johnson for the title last July only for Johnson to pull out with an injury. Reis did beat the late replacement who stepped in to ...

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  14. UFC 208: Anderson Silva Writing Final ChaptersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Cage Pages

    ... the era look ordinary. His record for most title defenses at middleweight still stands, though credit to Demetrious Johnson for being within distance at flyweight. At UFC 208, he has a fight with the heavy hitting Derek Brunson in a veteran versus ...

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  15. Demetrious Johnson talks potential Cody Garbrandt superfightRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 4 | Sports Media 101

    MMA 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Mixed Martial Arts as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on MMA 101.

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  16. Demetrious Johnson open to superfight with Cody Garbrandt 'if the money's right'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | BloodyElbow

    Demetrious Johnson is the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world, but the long-reigning UFC flyweight champion is always setting new challenges.

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  17. UFC: Who Will Be Demetrious Johnson's Next Challenger?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Cage Pages

    ... his title against Tim Elliott. Let's look ahead to who could be next for the UFC flyweight champion. Demetrious Johnson last beat Tim Elliott at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale in December, with the champ not looking ahead to 135-pounds right now. ...

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  18. UFC: Demetrious Johnson Open to Cody Garbrandt FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Cage Pages

    UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson has told NESN.com that he is open to a superfight for the Bantamweight belt. "Yeah definitely, if the money's right.

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  19. UFC rankings updated following UFC on FOX 23 - Masvidal and Ngannou rocket upRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Sports Media 101

    ... #6 rank while Arlovski dropped three spots down to #10 in the official UFC rankings . POUND-FOR-POUND 1 Demetrious Johnson 2 Conor McGregor 3 Daniel Cormier 4 Jose Aldo 5 Cody Garbrandt 6 Stipe Miocic +1 7 Joanna Jedrzejczyk -1 8 Dominick Cruz 9 ...

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  20. UFC on FOX 23 peaks at over 3 million viewers, but final average is just under 2.2 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | BloodyElbow

    ... NFL coverage. The previous low mark was 2,380,000 viewers for a January 27, 2013, show featuring Demetrious Johnson vs. John Moraga for the flyweight title. "There were a few reasons for the low numbers. With quick fights, three second-round ...

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