Tag: Demetrious Johnson

Opinion: Robert Whittaker is every bit as good a technician as Demetrious Johnson, maybe even better

Bloodyelbow.com By Barry Mitchell@NakedGambling At UFC 225, Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero, two of the greatest fighters of their generation, put on a fight for the ages. It was one of the most highly skilled bouts ever contested in the sport, and showcased tactical greatness, grit, and unthinkable will from […]

‘Mighty Mouse’ and Henry Cejudo go at it on Twitter: I play video games and still beat your ‘ass’

Bloodyelbow.com By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89   It looks like Henry Cejudo and Demetrious Johnson are both doing their part to generate interest in a rematch for the UFC flyweight title, as both men recently got into a comical exchange on social media. Out of the blue, Cejudo called out Johnson on Twitter for playing video games ‘all […]

Firas Zahabi: GSP is ‘no doubt’ the greatest fighter of all-time, followed by Demetrious Johnson

Bloodyelbow.com By Mookie Alexander@mookiealexander   One of the more popular debates in MMA is “Who is the greatest fighter of all-time?” The fighters in that “GOAT” discussion usually include Georges St-Pierre, Demetrious Johnson, Fedor Emelianenko, Jon Jones, and Anderson Silva. Strength of opponent, numer of successful title defenses, success in multiple weight classes, and clean drug testing […]

Demetrious Johnson still interested in T.J. Dillashaw superfight, but not the UFC bantamweight belt

MMAfighting.com By Dave Doyle@davedoylemma  Most of the talk about a proposed superfight between UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and flyweight titleholder T.J. Dillashaw has centered on the idea that Dillashaw would go down to 125 pounds and challenge the longest-reigning current UFC champ for his title. That goes against the […]

Demetrious Johnson: I’d rather be 12-time defending champ than two-division title-holder

Bloodyelbow.com By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez Reigning UFC flyweight champion and top pound-for-pound fighter Demetrious Johnsoncurrently holds the most number of successful title defenses with a total of 11. While his next fight is still undetermined, the matchup that has been brought up for him is a possible fight against current bantamweight […]