September 5th will be the date for UFC 191 in Las Vegas. Last night during UFC Fight Night 71 it was announced that the UFC 191 main event will see John “The Magician” Dodson challenge Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson for the UFC Flyweight World championship; for the 2nd time. Continue reading
Match-ups made, a title bout post ponded by injury, and Mighty Mouse get spotlight back all happened this past week. Continue reading
Over the last week in the UFC, new kind of slowed down, due to it being a 2 event week. Even without many announcements, it didn’t mean we didn’t have big announcements. Continue reading
The main event bout of UFC 174 at the Rogers Center in Vancouver ,Canada; will see Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (19-2-1) putting his UFC Flyweight title on the line against Ali Bagautinov (13-2), officials recently announced.
The injuries news surrounding UFC on Fox 9 just keeps coming. The 1st and biggest injury announced was that Anthony Pettis’s (17-2) knee will not allow him to defend the UFC Lightweight title against Josh Thomson (20-5-0,1nc.
Joseph Benavidez (19-3) and Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (18-2-1) met the first time in the co-main event of UFC 152 to decide the inaugural UFC Flyweight champion, a bout that Johnson would win by split decision; and now they will meet a second time in the main event of the TUF 18 Finale, with Benavidez now challenging Johnson for the UFC Flyweight title.
The last Strikeforce Welterweight champion Tarec Saffedine (14-3) will have to wait for his UFC debut, as he is sidelined by injury and forced out of his UFC on FX 8 bout with “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (20-9-0, 1nc). Lawler will instead tangle with Siyar Bahadurzada (21-5-1).