Timothy Johnson to Take On Valentin Moldavsky at Bellator 225 in August

A heavyweight rumble is going down at Bellator 225 between Timothy Johnson and Valentin Moldavsky this August. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Excited for ‘new journey’ at ONE, John Lineker welcomes ‘superfight’ with Demetrious Johnson

After a seven-year run under the UFC banner, John Lineker is thrilled to be called a ONE Championship athlete. “Hands of Stone,” who inked a deal with the Asian promotion days after being let go by the UFC, sees the glass half full now that he’s making more money every time he steps into a […]

Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez Get Fights at One ‘Dawn of Heroes’ on Aug. 2

UFC veterans Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez have their next One Championship fights booked. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC veteran Anthony Johnson to meet Craig Jones at Submission Underground 9

Anthony Johnson is back. Well, sort of. “Rumble” is returning to UFC Fight Pass, but not as an MMA fighter. And, though he is competing against a Jones, it’s not Jon. Rather, the former two-time UFC title challenger is set to meet Australian grappling sensation Craig Jones at Submission Underground 9. The match is set […]

Anthony Johnson Pleads Not Guilty in Latest Domestic Violence Case

Anthony Johnson has pleaded not guilty to a charge of misdemeanor domestic violence in Florida. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Demetrious Johnson: Henry Cejudo ‘Doing a Great Job’ as UFC Flyweight Champion

Demetrious Johnson’s name will always be synonymous with the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s flyweight division, even as he writes the final chapters of his career in the Singapore-based One Championship organization. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Josh Emmett confused over lack of Performance of the Night bonus for KO of Michael Johnson

When Josh Emmett handed Michael Johnson a one-way ticket to the shadow realm at UFC on ESPN 2, courtesy of a hellacious overhand right to the jaw, it seemed all but certain the Team Alpha Male product would leave the Wells Fargo Center with a post-fight bonus. But while riding a wave of emotions, which […]

Anthony Johnson Likes Watching Jon Jones Fight, But Doesn’t Get Excited

Former two-time light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Johnson was in attendance at this week’s Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship media event where things got heated between two of the promotion’s recent acquisitions in former UFC fighter Artem Lobov and former boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

ONE Championship: Demetrious Johnson discusses ‘rough’ start, Eddie Alvarez loss, more

TOKYO — Demetrious Johnson talks about his ONE Championship debut, what it was like fighting in Tokyo, Eddie Alvarez’s loss, not fighting with Matt Hume in his corner, and more after One Championship: A New Era on Sunday. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

ONE Championship video: Demetrious Johnson submits Yuya Wakamatsu in debut

Demetrious Johnson was victorious in his ONE Championship debut on Sunday. The former UFC flyweight king was matched up against Yuya Wakamatsu in a flyweight grand prix quarter-final bout at ONE: New Era in Tokyo, Japan, and got the finish in the second round. After a competitive opening round, “Mighty Mouse” went for a takedown […]

ONE Championship 92 results: Live updates from Japan with Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez, more

The most anticipated event in ONE Championship history takes place today, featuring four title fights and the promotional debuts of former UFC champs Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez. “ONE Championship 92: A New Era” takes place today at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo. The preliminary card kicks off at 2:30 a.m. ET and streams live on […]

Josh Emmett wanted to fight either a better-ranked or a big-named foe, Michael Johnson fit the bill

WILMINGTON, Del. – The “whomever, whenever, wherever” mentality might work for some fighters, but it wasn’t the one Josh Emmett applied to his most recent matchmaking process. Set to snap a 13-month layoff when he returns at UFC on ESPN 2, Emmett (13-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) had some requirements before agreeing to a featherweight meeting […]

It’s All About Michael Johnson for UFC Philly

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PFL’s latest roster reveal includes undefeated UFC vet Jordan Johnson, former ACB champ Denis Goltsov

PFL continues to build toward the promotion’s second season, and company executives today announced 29 names that will feature in the 2019 schedule. “We are proud that PFL is the organization fighters want to be part of, as these guys have the talent and star-power to have chosen any MMA organization,” PFL President Ray Sefo […]

PFL 2019 roster update includes unbeaten ex-UFC fighter Jordan Johnson

The list of participants lining up for the PFL’s $1 million prize became a lot more intriguing with the latest roster reveal for the 2019 season. With almost all of last season’s champions returning (with the exception of light heavyweight Sean O’Connell, who retired after last season), the league’s second season already looked to be […]

Anthony Johnson Would Come Out of Retirement Only For a Heavyweight Fight With Jon Jones

Two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Johnson, who retired from the sport unexpectedly in April 2017, has opened up about his decision to quit the sport — and what it would take to bring him back. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Morning Report: Anthony Johnson willing to come out of retirement to fight Jon Jones

On Saturday night, Jon Jones dominated Anthony Smith over five rounds to retain his light heavyweight title t UFC 235. But there’s another Anthony MMA fans have wanted to see fight Jones for many years, and now it looks like the window is back open. From 2014 to 2017, Anthony Johnson was among the most […]

Anthony Johnson: Jon Jones heavyweight fight ‘only way I’d come out of retirement’

Two-time UFC light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Johnson had to beat down comeback rumors recently when he was spotted at a bare-knuckle boxing event. Johnson, 34, is content with retired life. But there is one thing that could make him change his mind. “The only way I’d come out of retirement is if Jon Jones […]

Photos: Demetrious Johnson, Miesha Tate, Rich Franklin bring ONE Championship to Seattle

Gallery Photos: Demetrious Johnson, Miesha Tate, Rich Franklin at ONE Championship youth event in Seattle For the first time, ONE Championship is on a mini-tour of the United States. The Asia-based promotion recently paid a visit to Seattle, home area of one of its recent high-profile signings, Demetrious Johnson. There, Johnson and ONE Championship executives […]

Photos: Demetrious Johnson, Miesha Tate, Rich Franklin at ONE Championship youth event in Seattle

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