Michael Johnson looked very composed tonight at UFC Fight Night: Smith vs Teixeira but was unable to escape a leg lock expertly executed by Thiago Moises. It went down in the second round and unfortunately the referee didn’t see the first tap meaning extra damage was done to Michael’s leg. It was an impressive win for Thiago and another stumble for Johnson.
Michael Johnson may have defeated Artem Lobov on Saturday but he was defeated by the scales during the weigh-ins for UFC Moncton. He missed the 146 pound limit for non-title featherweight bouts and the culprit he says was the NSAC. Johnson who took the fight on short notice was under the impression that he would receive the additional one hour a fighter gets if they miss weight on the initial attempt. Regardless, he came out on top and in this Cageside Seats video he was more than happy to discuss the victory.
Tomorrow night UFC Fight Night 138 takes place in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. The main event is a solid one seeing light heavyweights Anthony Smith and Volkan Oezdemir trying to impress the boss to get a title shot. Oezdemir is coming off a loss to champion Daniel Cormier but Smith is riding high after knocking … Read more
Artem Lobov may be the most intriguing fighter in the UFC right now. With a record of 13-14-1 – yes you read that right – he is in the co-main event of UFC Moncton tomorrow night. To put that in perspective remember when hardcore fans were calling for Tito Ortiz’s head to be on the … Read more
Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defends against returning mega star Conor McGregor on October 6th. Khabib has a perfect record of 26-0 and the pressure is on for him to maintain that zero in the loss column. If you have any doubts how legitimate the Russian fighter is then check out his bout with standout Michael Johnson at UFC 205. This was the same card headlined by Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez that saw then featherweight champion McGregor also capture the lightweight title. Khabib and Conor will go to war in Las Vegas at UFC 229 but before you watch that fight we recommend watching this one…
Michael Johnson takes on Andre Fili in the main event of Fight Night Lincoln on Saturday. For him to say that it means a lot to his career in the video just released by the UFC is an understatement. He is on a three fight skid and needs a win to get back on track and at worst stay employed. Check out the Johnson centered video below and see everything he had to say…
How would you like to hire trainers, sparring partners, dial in your diet and devote eight weeks of your life to preparing for the biggest fight of your life, then find out the day before the fight it’s not going to happen? Not only that, but the “show money” you were supposed to receive for … Read more
No. 10 ranked lightweight Michael “The Menace” Johnson made quick work of No. 7 ranked Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier Saturday night in Hidalgo, Texas, in the UFC Fight Night 94 main event. Check out how “The Menace” got it done and picked up his second fight-night bonus in a row. https://youtu.be/WuEfoYOoZM0 See full UFC Fight Night … Read more
Top tier lightweights Dustin Poirier and Michael Johnson meet in the UFC Fight Night 94 main event from State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas on Saturday night. Middleweights Uriah Hall and Derek Brunson meet in the co-headliner. ProMMAnow.com will provide live results and updates beginning with the Fight Pass prelims at 7 p.m. ET. Fox … Read more