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Sunday Jul 27 | MMAFighting.com

UFC on FOX 12 Aftermath: Robbie Lawler, Fighter of the Year?

In 2014, mind you. These aren't the prehistoric days of MMA, when SEG would take pretty much anyone in on off the street and let them fight in the UFC.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Robbie Lawler, Jon Jones, Jose Aldo, Chris Weidman

Thu Jul 24, 2014

MMA Mania

UFC 177: Chris Cariaso confident he can outstrike Demetrious Johnson and win flyweight title

Eyebrows were raised when it was announced that Chris Cariaso was given the next crack at Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight titleholder Demetrious Johnson; a fight that's set to co-headline UFC 177 on Aug., 30, 2014 in Sacramento, California.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts

Wed Jul 23, 2014

411mania.com

Dana White Explains Why Chris Cariaso Got a Title Shot Against Demetrious Johnson

Dana White Explains Why Chris Cariaso Got a Title Shot Against Demetrious Johnson Posted by Larry Csonka on 07.23.2014 See what Dana has to say... - Dana White recently explained why Chris Cariaso will fight UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 177.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ian McCall

Tue Jul 22, 2014

BleacherReport

Power Ranking the 10 Greatest UFC Champions of All Time

Throughout UFC history, there have been a multitude of champions. Some have been absolutely dominant champions, while some have lost the title in their first attempted defense.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jon Jones, Joseph Benavidez, John Dodson, John Moraga

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Fighters.com

Chris Cariaso Believes In His Skills, Chances Vs. UFC Champion

Cariaso, a veteran of the sport, will challenge flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson for the title at UFC 177 in the co-main event next month.

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Related Topix: Chris Cariaso, Jussier Formiga

Cage Potato

CagePotato Ban: Saying You Don't Care If Your Opponents Are Using PEDs

Now that random drug testing is nailing MMA fighters on a regular basis , the truth is inescapable: PEDs have become the sport's most urgent and embarrassing problem.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Georges St-Pierre, Krzysztof Soszynski, Matt Serra

Sun Jul 20, 2014

BloodyElbow

John Lineker responds to Ian McCall's callout after UFC Fight Night Dublin win

UFC flyweight striker John Lineker responds to fellow contender Ian McCall, who says he's interested in fighting the Brazilian next.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ian McCall, John Lineker, Chris Cariaso, Brad Pickett, Alptekin Ozkilic

MMAFighting.com

Demetrious Johnson: 'I don't care if my opponents are cheating or not'

How dominant a champion has Demetrious Johnson become? So much so that he just made it look easy against a doped-up opponent.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ali Bagautinov

Sat Jul 19, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Ian McCall carries memory of his friend Shane Del Rosario into the cage

With Chris Cariaso having emerged from the woodwork to challenge Demetrious Johnson for a title shot at UFC 177 , Saturday's flyweight fight between Ian McCall and Brad Pickett could produce a Contender 1B.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ian McCall, Shane Del Rosario, Chris Cariaso, Brad Pickett, John Dodson

Fri Jul 18, 2014

MMA Weekly

Majority Draw Radio: Cowboy Cerrone's Success, Mighty Mouse's Next Defense, and More

On the latest episode of Majority Draw Radio, hosts Ryan McKinnell and Danny Acosta weigh-in on Cowboy Cerrone's midweek success, Demetrious Johnson defending his belt versus Chris Cariaso at UFC 177, and the need for charismatic attractions like Conor McGregor .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts

Rant MMA

UFC Fight Night 46: Brad Pickett-Ian McCall Clash Should Produce Future Flyweight Title Challenger

Brad Pickett will be looking to continue his rise up the ladder in the UFC flyweight division when he faces Ian McCall this weekend at Fight Night 46 in Ireland.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Brad Pickett, Ian McCall, Neil Seery, Michael McDonald, Chris Cariaso

411mania.com

Chris Cariaso Says He Was Suprised He Got a Title Shot

Chris Cariaso Says He Was Suprised He Got a Title Shot Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 07.18.2014 He was as shocked as anyone... Chris Cariaso spoke with MMAjunkie about his title shot against Demetrious Johnson at UFC 177.

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Related Topix: Chris Cariaso, Mixed Martial Arts, Anderson Silva

Thu Jul 17, 2014

MMAFighting.com

John Lineker's win won't affect current flyweight title fight

Even though Tuesday's announcement that Chris Cariaso would fight current flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson for the title was met with a lukewarm reception, don't expect the UFC to change its mind.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, John Lineker, Chris Cariaso, Alptekin Ozkilic, Brad Pickett, Ian McCall

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

UFC Fight Night Dublin: Brad Pickett to wrap up 'unfinished business' with Ian McCall

London scrapper Pickett believes a win over McCall on Saturday will give him the shot at the UFC Flyweight Championship he craves Brad Pickett is looking to make a statement when he takes on fellow top 10 flyweight Ian McCall on the highly anticipated UFC Dublin show on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ian McCall, Brad Pickett

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Rant MMA

Chris Cariaso Lands Flyweight Title Fight Against Demetrious Johnson At UFC 177

Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will make a quick turnaround to defend his 125-pound title at UFC 177.

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Related Topix: Chris Cariaso, Mixed Martial Arts, Ali Bagautinov, John Dodson, John Moraga, Joseph Benavidez

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Demetrious Johnson will defend flyweight title on UFC 177 at Sleep Train Arena

Demetrious Johnson will defend his UFC flyweight title against Chris Cariaso as the co-main event of UFC 177 on Aug. 30 at Sleep Train Arena.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chris Cariaso, Renan Barao

Rant MMA

With John Dodson On the Shelf, Who Could Be Next For UFC Flyweight Champ Demetrious Johnson?

Any intentions the UFC had for a title rematch between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson were dashed by the recent news that the No.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, John Dodson, John Moraga, Ali Bagautinov, Brad Pickett, Ian McCall

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Rant MMA

UFC: Brad Pickett vs. Ian McCall is Getting Overlooked

There is always something special about having two fight cards to look forward to.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Brad Pickett, Ian McCall, Joseph Benavidez

Fighters.com

John Dodson Out Until 2015 With Knee Injury

One-time UFC flyweight title contender John Dodson isn't likely to be the next man to face Demetrious Johnson for the title, as The Ultimate Fighter winner is set for surgery instead.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, John Dodson, Darrell Montague, John Moraga, Scott Jorgensen

Fri Jul 11, 2014

SLAM! Sports

Drug test-failing Bagautinov banned for a year

Ali Bagautinov, flyweight contender, poses for a photo during the UFC 174 official weigh-ins at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. on Friday June 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Ali Bagautinov, Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva, Gina Carano

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