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Hindsight - UFC St. Louis: Stephens vs. Choi in retrospect

Get the thoughts and musings of Dayne Fox of UFC St. Louis, from Darren Elkins’ improbable comeback win to Jeremy Stephens and Doo Ho Choi’s slugfest in the main event. …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2601 with UFC featherweight Darren Elkins

Stream or download Tuesday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guest Darren Elkins.
Elkins is coming off of a comeback submission win over Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night 124 in St. …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, Jan. 15: Where does Darren Elkins sit after another comeback finish?

Darren Elkins is making a habit out of getting beat up, then coming back to win in dramatic fashion.
Elkins (24-5 MMA, 14-5 UFC) on Sunday had a rough first round …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with UFC-St. Louis winner Darren Elkins

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with Darren Elkins.
Elkins picked up his sixth straight win on Sunday night when he submitted Michael Johnson in …read more

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Monday Morning Analyst: Darren Elkins, ashi garami and more

In this episode of the podcast, I’ll explain why Darren Elkins should get more credit than just being a ‘tough guy’. Plus, why did so many of the leg lock …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2018, 1:16 am By
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A record number of attempts later, Darren Elkins finally got his first UFC submission

Darren Elkins is recognized for his grinding, grappling-heavy fighting style which wears opponents down and eventually causes them to break. That’s what makes the fact that his win over Michael …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Darren Elkins says Brian Ortega should fight or risk losing No. 1 contender's spot

ST. LOUISDarren Elkins said it’s a bad idea for Brian Ortega to sit on the sidelines and wait for a UFC featherweight title shot. The division might pass …read more

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UFC Fight Night 124 results from last night: Darren Elkins vs Michael Johnson fight recap

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight fighters Darren Elkins and Michael Johnson squared off last night (Jan. 14, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 124 inside Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri.
The …read more

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The MMA community reacts to Matt Hughes’ emotional walk to the Octagon

Last night, between Darren Elkins’ epic comeback win over Michael Johnson, and Kamaru Usman’s domination of Emil Meek, MMA legend Matt Hughes returned to the limelight after his truck collided …read more

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Darren Elkins vs. Michael Johnson full fight video highlights

Watch Darren Elkins vs. Michael Johnson full fight video highlights from UFC St. Louis’ main card above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
UFC Fight Night: Stephens vs. Choi took place Jan. 14 …read more

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UFC Fight Night 124 bonuses: Darren Elkins' latest crazy comeback was worth an extra $50,000

Jan 14, 2018; St. Louis, MO, USA; Jeremy Stephens (red gloves) celebrates after defeating Dooho Choi (not pictured) during UFC Fight Night at Scottrade Center. Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak-USA TODAY …read more

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They said what?! Pros react to wins by Darren Elkins, Kamaru Usman at UFC St. Louis

Pro fighters praised the performances by Darren Elkins and Kamaru Usman at UFC Fight Night: Stephens vs. Choi in St. Louis, Missouri. Pro fighters enjoyed it as Darren Elkins submitted …read more

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UFC St. Louis results & highlights: Usman earns dominant decision over Meek, Elkins submits Johnson

Check out the results and highlights from the UFC St. Louis main card, including Kamaru Usman’s domination of Emil Weber Meek and Darren Elkins sub of Michael Johnson. The UFC …read more

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Submission! Watch Darren Elkins score comeback win, choke out Michael Johnson at UFC St. Louis

Has there ever been a more fitting nickname than Darren Elkins’ moniker of “The Damage?”
Indeed, The Team Alpha Male (TAM) fighter took a good licking at the hands of …read more

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Twitter reacts to Darren Elkins' latest comeback thriller against Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night 124

Jan 14, 2018; St. Louis, MO, USA; Darren Elkins (red gloves) celebrates after winning by submission against Michael Johnson (red gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Scottrade Center. Mandatory Credit: …read more

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UFC St. Louis Results: Darren Elkins delivers another epic comeback win (highlights)

Originally, featherweights Michael Johnson and Darren Elkins were expected to battle on the UFC St. Louis undercard. When the card’s co-main event was scrapped at the last minute, however, Johnson …read more

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UFC St. Louis results: Darren Elkins rallies past Michael Johnson

For the opening five minutes, Michael Johnson’s featherweight debut looked like it was going to be a breeze.
But then, we all should know by now that you can never count …read more

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UFC Fight Night 124 results: Darren Elkins scores another come-from behind finish

The tenth-ranked UFC lightweight dropped a division to face the tenth-ranked featherweight as Michael Johnson made his 145-lb. debut against relentless grinder Darren Elkins. This match took place tonight (Sun., …read more

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Darren Elkins Comes From Behind to Choke Out Michael Johnson (UFC St Louis Results)

Known for his remarkable comebacks, Darren Elkins did it again at UFC Fight Night 124 on Sunday night in St. Louis, coming from behind to take out Michael Johnson.
Elkins and …read more

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UFC Fight Night 124 results: Darren Elkins chokes out Michael Johnson, calls for No. 1 contender fight

Jan 14, 2018; St. Louis, MO, USA; Darren Elkins (red gloves) celebrates after winning by submission against Michael Johnson (red gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Scottrade Center. Mandatory Credit: …read more

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UFC St. Louis Results | Kamaru Usman bloodies Emil Meek, calls out Colby Covington (highlights)

Shortly after Darren Elkins’s epic comeback win over Michael Johnson and the UFC’s touching tribute to the recovering Matt Hughes, welterweight contenders Kamaru Usman and Emil Meek stepped into the …read more

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UFC St. Louis live blog: Darren Elkins vs. Michael Johnson

This is the UFC St. Louis live blog for Darren Elkins vs. Michael Johnson, a featherweight bout at Sunday’s UFC event at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri.
Elkins, who …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Josh Emmett breaks down UFC St. Louis bout between Darren Elkins and Michael Johnson

Sacramento’s Team Alpha Male has long been regarded as one of the top mixed martial arts gyms in the world. That remains true today, when the gym is home to …read more

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Darren Elkins plans to beat Michael Johnson, get No. 1 contender fight then challenge Holloway-Edgar winner

ST. LOUIS – The current discussion about top contenders to Max Holloway’s UFC featherweight title includes Frankie Edgar, Brian Ortega and Josh Emmett. With a win Sunday at UFC Fight …read more

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With Hall-Belfort off, Michael Johnson vs. Darren Elkins moved to UFC Fight Night 124 main card

ST. LOUISMichael Johnson is going to get his wish. It just came about in an unfortunate way.
Johnson (17-12 MMA, 9-8 UFC) and Darren Elkins (23-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC) …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC St. Louis: Stephens vs. Choi - FS1 prelims preview

Get the scoop on FS1’s early offering of fights for UFC St. Louis, featuring a featherweight clash between Darren Elkins and Michael Johnson, plus former welterweight title contender Thiago Alves. …read more

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Michael Johnson Says Featherweight Cut Gives Him Nightmares

Michael Johnson isn’t taking his first weight cut down to 145 pounds lightly. Johnson is set to do battle with Darren Elkins this Sunday night (Jan. 14). The action will …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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UFC's Johnson has 'nightmares every night' about upcoming weight cut

Michael Johnson faces a daunting challenge in Darren Elkins on Sunday night. But his tougher task may be making weight in his featherweight debut. …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 124: Michael Johnson featherweight debut set against Darren Elkins on Jan. 14

Michael Johnson is all set to make the drop down to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight division, as the promotion officially announced “The Menace” would be facing Darren Elkins …read more

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Michael Johnson Moving to Featherweight vs. Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night 124: St. Louis

Michael Johnson will transition down to featherweight, as he has agreed to meet Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night 124 next month. The card takes place from the Scottrade Center …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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Michael Johnson vs. Darren Elkins, Michael Santiago vs. Mads Burnell added to UFC St. Louis

Michael Johnson is making a move to a new weight class in his hometown.
“The Menace” will drop down to featherweight and take on Darren Elkins at UFC St. Louis on …read more

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