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Johnny Walker vs. Nikita Krylov, Maryna Moroz vs. Mayra Bueno Silva targeted for UFC Brasilia

Johnny Walker is wasting no time on the sidelines following his loss to Corey Anderson in November. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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Report: Walker vs. Krylov set for UFC Brasilia

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Light heavyweights Johnny Walker and Nikita Krylov will reportedly on March 14. A battle of young light heavyweights in need of …read more

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Johnny Walker vs. Nikita Krylov Targeted for UFC Brasilia on March 14

A light heavyweight clash between Johnny Walker and Nikita Krylov is in the works for UFC Fight Night in Brasilia, Brazil on March 14. …read more

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Whittaker vs. Cannonier, Walker vs. Krylov UFC Bouts Being Discussed

Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier and Johnny Walker vs. Nikita Krylov are in the works for March. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani brought word that the UFC is in discussions to make …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier, Johnny Walker vs. Nikita Krylov targeted by the UFC

The UFC has targeted an intriguing middleweight bout between Robert Whittaker and Jared Cannonier as well as an exciting light heavyweight matchup between Johnny Walker and Nikita Krylov.
ESPN’s Ariel Helwani …read more

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Nikita Krylov vs. Johnny Walker in the works for UFC Brasilia

A light heavyweight clash is in the works for the UFC’s March return to Brazil.
MMA Junkie today confirmed the promotion is targeting a fight between Johnny Walker and Nikita Krylov …read more

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Johnny Walker says he wants to break Chris Weidman’s face to avenge Anderson Silva’s losses

UFC light heavyweight contender Johnny Walker says he wants to fight Chris Weidman and break his face to avenge Anderson Silva’s losses to him.
Walker is coming off of an upset …read more

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Johnny Walker calls out Chris Weidman for early 2020 showdown

Johnny Walker has called out a former UFC champion in hopes to climb back up the 205-pound ladder.
After hearing that ex-UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman is targeting a quick turnaround …read more

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Walker calls out Weidman for early 2020 fight, Weidman isn’t sure

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Chris Weidman doesn’t have a set plan yet, but Johnny Walker would like to be the next guy across the Octagon from him. …read more

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Johnny Walker calls out Chris Weidman for February or March, Weidman responds

Johnny Walker is looking to bounce back from his first round TKO loss to Corey Anderson at UFC 244 by taking on a former world champion in Chris Weidman.
The always-entertaining …read more

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Johnny Walker Won’t Change Style Following Loss to Corey Anderson

Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight prospect Johnny Walker went into his fight against Corey Anderson at UFC 244 as a favorite and was touted as a potential title challenger due …read more

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Johnny Walker says he's altering his fight scheme, but not his brash style

While his showmanship isn’t going anywhere, Johnny Walker said he will get back to being more aggressive after losing to Corey Anderson. …read more

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Dana White on Johnny Walker UFC 244 loss: You can’t ‘goof around like that’

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Dana White had some advice for the upcoming UFC star Johnny Walker, who was stopped dead in his tracks by an angry man on a mission …read more

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Corey Anderson believes Jon Jones is ‘avoiding’ him, fires back at Anthony Smith 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

After demolishing “the next big thing” in Johnny Walker, Corey Anderson is taking the opportunity to fire back at his detractors.
The former Ultimate Fighter winner, …read more

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Johnny Walker says he doesn’t feel the motivation to fight: ‘I was sad with a lot of problems’

Johnny Walker says he was not in the right place mentally or emotionally for his UFC 244 fight against Corey Anderson.
In the fight, the Brazilian suffered his first defeat inside …read more

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Reyes Excited For Jones Fight, Assuming ‘Bones’ Shows Up

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Despite his technical knockout win over Johnny Walker at the UFC 244 pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend in New York …read more

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Corey Anderson: ‘I Have No Interest In Fighting Anthony Smith’

Corey Anderson doesn’t even want to entertain possibly sharing the Octagon with Anthony Smith. Anderson is coming off a first-round TKO victory over Johnny Walker, but it doesn’t appear he’ll …read more

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Dan Hardy pens lengthy apology to Johnny Walker following UFC 244

UFC commentator Dan Hardy has issued an apology to UFC light heavyweight contender Johnny Walker in the wake of UFC 244 this past weekend.
At the Madison Square Garden spectacular, Walker …read more

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Dan Hardy Issues An Apology To Johnny Walker For Taunting Claim

Dan Hardy has come clean on his claim that Johnny Walker taunted Corey Anderson before their UFC 244 clash. Walker and Anderson did battle this past Saturday night (Nov. 2). …read more

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Walker blames himself Anderson loss: I hesitated too much

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Johnny Walker says he got his strategy all wrong in his TKO loss to Corey Anderson at UFC 244. Johnny Walker has said he only …read more

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Johnny Walker Says Hesitancy Cost Him Against Corey Anderson at UFC 244

In lead up to UFC 244, light heavyweight prospect Johnny Walker wanted to prove to the world that he wasn’t all flashy moves and quick finishes. …read more

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Dan Hardy issues lengthy apology to Walker for taunting claims

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Dan Hardy apologizes to Johnny Walker for previous claims he made regarding a supposed pre-fight taunting towards Corey Anderson. UFC …read more

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Johnny Walker reveals the mistake that cost him at UFC 244

UFC light heavyweight contender Johnny Walker has spoken about the mistake which cost him the fight against Corey Anderson this past weekend.
Walker headlined the prelims at UFC 244 in a …read more

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Anderson Explains UFC Release Comments

Sarah Stier-USA TODAY Sports

After Corey Anderson knocked out Johnny Walker in the very first round at last Saturday’s (Nov. 2, 2019) UFC 244 event in New York, …read more

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Corey Anderson confirms Walker did not taunt him backstage prior to UFC 244

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Corey Anderson admits Johnny Walker did not taunt him backstage prior to UFC 244. It looks like Dan Hardy owes Johnny Walker an apology.
In …read more

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Johnny Walker blames wrong strategy for UFC 244 loss, hopes for ‘Shogun’-Craig winner next

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Corey Anderson stopped Johnny Walker in the first round at UFC 244, and the Brazilian light heavyweight knows what went wrong on Saturday night at …read more

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Johnny Walker says he waited too much in loss to Corey Anderson at UFC 244

UFC 244 was a wakeup call for Johnny Walker.
Walker (17-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) went into his pivotal light heavyweight bout with Corey Anderson as the betting favorite and was taken …read more

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Johnny Walker blasts Dan Hardy for spreading false information, Hardy responds

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Johnny Walker and Dan Hardy don’t seem to be on the best of terms. Everyone was caught by surprise by Corey …read more

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Corey Anderson says Johnny Walker didn’t taunt him backstage despite Dan Hardy’s claims

UFC light heavyweight Corey Anderson addressed rumors that Johnny Walker taunted him backstage before their fight at UFC 244. According to Anderson, Walker didn’t say anything to him despite UFC …read more

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Johnny Walker dismisses Dan Hardy’s claims that he taunted Corey Anderson moments before UFC 244 fight

Corey Anderson (left) confirmed that Johnny Walker did not taunt him backstage at UFC 244. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Johnny Walker lost via first-round knockout to Corey Anderson …read more

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Johnny Walker scolds Dan Hardy for suggesting he taunts opponents, Hardy responds

UFC analyst Dan Hardy recently alleged that Johnny Walker taunted Corey Anderson backstage before their UFC 244 fight. It did not take Walker long to respond.
The light heavyweights collided in …read more

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Dana White responds to ‘crybaby’ Corey Anderson

Corey Anderson proved his worth in the light heavyweight division during his UFC 244 fight. ‘Overtime’ finished Johnny Walker by TKO just over two minutes into the first round, putting …read more

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Anthony Smith tells Corey Anderson to ‘be humble or shut your mouth’

UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Smith was not a fan of the way Corey Anderson conducted himself after knocking out Johnny Walker at UFC 244, and now Smith wants to …read more

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Corey Anderson says UFC can release him if promotion continues skipping him for the title shot

NEW YORK CITY – Light heavyweight Corey Anderson talks about his knockout of Johnny Walker at UFC 244. Anderson shares what he said to Walker after his upset win, his …read more

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Anderson blasts ‘fraud’ Jon Jones after TKO win at UFC 244

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UFC light heavyweight contender Corey Anderson did not mince his words about champion Jon Jones after his UFC 244 win over Johnny Walker. …read more

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Johnny Walker issues statement following TKO loss to Corey Anderson

Perennial UFC light heavyweight contender Johnny Walker suffered the first loss of his Octagon career at tonight’s UFC 244 at the hands of Corey Anderson.
Walker (17-4 MMA) entered tonight’s contest …read more

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Jon Jones dismisses Johnny Walker after UFC 244 loss: ‘There’s only one’

Jon Jones | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jon Jones just witnessed one of his would-be challengers take a step back in the contenders’ line.
In the closing preliminary bout of …read more

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UFC 244 Highlights: Corey Anderson Silences Johnny Walker

Corey Anderson put on a stunning performance against Johnny Walker at UFC 244. The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout on Saturday night (November 2nd, 2019) at …read more

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UFC 244 results: Fired-up Corey Anderson brutalizes Johnny Walker in first-round TKO

Entering UFC 244 fight week, all eyes were on Johnny Walker.
Saturday night at New York’s Madison Square Garden, though, Corey Anderson stole his thunder.
An upset according to the oddsmakers, Anderson …read more

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UFC 244 results: Corey Anderson stops Johnny Walker hype with stunning first round TKO

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Corey Anderson put an emphatic end to the hype surrounding top light heavyweight prospect Johnny Walker in the featured prelim at UFC 244.
In the days …read more

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Highlights! ‘Overtime’ Shocks Walker With Vicious TKO Stoppage

Esther Lin, Vox Media

Surging light heavyweight contender Corey Anderson derailed the Johnny Walker hype train earlier tonight (Sat., Nov. 2, 2019) at UFC 244 live on ESPN+ from …read more

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UFC 244 Results: Corey Anderson stops Johnny Walker in Round 1 (Video)

A light heavyweight scrap between perennial divison contenders Corey Anderson and Johnny Walker serves as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 244 prelims.
Walker (17-3 MMA) will enter tonight’s contest on …read more

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UFC 244 Highlights: Corey Anderson Silences Johnny Walker

Corey Anderson put on a stunning performance against Johnny Walker at UFC 244. The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout on Saturday night (November 2nd, 2019) at …read more

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Twitter reacts to Corey Anderson's quick TKO of Johnny Walker at UFC 244

Corey Anderson got the statement he was looking for when he defeated Johnny Walker at UFC 244.
Anderson (13-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) has long been pushing for a light heavyweight title …read more

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Pros react to Corey Anderson’s TKO of Johnny Walker at UFC 244

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Corey Anderson finished Johnny Walker in the first round of their fight at UFC 244. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to …read more

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Corey Anderson Pummels Johnny Walker in UFC 244 Prelims Headliner

If Corey Anderson didn’t derail the hype train behind Johnny Walker, he at least stomped on the brakes, stopping the flamboyant Brazilian with first-round strikes in the featured UFC 244 …read more

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Jon Jones reacts to Corey Anderson’s big win at UFC 244

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was obviously watching tonight’s UFC 244 bout between division rivals Johnny Walker and Corey Anderson.
Shortly after Anderson derailed the Walker hype train with a …read more

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UFC 244 live blog: Anderson vs. Walker

Corey Anderson faces off with Johnny Walker ahead of their light heavyweight bout Saturday at UFC 244 in New York City | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the …read more

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Posted on November 3, 2019, 1:46 am By
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Walker on quick KOs: ‘I want to fight, but I hit them and they fall’

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Light heavyweight prospect Johnny Walker wants a chance to show more of his skills in the Octagon. Not many fighters would be unsatisfied with …read more

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Posted on November 1, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Corey Anderson vows to ‘dominate’ Johnny Walker

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Corey Anderson wants to end Johnny Walker’s ascension at UFC 244. Light heavyweight contender Corey Anderson is ready to end one of the division’s most …read more

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Johnny Walker ready for Jon Jones, heavyweight division after UFC 244

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

NEW YORK — At UFC 244 media day, Johnny Walker talks about getting over his shoulder injury, his return, fighting Jon Jones, fighting at heavyweight, …read more

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Posted on October 31, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Diggin’ Deep on UFC 244: ESPN2 prelims preview

Get the inside scoop on UFC 244’s televised prelims, featuring a highly anticipated contest between the steady Corey Anderson and KO machine Johnny Walker. Though there is nothing wrong with …read more

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That time Johnny Walker's postfight worm went horribly awry

Johnny Walker’s stunning rise as a UFC star has been topped by only his postfight celebrations. …read more

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Johnny Walker wants decision win at UFC 244 in order to prove a point: 'I'm not just flying knees'

NEW YORK – Believe it or not, Johnny Walker doesn’t want to win by flashy knockout Saturday night.
When Brazil’s Walker (17-3 MMA, 3-0 UFC) squares off with fellow light heavyweight …read more

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Posted on October 31, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Frustrated Corey Anderson refuses to deal in drama to earn title shot after UFC 244

NEW YORK – Corey Anderson knows he’s not getting the same hype treatment his opponent Johnny Walker has received over the last few months, but he plans on shutting him …read more

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UFC Embedded, Episode 3: Khabib Nurmagomedov tells Gastelum to ‘smash’ Till’s face

In the third episode of UFC 244 Embedded, Kelvin Gastelum has a chat with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Johnny Walker gets UFC-approved supplements for fight week, Jorge Masvidal goes …read more

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Johnny Walker is the Definition of Unpredictable

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UFC 244 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘The system will catch you. If not, I will.’

In the second episode of UFC 244 Embedded, Kelvin Gastelum talks about his desire for redemption following a loss to Israel Adesanya, Johnny Walker tries and finally gets a haircut, …read more

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Corey Anderson received tough feedback from the UFC that ‘didn’t sit well’

Corey Anderson, who is set to take on red-hot prospect Johnny Walker at UFC 244 this weekend, has been calling for big-name opponents in the light heavyweight division for some …read more

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Corey Anderson Claims UFC Owners Told Him He Doesn’t Move The Needle

Corey Anderson is in a tough spot and feels the UFC doesn’t believe in him. Anderson is scheduled to take on Johnny Walker this Saturday night (Nov. 2). With a …read more

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UFC 244 Embedded, Episode 1: ‘I want these shoes back motherf**ker*

In the first episode of UFC 244 Embedded, Kelvin Gastelum celebrates his birthday with his family, Jorge Masvidal flies to New York on a private plane, Johnny Walker runs the …read more

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Johnny Walker sends warning to Jon Jones

UFC light heavyweight contender Johnny Walker has sent a warning to UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones over social media.
In response to Jones asking, “Where did all the big names …read more

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Posted on October 23, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Jimi Manuwa believes Johnny Walker could upset Jon Jones

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“If Johnny Walker can not get taken down, then I think he beats Jon Jones. He’s the person who causes …read more

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