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Report: Aldo vs. Moicano in the works for UFC Fortaleza

Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo is reportedly headed to Fortaleza against fellow countryman Renato Moicano. It wasn’t Cub Swanson or Michael Johnson, but it seems Jose Aldo got his wish …read more

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Artem Lobov Will Donate Half Of UFC Purse For Moicano Fight

Artem Lobov has lost his last three fights inside the Octagon via unanimous decision. Those losses are to names such as Cub Swanson, Andre Fili, and Michael Johnson. With his …read more

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José Aldo Calls for Michael Johnson Fight At UFC Fortaleza

Earlier today, it was publicized that Michael Johnson was lobbying to fight a ranked opponent in order for him to get “back to the top.” The name that Johnson zeroed …read more

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Jose Aldo welcomes Michael Johnson callout

With only three fights left in his contract, Jose Aldo welcomes a fight against Michael Johnson after his rematch with Cub Swanson fell through. Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo …read more

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Michael Johnson eyes Zabit Magomedsharipov for UFC 232 – if Jose Aldo isn't available

Veteran UFC fighter Michael Johnson knows what he needs to ignite his career at featherweight.
With a 2-1 record at 145 pounds, Johnson (18-13 MMA, 10-9 UFC) is aiming at Zabit …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2813 with Michael Johnson, Jake Ellenberger, George Roop, Yves Edwards

Stream or download Friday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Michael Johnson, Jake Ellenberger, George Roop and Yves Edwards.
UFC lightweight Johnson, who is coming off a unanimous-decision win over Artem …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Johnson, Ellenberger, Roop, Edwards, Lewandowski

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Michael Johnson, Jake Ellenberger, George Roop, Yves Edwards and Martin Lewandowski.
Johnson, a UFC lightweight, will co-host …read more

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Michael Johnson open to fight with Zabit Magomedsharipov

There are not a lot of featherweights out there who are openly calling for a fight with dangerous Russian contender Zabit Magomedsharipov. Michael Johnson, however, is all for the matchup.

“If …read more

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Michael Johnson not calling out Zabit Magomedsharipov, but 'all for' UFC 232 matchup

Since no one else in the featherweight division is calling out Zabit Magomedsharipov for a fight, Michael Johnson said he would be willing to share the octagon with the rising …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with UFC co-founder Art Davie, Michael Johnson, Jimmie Rivera

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Art Davie, Michael Johnson and Jimmie Rivera.
UFC co-founder Davie joins the show on the 25th anniversary …read more

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Johnson praises Lobov for honoring UFC Moncton promise

Artem Lobov apparently followed through with his promise to return Michael Johnson’s fine for missing weight at UFC Moncton. TUF 12 alum Michael Johnson was forced to step in on …read more

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Posted on November 9, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Artem Lobov makes good on promise, returns 20% fine to Michael Johnson

Artem Lobov was originally supposed to fight Zubaira Tukhugov at the UFC’s recent UFC Moncton card. After Tukhugov got involved in the infamous UFC 229 post-fight brawl, however, he was …read more

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Artem Lobov follows up on promise to return Michael Johnson’s UFC Moncton weigh-in fine

Say what you want about Artem Lobov’s results inside the cage, but outside of it he delivers.
Following up on a promise he made prior to his most recent fight at …read more

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Artem Lobov kept his word and gave Michael Johnson the money he was fined for missing weight

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Artem Lobov is a man of his word.
Prior to his fight with Michael Johnson last month at …read more

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Michael Johnson: Artem Lobov Is A Man of His Word

In the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 138, Michael Johnson earned the unanimous decision over Artem Lobov to improve to 2-1 in the flyweight division. Prior to the bout, …read more

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Johnson Blames Commission Confusion For UFC Moncton Weigh-In Flub

From the moment Michael Johnson stepped in last minute to face Artem Lobov at UFC Moncton, people were questioning whether he’d be able to hit the 146 pound featherweight limit. …read more

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Michael Johnson unsure if Artem Lobov will return fine as promised

Michael Johnson defeated Artem Lobov in the co-headliner of last night’s UFC Fight Night 138 event in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.
“The Menace” was able to utilize his lightning-quick jab to …read more

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Pros react to Michael Johnson defeating Artem Lobov at UFC Moncton

A featherweight bout featuring Michael Johnson taking on Artem Lobov co-headlined last night’s UFC Fight Night 138 event in Moncton, Canada.
“The Menace” served as a short-notice replacement for the fight, …read more

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Coach John Kavanagh pens lengthy statement in defense of Artem Lobov

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC Moncton, SBG Ireland staple and Conor McGregor training partner Artem Lobov came up short against former lightweight contender Michael Johnson. Johnson took …read more

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Michael Johnson Calls for Quick Return After Short-Notice Win Over Artem Lobov

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Michael Johnson stepped into the UFC Moncton co-main event with Artem Lobov on short notice, but he made the most of the moment and took home a unanimous-decision …read more

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Michael Johnson wonders if Artem Lobov will be 'man of his word,' return fine as promised

MONCTON, CanadaArtem Lobov vowed to return the 20 percent of Michael Johnson’s purse that was fined when he missed weight for UFC Fight Night 138. Now that Johnson …read more

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White Picks Game 4 Of The World Series Over UFC Moncton

While Anthony Smith and Michael Johnson were fighting their way to victory in Moncton, New Brunswick on Saturday night, UFC president Dana White was in Los Angeles alongside Ben Affleck, …read more

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Johnson, Cirkunov Shine On The UFC Moncton Main Card

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Late notice was no issue for Michael Johnson, who stepped in for Saturday’s UFC Moncton co-main event on less …read more

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Posted on October 28, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Michael Johnson Takes the Win from Artem Lobov in Canada (UFC Moncton Fight Highlights)


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Check out highlights from Michael Johnson’s short-notice decision victory over Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night 138 on …read more

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UFC Fight Night 138 results: Michael Johnson picks apart Artem Lovbov, wins unanimous decision

Michael Johnson missed his mark on the scale, but he found his target often enough in the cage against Artem Lobov.
Exploiting his advantage in the speed and reach departments, Johnson …read more

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UFC Moncton results: Michael Johnson earns decision over Artem Lobov

When Michael Johnson fights, you know what you’re going to get: A fighter who will live and die with how well he can implement his game plan of darting in, …read more

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They said what?! Pros react to Michael Johnson’s decision win over Artem Lobov at UFC Moncton

Michael Johnson picked Artem Lobov apart to score an unanimous decision win in Canada. On Twitter, pro fighters enjoyed the bout. Michael Johnson used his superior striking to pick Artem …read more

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Twitter reacts to Michael Johnson's win over Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night 138

Short notice was no problem for Michael Johnson against Artem Lobov in Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 138 co-main event.
Johnson (19-13 MMA, 11-9 UFC), who stepped in to fight Lobov (13-15-1 …read more

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UFC Moncton results: Johnson wins decision over Lobov

Michael Johnson picked up a unanimous decision over Artem Lobov in the UFC Moncton co-main event. In the UFC Moncton main event, Michael Johnson and Artem Lobov threw hands for …read more

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UFC Fight Night 138 results: Michael Johnson decisions Artem Lobov in action fight

Artem “The Russian Hammer” Lobov and Michael “The Menace” Johnson faced off in a featherweight contest tonight (Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018) from Moncton Events Center in New Brunswick, Canda, live …read more

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UFC Moncton Results: Michael Johnson defeats Artem Lobov

In the co-headliner of tonight’s UFC Moncton event, featherweights Artem Lobov and Michael Johnson collided in hopes of moving up the 145-pound ranks.
“The Russian Hammer” was initially slated to face …read more

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Michael Johnson determined to ‘face Khabib again’: It will be ‘different’

Michael Johnson is determined to avenge his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov. Michael Johnson has his hands full tonight with Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night 138, but ‘The Menace’ is …read more

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Preview! Johnson Looks To Nail ‘Russian Hammer’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will send featherweight sluggers Michael Johnson and Artem Lobov into battle TONIGHT (Sat., Oct. 27, 2018) at the UFC Fight Night 138 mixed martial arts (MMA) …read more

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Artem Lobov vs. Michael Johnson: ‘The Fans Are in for a Great Fight’

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Artem Lobov and Michael Johnson discuss why they are looking forward to fighting one another in the co-main event of Fight Night Moncton, live Saturday on FS1. Lobov …read more

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Michael Johnson believes he ‘will face Khabib again’ soon

At UFC Fight Night 138 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, Michael Johnson is set to take on Artem Lobov in the co-main event.
Johnson took the fight on short-notice and missed …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC Moncton - Main card preview

Get the scoop on the main card action of UFC Moncton, including Conor McGregor’s teammate Artem Lobov returning to action for the first time in a year against Michael Johnson. …read more

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Fight Night Moncton: Official Weigh-In Results

The UFC returns Saturday to visit Moncton, Canada. Fight Night Moncton features 13 bouts headlined by the five-round light heavyweight showdown between Volkan Oezdemir and Anthony Smith. Michael Johnson and …read more

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UFC Moncton weigh-in results: Michael Johnson misses weight

Michael Johnson was the lone fighter to stumble on the scale at Friday’s weigh-ins for UFC Moncton.
“The Menace” came in one pound heavy for his featherweight co-main event bout opposite …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Michael Johnson surrenders 20% of purse for weigh-in miss, Artem Lobov vows to return it to him

Originally, Conor McGregor training partner Artem Lobov was supposed to battle Khabib Nurmagomedov training partner Zubaira Tukhugov in the co-main event of tomorrow night’s UFC Moncton card. After Tukhugov got …read more

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Michael Johnson misses weight, but UFC Moncton fight vs. Artem Lobov still on

MONCTON, CanadaMichael Johnson weighed in one pound heavy for his featherweight bout against Artem Lobov. That’s the bad news.
The good news is that, if Lobov keeps his word, …read more

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UFC Moncton weigh-in results: Headliners on point, Michael Johnson misses mark

On Saturday night, the UFC makes its anticipated return to The Great White North with its debut event in Moncton, New Brunswick.
This UFC Moncton card will be headlined by a …read more

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Artem Lobov Explains Why Conor McGregor Deserves An Immediate Rematch With Khabib Nurmagomedov Rematch

Ahead of his featherweight fight this Saturday against Michael Johnson, Artem Lobov can’t escape talking about his teammate Conor McGregor.
In an interview with MMAJunkie, Lobov revealed why he believes his …read more

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Michael Johnson vows he'll rematch Khabib Nurmagomedov, and it'll be a 'different scenario'

MONCTON, CanadaMichael Johnson believes he’s still the fighter who has given Khabib Nurmagomedov his toughest test inside the octagon. Because of that, he expects to rematch the UFC …read more

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UFC ‘Moncton’ Clash: Johnson Vs. Lobov!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight sluggers Michael Johnson and Artem Lobov will collide this Saturday (Oct. 27, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 138 inside Avenir Centre in Moncton, New Brunswick, …read more

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UFC Moncton co-main event breakdown: Can Artem Lobov turn tide against Michael Johnson?

UFC Fight Night 138 takes place Saturday night at SMG Moncton in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. The main card airs on FS1 following prelims on FS2 and UFC Fight Pass.
In …read more

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