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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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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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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 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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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 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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VIDEO | Months after accident, watch Matt Hughes walk out to the cage in St. Louis

Welcome home, Matt Hughes.#UFCSTL pic.twitter.com/2CH5mB3DGH
— UFC (@ufc) January 15, 2018

Shortly after Darren Elkins’ epic comeback win over Michael Johnson, and before Kamaru Usman and Emil Meek’s welterweight war, 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 Sinks Fight-Ending Choke (UFC St. Louis Highlights)

TAP OUT! @DarrenElkinsMMA makes SIX IN A ROW with the submission of Michael Johnson in round two! #UFCSTL https://t.co/l2q7nYMRSo
— FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) January 15, 2018

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Posted on January 15, 2018, 4:16 am By
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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 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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New featherweight Michael Johnson thankful he's not trying to KO 185-pounders

ST. LOUISMichael Johnson got the biggest obstacle out of the way when he made weight for his featherweight debut, and now he gets to enjoy the benefits.
Perhaps the …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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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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Michael Johnson has made ‘life-changing adjustments’ ahead of featherweight debut at UFC St. Louis

Former UFC lightweight contender Michael Johnson will make his 145-pound debut tomorrow night (Sun., Jan. 14, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 124 live on FOX Sports 1 from inside Scottrade …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Michael Johnson believes he's one of a kind in this sport

The look on Michael Johnson’s face said it all. After nine minutes and 48 seconds of some of the most hellacious action you will see in a prizefight, he had …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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UFC's Michael Johnson has made 'life-changing adjustments' for drop to featherweight

ST. LOUISMichael Johnson admits his first weight-cut to featherweight has been a “little rough,” but the former longtime lightweight said he’s yet to second-guess his decision to change …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2018, 4:17 pm By
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Michael Johnson: I have nightmares about cutting weight every night

Ahead of his featherweight debut, Michael Johnson talks candidly about his experiences during his weight cuts. UFC contender Michael Johnson has fought at lightweight his entire professional career. This …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2596 with Jorge Masvidal, Michael Johnson

Stream or download Tuesday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Jorge Masvidal and Michael Johnson.
Masvidal called into the program to talk about his fighting future, sharing his thoughts on Michael …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Jorge Masvidal and Michael Johnson

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Jorge Masvidal and Michael Johnson.
UFC welterweight contender Masvidal is angling for a fight with Michael Bisping …read more

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Tweet of the Day: Michael Johnson vents over not being on the UFC St. Louis main card

Michael Johnson is from St. Louis, Missouri, but the UFC’s debut trip to his hometown will not feature him on the main card. The last time Michael Johnson competed in …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2018, 1:47 am By
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Michael Johnson isn’t happy with main card snub at UFC Fight Night 124 in his hometown of St. Louis

Michael Johnson will be going back to the city he was born in on January 14, 2018 as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) invades St. Louis, Missouri for the first time …read more

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Posted on January 7, 2018, 10:46 pm By
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Michael Johnson on UFC St. Louis Spot: ‘What a Joke!’

Michael Johnson is not happy with his position on the UFC St. Louis card. After a “Fight of The Year” candidate against Justin Gaethje in 2017, Johnson begins the new …read more

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Michael Johnson isn’t happy about his position on the UFC St. Louis bill

On January 14, the UFC will return to St. Louis, Missouri, with a Fight Night card that seems to possess all the elements of a Card of the Year contender. …read more

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Michael Johnson saw his spot in the UFC-St. Louis lineup ... and was pissed

The UFC never has set up shop in St. Louis before, so Michael Johnson, who was born there, no doubt was excited to know he’d have a spot on the …read more

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VIDEO | Watch Khabib Nurmagomedov Yell at Dana White at UFC 219

It seems like Khabib Nurmagomedov is making up for lost time. His dominant performance over Michael Johnson at UFC 205 was November of 2016. He didn’t fight until he met …read more

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2017 Fight of the Year: Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Johnson

2017 was filled with knockout finishes, back-and-forth battles, and major upsets, but one fight stood out among the hundreds. On July 7 at The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale, lightweights Justin …read more

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MMA Fighting’s 2017 Fight of the Year: Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Johnson

Expectation can be a crippling factor in the fight game, but not for Justin Gaethje.
The longtime WSOF champion finally put pen to paper with the UFC in 2017, …read more

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VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov once again spoke to Dana White in the middle of his fight

Back in November of 2016, on the undercard of UFC 205, Khabib Nurmagomedov stepped into the Octagon with the dangerous Michael Johnson. Nurmagomedov would dominate this fight, bludgeoning his bewildered …read more

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UFC 219 Free Fight: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Michael Johnson

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is rolling out free fights as we get closer to their next event (Dec. 30). UFC 219 takes place inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las …read more

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Posted on December 27, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Justin Gaethje feels like he won against Eddie Alvarez, because he lost by KO, not decision

After he made his UFC debut earlier this year, knocking out Michael Johnson in a thrilling Fight of the Year contender, Justin Gaethje shouted to the world, “Where is my …read more

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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 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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Gaethje to continue search for his equal in Alvarez bout

Justin Gaethje still isn’t sure how he managed to stay upright during his thrill-a-minute UFC debut against Michael Johnson back in July.For just under two rounds, the pair bombed on …read more

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