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Jun 14, 2017 Dan Rafael Close ESPN Senior Writer 2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA Today Brett Okamoto Close ESPN Staff Writer MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Well, we’ve really gone and
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Dominant UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson released a statement on Monday to address the UFC’s “mistreatment and bullying” tactics to negotiate his next fight. In a statement first released to MMAFighting.com and obtained by ESPN.com, Johnson (26-2-1) referred to himself as a “company man” but said, “I’ve decided to speak out now as I feel
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The New York State Athletic Commission has denied UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson‘s request for a hearing to discuss circumstances surrounding a controversial UFC 210 weigh-in earlier this year in Buffalo. Johnson petitioned the NYSAC to examine the matter in April. Controversy arose when Johnson’s opponent, titleholder Daniel Cormier, successfully made the 205-pound weight limit,
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