The State of the UFC Flyweight Division

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Over the next couple of weeks, we will discuss how each division is handling their rankings; who should get that title shot and who is where in the rankings, beginning with UFC flyweights. There is no question that the true number one of this division is, and that is Demetrious Johnson. The man is one […] READ MORE


Move to Bantamweight Attractive for UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson.

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Fresh off his first round TKO victory against top ranked contender Henry Cejudo at UFC 197, it seems champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson has officially cleaned out the UFC’s flyweight division.  After quickly disposing of the Olympic gold medalist Cejudo, UFC flyweight champion Johnson has extended his title streak to an incredible eight straight defenses. With […] READ MORE




Demetrious Johnson and the Crowd That Wasn’t

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Full disclosure: I didn’t watch UFC 191. Before you get the pitchforks, allow me to elucidate: I watched the main event and the four fights that ended in a finish. I just couldn’t muster up the energy (or interest) for the rest. That’s ok, though, because chances are you couldn’t either. In the very least, […] READ MORE


Mighty Mouse Against the World

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Most MMA fans are passionate about the sport and are quick to express their opinions of fighters they like. By the same token, many of them are also critical of fighters they do not appreciate, and hold nothing back when pointing out what they perceive to be flaws. The best example of this negativity is […] READ MORE


Demetrious Johnson And The Flyweights

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Currently Demetrious Johnson sits atop the UFC’s flyweight division as the only man to wear that belt. His talent, skill, will and work ethic has separated him to the point it makes the rest of the flyweights seem like his back up band. Johnson’s dominance and lack of a villain to play opposite of him […] READ MORE


Hammer 243 – The Road to UFC 186

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The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at Last Word on Sports. The Hammer MMA Radio crew are on the way to Montreal for UFC 186: […] READ MORE


UFC Injuries by Division

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Injuries are a very big story that continues to affect the UFC in a very negative way. Earlier this month, I tried to solve the injury questions by breaking down which fight camps were the most injury prone, with Roufusport and Nova Uniao taking the top spots. When I declared Team Alpha Male as the […] READ MORE


Dustin Ortiz: Ready To Climb The Flyweight Ladder

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UFC Flyweight Dustin Ortiz, Ranked #13, will be taking on Joseph Benavidez on November 22 at UFC Fight Night 57. Benavidez is currently ranked #2 and a win against Benavidez could have serious implications for the division and would certainly boost Dustin’s stock in the organization. Dustin fights out of Team Roufusport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. […] READ MORE