Demetrious Johnson's Blogs

  • Sunday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Sunday



    3:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Best of Conor McGregor - Conor McGregor On the Brink with featherweight gold on the line at UFC 189; Joe Rogan riffs on the McGregor phenomenon; the Irish superstar's take on the hype game and mental warfare.

    4:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

    11:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Ultimate Fighter Alumni - We bring you exciting finishes from the top-tier fighters who first made their names on The Ultimate Fighter reality show, including Rashad Evans, Diego Sanchez, Roy Nelson, Nate Diaz, and T.J. Dillashaw.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3: Prelims
    KJ Noons vs. George Sotiropoulos; Jessica Eye vs. Sarah Kaufman; Hector Lombard vs. Nate Marquardt; CB Dollaway vs. Tim Boetsch. From Houston.

    2:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann - In the main event, dominant bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, an Olympic bronze medalist in judo, seeks to defend her title against Sara McMann, an Olympic silver medalist in wrestling. Plus, Daniel Cormier makes his light heavyweight debut.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Jedrzejczyk vs. Letourneau / Cejudo / Rockhold

    5:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Unleashed
    Debuts - The UFC's best fighters made unforgettable marks as soon as they got to the organization. See the Octagon debuts of Anderson Silva, Cain Velasquez, Alexander Gustafsson, Conor McGregor and more on UFC Unleashed.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Fastest Knockouts - Fastest finishes in MMA history -- knockouts that took 60 seconds or less. With Johny Hendricks, B.J. Penn, The Korean Zombie and more.

    7:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Head-Kick Knockouts - Vicious head-kick knockout highlights from Anderson Silva, Anthony Pettis, Lyoto Machida, Rashad Evans and more.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi From the Centre, Montreal, Canada.

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  • Saturday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Saturday



    3:00 a.m. ET AXS TV: Inside MMA
    EPISODE: 403 - Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten live from Los Angeles; Michael Schiavello and Pat Miletich recap CES XXXI; special guest Amy Dardashtian.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Epic Knockouts from the UFC

    6:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Machida vs. Rockhold - Middleweights Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida fight.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    4:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Epic Knockouts from the UFC

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Just Do Something - The pressure of the competition starts to weigh on one of the fighters as Urijah and Conor prepare for the fourth preliminary fight featuring two hungry young competitors. Both teams get a chance to relax during a night out with the coaches.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi From the Centre, Montreal, Canada.

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  • Friday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Friday



    5:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Best of Conor McGregor - Conor McGregor On the Brink with featherweight gold on the line at UFC 189; Joe Rogan riffs on the McGregor phenomenon; the Irish superstar's take on the hype game and mental warfare.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Best of Conor McGregor - Conor McGregor On the Brink with featherweight gold on the line at UFC 189; Joe Rogan riffs on the McGregor phenomenon; the Irish superstar's take on the hype game and mental warfare.

    6:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Epic Knockouts from the UFC

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 4: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: A Faithless Foe - After a frustrating fight, a coach loses his cool on a fighter in front of the team; Urijah and Conor argue over coaching styles; a member of Team Faber skips practice and the third preliminary match eliminates another fighter from the competition.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Just Do Something - The pressure of the competition starts to weigh on one of the fighters as Urijah and Conor prepare for the fourth preliminary fight featuring two hungry young competitors. Both teams get a chance to relax during a night out with the coaches.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi From the Centre, Montreal, Canada.

    5:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Epic Knockouts from the UFC

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Lawler vs. Brown - Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown battle it out with a title shot on the line.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 184: Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano - It's the biggest night in women's UFC history as female athletes get top and co-main billing. Women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey defends her crown for the fifth time, this time against No. 1 contender Cat Zingano.

    9:00 p.m. ET AXSTV: AXS TV Fights
    CES MMA XXXI - Chip Moraza-Pollard meets Gil de Freitas; Kody Nordby and Dinis Paiva are schedules to appear.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

    11:30 p.m. ET AXSTV: Inside MMA
    EPISODE: 403 - Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten live from Los Angeles; Michael Schiavello and Pat Miletich recap CES XXXI; special guest Amy Dardashtian.

    12:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    UFC: Machida vs. Dollaway - Lyoto Machida vs. C.B. Dollaway; Renan Barao vs. Mitch Gagnon; Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Patrick Cummins; Elias Silverio vs. Rashid Magomedov; Erick Silva vs. Mike Rhodes; Daniel Sarafian vs. Antonio Dos Santos. From Barueri, Brazil.

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  • Wednesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Wednesday



    4:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Power Surge

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Submissions
    The best submissions by UFC superstars.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Best of Conor McGregor

    7:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort - It's a story of friends turned foes as Anderson Silva defends his middleweight title against former teammate Vitor Belfort; examining the bad blood between the two, then their championship showdown from UFC 126.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Just Do Something - The pressure of the competition starts to weigh on one of the fighters as Urijah and Conor prepare for the fourth preliminary fight featuring two hungry young competitors. Both teams get a chance to relax during a night out with the coaches.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Best of Conor McGregor

    11:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Machida vs. Rockhold - Middleweights Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida fight.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi - From the Centre, Montreal, Canada.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Best of Conor McGregor

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

    7:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Epic Knockouts from the UFC

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Just Do Something - The pressure of the competition starts to weigh on one of the fighters as Urijah and Conor prepare for the fourth preliminary fight featuring two hungry young competitors. Both teams get a chance to relax during a night out with the coaches.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

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  • Friday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Friday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi - From the Centre, Montreal, Canada.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann - Prelims
    Josh Sampo vs. Zach Makovsky; Aljamain Sterling vs. Cody Gibson; Raphael Assuncao vs. Pedro Munhoz; Alexis Davis vs. Jessica Eye. From Las Vegas.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 4: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: A Faithless Foe - After a frustrating fight, a coach loses his cool on a fighter in front of the team; Urijah and Conor argue over coaching styles; a member of Team Faber skips practice and the third preliminary match eliminates another fighter from the competition.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Just Do Something - The pressure of the competition starts to weigh on one of the fighters as Urijah and Conor prepare for the fourth preliminary fight featuring two hungry young competitors. Both teams get a chance to relax during a night out with the coaches.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Strawweights - Three fights highlighting impressive Jedrzejczyk, Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Rothwell / Waterson / Rockhold / Poirier

    9:00 p.m. ET SpikeTV: Bellator MMA
    Bellator 144 - World Bantamweight Champion Marcos Galvao against Eduardo Dantas; from the Mohegan Sun.

    10:00 p.m. ET AXS TV: AXS TV Fights
    Lion Fight 25 - John Wayne Parr meets Cosmo Alexandre; Jorina Baars defends her Welterweight title against Martina Jindorva.

    12:30 a.m. ET AXS TV: Inside MMA
    EPISODE: 402 - Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice break down UFC FN Poirier vs Duffy; Pat Miletich and Michael Schiavello discuss Lion fight 25 and the AXS TV Fight's 300th show; guests Robery Maysey and Dan Henderson.

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  • Thursday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Thursday



    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Strawweights - Three fights highlighting impressive Jedrzejczyk, Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi - From the Centre, Montreal, Canada.

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  • Tuesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Tuesday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson - Prelims
    Angela Hill vs. Rose Namajunas; Albert Tumenov vs. Alan Jouban; Ali Bagautinov vs. Joseph Benavidez; Daniel Hooker vs. Yair Rodriguez. From the Toyota Center in Houston.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    UFC: Maia vs. LaFlare - Andre Fili vs. Godofredo Pepey; Alex Oliveira vs. Gilbert Burns; Shayna Baszler vs. Amanda Nunes; Tony Martin vs. Leonardo Santos; Josh Koscheck vs. Erick Silva; Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare. From Rio de Janeiro.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Johnson vs. Dodson - The UFC's first-ever Flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson, makes his first title defense against John Dodson, winner of The Ultimate Fighter at Bantamweight.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2015

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    Team AKA - Fights from some of the biggest stars who train at San Jose's American Kickboxing Academy. Featuring Cain Velasquez, Daniel Cormier, Josh Thomson and Luke Rockhold.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso - Champions and trash talkers made for one of the most anticipated nights of 2014: Conor McGregor had a grudge match against Dustin Poirier; Donald Cerrone welcomed Eddie Alvarez to the Octagon; and Demetrious Johnson fought Chris Cariaso.

    1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    Forrest Griffin - Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and winner of The Ultimate Fighter season 1, Forrest Griffin takes us through his life, inside and outside of the Octagon.

    1:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    2:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 4: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: A Faithless Foe - After a frustrating fight, a coach loses his cool on a fighter in front of the team; Urijah and Conor argue over coaching styles; a member of Team Faber skips practice and the third preliminary match eliminates another fighter from the competition.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2015

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    4:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    Forrest Griffin - Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and winner of The Ultimate Fighter season 1, Forrest Griffin takes us through his life, inside and outside of the Octagon.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Edgar vs. Faber - Levan Makashvili vs. Mark Eddiva; Yui Chul Nam vs. Phillipe Nover; Neil Magny vs. Hyun Gyu Lim; Luke Barnatt vs. Mark Munoz; Costas Philippou vs. Gegard Mousasi; Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber. From Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines.

    6:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Attack Mode - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Main Event
    Jumior Dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic

    8:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Warriors Collide

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Boxing

    10:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Attack Mode - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    10:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    Forrest Griffin - Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and winner of The Ultimate Fighter season 1, Forrest Griffin takes us through his life, inside and outside of the Octagon.

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
    UFC 187 - Get an inside look at UFC 187, one of the best top-to-bottom fight cards in MMA history, featuring two world championship bouts: Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier for the light heavyweight title; Chris Weidman against Vitor Belfort.

    11:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    12:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Warriors Collide

    12:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson - Prelims
    Angela Hill vs. Rose Namajunas; Albert Tumenov vs. Alan Jouban; Ali Bagautinov vs. Joseph Benavidez; Daniel Hooker vs. Yair Rodriguez. From the Toyota Center in Houston.

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  • Wednesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Wednesday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Boxing
    Williams vs. Cuello

    4:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Counter Attack

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Lawler vs. Brown - Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown battle it out with a title shot on the line.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 2: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Crowded House - The fighters move into the TUF house; as training begins, Dana White brings an unexpected twist to the competition.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort - It's a story of friends turned foes as Anderson Silva defends his middleweight title against former teammate Vitor Belfort; examining the bad blood between the two, then their championship showdown from UFC 126.

    12:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Bader vs. Evans / Hendricks / Cormier

    1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC From All Angles
    Miesha Tate - Miesha Tate discusses the fierceness of women fighters.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso From Las Vegas.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Title Fight Knockouts - Featuring Chuck Liddell, Jon Jones, Anderson Silva, Cain Velasquez and more.

    6:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
    UFC 187

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 2: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Crowded House - The fighters move into the TUF house; as training begins, Dana White brings an unexpected twist to the competition.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 2: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Crowded House - The fighters move into the TUF house; as training begins, Dana White brings an unexpected twist to the competition.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 3: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Recognize the Enemy - The tension rises as one coach tries to get under the other one's skin and dares him to man up and fight a teammate; two fighters step into the octagon on the second preliminary fight and a coach completely loses it as he watches the fight unfold.

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  • UFC 191: The Forum Threads By: Jeff Sherwood

    Eventually Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight titleholder Demetrious Johnson will draw in fans with his great performances. After all, this is a sport, right?

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  • Thursday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Thursday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    3:00 a.m. ET CBS Sports Network: Boxing
    2014: Andre Berto vs. Steve Chambers From Sept. 6, 2014.

    4:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Countdown
    UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson 2 - Inside the training camps ahead of UFC 191.

    4:00 a.m. ET CBS Sports Network: Boxing
    2007: Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Oscar De La Hoya takes on Floyd Mayweather Jr. for the WBC super welterweight title. From May 5, 2007 in Las Vegas.

    5:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Main Event
    Machida vs. Rockhold

    5:00 a.m. ET CBS Sports Network: Boxing
    2007: Ricky Hatton vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Ricky Hatton challenges Floyd Mayweather Jr. for the WBC welterweight title. From Dec. 8, 2007 in Las Vegas.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso - Prelims
    Dominick Cruz vs. Takeya Mizugaki; Jorge Masvidal vs. James Krause; Patrick Cote vs. Stephen Thompson; John Howard vs. Brian Ebersole. From Las Vegas.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

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