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D. Johnson to go for 9th title defense at UFC 201

Less than one month after his dominant eighth title defense, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has agreed to face Wilson Reis at UFC 201 on July 30 in Atlanta.

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Lawler to defend title on UFC 201 main event

On June 30 in Atlanta, Robbie Lawler will seek the third defense of his welterweight belt as he faces Tyron Woodley in the main event of UFC 201.

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Bellator MMA releases lightweight champ Brooks

Bellator MMA shook up the landscape of its lightweight division on Saturday by releasing champion Will Brooks. "Ill Will" has fought for the promotion since 2013 and compiled a 10-1 record.

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What is the camera seeing? Answer: An UNDEFEATED fighter who has finished 20 of 21 opponents! 😳 #UFCVegas

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A crucial decision may cause #TeamClaudia to lose momentum in the competition! ALL NEW #TUF23 TONIGHT on @FS1


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@Cody_NoLove right on track for his first UFC headliner! #UFCVegas

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Diaz says he doesn't have to fight, says he can sit back and say "pay me m----f------." Wonder why UFC lunch last week didn't go well?

Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

Nate Diaz says on The MMA Hour he believes Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather is all a big "publicity stunt." Says he is still fine with fighting McGregor but wants to be paid more than he was originally contracted for UFC 200 because the fight is now bigger. Discussions are still ongoing with the UFC. Proposed event is UFC 202 in August.