Mike Johnston
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Mike Johnston, known as “Mikey J” around the office, is a lifelong hockey and football fan who has been at Sportsnet since 2011. Johnston writes about a wide variety of sports and, despite his peaceful demeanour, has an extensive history covering the UFC and combat sports. The 1991 Toronto Argonauts are the greatest sports team of all time, and you will not convince Johnston otherwise.
UFC 251 takeaways: Usman won but Masvidal retained BMF belt
Mike Johnston
Kamaru Usman defended his welterweight title at UFC 251, but let’s be clear, he did not earn Jorge Masvidal’s BMF belt because of how he fought.
Prochazka knocks Oezdemir out cold in debut on UFC 251 prelims
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Grant gets huge KO win at UFC 251 in first Fight Island bout
Mike Johnston
Davey Grant fought through a broken jaw and flattened Martin Day at UFC 251 in the first bout on the ballyhooed Fight Island.
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Adesanya, Masvidal named cover athletes for new UFC video game
Mike Johnston
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and BMF titleholder Jorge Masvidal were named cover athletes for the newest EA SPORTS UFC video game.
UFC 251 breakdown: How can Masvidal upset Usman to win title?
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UFC 251 breakdown: Holloway seeks revenge against Volkanovski
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Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway went five hard rounds in December and are set for an exciting rematch on Fight Island at UFC 251.
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UFC 251 breakdown: Will Petr Yan be too much for Jose Aldo?
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Petr Yan and Jose Aldo will compete for the vacant men's bantamweight title at UFC 251 on Fight Island in what should be an absolute cracker.
UFC 251 undercard stacked with title rematch, Prochazka debut
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Everything you need to know about Fight Island before UFC 251
Mike Johnston
The UFC has always been ambitious but holding events on a private island during a global pandemic sounded a bit farfetched even for Dana White.