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.
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Longtime Bellator MMA star Michael Chandler signs with UFC
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After a decade of competing against the best fighters in Bellator MMA, veteran lightweight contender Michael Chandler has signed with the UFC.
Boxer Danyelle Wolf wins on Dana White's Contender Series
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NFC South 2020 NFL Preview: Can Tom Brady dominate a new division?
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The NFL is back, and Sportsnet is breaking down everything you need to know about each of the 32 teams in the lead-up to kickoff. Today, we look at the NFC South.
Conn Smythe Power Rankings: Stars' Heiskanen now the frontrunner
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Conn Smythe contenders Nathan MacKinnon, Elias Pettersson and Carter Hart were all eliminated so the race for playoff MVP has tightened up.
2020 Eastern Conference Final Preview: Lightning vs. Islanders
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Ortega vs. Korean Zombie to headline UFC Fight Night event
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An anticipated featherweight matchup between stars Brian Ortega and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung is set to headline an Oct. 17 UFC Fight Night event.
LFA champ Jimmy Flick wins on Dana White's Contender Series
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LFA flyweight champion Jimmy Flick submitted Nate Smith at Dana White’s Contender Series to earn a UFC contract.
AFC South 2020 NFL Preview: Will Rivers bring Colts to new heights?
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Aleksandar Rakic, Neil Magny win decisions at UFC Fight Night
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Aleksandar Rakic took another step towards UFC light-heavyweight title contention with a unanimous decision win over Anthony Smith.