On Episode 2 of UFC 186 Embedded, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson gets in a late-night workout alongside the star of the co-main event, former 205-pound champion Rampage Jackson. Middleweight Michael Bisping polishes his French and does some grocery shopping. Then all three are off to Ultimate Media Day where they face off against their respective opponents: Kyoji Horiguchi, Fabio Maldonado and CB Dollaway.
UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the flyweight championship at UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi, taking place Saturday, April 25 on Pay-Per-View.
On Episode 1 of UFC 186 Embedded, flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and middleweight contender Michael Bisping are the first to land in Montreal, while Bisping’s opponent CB Dollaway is delayed due to a collegiate Care Bear rumble. Flyweight challenger Kyoji Horiguchi passes time by enjoying the outdoors vicariously. And better late than never, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson makes it to the hotel just 24 hours after having his fight rebooked for the event.
UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the flyweight championship at UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi, taking place Saturday, April 25th.
UFC 186 takes place in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Saturday, April 25th at the Bell Centre.
Headlining the event is a flyweight title fight between reigning champion Demetrious Johnson and Japanese challenger Kyoji Horiguchi. Quinton Jackson is cleared to compete against Fabio Maldonado, although this will be a catchweight bout at a 215 lbs.
Before we get to the fights at hand, we have to make sure they’re all on weight. Here are the results:
Demetrious Johnson (124.5 lbs) vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (124.5 lbs)
Quinton Jackson (216 lbs) vs. Fabio Maldonado (215 lbs) catchweight bout 215 lbs
Michael Bisping (186 lbs) vs. C.B. Dollaway (185.5 lbs
John Makdessi (160 lbs) vs. Shane Campbell (161 lbs) catchweight 160 lbs
Thomas Almeida (135 lbs) vs. Yves Jabouin (136 lbs)
Patrick Cote (171 lbs) vs. Joe Riggs (171 lbs)
Sarah Kaufman (136 lbs) vs. Alexis Davis (135 lbs)
Chad Laprise (156 lbs) vs. Bryan Barberena (156 lbs)
Olivier Aubin-Mercier (155 lbs) vs. David Michaud (156 lbs)
Preliminary Card (Fight Pass)
Nordine Taleb (170 lbs) vs. Chris Clements (170 lbs)
Jessica Rakoczy (115 lbs) vs. Valerie Letourneau (116 lbs)
No. 1 contender Kyoji Horiguchi hasn’t lost in over three years. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has never lost at 125 pounds, including five championship title defenses. They meet for the championship in the main event of UFC 186.
UFC 186 takes place on April 25th live from The Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.
UFC 186 added a women’s bantamweight fight to their card yesterday; Kaufman Vs Davis ‘The Trilogy’.
Sarah Kaufman [17-2, 1 NC] VS Alexis Davis [16-6], Kaufman has already beaten Davis twice in her career, the first time in 2007 [Davis’ MMA debut] and the second time via Majority decision in 2012 at Strikeforce: Tate Vs Rousey.
Kaufman Vs Davis is headlined by Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Renan Barao, also just announced Demetrious Johnson will face Kyoji Horiguchi at Montreal’s Bell Centre, April 25th.
Tonight Demetrious Johnson takes on Ali Bagautinov for the UFC flyweight championship in Vancouver, Canada at UFC 174.
Also on the card is Tyron Woodley who will face Canada’s own Rory MacDonald in a welterweight fight.
Before all the main action can take place, the all important weigh-ins took place last night, here are the results:
Demetrious Johnson 125 lbs vs Ali Bagautinov 124.5 lbs
Rory MacDonald 171 lbs vs Tyron Woodley 170.5 lbs
Ryan Bader 205 lbs vs Rafael Cavalcante 204.5 lbs
Andrei Arlovski 249.5 lbs vs Brendan Schaub 238 lbs
Ryan Jimmo 204.5 lbs vs Ovince St. Preux 205.5 lbs
Daniel Sarafian 171 lbs vs Kiichi Kunomoto 170 lbs
Elizabeth Phillips 135 lbs vs Valerie Letourneau 134.5 lbs
Yves Jabouin 136 lbs vs Mike Easton 135 lbs
Kajan Johnson 155 lbs vs Tae Hyun Bang 156 lbs
Fight Pass Prelims Only
Roland Delorme 135 lbs vs Michinori Tanaka 135 lbs
Jason Saggo 155.5 lbs vs Josh Shockley 155.5 lbs