Johnson vs. Bagautinov: The Fastest Show on Canvas By: Dan Shapiro, FIGHTLAND
"Zip. Zap. Pop. Pow. Blammo…
"Don’t flinch, blink, or even run to the can, because flyweights Demetrious Johnson and Ali Bagautinov are headlining UFC 174, and if history is any indicator, these 125-pound fighters are about to bring a brand of thunder, flash, and awe like no other into the Octagon come June 14.
"It’s been more than two years since Johnson became the first flyweight to compete in the UFC, and while there was initially a misconception that 125-pound men would not be able to provide the same excitement as their heavier MMA counterparts, that myth was quickly busted on account of the relentless pace and superhuman speed displayed by mixed martial arts’ lightest competitors."