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First Look: UFC On Fox 8 – Johnson Vs Moraga


Demetrious Johnson vs John Moraga
The UFC’s first 125 champion, Mighty Mouse looks to defend his title against nearly undefeated John Moraga. Ironically Moraga’s only defeat came at the hands of John Dodson, who was most recently bested by Demetrious. Riding a seven fight streak of finishes, and two decisions, John has proven he has the ability to take it to Mighty Mouse in this five round bout.

Rory MacDonald Vs Jake Ellenberger
This is a highly anticipated, interesting and promising matchup. Rising star, Rory MacDonald rides an impressive four fight win streak dominating the likes of Nate Diaz and B.J. Penn, into this July 22nd tussle with Jake Ellenberger. Aside from a recent loss to Martin Kampmann, Ellenberger has recently looked more impressive than ever, knocking out Nate Marquardt in the first round in his last fight. There have been many hostile words exchanged between these two, and this should turn out to be an exciting fight for the fans.

Robbie Lawler vs Bobby Voelker
Always exciting Robbie Lawler, coming off a tko win of Josh Koscheck looks to get his name back into the spotlight as he takes on former strikeforce fighter Bobby Voelker, who is coming off of a decision loss to Patrick Cote in his UFC debut.

Liz Carmouche vs Jessica Andrade
Top 5 ranked Liz Carmouche, coming off a loss to Ronda Rousey that she almost finished with a rear naked choke, looks to prove herself against Jessica Andrade, who rides two submission wins into her UFC debut.

Also on this card of interesting match ups, are potentially fantastic fights such as (Jorge Masdival 24-7 vs Michael Chiesa 9-0) (Danny Castillo 15-5 vs Tim Means 18-4-1) (Melvin Guillard 30-12-2 vs Mac Danzig 21-10-1) (Yves Edwards 42-19-1 vs Daron Cruickshank 12-2) (Julie Kedzie 16-11 vs Germaine De Randamie 3-2) (Ed Herman 20-9 vs Trevor Smith 10-3) (Aaron Riley 30-13-1 vs Justin Sales 10-4) and (John Albert 7-4 vs Yaotzin Meza 19-8)

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Coming from a family of fighters, and growing up on the jiujitsu mats of half a dozen MMA schools in Orange County and Los Angeles, Adam Brennan is a well informed member of the rapidly growing Mixed Martial Art community. As a competitor in the sport, he is very opinionated and vocal about both the flaws surrounding it and it's positive impacts on the martial arts community. Adam's love for the sport drives him to advocate solutions to issues and promote the successes. Dreaming of a career as a fighter, Adam spends his days as working two jobs and training hard every night at Kings MMA in Huntington Beach. Being a huge advocate of better athlete pay and a fighter union, he will stop at nothing to do his part to help bring the sport to the next level.