Michael Johnson says his lightweight peers are avoiding tough fights

Michael Johnson says his lightweight peers are avoiding tough fights, too focused on ‘money fights’

Top-10 UFC lightweight Michael Johnson has not been seen in the Octagon since November of 2016, when [he succumbed to a…

Having recovered from his loss to Nurmagomedov, Johnson has been eager for a return to the cage for some time. Unfortunately, he’s had a very difficult time finding a willing dance partner. On the latest edition of BJ Penn Radio, Johnson explained that he believes this is because many of the UFC’s top lightweights are reluctant to take tough fights.

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