michael johnson

FIGHTLAND

Gaethje versus Johnson: Better Opponent, Same Fight

If Michael Johnson was better than the rest of the opponents on his record, Justin Gaethje didn't seem to care. We examine the instant classic, and the fan friendly style of MMA's most masochistic knockout artist.
Jack Slack
7.10.17
FIGHTLAND

Could Justin Gaethje Have Made a Better UFC Debut?

Last Friday's brawl with Michael Johnson jumped off the screen and brought violence inches from your face.
Jeff Harder
7.10.17
FIGHTLAND

The Tactical Guide to Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Johnson

Justin Gaethje might be the most exciting fighter to ever compete in MMA, and next Friday he makes his UFC debut. We examine Gaethje's masochistic method of reeling off knockouts, and ask whether Johnson has the science to hand him his first loss.
Jack Slack
6.28.17
donovan bailey

Donovan Bailey on the 'World's Fastest Man' and Racing Michael Johnson

We talk to Donovan Bailey about national pride, his 150-metre race against American Michael Johnson, and his legacy as one of Canada's all-time great track and field athletes.
Alex Wong
6.2.17
donovan bailey

Donovan Bailey vs. Michael Johnson: The Biggest Race That Never Happened

On the 20th anniversary of the marquee Bailey-Johnson race, we look back at the circus show that was supposed to settle the World's Fastest Man title.
Alex Wong
6.1.17
FIGHTLAND

One to Watch: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Michael Johnson

The lightweight division is the gift that keeps on giving and the winner of this bout will unequivocally state their claim to face the winner of UFC 205’s main event for the title.
Jake Hughes
11.10.16
FIGHTLAND

Michael Johnson Taunts His Fallen Opponent and Stirs Our Self-Righteousness

He'd need to do a lot worse to become a new Tank Abbott.
Jeff Harder
9.19.16
FIGHTLAND

Return of the Menace: How Michael Johnson Starched Dustin Poirier

Small windows can make big changes in the fight game and UFC Fight Night 95 showed that amply. We take a look at the quick finishes and the better performances.
Jack Slack
9.19.16
olympics

VICE Sports Q&A: Donovan Bailey on His Olympic Gold, Usain Bolt, and the Michael Johnson Race

We caught up with Canadian sporting icon Donovan Bailey, who won the 100-metre race at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta 20 years ago.
Dave McCarthy
8.11.16
Fashion

Fast Fashion

Track and field stars like DeeDee Trotter, Fawn Dorr, and Maggie Vessey are continuing a grand tradition of serious athletes with serious style. Their fashion choices on the track play a number of roles in their lives and careers.
B. David Zarley
2.16.16