News @ Minnesota State University Moorhead

Dragons in the news

Posted on July 31, 2017

Take a look at the news stories featuring MSUM in recent weeks. Stories are presented in chronological order.

Sweet staches becoming trademark for local UFC fighter Johnson, InForum: “Tim Johnson has gained some fame for his facial hair. Johnson grows his facial hair out during each training camp, and then fine tunes his look right before a mixed martial arts fight. ‘Every fight gets a new mustache or new facial hair,’ said Johnson, the former Minnesota State Moorhead wrestler who trains out of Fargo. ‘I don’t keep the same one. … I keep it a secret until the week of the fight.'”

Former MSUM wrestler Johnson falls in UFC bout, InForum: “Former MSUM wrestler Tim Johnson has been competing in mixed martial arts for the last seven years. Saturday, the Minneapolis native was competing in the prelims for UFC on Fox as the number 12 ranked heavyweight in the UFC.”

MSUM extends TV deal with WDAY’Z XTRA, WDAY: “In athletics, TV is huge and MSUM and their Dragons plan on continuing a good deal with WDAY-Z and their broadcasts of home football and basketball games on the Xtra.”

Sports Sunday July 30th: Dragons head to Brazil with Team USA, InForum: “Summer is a time for college athletes to take a break from school and enjoy their vacation. For two Dragon student athletes, their vacation ins’t a road trip, or going camping.”


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