Demetrious Johnson appreciates Henry Cejudo’s shoutout for best career accomplishment

Demetrious Johnson can appreciate Henry Cejudo’s recent comments about their legendary UFC 227 fight. After adding another all-time great to his resume by successfully defending his bantamweight title against Dominick Cruz last weekend at UFC 249, Cejudo announced his retirement. Chatting to the media backstage after the card, Cejudo said the defining moment in his […]

Retiring Henry Cejudo says dethroning Demetrious Johnson was ‘the pinnacle of my UFC career’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – After announcing his retirement following his successful bantamweight title defense against Dominic Cruz at UFC 249, UFC 135-pound champion Henry Cejudo chatted with the media backstage and revealed the moment that will forever define his UFC career. The pinnacle of my UFC career? Man, there’s a lot of great ones,” he told […]

Demetrious Johnson not worried about ONE title fight possibly being in empty arena

Demetrious Johnson | ONE Championship Demetrious Johnson has known since this past October that his next fight is Adriano Moraes. Now that their bout has been pushed further back due to the coronavirus pandemic, he’s had even more time to think about it. The former UFC flyweight king is set to fight Moraes next for […]

Adriano Moraes: Demetrious Johnson will deserve immediate rematch after ONE Championship title fight

Adriano Moraes will put his flyweight belt on the line against Demetrious Johnson. | ONE Championship A flyweight championship bout between Adriano Moraes and Demetrious Johnson was moved from China to Indonesia and then to the Philippines due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the undisputed ONE Championship king is still hoping it goes down on […]

Demetrious Johnson glad UFC flyweight division survived, weighs in on Henry Cejudo’s antics

A lot has gone down in the UFC flyweight division since Demetrious Johnson’s departure. The former longtime UFC champion left the organization in late 2018, not long after his split-decision loss to Henry Cejudo, which ended a reign that began with the title’s 2012 inauguration.  The loss marked the end of Johnson’s six-year run as […]

Adriano Moraes vs. Demetrious Johnson headline inaugural ONE Infinity Series event

Demetrious Johnson (pictured) challenges Adriano Moraes for the ONE flyweight title on April 10 in Jakarta | ONE Championship With a new event series planned, ONE Championship is looking to Infinity and beyond. On Thursday, the promotion announced the ONE Infinity Series, which begins with ONE Infinity 1 headlined by flyweight (135-pound) champion Adriano Moraes […]

Demetrious Johnson plans to retire with ONE Championship: ‘I love this organization’

Demetrious Johnson is not going anywhere. The ONE championship flyweight grand prix winner and former UFC champion doesn’t see himself switching organizations before hanging up his gloves. Johnson was traded from the UFC to ONE Championship in a historic deal for then ONE Championship fighter Ben Askren in late 2018. Johnson (30-3 MMA) left the […]

Adriano Moraes hopes to finally land a sponsorship deal with win over Demetrious Johnson

Adriano Moraes puts his flyweight title on the line against former UFC king Demetrious Johnson. | ONE Championship ONE flyweight titleholder Adriano Moraes had to wait a year on the sidelines while Demetrious Johnson did what he was supposed to do, which is win the promotion’s grand prix. They are finally set to meet for […]

Demetrious Johnson set to challenge ONE flyweight champion Adriano Moraes in April

Demetrious Johnson won the ONE grand prix belt in 2019, and now challenges Adriano Moraes. | ONE Championship Former UFC star Demetrious Johnson will face Adriano Moraes for the ONE Championship flyweight belt on April 11 in China, the company announced Sunday. Johnson (30-3-1) was expected to challenge for the flyweight gold after winning the […]

Demetrious Johnson to Challenge Adriano Moraes for One Flyweight Belt on April 11

Demetrious Johnson will square off against reigning One Championship flyweight titlist Adriano Moraes on April 11 in China. View full post on Recent News on

Was the start of Demetrious Johnson’s title reign the best UFC moment of 2012?

We’re not so far into 2020 that it’s too late to take a look back at the past decade that was. The UFC recently rolled out compilation videos with some of the best moments of each calendar year from 2010-2019. From Brock Lesnar’s beatdown at the hands of Cain Velasquez and Anderson Silva’s Hail Mary […]

U.S. Customs had some questions about Demetrious Johnson’s supersized ONE belt

That was one large belt Demetrious Johnson won when he defeated Danny Kingad via unanimous decision at ONE Championship 100: Century last month in Japan, a victory that crowned him king of the promotion’s flyweight grand prix tournament. The strap was so big, in fact, that “Mighty Mouse” jokingly pretended he was about to topple […]

ONE champion Adriano Moraes not impressed by Demetrious Johnson’s tournament win

Adriano Moraes will put his flyweight title on the line against Demetrious Johnson. | ONE Championship Demetrious Johnson went 3-0 in seven months to win the ONE Championship flyweight (135-pound) grand prix, but division champion Adriano Moraes is not impressed. “He dominated his last two fights, but didn’t impress me that much,” Moraes told MMA […]

Demetrious Johnson: Winning One Grand Prix ‘Up There’ Among Career Accomplishments

Demetrious Johnson had already accomplished a lot in his MMA career before joining One Championship, and now he can cross “winning a grand prix tournament” off the list. View full post on Recent News on

ONE Century Part 1 results: Demetrious Johnson wins flyweight grand prix

Demetrious Johnson went 3-0 in 2019 to win the ONE flyweight grand prix. | ONE Championship The first part of ONE’s 100th show featured another big win for ex-UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson in Tokyo. After making his way to the final of ONE’s flyweight grand prix with wins over Yuya Wakamatsu and Tatsumitsu Wada, […]

Demetrious Johnson thinks Henry Cejudo’s act is working: ‘You’re talking about it right now’

Demetrious Johnson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It’s safe to say that Demetrious Johnson and Henry Cejudo have handled their time at the top of the UFC flyweight mountain differently. Since the two met in a rematch last August at UFC 227, a bout that Cejudo won by split decision to end Johnson’s historic championship […]

‘King of Cringe’ Henry Cejudo? Demetrious Johnson ‘can’t hate on him’

Gallery Henry Cejudo def. Demetrious Johnson at UFC 227: Best photos view 14 images Demetrious Johnson saw his historic reign as UFC flyweight champion come to an end at the hands of Henry Cejudo roughly one year ago. Since losing his title to Cejudo at UFC 227 in August 2018, Johnson made the move to […]

Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez Pick Up Wins at One: Dawn of Heroes

Once again, One Championship returned to the Philippines, as One: Dawn of Heroes went down at the Mall Of Asia Arena in Manila on Aug. 2, featuring a featherweight title fight as well as two former UFC champions punching their tickets to title fights in their new promotion. View full post on Recent News on

Eddie Alvarez, Demetrious Johnson advance to ONE tournament finals

Eddie Alvarez (pictured) is in the ONE lightweight tournament final. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A pair of former UFC champions made their way to tournament finals in ONE Championship, as Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson were victorious Friday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. Eddie Alvarez earned a second chance in […]

Excited for ‘new journey’ at ONE, John Lineker welcomes ‘superfight’ with Demetrious Johnson

After a seven-year run under the UFC banner, John Lineker is thrilled to be called a ONE Championship athlete. “Hands of Stone,” who inked a deal with the Asian promotion days after being let go by the UFC, sees the glass half full now that he’s making more money every time he steps into a […]

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