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 […]

Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez Get Fights at One ‘Dawn of Heroes’ on Aug. 2

UFC veterans Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez have their next One Championship fights booked. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Demetrious Johnson: Henry Cejudo ‘Doing a Great Job’ as UFC Flyweight Champion

Demetrious Johnson’s name will always be synonymous with the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s flyweight division, even as he writes the final chapters of his career in the Singapore-based One Championship organization. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

ONE Championship: Demetrious Johnson discusses ‘rough’ start, Eddie Alvarez loss, more

TOKYO — Demetrious Johnson talks about his ONE Championship debut, what it was like fighting in Tokyo, Eddie Alvarez’s loss, not fighting with Matt Hume in his corner, and more after One Championship: A New Era on Sunday. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

ONE Championship video: Demetrious Johnson submits Yuya Wakamatsu in debut

Demetrious Johnson was victorious in his ONE Championship debut on Sunday. The former UFC flyweight king was matched up against Yuya Wakamatsu in a flyweight grand prix quarter-final bout at ONE: New Era in Tokyo, Japan, and got the finish in the second round. After a competitive opening round, “Mighty Mouse” went for a takedown […]

ONE Championship 92 results: Live updates from Japan with Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez, more

The most anticipated event in ONE Championship history takes place today, featuring four title fights and the promotional debuts of former UFC champs Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez. “ONE Championship 92: A New Era” takes place today at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo. The preliminary card kicks off at 2:30 a.m. ET and streams live on […]

Photos: Demetrious Johnson, Miesha Tate, Rich Franklin bring ONE Championship to Seattle

Gallery Photos: Demetrious Johnson, Miesha Tate, Rich Franklin at ONE Championship youth event in Seattle For the first time, ONE Championship is on a mini-tour of the United States. The Asia-based promotion recently paid a visit to Seattle, home area of one of its recent high-profile signings, Demetrious Johnson. There, Johnson and ONE Championship executives […]

Photos: Demetrious Johnson, Miesha Tate, Rich Franklin at ONE Championship youth event in Seattle

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ONE reveals bracket for Flyweight World Grand Prix, featuring Demetrious Johnson

The ONE Championship Flyweight World Grand Prix bracket is set. Announced Wednesday, the eight-man tournament will see former UFC champion and top pound-for-pound fighter Demetrious Johnson (27-3-1) face Yuya Wakamatsu (10-3) in the opening round at ONE: A New Era in Tokyo on March 31. See the full Grand Prix bracket graphic below: Also in […]

Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez, Angela Lee host ONE Championship seminar

Check out these photos highlighting ONE Champioonship fighters Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez and Angela Lee hosting a seminar with students Monday, Jan. 21, in Tokyo. View full post on MMAjunkie

Joseph Benavidez says ‘brilliance’ of Demetrious Johnson might have ‘crippled’ UFC flyweight division

NEW YORK — After his win at UFC Brooklyn, Joseph Benavidez discusses his victory over Dustin Ortiz, the future of the flyweight division, why he thinks he should get the next 125-pound title shot, Demetrious Johnson and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Henry Cejudo vs. Demetrious Johnson 2 full fight video

Back on Aug. 4, 2018, Henry Cejudo challenged then UFC flyweight king Demetrious Johnson in the co-main event of UFC 227 in Los Angeles. That night, Cejudo became the fight man to defeat Johnson at 125 pounds and claim his belt. Now, almost six months later, Cejudo will defend his flyweight title against UFC bantamweight […]

Our 2018 Upset of the Year: Henry Cejudo ends Demetrious Johnson’s epic reign

Before he ever entered the UFC, Henry Cejudo could already boast a historic athletic achievement. In 2008, he won an Olympic freestyle wrestling gold medal. Few would have blamed him if he cruised on that reputation and put athletics in his rearview mirror, but instead, Cejudo chased greatness in a second sport: Mixed martial arts. […]

The Weekly Grind: Eddie Alvarez, Demetrious Johnson attempt the Floss Dance, Conor McGregor welcomes second child

The life of a professional fighter isn’t all glitz and glamour. As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn’t enough, fighters attract a general wackiness that makes their lives, well…interesting. To commemorate these day-to-day hardships, slip-ups, pranks, and more, we bring you, “The Weekly Grind.” ONE […]

MMAjunkie’s 2018 ‘Upset of the Year’: Henry Cejudo dethrones mighty Demetrious Johnson

Gallery Henry Cejudo def. Demetrious Johnson at UFC 227: Best photos view 14 images It’s not that Henry Cejudo was being counted out against Demetrious Johnson. History just wasn’t on his side, and Johnson was at the peak of his powers. Cejudo, an Olympic gold medalist with an impressive resume at flyweight, was considered a […]

Gunnar Nelson considering following Demetrious Johnson into online gaming market

Gunnar Nelson is known for his stoic demeanor and submission savvy, but those close to him know that he is also an avid gamer. On a recent trip to Mjolnir for training, SBG welterweight, Peter Queally, cited Nelson’s love for video game shoot ’em up Call of Dutyin an Instagram post. In a recent interview […]

Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez make ONE Championship debuts March 31 in Japan

Three months into the new year, former UFC champions Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez will make their ONE Championship debuts. Johnson (27-3-1), the UFC’s inaugural and long-reigning flyweight titleholder, will fight Yuya Wakamatsu (10-3) in a flyweight bout. Alvarez (29-6), who was a lightweight champion for the UFC and Bellator, will take on Timofey Nastyukhin (12-4) […]

Eddie Alvarez, Demetrious Johnson to make ONE Championship debuts on March 31 in Japan

Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson will make their highly anticipated ONE Championship debuts on March 31 inside the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo. The promotion made the announcement to the Associated Press on Wednesday afternoon. Johnson (27-3-1), the former UFC flyweight champion and pound-for-pound best, will square off against Yuya Wakamatsu in a flyweight contest. The […]

Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez Set for One Championship Debuts in Japan on March 31

Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez will make their highly-anticipated One Championship debuts in Tokyo on March 31. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Invicta FC 33 video highlights: Did Demetrious Johnson get one-upped with this sick armbar finish?

Invicta FC 33 took place Saturday night at Kansas City Scottish Rite in Kansas City, Mo., and streamed on UFC Fight Pass. It was perhaps, as play-by-play announcer T.J. De Santis suggested, the best Invicta FC card of the year. In the main event, Jinh Yu Frey was successful in defending her atomweight title with […]

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