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Deiveson Figueiredo sends warning to Henry Cejudo and Demetrious Johnson, promises he would finish them both

UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo sent a warning to Henry Cejudo and Demetrious Johnson, promising that he would finish them both. Figueiredo returns at UFC 263 next month when he takes on Brandon Moreno in a rematch for the UFC flyweight title. While his focus is solely on his opponent Moreno right now, Figueiredo can’t help but look forward should he get past his opponent. If that’s the case, then Figueiredo is hoping that he gets a fight with the former champ Cejduo at 135lbs.
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Figueiredo believes he’d finish Cejudo and Demetrious Johnson

Ever confident, UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo believes the division’s previous title-holders would not have much of a chance against himself. Paired up for a rematch against Brandon Moreno, the Brazilian talked about a hypothetical scenario in which he could face Henry Cejudo and Demetrious Johnson in the Octagon. In...
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Retro Robbery Review: Demetrious Johnson vs. Miguel Torres at UFC 130

Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the term “robbery” tends to be thrown around carelessly and is often steeped in bias. With Robbery Review, we’ll take a look back at controversial fights and determine whether the judges were rightly criticized for their decision or if pundits need to examine their own knee-jerk reactions.

Chatri Sityodtong Q&A: On Eddie Alvarez's DQ request, Demetrious Johnson title rematch, more

ONE Championship is in the middle of a four-week run of consecutive primetime events on TNT, which continues Wednesday night with ONE on TNT III at Singapore Indoor Stadium. The series got off to an interesting start with ONE on TNT I, where former UFC champions Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez made their returns, which ended in disappointing fashion. Johnson lost by second-round knockout to flyweight champion Adriano Moraes, while Alvarez was disqualified in his fight with Iuri Lapicus because of illegal punches.

Moraes: Demetrious Johnson rematch 'makes sense'

ONE Championship flyweight titleholder Adriano Moraes is willing to run it back with Demetrious Johnson. Moraes knocked out the former UFC champion in the second round of their ONE title fight earlier in April and became the first person to finish Johnson in a professional bout. The Brazilian was a...

Adriano Moraes & Demetrious Johnson Disagree On Rematch Possibility

ONE Championship flyweight champion Adriano Moraes is more open to a rematch against Demetrious Johnson than Johnson himself is, even though it was Johnson who came out on the losing end in the first fight. When Demetrious Johnson experienced his first loss in the flyweight division to Henry Cejudo at...

Adriano Moraes Willing To Give Demetrious Johnson Rematch

Adriano Moraes says he’s open to giving Demetrious Johnson a second crack at the ONE Flyweight Title. Moraes handed Johnson an upset loss on April 7 to successfully retain the flyweight gold. Moraes scored the second-round knockout finish. It’s “Mighty Mouse’s” first loss since August 2018. During an interview with...
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Morning Report: Adriano Moraes open to rematch with Demetrious Johnson: ‘I think it makes sense, he deserves it, he’s the GOAT’

Last Wednesday, ONE Championship made their debut on TNT which saw flyweight champion Adriano Moraes upset former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, knocking “Mighty Mouse” down with an uppercut and then finishing off the legend with a brutal knee to the head. The KO, which was entirely legal under the ONE Championship ruleset, was the biggest win of Moraes’ career and cemented his hold on the flyweight title. And even though the outcome was without controversy, Moraes says he’s willing to Johnson another shot at the belt, considering all he’s done for the sport.

Adriano Moraes Willing to Offer Demetrious Johnson a Rematch

“Mikinho” simply can’t refuse the greatest flyweight of all time. Adriano Moraes (19-3, 10-3 One) made history after finishing former Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson (30-4-1, 3-1 One) at One on TNT 1. Moraes dropped “Mighty Mouse" with a short uppercut before landing a vicious knee to the grounded opponent, who fell on his back. “Mikinho” sealed the deal with three follow-up punches that stopped the contest 2:24 into Round 2, scoring the first title defense of his third run as the divisional champion.

Adriano Moraes def. Demetrious Johnson at ONE on TNT I: Best photos

Check out these photos highlighting Adriano Moraes‘ second-round TKO win over Demetrious Johnson to retain the flyweight championship at ONE on TNT I from Singapore Indoor Stadium. (Photos courtesy of ONE Championship) "(function() {var sc = document.createElement(\"script\"), scCnter = document.getElementById(\"container-sdp-voltax-player-01eqvpqbw4ymnv0rjh-8182\"), done = false;sc.src = mm_video_data.endpointUrl + \"\/01eqvpqbw4ymnv0rjh.js\";sc.onload = sc.onreadystatechange =...

Demetrious Johnson gets KNOCKED OUT, Yan and Sterling reacts

One of the greatest UFC Champions ever, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson suffered his first stoppage loss. It was truly a sad thing to watch for hardcore UFC fans but for Johnson he handled it with class. The huge size disadvantage may have been a huge factor for Johnson as he...

Demetrious Johnson Doesn’t Want Immediate Rematch Against Moraes

Demetrious Johnson is not looking to get right back into a title fight following his KO loss at ONE on TNT 1. Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is coming off a devastating loss to Adriano Moraes on Wednesday night. “Mighty Mouse” has hit with a monstrous knee while down and that led him to be knocked out and losing out on the ONE Championship belt. Johnson has had his fair share of success in his MMA career, he holds the record of most title defenses in UFC history, but being on the other side of this kind of fight is something fairly new.

Demetrious Johnson knocked out by Adriano Moraes in One Championship title bout

Demetrious Johnson, one of the most dominant champions in mixed martial arts history, suffered a crushing defeat to Adriano Moraes on Wednesday during a landmark night for Asian-based promotion One Championship. The One Championship event took place in Singapore and was aired live in the U.S. on TNT, marking the...
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ONE on TNT: How to Watch Return of Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez

ONE Championship begins its "ONE on TNT" series on Wednesday, marking the return of Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez. Johnson hasn't competed since winning the flyweight world grand prix in October of 2019, while Alvarez's last fight came in August of 2019. Headlining ONE on TNT is Johnson's flyweight world...