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Prepared for next title fight, John Lineker eyes superfight vs. Demetrious Johnson

One Championship 145-pound kingpin John Lineker would like to get back to action sooner than the organization has planned for him. Lineker claimed the title by knocking Bibiano Fernandes out cold with one punch in March at the appropriately titled “Lights Out” event. The likely next challenger for Lineker’s first defense is expected to be a fellow countryman: Fabricio Andrade, who challenged the division’s top fighter after his own victory in June. Lineker spoke to Sherdog on Thursday about the possible matchup, as well as one more he is watching out for should the opportunity arise.
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Demetrious Johnson Gets Another Crack At Flyweight Gold At ONE 161

Singapore -- Two key figures in ONE Championship's flyweight division will meet anew for the stacked division's coveted prize at ONE 161 this coming August. Reigning ONE flyweight champion Adriano Moraes will stake his title against a familiar foe in Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson in the main event of the aforementioned card, which will air live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium on August 27.
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Adriano Moraes vs. Demetrious Johnson 2 official for ONE Championship 161 headliner

Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will have a chance to avenge the only knockout loss of his professional career when he meets current ONE Championship flyweight king Adriano Moraes in a rematch this August, per a recent report by Ariel Helwani (the booking was later confirmed by ONE on Friday).

Adriano Moraes vs. Demetrious Johnson 2 Headlines ONE 161 In August

The first event of ONE Championship’s deal with Amazon Prime Video is set to be headlined by a blockbuster rematch between Adriano Moraes and Demetrious Johnson. Earlier this year, Asia’s biggest martial arts organization announced a multi-year agreement for the exclusive coverage of its events in the United States and Canada, with streaming giant Amazon Prime Video acquiring the rights.

Adriano Moraes vs. Demetrious Johnson 2 set for August 27th

ONE flyweight champion Adriano Moraes is set to face Demetrious Johnson in a rematch in August. ‘Mikinho’ and ‘Mighty Mouse’ last faced off in April 2021. That bout was an upset win for the Brazilian, as he knocked out Johnson in the second round. The loss was the first stoppage defeat in the former UFC champion’s career.

Demetrious Johnson Explains Why Henry Cejudo Shouldn’t Have Retired

Demetrious Johnson doesn’t think Henry Cejudo should have retired following his TKO win over Dominick Cruz. Cejudo was the bantamweight champion and had just defended his title for the first time. He was also the former flyweight champ and was rising up the pound-for-pound ranks. Yet, while on top of the world in 2020, he decided to retire from competition.

(Video) Demetrious Johnson, Henry Cejudo Recount Their First Fight At UFC 197

Demetrious Johnson and Henry Cejudo had a friendly chat regarding their previous fights. The former foes met at Cejudo’s house this weekend, not for a fight, but for a quick visit. Johnson and Cejudo competed against each other twice, with their last meeting coming in 2018. Cejudo would be the one to dethrone Johnson in what would be his last UFC fight.
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Demetrious Johnson details mixed-rules fight with Rodtang at ONE X: ‘I never felt that I lost my mojo’

Demetrious Johnson may have needed some time to adjust, but he seemed to enjoy his mixed-rules bout with Rodtang Jitmuangnon. ONE Championship celebrated its 10-year anniversary last month with ONE X, a 20-fight card that featured MMA, muay Thai, kickboxing, and special-rules bouts. In the co-main event of the epic night, Demetrious Johnson faced off with one of the best muay Thai fighters in the world, Rodtang Jitmuangnon, in a mixed-rules bout of four three-minute rounds that alternated between muay Thai rules and MMA rules. With the first round of the bout being muay Thai, it presented some challenges for the 12-time UFC flyweight champion.