Adriano Moraes can now say he’s the one fighter to knock out Demetrious Johnson.
Whereas no person was questioning the skills of Adriano Moraes, he despatched shockwaves by way of the MMA world, not to mention ONE Championship, by knocking out Demetrious Johnson lower than three minutes into the second spherical of their ONE on TNT 1 combat to retain the ONE flyweight title.
This marks the primary time that “Mighty Mouse” has been completed in a loss.
ONE on TNT 1: Adriano Moraes defeats Demetrious Johnson to retain ONE flyweight title
After a little bit of feeling one another out, Johnson set to work along with his hanging, touchdown just a few knees. Moraes, nevertheless, targeted on his kicks earlier than catching certainly one of Johnson’s and ending up on high in a takedown. Moraes targeted on his high management for the remainder of spherical one and didn’t let up, whereas Johnson labored within the guard.
Johnson seemed to make use of his footwork and get again along with his hanging within the second spherical. Moraes, nevertheless, managed to stun Johnson with an uppercut, knocking him down. Moraes then scrambled on high of Johnson and didn’t let up earlier than touchdown a brutal knee that knocked out Johnson.