Adriano Moraes Knocks Out Demetrious Johnson at ONE on TNT I

Former ONE flyweight champion Adriano Moraes

The principle occasion at ONE on TNT I was a battle for the flyweight championship between champion Adriano Moraes and Demetrious Johnson.

Adriano Moraes Knocks Out Demetrious Johnson at ONE on TNT I

Each males took the middle of the cage to begin the opening spherical. Adriano Moraes utilized his attain benefit, staying on the skin with kicks to maintain Johnson at a distance. DJ closed the hole and landed a few well-placed knees from the Thai clinch. Moraes regarded for a takedown and pulled guard to assault Johnson’s leg. When Johnson fell to his again, Moraes instantly took the highest half guard place. The spherical concluded with Johnson on his again and Moraes pulled down on high.

Moraes gave the impression to be favoring the kicks, whereas Johnson pushing ahead with punching mixtures. Halfway by way of the second spherical, Moraes capitalized on a flying knee and landed a brief proper uppercut that put Johnson on his again. Adriano Moraes jumped on high of the previous UFC flyweight champion and landed a nasty knee to his head.

The top got here at 2:24 of spherical 2.

“I don’t have a phrase to explain this second. We did it,” Moraes defined in his post-fight interview. “I grew up watching DJ combat, he’s a legend bro. I knew precisely his sport, you already know, he’s a grappler like me, however me and my group, we did the proper technique to combat towards him.

“I work onerous. It’s not a shock for me, as a result of I work with one of the best guys on this planet and each single day they are saying to me, ‘Adriano you’re so good.’ However I’m not one of the best from everybody, I’m simply totally different. I prefer to have my MMA sport and at this time labored out.”

Moraes (19-3) is now using a two-fight successful streak. He recaptured the ONE flyweight championship from Geje Eustaquio in his final bout in 2019.

Take a look at full ONE on TNT I outcomes right here.


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