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Lito Adiwang believes he would fare well vs Demetrious Johnson

May 04, 2020 - 10:26 PM

Becoming a ONE Championship titleholder has always been the end goal for Lito Adiwang, but he also wants the chance to challenge someone he looks up to

TALL ORDER. Lito Adiwang is keen on giving Demetrious Johnson his first loss in ONE Championship. Photo from ONE Championship

Danny Kingad anticipating Johnson-Moraes ONE showdown

Apr 10, 2020 - 6:44 PM

ONE Championship rising star Danny Kingad aims to be next in line for the winner between the Adriano Moraes and Demetrious Johnson match

ASPIRING CHAMP. Danny Kingad looks forward to having a crack at the flyweight title. File photo from ONE Championship

Kingad confident he can beat Johnson if given a rematch

Jan 30, 2020 - 9:55 PM

Danny Kingad looks to apply the lessons he learned from his loss to Demetrious Johnson when he faces Xie Wei in the ONE Championship: Fire and Fury

THE KING. Danny Kingad is determined to work his way back to title contention in ONE Championship. Photo from ONE Championship

Demetrious Johnson seeks to cement legacy in ONE Championship

Nov 08, 2018 - 7:05 PM

After a six-year reign in UFC's flyweight division, the 32-year-old says it's the 'perfect time' to fight the best in Asia

TITLE CHASE. Demetrious Johnson is one of the 8 fighters that will see action in ONE Championships' world grand prix for the flyweight belt. Photo from ONE Championship

UFC 215 main event cancelled as Borg withdraws from Johnson fight

Sep 08, 2017 - 2:16 PM

Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg has been cancelled and Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko has been elevated to the main event

IN WAITING. Demetrious Johnson will have to wait for his chance to break Anderson Silva's record for most title defenses. Photo from Johnson's Facebook profile

John Dodson open to third Demetrious Johnson fight at bantamweight

Jun 26, 2016 - 5:00 PM

John Dodson doesn t mind welcoming Demetrious Johnson to the bantamweight division

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Demetrious Johnson defends flyweight title vs Wilson Reis at UFC 201

May 19, 2016 - 2:09 PM

Johnson defends his 125 pound championship for the ninth time against Brazilian Wilson Reis

NEXT DEFENSE. Demetrious Johnson will be in the co-main event under the welterweight title clash between Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley. Photo from Johnson's Facebook page

Johnson scores lopsided decision against Dodson in rematch

Sep 06, 2015 - 4:37 PM

The 29 year old Mighty Mouse swept the scorecards with 49 46 49 46 and 50 45 marks from the judges

Fil-Am Dodson gets UFC title rematch vs Johnson

Jul 16, 2015 - 3:18 PM

After being sidelined for nearly a year with injuries John Dodson will get his rematch with UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson

John 'The Magician' Dodson will get the rematch he has been seeking. Photo from Dodson's Facebook page

Top MMA stars set to visit Manila for UFC’s first PH event

May 06, 2015 - 9:12 PM

Demetrious Johnson will set foot on Philippine soil along with Miesha Tate Alistair Overeem and Bryan Caraway to promote UFC Fight Night 66

MANILA VISIT. Top MMA Stars (L to R) Demetrious Johnson, Meisha Tate, Alistair Overeem, and Bryan Caraway will visit the Philippines to Promote UFC Fight Night Manila. Photo from the fighters' Facebook pages

Johnson taps Horiguchi with last-second armbar at UFC 186

Apr 26, 2015 - 2:30 PM

I wish I would have done it a lot sooner The fight would have been over quicker says Demetrious Johnson

Heeding the call of his coach, Demetrious Johnson uses an armbar to submit Kyoji Horiguchi. Photo from Johnson's Facebook profile

UFC 178: Johnson submits Cariaso to retain flyweight belt

Sep 29, 2014 - 5:27 AM

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson successfully defended his gold plated belt by submitting Filipino American fighter Chris Cariaso in the UFC 178 pay per view headliner

AND STILL. Demetrious Johnson retained his title with a victory over Chris Cariaso. Photo from Johnson's Facebook

Johnson defends flyweight belt against Fil-Am Cariaso at UFC 177

Jul 17, 2014 - 6:59 PM

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is set to defend his belt for the fifth time against Filipino American fighter Chris Cariaso in the co main event of UFC 177

Demetrious Johnson (L) will defend his UFC flyweight title for the fifth time against Chris Cariaso. Johnson photo from Wikipedia,Cariaso photo from Facebook

Johnson schools Bagautinov to retain UFC flyweight belt

Jun 15, 2014 - 9:50 PM

The UFC flyweight champion retains his belt

VICTOR. Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson keeps the UFC flyweight belt. Image from Demetrious Johnson Facebook page