Former flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson casts light on his negotiations with the UFC: "They tried to stiff-arm me"

ONE flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has reflected on his own negotiations with the UFC. Francis Ngannou recently made headlines for joining the rare club of champions to leave the UFC on their own accord. The last fighter to accomplish that feat was the legendary B.J. Penn. ‘The Prodigy’ left the promotion in 2004, having just […]

Demetrious Johnson reveals Paddy Pimblett asked him to do his podcast amid Ariel Helwani beef: "He didn't offer me anything either"

ONE Championship flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has given his take on the ongoing scandal involving Paddy Pimblett and Ariel Helwani. ‘The Baddy’ is set to return this Saturday night on pay-per-view at UFC 282. The bout will be Pimblett’s fourth in the UFC, as he will face Jared Gordon. Despite his short stint in the […]

ONE Championship set for United States debut in May with event headlined by Demetrious Johnson vs. Adriano Moraes III

ONE Championship is looking to make a splash in its United States debut. The Asia-based organization is one of the top promotions in the sport today. Given its streaming deal with Amazon Prime, and several high-profile fighters such as Demetrious Johnson, the company has momentum. It seems they’re now ready to capitalize on it. Earlier […]

Chael Sonnen explains why the UFC should have no regrets over trading Demetrious Johnson for Ben Askren

Chael Sonnen is explaining why the UFC should have no regrets over trading Demetrious Johnson for Ben Askren. It was almost four years ago that the UFC made a cross-promotion trade, sending Demetrious Johnson to ONE Championship in return for Ben Askren. In 2018 the agreement was reached between the UFC and Singapore’s ONE Championship […]

Demetrious Johnson reveals how he went 'zombie time' to score 'perfect' KO in Adriano Moraes rematch

Demetrious Johnson appeared to be at his brilliant best when he knocked out Adriano Moraes with a flying knee to win the ONE Flyweight World title in their rematch last weekend. ‘Mighty Mouse’ is widely-considered to be the GOAT of MMA and the 36-year-old believes he’s taken his game to a new level. The former […]