On Wednesday night Adriano Moraes surprised everyone and spectacularly knocked out Demetrious Johnson. The Brazilian left the world of Mixed Martial Arts with their mouths open, after knocking one of the legends of MMA unconscious. In this way, the winner obtained the Flyweight championship in the debut of ONE Championship. It all happened in the second round, quickly going viral on social media.
Demetrious Johnson had the great chance to win the Flyweight championship in ONE ChampionshipBut it all came to a drastic end for him. Beyond that Adriano Moraes He already came with the title in his possession and the experience of his rival could take it away from him, there were many who assured in the previous one that there was no opportunity for the ex-UFC. As they said, the South American gave him a real class.
In that sense, Johnson He fell for the fourth time in his entire professional career, proving his talent and ability. This was the first by way of knockout, although his thirty triumphs continue to leave him with a positive balance in his favor. Also, it is his first loss in ONE Championship, a company he arrived at in 2019. His last fall was precisely in the UFC, when he fired after being defeated by Henry Cejudo in 2018.
At the end of the fight, Adriano Moraes He said, ‘This is a dream come true. I really work hard every day. I have no words to describe this moment. I grew up watching DJ fights. It is a legend. He knew exactly his game. My team and I made the perfect strategy to fight him. I got to him with a good uppercut. I am so excited. It is not a surprise to me. I’m working with the best guys in the world.
“I have to go home and watch the fight to see where I made the mistakes. It’s very long, big, I was trying to get to it, but it’s part of the game. You’ve been in the game so long that it will surely happen one of these days. He is a great fighter and today he made that clear. Now I will analyze all my mistakes and everything that I can improve for what comes in my career. This is not the end, “he said. Demetrious Johnson.
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