The 36-year-old American mixed martial artist is competing in the One Championship and is currently the One flyweight champion.
Demetrious Johnson is the inaugural and former UFC flyweight champion.
Demetrious Johnson is set to fight Adriano ‘Mikinho’ Moraes for his next outing at One: on Prime Video on May 5, 2023.
Demetrious Johnson was born on August 13, 1986, in Madisonville, Kentucky, United States. He went to Washington High School, where he started competing as an athlete in various sports like wrestling, cross country, and track running.
As Johnson wanted to stay with his family, he joined Pierce College for two years.
Mighty Mouse made his professional MMA debut in 2007 and won the fight via knockout in the first round.
Demetrious Johnson made his World Extreme Cagefighting debut at WEC 48 on April 24, 2010, and won the fight against Brad Pickett in Sacramento, California, U.S.
Later in 2010, WEC merged with the UFC on October 28.
As a part of the merge, johnson had to make his UFC debut against Miguel Torres on May 28, 2011, at UFC 130.
Demetrious Johson won the inaugural UFC flyweight championship on September 22, 2012, at UFC 152 against Joesph Benavidez. Johnson won the fight via split decision in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He made a record of 11 successful title defenses in the UFC, which Anderson Silva later broke with 15 title defenses.
‘Mighty Mouse’ lost his reigning UFC flyweight title to Henry Cejudo on august 4, 2018, at UFC227 via split decision.
‘Mighty Mouse’ was traded to One Championship by UFC for Ben Askren on October 27, 2018.
Demetrious Johnson made his One Championship debut against Yuya Wakamatsu on March 31, 2019, and won the fight via guillotine submission. The event took place in Tokyo, Japan.
His second fight was for the One Flyweight World Grand Prix semi-final at One: Dawn of Heroes against Tatsumitsu Wada, and he won the fight via unanimous decision. The fight occurred on August 2, 2019, in Pasay, Philippines.
Johnson won the ONe CHampiosnhip World Grand Prix against Danny Kingad via unanimous decision. The fight featured at the One: Century Part 1 on October 13, 2019, in Tokyo, Japan.
‘Mighty Mouse’ for his fourth One Championship appearance for the flyweight title, lost to Adriano Maraes via knockout. The fight was featured at One on TNT1 on April 7, 2021, in Kallang, Singapore.
On March 26, 2022, Jhonson faced Rodtang Jitmuangnon for a mixed rule fight of Muay Thai and MMA at ONE:X and submitted Jitmuangnon in the second round via rear-naked choke.
Demetrious Johnson, for his last fight at One on Prime Video 1, went against Adriano Moraes and won the flyweight title via flying knee knockout. The fight happened on August 17, 2022, in Kallang, Singapore.
UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso was one of the most popular fights in Demetrious Johnson’s MMA career. The event took place on September 26, 2014, and Johnson won the fight via submission at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Demetrious Johnson has only lost to Henry Cejudo and Dominick Cruz in UFC.
Demetrious Johnson has had 22 fights in the UFC so far.
Demetrious Johnson is currently the One flyweight champion.
*Last updated on January 12, 2023.