Demetrious Johnson

ONE Championship's U.S. primetime debut is just days away on Wednesday, April 7, and it will set off a month-long event series featuring four stacked cards.

Atop the ONE on TNT I card is the long-awaited ONE Flyweight World Championship match between champion Adriano "Mikinho" Moraes and the ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson.

The Washington native is perhaps the greatest mixed martial artist of all time, and he will get his chance to claim another World Championship in Asia's largest sports media property to further his legacy.


Johnson is the peak of what mixed martial arts is supposed to be at its highest level, from his dynamic wrestling to his knockout power.

Stepping onto the global stage and under the bright lights is nothing new for Johnson, but he will be tested by an outstanding grappler who has the undeniable will of a champion. The stylistic matchup will be sure to ignite fans around the world.

Ahead of his meeting with Moraes, look back at the very best of Johnson's work during the ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix.

The BEST Of Demetrious Johnson In ONE Championship

Johnson showcased his full arsenal against stiff competition en route to claiming the shot at Moraes. The video from ONE puts a spotlight on what makes "Mighty Mouse" one of the best athletes in the world.

ONE on TNT I will begin with the lead card at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT on B/R Live before the main card gets underway at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on Wednesday, April 7.

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Four additional bouts helped round out the evening and keep ONE's hot streak going.

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Legacy

The most watched and talked about kick in Mixed Martial Arts history, the infamous "Showtime Kick," turned 10 years old last December. The kick Anthony claims was inspired by his time on a Taekwondo demo team as a young man. The TKD program that would start a fire inside Anthony, giving him passion for martial arts and transforming that passion into world titles in multiple organizations. The skills he would develop at an after-school program he was forced into, would end up as him owning his own prolific martial arts academy in Milwaukee and lining the walls with gold. I believe that it was the discipline he learned at that Tae Kwon Do academy, along with the tutelage of Duke Roufus that would develop him into an MMA powerhouse, capable of feats one only thought were possible in a movie or video game.

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