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‘Shorty’ Torres Says New Brave FC Deal Is ‘Multiple Times’ Better Than UFC Contract

Unfortunately, 26-year-old “Shorty” Jose Torres was one of the flyweights recently let go by the UFC. Since the Demetrious Johnson for Ben Askren trade between the UFC and ONE Championship, …read more

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ONE Championship announces lightweight, flyweight Grand Prix dates

It won’t be long before we see Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez make their ONE Championship debuts.
ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong announced Thursday that there are dates and locations for the …read more

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ONE Championship inks deal with Turner Sports

ONE Championship will have a new broadcast home in the United States starting in 2019. ONE Championship has been busy signing former UFC champions Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson, as …read more

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ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong doesn’t think Conor McGregor would ‘do well in Asia’

ONE Championship has recently made a big effort to further put themselves on the radars of MMA fans around the world.
Thanks to acquisitions of Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez, Miesha Tate, …read more

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DJ: If Conor is worried about FLWs ‘I’m sure he can go to Dana’

The newly minted ONE Championship flyweight talent, and former UFC divisional kingpin, Demetrious Johnson is more confused than anything about UFC superstar Conor McGregor’s flyweight comments. Conor McGregor doesn’t want …read more

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Morning Report: Demetrious Johnson confused by Conor McGregor’s comment on UFC flyweight division

The UFC flyweight division is synonymous with Demetrious Johnson. When the division was inaugurated, “Mighty Mouse” won the four-man tournament to become the first man to hold the title. He …read more

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Joseph Benavidez Stands Up For the Flyweight Division: ‘We Ain’t Freaking Leaving’

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There have been lots of rumblings, rumors, and innuendo about the UFC shuttering its flyweight division. Following the trade of former longtime champion Demetrious Johnson to …read more

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Super Deal! Northcutt Officially Signs With ONE Championship

Former UFC top prospect Sage Northcutt will join the likes of Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez as the newest member of Asia’s ONE Championship.
The official signing of “Super” Sage was …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Demetrious Johnson opens up on the potential closure of UFC flyweight division

It’s a strange and worrying time for the UFC flyweight division. The former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has been traded to ONE Championship in exchange for welterweight talent Ben …read more

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Demetrious Johnson: McGregor Could Save Flyweights If He Truly Cares

In the first publicized trade in the history of mixed martial arts, Demetrious Johnson, the most dominant champion in the history of the UFC, was swapped with Ben Askren, thereby …read more

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Joseph Benavidez: Flyweight Division More Exciting Than Ever

The future of the flyweight division has been in question from the moment Demetrious Johnson was traded to ONE Championship for Ben Askren. Many, including flyweight title challenger at UFC …read more

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Breaking! Ben Askren will make his octagon debut at January’s UFC 233 event against Robbie Lawler

Late last month it was announced that undefeated welterweight Ben Askren would be joining the UFC as part of a historic trade that sent pound-for-pound great Demetrious Johnson to ONE …read more

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Dana White updates on status of the UFC flyweight division

There’s recently been reason to believe that the end is near for the UFC flyweight division. First, the promotion traded the former flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson to ONE Championship in …read more

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Martin Day ‘dodged a bullet’ with recent move to bantamweight ahead of UFC debut

Like many flyweights, Martin Day had a dream of making it to the UFC, going on a run, and someday getting a crack at pound-for-pound great Demetrious Johnson.
Now, he’s just …read more

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Thank You, UFC Flyweight Fighters

In just a few short months, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight division will more than likely come to an end after nearly seven years. Division “G.O.A.T.” Demetrious Johnson has …read more

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Scoggins: Legacy of 125 is DJ getting ‘screwed over the whole time’

Justin Scoggins thought Demetrious Johnson losing the UFC flyweight title in August would be a “spark” for the division. In hindsight, it was rather the opposite of that. Justin Scoggins …read more

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Demetrious Johnson Leaves UFC for ONE: ‘I’ve Never Seen a CEO Speak So Highly of His Athletes’

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At a press conference in Asia, Demetrious Johnson talked about his move from the UFC to ONE Championship.
(Forgive the shakiness, but we had to go guerrilla …read more

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ONE CEO Believes More MMA Trades Will Come Soon

Last month, the UFC and ONE Championship pulled off the first-ever major trade in mixed martial arts (MMA) history. The UFC sent Demetrious Johnson to ONE Championship in exchange for …read more

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Posted on November 19, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Miesha Tate details how ONE Championship role came about, excitement for vision

The announcement of Miesha Tate joining ONE Championship came after Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson were officially introduced as part of the promotion. But Tate, as it turns out, had …read more

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ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong predicts more MMA trades in the future

ONE Championship and the UFC made some MMA history recently with the first ever fighter ‘trade’. The trade saw an exchange between former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and former …read more

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Miesha Tate Explains Decision to Join ONE Championship

ONE Championship has been quite busy making moves recently, particularly adding former #1 P4P king Demetrious Johnson and former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. Another move was the …read more

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UFC removes three more top-15 flyweights from rankings

It looks like the UFC flyweight purge has kicked into high gear. It has been rumored for a long time, and the Demetrious Johnson “trade” to ONE Championship was the …read more

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Posted on November 13, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Morning Report: T.J. Dillashaw: ‘The UFC is paying me ‘a f*ck-load of money to move down and kill the 125-pound division’

Last week, rumors began circulating that, with the departure of former champion Demetrious Johnson, the UFC intended to shutter the 125-pound division by next spring. Multiple UFC flyweights corroborated this …read more

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Daily Debate results: Do you love the Dillashaw-Cejudo superfight or hate it?

Another long-discussed champion-vs.-champion fight has been booked in the UFC.
The promotion hasn’t made an official announcement yet, but when former long-reigning 125-pound champion Demetrious Johnson decided to bail for ONE …read more

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White: UFC ‘Working On Some Things’ At Flyweight

“Working on some things” is the new “We’ll see what happens.” Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is expected to shutter its 125-pound division, now that former flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson, has …read more

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Posted on November 12, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Dana White evades questions about future of UFC flyweight division

Ever since long-time UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was sent to ONE Championship, there’s been questions about the future of the division he ruled for so log.
Not long after his …read more

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Daily Debate results: Why do you think the UFC's flyweight division has struggled?

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By now you’ve almost certainly heard the UFC’s flyweight division’s days are numbered.
The promotion hasn’t made an official announcement …read more

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Bellator and ONE Championship were talking to Ben Askren before UFC trade

Just a few weeks ago, the UFC and ONE Championship did something no one thought was possible. They agreed to a trade that sent Demetrious Johnson to ONE and Ben …read more

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Sage Northcutt In Talks To Become A ONE Championship Fighter

ONE Championship has been making some big moves lately, what with the acquisition of fighters Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson and adding Miesha Tate as vice-president of the organization. And …read more

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Conor McGregor Urges ONE Championship To Sign The UFC's 125-Pound Division

With the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the process of apparently dismantling its flyweight division in the wake of longtime champion Demetrious Johnson being released to sign with One Championship, one …read more

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TJ dropping down to face Cejudo despite reports of flyweight’s demise

The TJ Dillashaw vs Henry Cejudo super-fight could happen in a surprising division. Shortly after Demetrious Johnson’s departure, there were reports that the UFC’s 125 lb division will be abolished. …read more

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Demetrious Johnson set to challenge the best in Asia at the Flyweight World Grand Prix

One of Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson’s dreams as a martial artist is set to become a reality when ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong announced at the press conference of …read more

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Twitter, outraged UFC fighters react to looming dissolution of flyweight division

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The writing appears to be on the wall for the UFC flyweight division. The promotion is scaling back its roster of 125-pound men’s fighters, …read more

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Posted on November 9, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Bibiano Fernandes focused on eighth ONE title defense, but wouldn't say no to Eddie Alvarez fight

October was a big month for ONE Championship.
Shortly after the signing of former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, it the promotion traded Ben Askren for Demetrious Johnson with …read more

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Conor McGregor asks ONE Championship to sign all cut UFC flyweights

Ever since Demetrious Johnson was traded to ONE Championship there was talk that the UFC would soon be closing the flyweight division. Reports came out yesterday that that was indeed …read more

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Conor McGregor blames ONE Championship CEO’s ‘greed’ for UFC dismantling flyweight division

Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson’s departure from the promotion was essentially the final nail in the coffin of the division he reigned over since its inception in 2011.
The …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | ONE Championship stars react to recent signings of Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez, Miesha Tate

In the span of just a few weeks, Singapore-based martial arts promotion ONE Championship has added former UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson and former UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez to …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Demetrious Johnson excited about the promotional push he’s receiving from ONE Championship

Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is now a ONE Championship fighter, and it’s becoming clearer and clearer that he’s a perfect fit for the promotion. Mere weeks into his …read more

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Posted on November 8, 2018, 9:46 am By
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Report | UFC men’s flyweight division being dissolved by end of 2018

It appears that the theory many had is ending up to be true. Demetrious Johnson’s departure isn’t the last of the 125ers that will be leaving the UFC.
It started with …read more

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Posted on November 7, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Demetrious Johnson to serve Chief Brand Ambassador for ONE eSports

ONE Championship is officially joining the competitive gaming world.
On Wednesday, the fight promotion announced it had partnered with Dentsu Inc., the world’s largest advertising agency brand, to launch ONE eSports.
“It …read more

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Report: UFC Dissolving Flyweight Division, Cutting Fighters

It was only a matter of time.
After former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson took his talents to ONE Championship, talks of the promotion doing away with the …read more

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Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez to headline ONE flyweight, lightweight tournaments

Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez can count on their ONE Championship schedules to be busy right out of the gate.
At a press conference in Singapore on Wednesday to promote the …read more

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Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez Announced for ONE Grand Prix Tournaments

New ONE Championship signees Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez are in attendance at ONE: Heart of the Lion this week, where they are being introduced to fans.
ONE Championship wasted no …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | ONE two-division champ Aung La N Sang offers advice to Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson

Former UFC champions Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson are far and away the biggest free agent signings ONE Championship has ever made. Both fighters have the potential to become dominant …read more

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Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez announced for ONE Championship world grand prix slots

New ONE Championship signees Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez are in Singapore to make their first public appearances with their new employer, and it turns out their paths in the …read more

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ONE Championship announces 8-man lightweight and flyweight tournaments

ONE Championship’s biggest all-time acquisitions in former UFC champions Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez now know when their promotional debuts will take place.
Interestingly enough, they won’t be coming in your …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Bibiano Fernandes aims to break title defense record of Demetrious Johnson

Reigning ONE bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes and former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson are two of the biggest stars on the ONE Championship roster. That being said, we’ll …read more

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Ben Askren Reveals Who He’d Like to Fight First in the UFC

In a historic move, ONE FC and UFC worked out a trade deal involving Demetrious Johnson and Ben Askren. UFC offered up its former flyweight champion, Johnson, for the unbeaten …read more

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Ben Askren creates ‘Death List’ of five opponents he wants to fight in UFC

Ever since the UFC and ONE Championship agreed to the historic trade that sent Demetrious Johnson to ONE and Ben Askren to the UFC, the latter has been calling out …read more

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UFC 230 Fighters Pick Who They Want Traded Next

The mixed martial arts (MMA) world was in a buzz last month when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dealt pound-for-pound legend Demetrious Johnson to ONE Championship for undefeated welterweight Ben Askren.
The …read more

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Dillon Danis plays tweet and delete, and Ben Askren absolutely roasts him for it!

Undefeated welterweight Ben Askren (18-0 MMA) was recently dealt from ONE Championship to the UFC in return for former flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson.
The historic trade, which could have a major …read more

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Jose Torres senses UFC flyweight division is in trouble: ‘It doesn’t look good for us’

The UFC recently traded away arguably the greatest fighter to ever step foot in the Octagon in Demetrious Johnson. In the UFC, Johnson always struggled to catch on with fight …read more

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UFC 230 video: Jacare was ‘sad’ to see DJ leave the UFC

Middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza is a fan of former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. UFC middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza was disappointed to learn that former flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson, would …read more

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Cejudo expects Dillashaw fight at 135 if UFC ends 125 division

With the possible termination of the flyweight division. Henry Cejudo is now expecting to face T.J. Dillashaw at 135 pounds. According to former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, Dana White …read more

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Henry Cejudo Believes The UFC Is Likely Done With The Flyweight Division

Henry Cejudo became only the second man ever to hold the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s flyweight belt after beating the record-setting former champ Demetrious Johnson at UFC 227 back in August. …read more

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Is The UFC Flyweight Division Nearing Its End?

After dethroning longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 227 earlier this year, Henry Cejudo may not get the chance to defend his belt.
That’s because there …read more

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Demetrious Johnson leaves UFC 'with no regrets, on good terms'

What more could Demetrious Johnson have accomplished in the UFC? Was there anything?
Does it matter now?
Over the weekend, Johnson officially became a member of ONE Championship’s roster after the Asian …read more

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Posted on November 1, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson join 104 martial arts world champions on ONE Championship roster

Both Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson, former UFC champions, announced that they have joined ONE Championship within two weeks of each other. The news obviously ran up many headlines. The …read more

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Daily Debate results: Which UFC departure do you wish would've stayed?

In the last couple of years, the UFC has lost some big-name fighters to free agency and to a historic “trade” that sent former flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson to ONE …read more

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Watch the MMA Beat now

On this week’s episode, we’ll discuss the latest on UFC 230, the historic trade of Ben Askren for Demetrious Johnson, the role of Artem Lobov, Anthony Smith’s rise and more.
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Morning Report: Ben Askren wants Darren Till in London for his UFC debut

Last week, the UFC made headlines by completing the first ever trade between major MMA promotions when they released former flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson in exchange for ONE Championship’s Ben …read more

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‘Jacare’ Souza was ‘upset at first’ that UFC lost Demetrious Johnson to ONE Championship in trade

NEW YORK — At UFC 230 open workouts, Ronaldo Souza discusses fighting Chris Weidman in Weidman’s home state of New York, his thoughts on the Demetrious Johnson-for-Ben Askren trade, adjusting …read more

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Demetrious Jonson explains why he feels there’s ‘nothing there’ in Henry Cejudo rematch

After defending the UFC flyweight title a record-breaking 11-straight times, Demetrious Johnson absolutely deserved an immediate rematch with Henry Cejudo, who ended his title reign with a split decision victory …read more

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Much of the MMA world doesn’t believe in Ben Askren’s greatness, but UFC trade can change everything

If you are wondering which side of the Ben Askren vs. Demetrious Johnson trade thinks more highly of their acquisition, it isn’t hard to parse a guess. Within 24 hours …read more

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Demetrious Johnson discusses retirement plans ahead of ONE Championship debut: ‘ONE is the last stop’

After a lengthy and history-making stint in the UFC, former UFC flyweight champion and pound-for-pound great Demetrious Johnson is headed to ONE Championship.
Johnson is expected to debut with the Singapore-based …read more

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Ben Askren pushes UFC to officially announce signing, says promotion is acting ’embarrassed’

The history-making trade is a done deal. Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has been sent to ONE Championship in exchange for former ONE welterweight champ Ben Askren.
Strangely, however, the …read more

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How will MMA remember Demetrious Johnson, the pound-for-pound great who talked his way out of the UFC?

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I keep thinking about what Demetrious Johnson said after completing the exact opposite of the move that so many MMA fighters dream of making. …read more

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‘Mighty Mouse’ explains how ONE Championship deal was made final

Former flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson talks in detail about how the UFC-ONE Championship deal was completed from his end. The UFC is once again involved in a historic milestone in …read more

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Demetrious Johnson discusses retirement plans ahead of ONE Championship debut: ‘ONE is the last stop’

After a lengthy and history-making stint in the UFC, former UFC flyweight champion and pound-for-pound great Demetrious Johnson is headed to ONE Championship.
Johnson is expected to debut with the Singapore-based …read more

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Ben Askren pushes UFC to officially announce signing, says promotion is acting ’embarrassed’

The history-making trade is a done deal. Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has been sent to ONE Championship in exchange for former ONE welterweight champ Ben Askren.
Strangely, however, the …read more

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Ben Askren trolls the UFC for not yet announcing his arrival

It’s been roughly 72 hours since news broke of the “trade” between the UFC and ONE Championship that allowed Demetrious Johnson and Ben Askren to flip promotions.
ONE Championship already held …read more

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Dana White Reacts To Askren-Johnson Trade

For the first time since the historic trade between Demetrious Johnson and Ben Askren, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White is talking about the departure of his greatest champion …read more

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Askren Wants Khabib, Then ‘GSP’

A few days ago, the historic trade between former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and ex-ONE and Bellator welterweight king, Ben Askren, was completed and paved the …read more

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Johnson Will Retire With ONE Championship

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was officially traded for Ben Askren a few days ago, which means “Mighty Mouse” will now be showing off his skills …read more

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White: DJ never got fan ‘love and respect’ he deserved

As he exits the UFC, Dana White reflects on former flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson’s time with the promotion. Most notably DJ’s seeming inability to connect with fans. It’s no secret …read more

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Dana White’s parting thoughts on Demetrious Johnson: He ‘never really got the love and respect he deserved from the fans’

Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, who shattered the record for most consecutive title defenses by a UFC champion with 11-straight victories, is headed to Singapore-based Asian MMA powerhouse ONE …read more

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Dana White: Demetrious Johnson Never Got The Respect He Deserved

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White says Demetrious Johnson never got the respect he deserved from fans. Johnson is no longer a member of the UFC roster. “Mighty Mouse” …read more

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Demetrious Johnson explains how migration to ONE Championship came to fruition

As you’ve probably heard, it’s now official. Former UFC flyweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Demetrious Johnson is now a ONE Championship athlete. That’s thanks to a history-making trade …read more

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Daily Debate results: Where does Ben Askren belong in UFC rankings?

It happened. History was made.
Over the weekend, the first major “trade” in MMA history got done when the UFC released former flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and ONE Championship released former …read more

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Demetrious Johnson open to competing in striking-based martial arts in ONE Super Series

Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is now a ONE Championship athlete. That means that he can look forward to MMA bouts with top ONE Championship flyweights such as Geje …read more

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Posted on October 29, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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New ONE Championship star Demetrious Johnson excited to leave the drama of the UFC behind

These days, it seems like trash talk is part of the buildup to almost every major UFC fight. Pre-fight press conferences, media conference calls and interviews are increasingly filled with …read more

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Demetrious Johnson breaks down why ONE-UFC deal happened

It took a village to arrange for the first major trade in MMA history.
When it was first reported that UFC flyweight great Demetrious Johnson and unbeaten ONE Championship welterweight champion …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley says Ben Askren would ‘wreck’ Khabib Nurmagomedov, Georges St-Pierre

The big news from MMA last week was the historic trade that sent former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson to ONE Championship in exchange for former ONE and Bellator welterweight …read more

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Demetrious Johnson Explains Why He Left the UFC to Join ONE Championship

For the first time in nearly eight years, Demetrious Johnson has a new home as he officially joins the roster at ONE Championship.
The former UFC flyweight champion initiated a historic …read more

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Demetrious Johnson says it’s ‘unfortunate’ that the UFC might close the flyweight division

Demetrious Johnson joined ONE Championship this weekend as part of a historic trade which sent undefeated welterweight Ben Askren to the UFC.
The former UFC flyweight kingpin, Johnson (27-3-1 MMA), officially …read more

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Demetrious Johnson won't miss UFC chaos, ready to promote ONE Championship fights 'correct way'

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ONE Championship founder and CEO Chatri Sityodtong once said his promotion wouldn’t try to sign Conor McGregor, the biggest draw in MMA, if he …read more

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Mighty Mouse: No Bad Blood Involved With UFC / ONE Trade

After several days of rumors and Twitter hype, it’s official: former flyweight champ and GOAT contender Demetrious Johnson is leaving the UFC for ONE Championships. In exchange, ONE has released …read more

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It’s Official! Demetrious Johnson Signs With ONE Championship

The greatest flyweight of all time has found a new home. Former UFC champion Demetrious Johnson has signed with ONE Championship, while undefeated welterweight Ben Askren is expected to move …read more

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Former ONE flyweight champ Kairat Akhmetov calls out Demetrious Johnson, says trade has been on table since January

Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is now a ONE Championship fighter. That’s thanks to a historic and unprecedented trade between ONE and the UFC, which saw Johnson shipped to …read more

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UFC, One Championship Finalize Historic Demetrious Johnson-Ben Askren Trade

The historic trade that will send Demetrious Johnson to One Championship and Ben Askren to the UFC is essentially is essentially a done deal, according to a report from ESPN. …read more

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Bisping: Is This The End Of The UFC Flyweight Division?

The mixed martial arts (MMA) community was thrown for a loop earlier this week when it was announced former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson could be traded to ONE Championship …read more

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Historic Trade Completed Sending Ben Askren to UFC, Demetrious Johnson to ONE Championship

A trade has been finalized that will send Ben Askren to the UFC in exchange for Demetrious Johnson, who will now compete in ONE Championship.
Sources close to the situation confirmed …read more

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Johnson, Askren React To Historic Trade

Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is officially headed to ONE Championship, as the promotion traded “Mighty Mouse” earlier today (Sat., Oct. 27, 2018) in exchange for undefeated welterweight Ben …read more

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UFC-ONE Championship 'trade' moves forward as Demetrious Johnson, Ben Askren released

The MMA “trade” featuring Demetrious Johnson and Ben Askren has taken a major leap forward.
ESPN.com today reported the UFC has finalized terms to release former longtime flyweight champion Johnson (27-3-1 …read more

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Historic trade reportedly finalized: Ben Askren heads to UFC, Demetrious Johnson to ONE

An unprecedented deal was finalized Saturday which will bring an undefeated former world champion into the UFC while shipping one of the greatest pound-for-pound fighters in mixed martial arts history …read more

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Ben Askren Pokes Fun At Dana White Following UFC Trade

It looks like Ben Askren is now a part of the UFC roster. The UFC and ONE Championship have reportedly agreed to terms on the trade of Demetrious Johnson for …read more

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Sources: Johnson, Askren trade set for UFC, ONE

The UFC has agreed to release Demetrious Johnson so he can sign with ONE Championship, which has agreed to release Ben Askren to sign with UFC, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Sources: Johnson, Askren trade set for UFC, ONE

The UFC has agreed to release Demetrious Johnson so he can sign with ONE Championship, which has agreed to release Ben Askren to sign with UFC, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Jon Jones manager has an interesting exchange with Ben Askren on Twitter

Ben Askren is currently in the process of being traded from ONE Championship to the UFC in exchange for former flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson.
The historic trade, which is expected to …read more

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Covington Claims Askren Can’t Draw ‘15 People Into An Asian Bingo Hall’

Since it was announced earlier this week that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) may acquire undefeated welterweight Ben Askren from ONE Championship in exchange for pound-for-pound great Demetrious Johnson, fighters of …read more

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