Demetrious Johnson vs. Adriano Moraes lll Set For ONE U.S. Live Event Debut

Demetrious Johnson vs. Adriano Moraes lll Set For ONE U.S. Live Event Debut

By Abdullah Ouazri
Monday, December 5, 2022, 2 months ago

ONE Championship makes its long-awaited arrival on U.S. soil on March 5th at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado. The event is ONE on Prime Video 10 and will showcase the trilogy bout between Demetrious Johnson and Adriano Moraes for Flyweight gold.

This fight takes place in the ONE Flyweight (135 lbs) division.

Demetrious Johnson holds a professional record of 24-4-1 and is the current champion. His notable wins include Hemry Cejudo, Adriano Moraes, and Joseph Benavidez.

Adriano Moraes holds a professional record of 20-4-0 and is currently ranked #1. His notable wins include Demetrious Johnson, Kairat Akhmetov, and Yuya Wakamatsu.

These two first met at ONE on TNT 1 in April of last year. Moraes shocked the world and knocked Johnson out in the 2nd round with brutal knees. He fought one more time before their next meeting, while Johnson took an extended period of time off.

Adriano Moraes shocks the world. Credits to: ONE Championship
Adriano Moraes shocks the world. Credits to: ONE Championship

They met again in August this year at ONE on Prime Video 1. The event was a historical night for the promotion and marked the night of Johnson's revenge. He finished Moraes with a knee, ending the fight in a similar manner to their first.

Demetrious Johnson exacts his revenge. Credits to: ONE Championship
Demetrious Johnson exacts his revenge. Credits to: ONE Championship

Now they settle the rivalry on U.S. soil at ONE on Prime Video 10.

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