When they faced off in October 2019, Filipino superstar Danny Kingad knew Demetrious Johnson was skilled, but he didn’t know to what extent.At ONE: Century Part 1 in Tokyo, Japan, Johnson and Kingad met in the championship bout of the ONE flyweight World Grand Prix.The member of Team Lakay was known for his hitting skills, which Johnson put to the test early in the opening round. It soon became clear, though, that despite Kingad’s excellent defensive skills, he struggled to maintain the fight.
The second round’s takedown created the atmosphere for the third and final round’s events. As said, Kingad did well to escape the hold and even make an effort at his own, but Johnson’s skills and athleticism controlled the fight’s flow.
The American superstar won the decision after three thrilling rounds to win the ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Championship and a direct ticket to a world title matchup against the reigning flyweight champion, Adriano Moraes.
Relive the technical chess match between Johnson vs. Kingad below as the current ONE flyweight world champion Demetrious Johnson settles the score in a huge world title trilogy fight against Adriano Moraes:On Friday, May 5, ONE Fight Night 10: Johnson vs. Moraes III takes place inside the packed 1stBank Centre in Colorado. Amazon Prime Video will stream the historic main event live and without charge for viewers in Canada and the United States.