Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson, the current holder of the flyweight world championship for ONE Championship, is very close to the finish line of his illustrious career. This will be the 36-year-old fighter from Washington’s 30th professional battle, which will take place on Friday night. He has indicated that this could be his final bout in the ring.Eddie Alvarez, a former athlete for ONE Championship, and Demetrious Johnson have been friends for a number of years. Recently, Alvarez revealed with Johnson how he envisions his own career after ONE Championship, and Johnson was motivated by what he heard.
During an interview on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, Demetrious Johnson discussed the talk he had with Alvarez as well as the lessons he took away from the encounter.Eddie Alvarez and I were on vacation when he shared his retirement plans with me. At the time, I was astounded by what he had to say and felt as though he had shared something very personal with me. I believe that will be the approach that I take to solving this problem. He explained that the approach he was going to take was to go out with his wife to have some coffee, and then he would tell her, “I think I’m done.” This was his plan for how he was going to handle the situation. Because it was only the two of them in the beginning, he had the dialogue that they were having between themselves.In the main event of ONE Fight Night 10: Johnson vs Moraes III, ‘Mighty Mouse’ Demetrious Johnson will defend his ONE Flyweight World Title against ‘Mikinho’ Adriano Moraes, a former king of the category. This fight will be for the ONE Flyweight World Title.
This historic event, which is completely sold out, will be broadcast live from the 1stBank Centre in Denver, Colorado, this coming Friday, May 5, and will be streamed completely free of charge to fans in the United States and Canada who have an active subscription to Amazon Prime.
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