Demetrious Johnson issues statement after first career knockout loss at ONE on TNT I

By Mike Bohn | April 7, 2021 11:58 pm Demetrious Johnson does not appear to be badly harmed after suffering his first career knockout loss at ONE on TNT I. Johnson (30-4-1), a former longtime UFC flyweight champion, came up short in his bid for ONE Championship gold on Wednesday when got finished with strikes by Adriano Moraes (19-3) in the second round of their headlining bout at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. “Mighty Mouse” got hurt with a big uppercut by Moraes, who proceeded to land a vicious knee on the ground that launched Johnson back into the cage. The Brazilian landed a few finishing blows to complete the monumental upset and become the first to put away the all-time great inside the distance. ONE on TNT I results: Adriano Moraes knocks out Demetrious Johnson; Eddie Alvarez disqualifiedIt didn’t take long for Johnson to become alert after being put out. He conducted a post-fight interview on the broadcast, then when he returned to the fighter hotel, took to social media to provide an encouraging update on his condition (via Twitter): all good everyone back in the hotel. watch the fight. shitty day in the office. congratz to @adrianomkmoraes we will be back. — Demetrious Johnson (@MightyMouse) April 8, 2021 all good everyone back in the hotel. watch the fight. shitty day in the office. congratz to @adrianomkmoraes we will be back. Johnson said in his post-fight interview that, after the number of times in which he’s competed, getting stopped like he did was “bound to happen.” Former UFC champ Demetrious Johnson was KO'd for the first time in his career in Wednesday's #ONEonTNT main event.

Demetrious Johnson issues statement after first career knockout loss at ONE on TNT I

Demetrious Johnson does not appear to be badly harmed after suffering his first career knockout loss at ONE on TNT I.

Johnson (30-4-1), a former longtime UFC flyweight champion, came up short in his bid for ONE Championship gold on Wednesday when got finished with strikes by Adriano Moraes (19-3) in the second round of their headlining bout at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.

“Mighty Mouse” got hurt with a big uppercut by Moraes, who proceeded to land a vicious knee on the ground that launched Johnson back into the cage. The Brazilian landed a few finishing blows to complete the monumental upset and become the first to put away the all-time great inside the distance.

It didn’t take long for Johnson to become alert after being put out. He conducted a post-fight interview on the broadcast, then when he returned to the fighter hotel, took to social media to provide an encouraging update on his condition (via Twitter):

all good everyone back in the hotel. watch the fight. shitty day in the office. congratz to @adrianomkmoraes we will be back.

Johnson said in his post-fight interview that, after the number of times in which he’s competed, getting stopped like he did was “bound to happen.”

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