Adriano Moraes wasn’t the main attraction to make his ONE Championship United States prime time debut at TNT, but he left it alone.
Moraes defended his title at the main event and knocked out former UFC champion Demetrious Johnson. This card was first aired on TNT for promotion.
Moraes took advantage of his height when he circled Johnson from the outside. Johnson tried to get closer, but Moraes caught the Challenger with an uppercut and knees, and then completed a spectacular second round finish with a ground strike barrage. It was the first knockout loss of Johnson’s renowned career.
Multiple Lightweight World Champion Eddie “Underground King” Alvarez and 2nd Lightweight Candidate Iuri Lapicus Joint Main Event Finished in a controversial way.. After a brief fight exchange, the action was discontinued after the referee determined that Alvarez had landed an illegal strike behind his head, resulting in a red card and subsequent disqualification.
ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang “Iron Man” Jitmuang Non Spectacular with his US prime time debutAfter an explosive three-round contest, he won the unanimous decision of “Mini T” Daniel Williams. Williams fired from the opening bell, but Rottan pushed the action and recorded a knockdown in the second round with a sharp left hook. In the final round, Rottan and Williams went on a thunderous strike in the center of the circle to end the match in style.
Official results of ONE on TNTI
ONE Flyweight World Championship: Adriano Moraes defeats Demetrious Johnson in KO at 2:24 in Round 2
Mixed Martial Arts-Lightweight: Iuri Lapicus defeated Eddie Alvarez due to disqualification at 1:03 in Round 1.
Muay Thai-Catchweight (61.5 KG): Rodtang Jitmuangnon unanimously defeats Daniel Williams
Mixed Martial Arts-Welterweight: Lymond Magomedaliev unanimously defeats Tyler McGuire
Kickboxing-Featherweight: Enrico Kell defeats Chingiz Allazov in split decision
Mixed Martial Arts-Heavyweight: Oumar Kane defeats Patrick Schmid through TKO at 1:48 in Round 1.
– MMA Sports
Adriano Moraes faints Demetrious Johnson with ONE’s US debut
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