Previewing The ONE Debuts Of Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez

The two former UFC champions begin their quest in the featherweight and lightweight grand prix tournaments at ONE: A New Era.

Former UFC champions Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez make their ONE Championship debuts at ONE: New Era from Tokyo.

Both will be competing in opening round matches in grand prix events for their respective weight divisions.

Johnson, the longest-reigning UFC flyweight champion in promotional history, takes on Yuya Wakamtsu. For “Mighty Mouse,” this is a chance the prove himself in another country and a new home.

Alvarez, meanwhile, begins his quest in the lightweight grand prix in hopes of securing gold in a third promotion. Along with capturing the UFC title, he is also a former Bellator champion.

Awaiting Alvarez will be Timofey Nastyukhin.

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