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Demetrious Johnson To Headline ONE’s U.S. Debut

Demetrious Johnson will be in the main event of the first ONE event from the U.S. in May when he defends his title.

Demetrious Johnson will be in the main event of the U.S. on-ground debut of ONE Championship.

Johnson will defending his flyweight title against former champion Adriano Moraes live on Friday, May 5. The event will take place from the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado.

Johnson claimed the title with a victory over Moraes earlier this year. Moraes, though, owns a win in the first meeting between the two.

The card will air on Amazon Prime for subscribers free of charge.

“This is a monumental day in the history of ONE Championship as we announce our U.S. on-ground debut in Colorado on Friday, May 5,” said Chatri Sityodtong, chairman and CEO of ONE. “We are very grateful for the support of the state athletic commission and look forward to putting on an unforgettable show for our passionate fanbase in the U.S. and watching around the world.”

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