ONE on Prime Video 1 results: Demetrious Johnson gets revenge, beats Adriano Moraes to win flyweight title – MMA Junkie

ONE on Prime Video 1 results: Demetrious Johnson gets revenge, beats Adriano Moraes to win flyweight title - MMA Junkie

Demetrius Johnson proved again why he is one of the best to ever step into the cage.

In the main event of ONE on Prime Video 1the flyweight title was on the line as Johnson (24-4-1), the former UFC flyweight king, looked to avenge a previous title loss to Adriano Moraes at ONE on TNT 1 in 2021.

Johnson showed virtually every aspect of his MMA game against Moraes (20-4) in the rematch. From striking exchanges on the feet, to clinch work against the fence, to threatening submissions from his back, Johnson showed everything in his bag.

While Moraes had success in the first two rounds of the fight, even staggering Johnson with a head kick, the tide began to turn in the third round as Johnson began to excel with a masterful striking display. Finally in the fourth round, Johnson landed a nice counter right hand to put Moraes down, and the ensuing knee to the head sealed the walkover victory.

Johnson avenged the only knockout loss of his career by returning the favor, landing a knee knockout of his own to become the ONE Championship flyweight king.

The event took place at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore, with the main card airing on Amazon Prime Video at 10pm and following the prelims on Prime Video at 8pm and, marking a new broadcast partnership.

The results of ONE’s MMA bouts on Prime Video 1 include:

MAIN CARD (Prime Video, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Demetrious Johnson def. Adriano Moraes by knockout (knee) – Round 4, 3:50 – for flyweight title
  • Marcus Almeida def. Kirill Grishenko by submission (heel hook) – Round 1, 1:04
  • Amir Aliakbari def. Mauro Cerilli by TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:02

PRELIMINARY CARD (Prime Video, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Itsuki Hirata def. Hequin Lin by unanimous decision
  • Zebasztian Kadestam def. Iuri Lapicus by knockout (punch) – Round 1, 0:57

Continue reading below for more details on each MMA fight.

Zebaztian Kadestam vs. Yuri Lapicus

After an initial exchange of strikes, Lapicus earned an early takedown followed by a pair of punches and a knee to the head on the ground. However, Kadestam quickly brought the fight back to the feet. A moment later, Kadestam timed a nice uppercut that caught Lapicus clean, and nothing more was needed. Lapicus crashed to the canvas out cold. wow

Result: Zebasztian Kadestam def. Iuri Lapicus by knockout (punch) – Round 1, 0:57
Summary: ONE on Prime Video 1: Watch Zebaztia Kadestam floor Iuri Lapicus in 57 seconds with a wicked uppercut
Records: Zebaztian Kadestam (14-7), Iuri Lapicus (14-2)
Division: Medium weight
Broadcast: Main Video
Referee: Herb Dean

Itsuki Hirata vs. Hequin Lin

Lin was the busier fighter to begin with, firing quick kicks to the legs and punch combinations overhead. Hirata’s patience paid off as she attacked, landing hard counter punches. The opening round ended after a climactic battle against the fence.

The second round saw both fighters continue to trade punches and kicks on the feet as they looked to mount significant offense. LIN was again the more active fighter, but the round again ended with Hirata clinch and nearly finding a submission on the mat.

Hirata looked to engage in the clinch more often in the third round. With less than two minutes remaining, she got Lin to the mat, but was unable to secure positioning. With 20 seconds left, Hirata landed a big right hand to drop Lin. She rushed in to follow for the finish, but HE survived until the end of the battle.

Result: Itsuki Hirata def. Hequin Lin by unanimous decision
Records: Itsuki Hirata (6-1), Hequin Lin (15-4-1)
Division: Straw weight
Broadcast: Main Video
Referee: Herb Dean

Amir Aliakbari vs. Mauro Cerilli

The first minute was a feel out process with the big heavyweights, but the action quickly began to pick up as both men landed striking punches. Aliakbari caught a kick and used it to complete a takedown. Cerilli scrambled to his feet, but the clinch battle continued as Aliakbari controlled from behind and then got it back to the mat. Landing punches while transitioning to the crucifix, Aliakbari sliced ​​open Cerilli with short elbows and came close to ending the fight.

Cerilli took advantage of a tired Aliakbari and began landing punches, even knocking his mouthpiece out. However, his offense was soon stifled as Aliakbari brought the fight back to the mat, found the crucifix again, and continued his striking attack from the top until referee Herb Dean waved off the fight.

Result: Amir Aliakbari def. Mauro Cerilli by TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:02
Records: Amir Aliakbari (11-3), Mauro Cerilli (14-5)
Division: Weight
Broadcast: Main Video
Referee: Herb Dean

Marcus Almeida vs. Kirill Grishenko

Almeida started things off with a hard outside leg kick that knocked Grishenko off his feet. He didn’t follow him in and the fight continued on the feet, with Almeida dictating the pace of the fight. A moment later, he shot for a takedown, but lost his balance. However, still holding both legs, he smoothly transitioned into a heel hook and Grishenko quickly tapped out.

Result: Marcus Almeida def. Kirill Grishenko by submission (heel hook) – Round 1, 1:04
Records: Marcus Almeida (4-0), Kirill Grishenko (5-2)
Division: Weight
Broadcast: Main Video
Referee: Herb Dean

Adriano Moraes vs. Demetrious Johnson

An immediate hard kick to the body from Johnson started things off. The fighters spent the next two minutes trading single strikes as they moved all over the cage. Johnson began taunting Moraes, who then took the fight to the ground with a nice takedown. From guard, Moraes landed some elbows, but Johnson was active in threatening submissions from his back. Moraes maintained top position until the round ended.

Moraes landed nicely in an early exchange to start the second round. Johnson fired back, but was caught cleanly by a headbutt and was staggered. Moraes took the fight to the ground and unleashed some landed knees to the head. Johnson came out and pinned Moraes against the fence, but was taken down again a short time later. Moraes’ heavy top game was on display again as Johnson did what he could from his back.

Johnson increased the pressure to start the third, landing clean strikes as Moraes circled outside. In and out with quick punches and elbows, Johnson kept Moraes on the defensive in what was the best round for “Mighty Mouse” to date.

Moraes looked for the clinch early in the fourth, but Johnson was able to slip away. However, the second clinch was more successful for the champion, keeping Johnson pinned against the fence, landing knees to the body. Johnson acquired some of his own before parting ways. Back in the center of the cage, some pretty striking exchanges took place. Johnson slipped a left hook from Moraes and countered with a hard right hand to send the champion to the canvas. Johnson then rushed in with a knee to the head for the walking knockout. What an end!

Result: Demetrious Johnson def. Adriano Moraes by knockout (knee) – Round 4, 3:50
Records: Adriano Moraes (20-4), Demetrious Johnson (24-4-1)
Division: Flyweight
Broadcast: Main Video
Referee: Olivier Coste

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