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Demetrious Johnson

Demetrious Johnson is a UFC fighter in the flyweight category. He was born on August 13, 1986 and is from Parkland, WA, a suburb of Tacoma. He was raised by a single mom, who is deaf, alongside his brother and sister. Johnson’s nickname in the ring is Mighty Mouse. He became the UFC’s first, and so far only, flyweight champion in September 2012. Prior to joining UFC, Johnson saw success in World Extreme Cagefighting as a bantamweight. He attended Pierce Community College, but didn’t complete his associates degree, choosing instead to train in fighting. In June 2017, Johnson released a scathing statement about “UFC’s mistreatment and bullying” and claimed the organization’s president Dana White threatened to cancel his category.

Johnson is married to wife Destiny and they have two sons, Tyren and Maveryk.

LATEST STORIES
  
Demetrious Johnson Says He Kicks Rampage Jackson's Ass in Fighting Video Games

Demetrious Johnson
I Kick Rampage Jackson's Ass ... in Fighting Video Games!

UFC champ Demetrious Johnson says he wipes the floor with Rampage Jackson every time they fight ... in the virtual world, that is. You might've heard -- Demetrious is a HUGE gamer with over… READ MORE >

Demetrious Johnson's Former UFC Rival Henry Cejudo Says He Wants Revenge

Demetrious Johnson
'I Want Revenge!' ... Says UFC's Henry Cejudo

UFC champ Demetrious Johnson better watch his back, 'cause his red-hot ex-rival says he's gotten WAY better since their first scrap -- and he's dying for "a piece of the Mouse." We spoke to… READ MORE >

- 58 days ago
Demetrious Johnson: Floyd Would Get 'Ass Whooped' in UFC, MMA > Boxing!

Demetrious Johnson
Floyd Gets His 'Ass Whooped' in UFC ... MMA > Boxing!

If Floyd Mayweather fights in the UFC, Demetrious Johnson says he knows exactly how it'd go down -- "He'd get his ass whooped." TMZ Sports spoke with the UFC's pound-for-pound king in Minneapolis… READ MORE >

- 113 days ago
Demetrious Johnson: Thanks, Anderson Silva ... But I'm NOT the G.O.A.T.

Demetrious Johnson
Thanks, Anderson ... But I'm NOT the G.O.A.T.

UFC pound-for-pound king Demetrious Johnson says it's "an honor" Anderson Silva called him the greatest fighter of all time -- but tells TMZ Sports he does NOT think he's G.O.A.T.… READ MORE >

- 128 days ago
Anderson Silva Says Demetrious Johnson Is the Real G.O.A.T.

Anderson Silva
Demetrious Is the Real G.O.A.T.

UFC legend Anderson Silva says he's NOT the greatest MMA fighter of all time -- telling TMZ Sports that honor goes to Demetrious Johnson. In his prime, Silva had 17 consecutive wins -- with 10… READ MORE >

- 128 days ago
Demetrious Johnson: I Would Destroy Mayweather, PLEASE Fight Me!

Demetrious Johnson
I Would Destroy Mayweather ... PLEASE Fight Me!

Demetrious Johnson thinks Floyd Mayweather would be EASY WORK in the octagon -- telling TMZ Sports he'd obliterate the boxing superstar if the two clashed in the UFC.  After Dana White… READ MORE >

- 156 days ago
UFC's T.J. Dillashaw to Demetrious Johnson: 'Man Up' & 'Don't Be Scared' to Fight Me

UFC's T.J. Dillashaw
Man Up & Fight Me, Mighty Mouse ... Don't Be Scared, Homie!

T.J. Dillashaw wants to fight Demetrious Johnson so bad, he's stepping his trash-talk game up to Nick Diaz levels to put the UFC pound-for-pound king on notice. "Don't be scared ... man up,… READ MORE >

- 183 days ago
TJ Dillashaw: Cody Garbrandt Doesn't Deserve Rematch, Bring On Demetrious!

UFC's TJ Dillashaw:
Garbrandt Doesn't Deserve Rematch ... Bring On Demetrious!

T.J. Dillashaw says there's NO WAY Cody Garbrandt gets an immediate rematch after their war at UFC 217 -- saying "No Love" has to get in line ... behind Demetrious Johnson!  The UFC… READ MORE >

- 200 days ago
Demetrious Johnson: I Can Beat Brock Lesnar, Here's How

Demetrious Johnson
I Can Beat Brock Lesnar ... Here's How

UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson says size actually doesn't matter ... telling TMZ Sports he thinks he could actually beat Brock Lesnar, and he has a plan on how to get it done.… READ MORE >

- 219 days ago
UFC's Demetrious Johnson: Yep, I Tried to Snap Ray Borg's Arm!

UFC's Demetrious Johnson
I Tried to Snap Borg's Arm ... He's Lucky He Tapped

Demetrious Johnson says Ray Borg's lucky he tapped out when he did at UFC 216 ... 'cause he was SECONDS away from breaking the dude's arm in two!!! After catching Borg in that EPIC flying armbar,… READ MORE >

- 228 days ago
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