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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
  
UFC's Henry Cejudo to Wahlberg, Let's Make a Movie!

UFC's Henry Cejudo
Movie About Me? ... Let's Do This, Wahlberg!

UFC champ Henry Cejudo -- the guy who beat Demetrious Johnson -- says he's flattered Mark Wahlberg thinks his life story could be a movie ... and says he knows exactly who should play him! … READ MORE >

Mark Wahlberg Says McGregor-Khabib Will Be Biggest Fight In UFC History

Mark Wahlberg
McGregor-Khabib ... Will Be Biggest Fight In UFC History

Sorry, Ronda, Rampage, Lesnar and Liddell -- any fight you've ever had won't even come close to what goes down in October between Conor and Khabib ... so says Mark Wahlberg. Wahlberg was out in… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago
Henry Cejudo to Demetrious Johnson, 'Let's Make Rematch Happen!'

UFC's Henry Cejudo
To Demetrious Johnson 'Let's Make Rematch Happen!'

UFC flyweight champ Henry Cejudo -- the man who defeated Demetrious Johnson -- tells TMZ Sports he's ALL THE WAY DOWN for a rematch ... saying, "Let's make it happen, baby!" Cejudo was pushing… READ MORE >

- 44 days ago
TJ Dillashaw Knocks Out Cody Garbrandt at UFC 227

TJ Dillashaw
I Told You I'd Knock Cody the F*** Out!!!

TJ Dillashaw took care of business in short order Saturday night, knocking out mortal enemy Cody Garbrandt for a second time ... and retaining his bantamweight title. The bad blood between the 2… READ MORE >

- 45 days ago
Demetrious Johnson Wants Cody vs. T.J. Dillashaw Winner, If Money's Right

Demetrious Johnson
I Want Cody Vs. T.J. Dillashaw Winner ... Show Me The Money!!

Demetrious Johnson wants to fight the winner of this weekend's scrap between Cody Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw ... as long as the UFC ponies up a helluva lot of cash. We asked DJ -- who's… READ MORE >

- 48 days ago
T.J. Dillashaw Says Demetrious Johnson Is Ducking Him, Scared He's Gonna Lose

T.J. Dillashaw
Mighty Mouse Is Ducking Me

Demetrious Johnson vs. T.J. Dillashaw is the blockbuster fight everyone wants to see ... so why the hell hasn't it been made? 'Cause Mighty Mouse knows T.J. can beat his ass -- and he's… READ MORE >

- 87 days ago
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 >

- 173 days ago
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 >

- 175 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 >

- 229 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 >

- 244 days ago
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