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The flyweight champion of the world takes on the 'Tournament of Champions' winner in a battle to determine one king....the true king.

Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson


Tim Elliot

Fighter Profile: Demetrious Johnson

Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson is the most revered and accomplished active champion fighting today. He is a mixed martial icon to hard core fans and woos every time out with his fanciful footwoork and blinding speed. 'DJ' is on a 10 fight win streak with half of those wins coming by finish. Benavidez, Cejudo, Dodson...all top 5 contenders for years and none could break through the Mighty one's puzzling style.

The fluidity of Johnson's striking and grappling is beautiful to watch...he not only thinks in battle but listens to his brilliant coach Matt Hume as he breaks down the opponent in the third person. Each time 'Mighty Mouse' fights he gains more experience and lethality to his must be perfect to obtain a draw with Demetrious, you can not outshine something so immaculate.

Fighter Profile: Tim Elliot

Timothy Elliot is a former 'UFC' flyweight fringe contender, 'Titan FC' champion, and the 'TUF: Tournament of Champions' winner. The 24th season of 'The Ultimate Fighter' pit the best flyweights in the world against each other, of these 24 champions there would be one left to face the flyweight king of the world. Tim Elliot makes his return with a new found confidence and chip on his shoulder; he has defeated the best of the best outside the UFC and is ready to reclaim his spot as a real threat to the division.

Tim's first fight back in the actual Octagon is for the title against not only the best flyweight of all time, but against the current champion and reigning #1 pound for pound fighter in the world. This is a sturdy test for the unorthodox grappler, but the tournament has shown us Tim's ability to hang with very fast and powerful flyweight fighters with ease...this is his reckoning.

The Matchup

This battle of kings brings a new ground for the UFC platform, never has such a tournament been had...and never has such a tournament been won. Tim Elliot winning the tourney has shown he is one of the best outside of the UFC, but his coaches and the champion have shown they are dominant within the ranks of the greatest fighters in the world. As volatile and out of order mma can become, there are a few staples in the cosmos that are here to stay.

It seems to be universal law that Demetrious Johnson can no longer lose in the 125-pound division; he has truly slaughtered the best of the best of the best with ease... The UFC formulated the flyweight tournament and televised it to create a young champion from the midst, but instead they received a former fringe contender who had taken brutal losses to men DJ has made look like boys. This seems to be a mismatch in most eyes, but in martial arts it becomes one man against one man.....and the crown lies heavy when held for too long.


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