ONE Fight Night 10 saw Demetrious Johnson break the tie and defeated Adriano Moraes in a trilogy rubber match that firmly established him as one of the top fighters in ONE.
After trading wins over two previous fights, both men entered ONE Fight Night 10 with something to prove. In the end, it was Johnson who emerged victorious after a hard-fought battle that lasted three rounds.
“I feel great and proud of myself,” said Johnson after the fight. “It’s been an awesome journey so far here in ONE Championship and I am looking forward to what comes next for me here.”(ONE Championship)
Entrance into ring at One Fight night 10
Johnson executed a technical game plan throughout all three rounds of the match, using his wrestling skills to control much of the action in each round. His impressive performance earned him scores from all three judges and secured his victory by unanimous decision at ONE Fight Night 10 .
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“It doesn’t matter if it’s MMA or Muay Thai or anything else — when you have good technique mixed with heart and determination, you will be successful no matter what,” he said following the win “I’m glad I was able to do just that tonight.”
Moraes showed off some skillful stand-up during certain sequences of their fight but ultimately could not outstrike Johnson enough to secure victory. Despite coming up short on this occasion, Moraes can still take pride knowing he put up a valiant effort against one of best fighters in ONE right now.
“Demetrious did well tonight,” said Moraes after his loss “He fought very smartly throughout this trilogy series against me; hats off to him.” This rubber match marked an important milestone for both men as they look ahead towards more potentially epic battles inside The Home Of Martial Arts. With their scorecard evened out at 1-1 apiece now each man knows better what it takes beat each other—making any future matchup between them even more exciting than before!