By Harry Kettle
– August 29, 2023
Demetrious Johnson believes it’s simpler to turn out to be a champion in combined martial arts when in comparison with boxing.
Everyone knows Demetrious Johnson to be one of many biggest fighters of all time. He was the most effective UFC champions there has ever been, and he proceeded to hold that repute over to ONE Championship. ‘Mighty Mouse’ has finished some unbelievable issues in MMA and whereas his future could also be unsure, it’s laborious to not be impressed by his physique of labor.
Away from the cage, Johnson has been busy rising his model on-line. In a current clip, he prompted fairly a stir by discussing the distinction between changing into a champion in MMA and boxing.
I think about this may upset some MMA bitter enders, however Mighty Mouse may be very a lot appropriate. pic.twitter.com/7RrBKK68M0
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Johnson’s MMA idea
“That’s the factor about boxing,” Johnson mentioned. “Blended Martial Arts is the best sport to turn out to be champion in. While you combat boxing, it’s boxing. Each particular person you combat in boxing goes to be good in boxing… while you combat combined martial arts, you’re gonna have individuals who have vital massive holes in them, proper? You’ve gotten a man like Alex Pereira…6-1 and he turns into a champion in combined martial arts. You’ll be able to haven’t any wrestling expertise and turn out to be a world champion. You have a look at Brock Lesnar, he grew to become a world champion and he had no stand-up expertise in any respect.
“That’s why I really feel MMA is the best to turn out to be a world champion…you may have deficiencies and nonetheless turn out to be a champion. In boxing, you may’t, you must be boxer to turn out to be a world champion, you simply must.”
Quotes by way of MMA News
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