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Demetrious Johnson considers ‘next move’ in ONE FC

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ONE FC Flyweight MMA Champion Demetrious Johnson recently discussed his ‘next move’ in the world of combat sports amid retirement talks.

Speaking to the press following his ONE Fight Night 10 victory against Adriano Moraes, ‘Mighty Mouse’ revealed that he was very happy with his performance.

‘So, I’m happy with my performance. I beat him up a lot in the clinch, and I was hurting him a lot, and he did a good job of, like, holding” Johnson began.

“Herb Dean did a good job of breaking us up, but at the same time, I was [like], ‘Herb, like, I’m breaking the body up, give me my opportunity to get his hands down'” he added.

Demetrious Johnson on Retirement

DJ revealed that he will be speaking to some of peers regarding his status as an active fighter, so see why they decided to retire at a younger age.

“We’ll see. I’m still young. [I’ll be] talking to my peers, talking to Urijah Faber. I’m going to reach out to [Georges St-Pierre], I’m going to reach out to Khabib Nurmagomedov. I’m going to talk to these guys. Like, ’˜Why did you guys stop?'” he began.

“Those guys could’ve kept on fighting. And there comes a point in time [where you say], ’˜I’m 36 years old, and do I just keep on doing this and give other athletes the opportunity to beat me and add to their legacy, or whatever?’ So, there’s a lot of stuff that I’ve got to muster up” Johnson concluded.

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