MMA: Demetrious Johnson, Moraes headline ONE's return to US primetime

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Posted at Jan 24 2021 11:22 AM

Demetrious Johnson, the ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix champion. File photo.

ONE Championship will return to the primetime in the United States on April 7, with a blockbuster card that will be available on the TNT network.

Headlining the event is the highly-anticipated showdown between ONE Flyweight champion Adriano Moraes and ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson.

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In the co-main event, MMA legend Eddie Alvarez returns to action as he takes on former title challenger Iuri Lapicus, who is currently ranked No. 2 in the lightweight division.

Also seeing action on the card is ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang "The Iron Man" Jitmuangnon, who faces the United Kingdom's Jacob Smith in a non-World Title Muay Thai contest.

More details are set to be announced on January 27 by ONE Championship Chairman Chatri Sityodtong.

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