Demetrious Johnson places himself at No. 2 on MMA's Greatest of All Time list

"Nobody has been able to do what I’ve been able to do in the flyweight division or in any division"

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Demetrious Johnson places himself at No. 2 on MMA's Greatest of All Time list
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Demetrious Johnson ranked UFC fighters on his YouTube channel. He placed himself in the 2nd position. Considering his career and the number of title defenses, many would likely agree. Johnson elaborated on why he believes he holds the 2nd spot.

“At No. 2, you have yours truly,” Johnson said on his YouTube channel, quoted by mmajunkieusatoday.com! “Moi, Demetrious Johnson. Nobody has been able to do what I’ve been able to do in the flyweight division or in any division.

Eleven consecutive title defenses, created a brand new move that none of you guys ever seen, the ‘Mighty Whizzbar.’ Shout out to Matt Hume helping me learn that move. I have wins by knockout, submission, gone to a decision, gone to a split draw, whatever you want to call it.

Demetrious Johnson: For my No. 1, I have Jon ‘Bones’ Jones


Demetrious had no doubts about who would emerge as the top-ranked fighter. He firmly placed Jon Jones in that position. Jones is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all time.

His undefeated record, discounting the disqualification against Matt Hamill, speaks volumes about his greatness as a fighter. Johnson holds the belief that Jones possesses the ability to dominate any opponent.
“For my No.

1, I have Jon ‘Bones’ Jones. That is the only man I’ll put ahead of me because this man, I feel like any single time he has been inside the cage, he could just destroy his opponent however he wanted. He also has wins by knockout, putting people to sleep, decisions, everything on the list.

”- he concluded. Demetrious Johnson is a fighter who has strived to be the best since the first day of his career. He never once thought of giving up on everything, even when things might not have looked the best. He built a great career that will be talked about.

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