Demetrious Johnson is an Instructor at Evolve Mixed Martial Arts in Singapore on a seasonal basis. He is widely regarded as the greatest pound-for-pound mixed martial artist in history. As the UFC Flyweight World Champion, he broke the record for the most number of world title defenses (11) in the UFC. Known for his speed and explosive wrestling, he has landed the most takedowns in UFC flyweight history. Demetrious is a multiple-time Fighter of the Year Award winner.
In high school, Demetrious was a star athlete, competing in the State Championships for wrestling, cross country, and track. He is also a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Demetrious currently competes in ONE Championship and is a member of the prestigious Evolve Fight Team.
13 Aug 1986
160 cm / 57 kilos
27 - 3 - 1
- Holds the record for the most UFC World Title defenses (11)
- Known as the greatest pound-for-pound mixed martial artist in history
- Outside of martial arts, Demetrious is an avid video gamer
- Known for his quick striking and elusive movement
- Second fighter in UFC history to be awarded bonus payments in all four possible categories (Fight, Knockout, Performance, & Submission of the Night awards)
- 2017 ESPY Awards Fighter of the Year
- 2013 Fox Sports Fighter of the Year