VIDEO: Unstoppable “Mighty Mouse” Conquers BJJ Arena

"Johnson's BJJ victory: Skill overcomes size"

A Legacy Beyond the Octagon
Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, renowned for his domination in the UFC’s flyweight division, has etched his name into the annals of combat sports with his latest victory in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). With an illustrious career that boasts eleven consecutive title defenses in UFC, Johnson’s transition to BJJ has been nothing short of remarkable.

From UFC Champion to BJJ Gold Medalist
After parting ways with UFC, Johnson continued to make waves by clinching the flyweight belt in One Championship. His prowess was on full display at this year’s Pan IBJJF Tournament in North America, where competing as a brown belt, he triumphed in three matches to secure a gold medal.

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Overcoming Size with Skill
Johnson’s journey challenges the often-cited critique of the flyweight division for its perceived lack of financial draw and the size of its fighters. His participation and success in the open weight category underscore the notion that skill and technique can overcome size, a message he demonstrated vividly against opponents significantly heavier than him.

A Glorious Day at Pan American Tournament
Ariel Helwani highlighted Johnson’s impressive achievement on X, noting his victory in the featherweight division and his silver medal in the open weight category. Johnson’s journey through the tournament, facing adversaries much larger than him, was a testament to his exceptional skill set and fighting spirit.


Documenting Triumph and Tribulation
“Mighty Mouse” shared his entire tournament experience on his YouTube channel, including his first-ever loss in BJJ. The highlight? A video showcasing Johnson’s victory over a heavyweight opponent, proving once again that in the world of martial arts, it’s not the size that counts, but the heart and skill of the warrior.

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