Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez set for big roles in One FC

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08 Nov 2018, 23:35 IST

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What is the story?

One FC had warned us that that they had an enormous announcement within the offing. Now there may be not one, however two large revelations for the Combat Promotion which has lately been blamed by Conor McGregor for UFC closing their Flyweight Division.

What’s extra, each revelations embrace former UFC Champions, Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez.

In case you did not know…

In a current commerce with the UFC, One FC acquired among the best fighters on this planet, and secured him to a contract.

The one who held collectively UFC’s Flyweight Division, Demetrious Johnson left the UFC to maneuver to One FC, whereas UFC obtained Ben Askren. Johnson misplaced his Flyweight Title after 12 profitable defences, a report that he nonetheless holds to this date.

Eddie Alvarez additionally left UFC after his final loss to Dustin Poirier. The fighter was as soon as the Light-weight Champion, till he confronted Conor McGregor in a struggle which noticed McGregor create historical past by changing into the first-ever UFC fighter to carry two championships in two separate divisions on the identical time.

The guts of the matter

Of their newest announcement, One FC revealed that they had been launching two tournaments of their promotion. The primary match is about to be for the Flyweight Championship, the place eight Flyweight fighters will compete, and amongst them might be Demetrious Johnson.

However, they may host a Light-weight match with eight light-weight fighters, with Eddie Alvarez additionally competing.

The match schedules are but to be determined and nothing is understood apart from the truth that they may happen in 2019.

What’s subsequent?

The match is about to be held in 2019. Will probably be fascinating to see how the Flyweight Division of One FC grows, now that UFC is shutting their division down.

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