Demetrious Johnson and Henry Cejudo training highlights

ONE flyweight world champion Demetrious Johnson was once again spotted training with former opponent turned friend and training partner, Henry ‘Triple C’ Cejudo.

Gearing up for his highly anticipated trilogy bout with former titleholder Adriano Moraes, ‘Mighty Mouse’ worked alongside the former two-division champion in a video clip posted to Cejudo’s Instagram.

“Goats playing chess #andnew”

Check out the Instagram post below:

After dominating on the North American circuit for years, Demetrious Johnson now reigns over ONE Championship’s flyweight division following a highlight-reel flying-knee knockout over Moraes to capture the ONE flyweight world title at ONE on Prime Video 1 in August.

With the series now tied 1-1, Johnson and Moraes will clash once again inside the circle in what could be the biggest event in ONE Championship history.

Announced for ONE on Prime Video 10 on May 5, Johnson and Moraes will headline a seminal moment in the promotion’s history as ONE makes its debut on US soil. ONE Championship will aim to give North American supporters a massive showcase of combat sports talent in Colorado this spring.

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Fans react to footage of Demetrious Johnson training with Henry Cejudo

Fans on Instagram were genuinely thrilled to see the two pound-for-pound greats training with one another in anticipation of their individual returns to the cage. Sharing their excitement in the Instagram comments, fans said:

“Formal rivals helping each other win and keep championships. Mad respect.”

“Iron sharpens iron ?”

“Guys can you imagine how great these two will become now they train together?:

“I would pay to watch both you guys training“

“Like real life Dragon Ball Z in the sense of leveling up.”

“Modern day Rocky and Apollo Creed.”

“The GOAT playing chess with Cejudo”

Stepping into the circle for the very first time at ONE: A New Era in 2019, Demetrious Johnson was already considered by many to be the greatest flyweight fighter of all time. After capturing the ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix title and the ONE flyweight world championship, his status should be undeniable.

‘Mighty Mouse’ will aim to further cement his legacy on May 5 when he once again leads ONE Championship into a new era.

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