Conor McGregor may have been getting all the consideration today, however Demetrious Johnson was the one winning honors.
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While his association with the UFC may be harmed now, Demetrious Johnson's stellar reputation in the confine keeps on prospering, and he has gotten a major honor because of his work. The UFC's just flyweight champion at any point was picked over any semblance of Conor McGregor, Andre Ward, and Gennady Golovkin to win the ESPY Award for Best Fighter.
The win was declared on ESPN's show today around evening time.
Johnson (26-2-1, 14-1-1 UFC) has shielded his flyweight title ten times in succession, and is hoping to break Anderson Silva's record with his eleventh sequential title barrier in his next battle. Who that battle would be against has been a subject of some verbal confrontation between the UFC and Mighty Mouse however - the advancement attempted to push him to a session with previous bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw, however Johnson held his ground and said he'd like to battle Ray Borg rather, who was next in line at 125.
The Seattle-based warrior is generally thought to be the best pound-for-pound contender on the planet, and hasn't lost in right around six years. Regardless of the greater part of the consideration on McGregor at the present time because of his up and coming bout with Floyd Mayweather, the man that has guarded his title twice in the previous eight months was picked over the frank Irish warrior.
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