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5 Insane Highlights From ONE on Prime Video 1

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ONE Championship delivered an incredible Prime Video debut with ONE on Prime Video 1: Moraes vs. Johnson II.

The evening had a bit of everything from knockouts to submissions to back-and-forth battles. It was a fantastic way to step into U.S. primetime and shine. But just in case you missed anything or wanted to relive the action, we have you covered.

5 Highlights From ONE on Prime Video 1

Take a look at five of the most spectacular highlights from ONE on Prime Video 1.

DJ’s Flying Knee

What more can be said about Demetrious Johnson?

After spending the majority of two rounds on his back, “Mighty Mouse” turned up the heat on Adriano Moraes and began taking control of the bout with his pressure and accurate strikes. In the fourth round, Johnson avenged his only loss in ONE.

After rocking Moraes with a right hand, Johnson moved forward like a sniper. As he waited for the perfect moment, Johnson flew through the air and connected with a knee right to the face of Moraes to put him away.

The KO victory gave Johnson the ONE Flyweight World Championship crown and continued his astonishing career as the greatest martial artist in the sport.

Paypayak Levels Savvas

Savvas Michael was originally supposed to meet Rodtang Jitmuangnon, but the reigning ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion withdrew from the ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Grand Prix semifinal. Enter Panpayak Jitmuangnon.

The Thai star made the most of his opportunity to come in as an alternate and blew Savvas away with a crisp right hook-left head kick combination. He celebrated immediately, knowing his opponent would not be able to recover from the massive blow.

The win sets up an old rivalry for the final as Panpayak and Superlek meet for the eighth time in their careers in the final.

Buchecha Cruises Again

Amidst a sea of knockouts, Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida made sure Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was represented.

The heavyweight wasted little time in closing the distance and using his insane skills against Kirill Grishenko. Almeida quickly attacked his legs and grabbed a heel hook, leaving Grishenko with no choice but to tap out.

The Brazilian continues to look exceptional inside the Circle and could be making his way into the title picture sooner rather than later.

Superlek Advances

Many believed Superlek Kiatmoo9 to be the favorite to win the ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Grand Prix.

His first-round knockout over Walter Goncalves only bolstered those claims as the Thai’s vicious elbow put a swift close to the first semifinal of the night.

Although Rodtang withdrew from the tournament, Superlek can still earn a meeting against him with the ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Title on the line if he is able to take down the tournament crown later this year.

Kadestam Crushes Lapicus

Former ONE Welterweight World Champion Zebaztian Kadestam earned the first victory of the Prime Video era with a spectacular uppercut KO over Iuri Lapicus.

Kadestam’s walk-off shot echoed throughout the arena and put the former titleholder back in the win column. And he already had his sights set on his next bout. Following the contest, Kadestam called out recent signee Roberto Soldic for a future date.

If the same Kadestam shows up for that prospective bout, we could be looking at one of the year’s finest welterweight clashes.

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Jeremy Brand is an experienced MMA writer and columnist. He is the founder of, and has represented the company with media credentials at many mixed martial arts fights. Jeremy is also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, training in BC, Canada.

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