Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson made a reputation for himself within the octagon.

Now, the previous UFC flyweight champion has constructed a digital following. Johnson has streamed himself enjoying video video games for over 5 years and simply signed with an expert eSports firm.

In a latest interview with Sportscasting, Johnson seemed again at his MMA profession and admitted he desires his fame to return from his gaming profession, not simply his time within the octagon.

Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson had a standout MMA profession

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Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson had a standout UFC profession. A former freestyle wrestler, Johnson held the UFC flyweight championship in 2017.

He has 30 wins, 5 by knockout, in 34 makes an attempt on the UFC degree and landed essentially the most takedowns in UFC flyweight historical past.

Johnson is the one UFC fighter to file over 10 takedowns in three completely different fights. His seven finishes are essentially the most in UFC flyweight historical past,

Johnson has at all times beloved video video games

Demetrious Johnson wants to be known more for his video game career than his time in the octagon.
Demetrious Johnson desires to be recognized extra for his online game profession than his time within the octagon. | Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC by way of Getty Photos

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Each skilled athlete has their hobbies away from the sphere. Johnson’s ardour is video video games.

Rising up within the 1990s allowed Johnson to play cult classics like Doom, Closing Fantasy, and Metroid. Years later, Johnson turned his ardour into an expert gaming profession.

Johnson joined Twitch, a streaming service, in 2015. He’s performed the immensely fashionable Grand Theft Auto V and Fortnite, amongst many different video games.

Johnson constructed a following on World of Warcraft, a web based multiplayer role-playing sport. He’s a member of the Horde, one of many sport’s two major factions.

Demetrious Johnson desires to be recognized extra for gaming than preventing

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Demetrious Johnson has two main houses for video video games. His Twitch channel, Mighty Gaming, has over 17,000 followers.

Johnson’s YouTube channel, which has the identical title, boasts over 75,000 subscribers and almost three million views since he joined in 2010.

Johnson primarily streams World of Warcraft and Escape from Tarkov, a first-person capturing sport. He’s additionally posted movies of him enjoying Name of Obligation and Halo in latest months.

Johnson’s prowess with a controller just lately earned him a partnership with Technique Gaming, an expert eSports firm. Technique consists of 9 groups that includes over 75 “world class” gamers, in line with a press launch.

Christian Bishop, the Chief Income Officer of Technique Gaming, referred to as Johnson a “true legend” within the launch.

“He is without doubt one of the most genuine celebrities in our area,” Bishop stated. “He has streamed for over 5 years and is enthusiastic about World of Warcraft and RPGs which makes him the proper match at Technique.”

Johnson is happy about his gaming future

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Johnson stated his expertise and conversations with these at Technique have been “wonderful.” He used the identical phrase when describing the the crew’s content material.

Technique referenced Johnson’s MMA profession within the press launch. Johnson informed Sportscasting there have been occasions, although, the place individuals have acknowledged him not for his time within the octagon, however his reside streams.

“That’s at all times been a aim of mine — to not be acknowledged for my blended martial arts. It’s to be acknowledged additionally as my gaming content material. I feel it’s essential to start out constructing a model in two completely different worlds as a substitute of only one.”

Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson streams most days on Twitch. Choose clips later seem on his YouTube channel.