UFC Quick Quote: Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson open to bantamweight 'super fight'

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Spor

Lest you thought "super fights" were relegated to the heavier weight classes...

"There's a lot of work that needs to be done at 125. I need to dominate and clean out the entire division and then I can start thinking about going up to 135. Like I said, I'm happy to be at 125. I love training hard. I love the weight cut and I love fighting guys that are five-three and five-four. I think if Dana White was to approach me with a superfight and said, ‘Hey, you and Dom or Barao, whoever the champion at 135 is -- we'll make a lot of money if you guys do this fight,' [I'd say], ‘Sounds good,' let's make it happen."

UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson could be a tough nut to crack at 125 pounds, outlasting John Dodson, submitting John Moraga and knocking out Joseph Benavidez. While "Mighty Mouse" tells Sherdog’s "Cheap Seats" radio show that he still has a job to do in his current division, he's not ruling out a return to bantamweight for a potential "super fight" against the winner of Dominick Cruz vs. Renan Barao, who will unify the titles at UFC 169 in February. Johnson (19-2) has just two losses as a 135-pounder (one of them to Cruz) but more importantly, UFC President Dana White doesn't hate the idea. How about you?

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