UFC Quick Quote: John Moraga thinks Demetrious Johnson is ‘boring'

Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE

Ahead of his UFC on FOX 8 title fight with Demetrious Johnson this summer, challenger John Moraga admits that he thinks "Mighty Mouse" is a boring fighter who doesn't give the fans the type of fights they want to see.

"I think he's boring ... He just bounces around ... He runs around too much. He doesn't fight. He doesn't put on exciting fights. He's got a lot of technique and a lot of skill, but he doesn't finish people, I don't feel."

-- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight No. 1 contender John Moraga gives his honest assessment of divisional champion and future opponent Demetrious Johnson in a Q&A session with media members (watch it here) over the recent UFC 160 weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 29-year-old is scheduled to challenge "Mighty Mouse" for his 125-pound belt in the main event of UFC on FOX 8 on July 27, 2013 in Seattle, Wash., and feels he is going up against an opponent with a style that is not fan friendly, which will make it all the most difficult to compete. There is a very noticeable contrast in the resumes of the two fighters under the UFC banner, as Moraga has won both his UFC fights by knockout or submission while Johnson has gone to a decision in all seven of his Octagon appearances for 135 minutes of consecutive fighting. UFC on FOX 8 will be Moraga's first chance to shine to the world on the biggest stage the sport has to offer and he is hoping to produce a more exciting fight than what fans have seen from Johnson's bouts in the past.

For more news and notes on UFC on FOX 8: "Johnson vs. Moraga," visit our event archive here.

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