Branch was notified the morning of the weight in that Johnson was not going to make weight, so as a result he weighed in at 189lb. [28] Leading up to the UFC 142 weigh-ins, doctors advised Johnson to terminate his weight cut and rehydrate. He is known for his one punch knockout power. This marked the fourth time in Johnson's professional career that he had weighed in over the assigned weight limit. Johnson fought at heavyweight against Andrei Arlovski on March 23, 2013, at WSOF 2,[35] and won via unanimous decision. Middleweight debut; Johnson missed weight (197 lbs). Johnson faced Daniel Cormier for the vacant UFC Light heavyweight Championship. Currently, Johnson is leading a winning streak in four matches. His lone defeat in the LFA cage came against future UFC contender Brandon He was raised by his grandparents who formally adopted him at age 2. [70] However, Cormier pulled out of the fight on November 25 citing an injury and as a result, Johnson was removed from the card. On that occasion Shorty Rock outclassed his inexperienced foe on all the scorecards. Police officers arrived and placed Johnson under arrest and took him to the Palm Beach County jail, where he was booked on charges of domestic battery (by law, any act of non-consensual touching could be considered battery). [55] The win also earned Johnson his second Performance of the Night bonus award. monitoring_string = "5eb5a0f65cbe346d74f978e14db1b00d", Johnny Walker Announces Matchup Against Ion Cutelaba at UFC 279, Marina Rodriguez-Amanda Lemos Added to Growing UFC 280 Lineup, Cage Warriors 141 Weigh-in Results: Flyweight Title Bout Canceled, Bellator 283 Weigh-in Results: Douglas Lima, 2 Others Miss Weight, One Championship to Launch Amazon Prime Partnership with Moraes-Johnson Title Rematch in August, Taneisha Tennant Edges Olga Rubin, Retains Bantamweight Title at Invicta FC 48. Johnson returned to the octagon in early 2011. [83] After surviving being dropped in the first round, Johnson won via knockout in the second round. A police report that was revealed to the public in September 2014 included statements from Johnson's ex in which she alleged Johnson came to her work, physically approached her, grabbed her shirt behind the neck and lifted her up from the chair on which she was sitting. No charges were filed. Johnson adopts an aggressive fighting style, aiming to eliminate his enemies within range. Once on the verge of being shut down, the Ultimate Fighting Championship 125-pound division thrives more than ever nowadays as it gets its latest addition, Charles Johnson.

[39][40], On February 4, 2014, it was announced that Johnson signed a four-fight deal to return to the UFC. Day 3, 2019 IMMAF-WMMAA European Senior & Junior Open Championships Day 3, Cage 2, 2018 IMMAF-WMMAA Unified Junior World Championships He has also competed for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Day 4, Cage 1, 2018 IMMAF-WMMAA Unified Junior World Championships Senior Semifinals & Junior Finals, 2019 IMMAF-WMMAA European Senior & Junior Open Championships [66] The bout was rescheduled and eventually took place at UFC 202. Day 4 - Finals, 2019 IMMAF-WMMAA Junior World Championships He was sentenced to serve three years of probation.

[18] The knockout was awarded "Knockout of The Night" and a $25,000 bonus. #LFA122, [ @LFAFighting on #UFCFIGHTPASS ] UFC Fight Pass (@UFCFightPass) 22 January 2022. FightTime , (). [21] Both Johnson and Koscheck were awarded Fight of the Night honors for the contest, which saw Koscheck win via rear naked choke. Please wait until the images are being added. Fighting out of St. Louis, Missouri, Johnson is making his promotional debut at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 208, a.k.a. Johnson knocked out the much smaller Yoshida 41 seconds into the first round, but was not eligible for the Knockout of the Night bonus due to missing weight.[20]. [50][87], Johnson was arrested on May 5, 2019 in Boca Raton, Florida after an incident with his girlfriend. Team Mir Finale, "Fight Card UFC 172 Jones vs. Teixeira", "UFC 187 title hopefuls Belfort, Johnson form alliance after fierce fight", "Glenn Robinsons' JACO gym seeks court order against former Blackzilians coach Henri Hooft", "Wrestling National Champions - Updated 04/18/2011", "BlackZilians Fighter Page for Anthony Johnson", "Bellator 258 Results: Anthony Johnson Survives Early Scare, KO's Jose Augusto", "411 MMA Interview: A Few Rounds with Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson", "Tom Speer Vs Anthony Johnson Fight Video UFC Fight Night 13", "UFC Fight Night 14 Suspensions Johnson Appeals", "Exclusive: NSAC Rejects Anthony Johnson's Appeal", "Anthony Johnson Loses Appeal; Loss Via Eye-Pokes Will Stand", "Anthony Johnson vs Kevin Burns UFC Fight Night 14 fight booked", "Johnson and Gouveia Impress at TUF 8 Finale", "Browning, Kaplan, Johnson, Soszynski earn $25K TUF 8 Finale bonuses", "UFC 104's Anthony Johnson: "As soon as I didn't make weight, my life changed.

#LFA114, UFC Fight Pass (@UFCFightPass) August 28, 2021. The two men will square off in London on that date, according to a source that spoke to Sherdog about this event, likely at the O2 Arena. [86], In 2008, Johnson was convicted of domestic battery after he pleaded no contest. Johnson spent his first couple of years competing in the 135-pound division before moving to flyweight. He hasnt been stopped in any of his losses yet, ranging from one to a mixed martial arts veteran Sean Santella, Charles Johnson, Another impressive win! [78], On December 9, 2020, it was announced that Johnson had parted ways with the UFC and had signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. Johnson adopts an aggressive fighting style, aiming to finish his foes inside the distance. [27], For his next fight, Johnson attempted to move up to middleweight to face Vitor Belfort on January 14, 2012, at UFC 142. [58], Johnson was expected to face Jan Bachowicz on September 5, 2015, at UFC 191. 0 - . [15][16], Johnson fought Kevin Burns again in a rematch on The Ultimate Fighter 8 finale. 40, Preview: UFC on Fox 31 Lee vs. Iaquinta 2, Preview: The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale, Preview: UFC Fight Night 139 Korean Zombie vs. Rodriguez, This Months MMA Birthdays: Justin Gaethje Celebrates No. monitoring_string = "5eb5a0f65cbe346d74f978e14db1b00d", This Months MMA Birthdays: Jake Shields Celebrates No. After the stinging defeat, Johnson took a long break from MMA, focusing on boxing. [42][43] There faced top ranked light heavyweight Phil Davis in the co-main event at UFC 172. [13] He won the fight via knockout early in round one. [89] The case was ultimately dismissed, with the charges against Johnson being dropped when he reached a joint agreement with the prosecutors by agreeing to attend an anger management course. After his first professional loss, Johnson then faced Tom Speer. Johnson indicated on the June 4, 2010, episode of Inside MMA that he must typically lose 55 pounds to make 170. [68][69], A rematch with champion Daniel Cormier was expected to take place on December 10, 2016, at UFC 206. Catchweight (177 lb) bout; Johnson missed weight. Minutes after the news broke, Mokaev expressed his excitement for the pairing on hissocial media. [67] Johnson defeated Teixeira by knockout 13 seconds into the first round and was awarded his fifth Performance of the Night bonus. Brilliant performance was rewarded with a shot at the Interim Championship against yuma horyuchi In the LFA 110 headliner. Johnson was scheduled to face Strikeforce vet Mike Kyle on September 14, 2013, at WSOF 5. 11 - [25] Johnson used superior wrestling and controlled Hardy to a unanimous decision victory, dropping him with a left head kick in the first round. 2012 FightTime.Ru. [82] The next day, it was announced that Jose Augusto would replace Yoel in the bout and the Grand Prix. [71] The pairing was rescheduled again and eventually took place on April 8, 2017, at UFC 210. He faced Dan Hardy on March 26, 2011, at UFC Fight Night 24. Early in the first round, Johnson became the first man to knock down Cormier, but would succumb to Cormier's wrestling, becoming fatigued and losing the fight via rear naked choke submission in round three. Johnson was expected to face John Howard on March 21, 2010, at UFC LIVE: Vera vs. Jones,[22] but had to pull out due to suffering a knee injury in training.[23]. [53], Johnson fought Alexander Gustafsson on January 24, 2015, at UFC on Fox 14 with the promise that the winner would earn a title shot against Jon Jones. The UFCs broadcast partner of ESPNannounced on Thursday the first matchup for the UFC Fight Night event that will go down on July 23. [60] After dominating the first round with his wrestling, Johnson won via knockout early in the second round. The UFC is looking to mimic the success it found with its first UFC London card Comprehensive list of current UFC fighters, Muhammad Mokaev previews his upcoming fight against Charles Johnson at UFC London, UFC London poster released featuring Curtis Blaydes vs. Tom Aspinall, Darren Tills return vs. Jack Hermansson, Paddy Pimblett vs. Jordan Leavitt set for next UFC London card. With a lengthy amateur career under his belt, The Punisher surged into the sport as a professional in August 2020. [38] Johnson won the fight via knockout in the first round. Day 2, Cage 3, AMC Fight Nights 113: - , Dana White's Contender Series 2022: 1, Dana White's Contender Series 2022: 2, Dana White's Contender Series 2022: 3, Dana White's Contender Series 2022: 4, Dana White's Contender Series 2022: 5, Dana White's Contender Series 2022: 6, Dana White's Contender Series 2022: 7, Dana White's Contender Series 2022: 8, Dana White's Contender Series 2022: 9, Dana White's Contender Series 2022: 10, That night, Johnsons strategy paid off in the championship round, and he eventually defeated his foe thanks to a narrow split-decision victory. Sherriff in 2020, does come with some controversy. [63] Bader went for a takedown almost immediately, which Johnson defended. [76] In October 2019, Johnson confirmed he was in talks with the UFC brass to come back as part of the heavyweight division and would like to return in April 2020. Johnson's girlfriend alleged that during an argument, Johnson became angry, picked her up, and carried her into another room. Police said that Johnson's girlfriend was crying and shaking while giving her side of what happened. [59] However, Johnson was pulled from the bout on July 30 in favor of a fight with Jimi Manuwa at the event. In the first half of his career, he scored six consecutive victories, with only a few decisions in the mix. After this, Johnson crushed and defended the interim title. Despite initial claims about moving up to heavyweight, Johnson eventually decided to stay in the light heavyweight division. [41], In his return bout, instead of cutting weight and fighting at the 170lbs welterweight division Johnson fought at 205lbs in the light heavyweight division. Johnson was released hours later on recognizance, meaning he signed a court order promising to show up for future court dates. National Junior College Athletic Association, Bellator Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix, The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. At flyweight, Muhammad Mokaev (7-0) will welcome Charles Johnson (11-2) to the organization.

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After being released from the UFC, Johnson fought fellow UFC veteran David Branch at Titan Fighting Championships 22. ", "Jones-Johnson, Weidman-Belfort, Cerrone-Nurmagomedov top UFC 187 in May", "Jon Jones stripped of title, Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson for belt headlines UFC 187", "Anthony Johnson's next fight set against Jan Blachowicz at UFC 191 on Sept. 5", "Anthony Johnson now faces Jimi Manuwa at UFC 191 in Las Vegas", "UFC 191 results: Anthony Johnson drills Jimi Manuwa for second-round knockout", "UFC 191 Bonuses: John Lineker, Francisco Rivera garner $50K for wild slugfest", "UFC Returns to Newark for FOX Show in Jan", "UFC on FOX 18 results: Anthony Johnson powers through Ryan Bader in quick fashion", "UFC on FOX 18 bonuses: Jimmie Rivera, Iuri Alcantara cash in for 'Fight of the Night', "Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson vs. Glover Teixeira set as co-main event in Chicago", "UFC 202 adds Anthony Johnson vs. Glover Teixeira, Donald Cerrone vs. Rick Story", "UFC 202: Anthony Johnson rocks Glover Teixeira's world with 13-second knockout", "UFC 202 bonuses: McGregor, Diaz, Johnson, Cerrone receive $50K awards", "Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson rematch set for UFC 206", "Daniel Cormier withdraws from UFC 206 fight vs. Anthony Johnson", "Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson 2 set for UFC 210 in Buffalo", "UFC 210 results: Champ Daniel Cormier submits Anthony Johnson again, thrives as villain", "No longer 'Rumble,' Anthony Johnson posts farewell retirement message following UFC 210", "Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson explains coming back to UFC after being against fighters returning from retirement", "Anthony Johnson wants UFC return in April, but isn't in USADA testing pool yet", "Anthony Johnson eligible for UFC return in early 2021 after officially re-entering USADA drug testing pool", "Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson agrees to terms with Bellator MMA after parting ways with UFC", "Bellator announces 8-man light heavyweight grand prix featuring 'Rumble' vs. Romero", "Anthony Johnson vs. Yoel Romero moved to Bellator 258 amid light heavyweight grand prix schedule shift", "Yoel Romero out of Bellator Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix after failing pre-fight medical screening", "Anthony Johnson gets replacement opponent for Bellator 258 grand prix bout", "Vadim Nemkov vs. Anthony Johnson, Ryan Bader vs. Corey Anderson set for Oct. 16 in Phoenix", "Anthony Johnson has 'never been this afraid of anything in my life' as non-COVID illness pauses career", "Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson 'at peace' in retirement, excited for new role at BKFC", "Police reports detail another domestic violence allegation against Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson", "Former UFC fighter Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson charged with domestic battery", "Ex-UFC fighter Anthony Johnson pleads not guilty; attorney scoffs at domestic violence charge", "Reports: Anthony Johnson cops plea on battery case, plans UFC return", "Man Nabbed For ID Theft In Fairfield County, Police Say", "Anthony Johnson fails in attempt to have Kevin Burns result overturned", Professional MMA record for Anthony Johnson,, Mixed martial artists from Georgia (U.S. state), Mixed martial artists utilizing collegiate wrestling, Mixed martial artists utilizing catch wrestling, Mixed martial artists utilizing Muay Thai, Ultimate Fighting Championship male fighters, 21st-century African-American sportspeople, Articles with dead external links from July 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles with dead YouTube links from February 2022, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0, This page was last edited on 28 April 2022, at 15:25. In early 2019, Johnson was appointed as the head of fighter relations for Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. . UFC Fight Night event that will go down on July 23, UFC reportedly books Nate Diaz vs. Khamzat Chimaev for Sept. 10, Caddie hints Tiger won't play again until Hero World Challenge, Jimbo Fisher: 'I have great respect for Nick' Saban, Oilers owner Daryl Katz denies allegations in civil suit, Yankees, Dodgers among seven teams in Juan Soto trade talks, 49ers source: 'Trey Lance is our quarterback', Cowboys to wear throwback helmet, jerseys for Thanksgiving, Kyler Murray, Cardinals agree to five-year, $230.5M extension, Report: Falcons enter mix for 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo. Subsequently, he was linked with the current UFC 125-pound contender Brandon Royval At LFA 48 in September 2018, where Johnson lost another decision. [90], On May 11, 2021, it was reported that Johnson was arrested in Fairfield County, Connecticut and charged with identity theft after allegedly using a stolen credit card to pay for a flight from Newark, New Jersey to Fort Lauderdale, Florida in November 2019. He was also charged with making criminal threats and property damage for allegedly breaking the victim's cell phone, but those charges were thrown out. floyd cody sherdog 1988 born sherdog johnson charles 1991 born