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Tony Johnson Jr.

Tony Johnson Jr.
  • Name: Tony Johnson Jr.
  • MMA Record: 10-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname:
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 30 | Date of Birth: 1986.02.06
  • Last Fight: September 16, 2016 in BFC
  • Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 264.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Ghost Wolf
  • Height: 6'1" (186cm) | Reach: 74.0" (188cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $52,000 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: El Paso, Texas
  • Personal Pages: Twitter

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Tony Johnson Jr. MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Majority
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Fr Cheick Kongo
10-2-0 24-10-2

Us Bellator 161: Kongo vs. Johnson
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

Odds: -130 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 264.0 lbs (119.7 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | KO/TKO
4:24 Round 3 of 3, 14:24 Total

Us Raphael Butler
9-2-0 9-1-1

Us Bellator 148: Daley vs. Uhrich
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

Odds: -370 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $36,000 ($18K Base, $18K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 264.4 lbs (119.9 kgs) | Referee: Mike Beltran
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Ru Alexander Volkov
8-2-0 24-4-0

Us Bellator 136: Brooks vs. Jansen
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

Odds: +260 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Disclosed Pay: $16,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 264.0 lbs (119.7 kgs) | Referee: Mike Beltran
Win | KO/TKO | Elbows
1:21 Round 1 of 3

Us Robert Neal
7-2-0 3-1-0

Us V3 Fights: Neal vs. Johnson
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

Referee: Jason Wilkerson
Cancelled Bout Alison Vicente The Hill Fighters 2 2014.07.12
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Au Chris Lokteff
7-1-0 11-1-0

My ONE FC 12: Warrior Spirit
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

Weigh-In: 265.0 lbs (120.2 kgs) | Referee: Olivier Coste
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
3:25 Round 3 of 3, 13:25 Total

Us Tim Sylvia
6-1-0 31-8-0

Ph ONE FC 9: Rise to Power
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

Weigh-In: 264.2 lbs (119.8 kgs) | Referee: Kenichi Serizawa
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Derrick Lewis
5-1-0 4-1-0

Us Bellator 46: 2011 Summer Series 1
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

Weigh-In: 265.5 lbs (120.4 kgs)
Cancelled Bout Carlos Flores Bellator 41 2011.04.16
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Boban Simic

Us King of the Cage

Loss | Submission | Choke

Us Daniel Cormier

Us King of the Cage

Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Tony Lopez

Us King of the Cage

Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Cedric James

Us Florida Regional

Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Steven Banks

Us North Carolina Regional

Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Kenny Garner

Us Florida Regional

Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes

Jeremy Blake

Us Kansas Regional


Tony Johnson Jr. Wiki Update Wiki

Anthony "Tony" Johnson Jr. (born February 6, 1986) is an American mixed martial artist currently competing in Bellator's heavyweight division. A professional competitor since 2008, Johnson has also formerly competed for ONE Championship and King of the Cage. He is the former KOTC heavyweight champion.

Mixed martial arts career:

*King of the Cage:

After going undefeated in his first three professional mixed martial arts fights, Johnson signed with King of the Cage and challenged Tony Lopez for his KOTC heavyweight championship on March 26, 2010 at KOTC: Legacy. Also being the KOTC light heavyweight champion, Lopez was undefeated his last sixteen fights, which marked Johnson's most experienced opponent at the time. Johnson recorded the upset, using his wrestling to defeat the much more experienced Lopez via unanimous decision and becoming the KOTC heavyweight champion in just only his fourth professional fight.

Johnson made his first title defense against then prospect and future UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at KOTC: Imminent Danger on August 13, 2010. He lost the fight and KOTC heavyweight championship in the first round via rear-naked choke submission, resulting in his first professional loss.

Johnson rebounded from his loss to Cormier by defeating Boban Simic via unanimous decision on November 13, 2010 at KOTC: Infusion.


In April 2011, it was announced that Johnson had signed with Bellator, with his promotional debut expected to take place at Bellator 41 on April 16 against Carlos Flores. Johnson, however, was later replaced by Rudy Aguilar due to unknown reasons. Johnson eventually made his promotional debut against current UFC competitor Derrick Lewis at Bellator 46 on June 25, 2011. He won the fight via unanimous decision.

*ONE Championship:

After being sidelined for nearly two years due to issues with his Bellator contract, Johnson signed with Singapore-based promotion ONE Championship and faced former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia at ONE Fighting Championship: Rise to Power on May 31, 2013. The fight was contested at a catchweight of 271 lbs. after Sylvia missed weight. Johnson won the fight via TKO due to a doctor stoppage in the third round after an elbow by Johnson opened up a cut on Sylvia's forehead. Johnson next faced Chris Lokteff at ONE Fighting Championship: Warrior Spirit on November 15, 2013. He lost the fight via split decision.

*Independent promotions:

Over a year later, on November 22, 2014, Johnson faced Robert Neal at V3 Fights: Neal vs. Johnson and won via TKO due to elbows in the very first round.

*Return to Bellator:

Johnson re-signed with Bellator and faced former Bellator heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov at Bellator 136 on April 10, 2015. He won the fight via split decision.

Johnson used to train at Evolution MMA in Miami, FL. A gym owned by Head Coach Dan Monteleone.

Last updated 03.28.2016, 6:08 PM ET
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