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Brian Johnston

Brian "Fury" Johnston
  • Name: Brian Johnston
  • MMA Record: 5-6-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Fury
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 49 | Date of Birth: 1968.07.28
  • Last Fight: July 27, 1997 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 232.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: N/A
  • Height: 6'4" (194cm) | Reach: N/A
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: San Jose, California
  • Personal Pages:

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Brian Johnston MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
2:10 Round 1 of 2

Us Dan Bobish
5-5-0 4-2-0

Us UFC 14: Showdown
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal

Weigh-In: 232.0 lbs (105.2 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Submission | Choke

John Renfroe

Us California Regional

Loss | Submission | Choke

Us Kimo Leopoldo

Us Hawaii Regional

Win | Submission | Choke

Us Dennis Reed

Us Extreme Challenge

Loss | Submission

Br Pedro Otavio

Br Brazil Regional

Win | Submission

Br Egidio Amaro da Costa

Br Brazil Regional

Loss | Submission | Choke
5:48 Round 1 of 1

Us Ken Shamrock
2-2-0 22-5-2

Us UFC 11.5: Ultimate Ultimate 1996
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal

Weigh-In: 238.0 lbs (108.0 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Loss | Submission | Strikes
2:20 Round 1 of 1

Us Mark Coleman
1-1-0 3-0-0

Us UFC 11: The Proving Ground
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal

Weigh-In: 235.0 lbs (106.6 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
0:28 Round 1 of 1

Ir Reza Nasri
1-1-0 0-0-0

Us UFC 11: The Proving Ground
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal

Weigh-In: 235.0 lbs (106.6 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Loss | Submission | Strikes
4:37 Round 1 of 1

Us Don Frye
0-0-0 4-0-0

Us UFC 10: The Tournament
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal

Weigh-In: 222.0 lbs (100.7 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Submission | Strikes
2:25 Round 1 of 1

Us Scott Fiedler
0-0-0 0-0-0

Us UFC 10: The Tournament
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal

Weigh-In: 222.0 lbs (100.7 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy

Brian Johnston Wiki Update Wiki

Brian Johnston is a retired professional MMA fighter best remembered for his losses to Don Frye, Mark Coleman, and Ken Shamrock in the early years of the UFC.  With experience in Judo and kickboxing, Johnston was considered to be a well rounded fighter in the blossoming sport of mixed martial arts.  Johnston, the first UFC fighter to train at American Kickboxing Academy, retired in 1997 with a record of 5-5.  He went on to a professional wrestling career in Japan that ended in 2001 due to a series of concussions.

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