- Name: Lavar Johnson
- Pro MMA Record: 18-10-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Nickname: Big
- Current Streak: 2 Losses
- Age: 1977-06-11 | Date of Birth: 1977.06.11
- Last Fight: September 05, 2014 in BFC
- Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 249.8 lbs
- Affiliation: Pro Buhawe
- Height: 6'4" (194cm) | Reach: 81.0" (206cm)
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $221,000 USD
- Born: Madera, California, United States
- Fighting out of: San Jose, California
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Johnson is one of the most exciting heavyweights today. His fights literally only end in finishes, he has never been to a decision in his career. He hits exceptionally hard even by Heavyweight standards with 15 of his 17 wins coming by way of KO/TKO.
He was the first fighter to KO the granite chin that belongs to Joey Beltran. While Johnson is a feared striker, his ground game leaves a lot to be desired.
On July 5, 2009, Johnson was shot twice at a family gathering. He was shot in the abdomen and chest and left in critical condition. Luckily he survived the shooting and returned to MMA.
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Videos & Highlights
Interview | Lavar Johnson Returns to MMA report dead link
Watch this video interview with Strikeforce heavyweight Lavar Johnson as he discusses his return to MMA with Mauro Renallo.