Pro MMA Record

"Big"

18-10-0

Lavar Johnson

Lavar "Big" Johnson

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Fighter Details

  • 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.

Last updated 04.09.2014, 3:42 PM ET
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    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.

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