October 23, 2017

Anthony Johnson Net Worth


Anthony Johnson Net Worth: Anthony Kewoa Johnson (born March 6, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the light heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is well known for his brutal knockout power and intimidating presence inside the octagon. He is currently the No.1 ranked light heavyweight contender in official UFC rankings. As well, he is ranked #2 in the world by Sherdog and ESPN. He also has the most sub-minute’ KO wins in UFC History with 5. He appeared in the 2011 film Warrior as a fighter named Orlando “Midnight” Lee.

Early life
Anthony Kewoa Johnson was born in Dublin, Georgia.[6] Early in life, his heroes were his grandfather and the football player Walter Payton. He went to West Laurens High School and then attended Lassen College in Susanville, California on a wrestling scholarship,[7] and became a junior college national wrestling champion. After college he worked as a bouncer and entered mixed martial arts at age 20, after a friend suggested it based on his wrestling background.

Titan Fighting Championships
After being released from the UFC, Johnson fought fellow UFC veteran David Branch at Titan Fighting Championships 22.[27] On the day of the weigh ins for the fight, Johnson once again missed making the 186 lb limit for the middleweight division, as he weighed in at 194.2 lb, 8.2 lb overweight. 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 189 lb. The bout was then agreed upon as a catchweight bout at 195 lb. This marked the fourth time in Johnson’s professional career that he has weighed in over the assigned weight limit. Johnson won the fight via unanimous decision (30–27 on all cards).

Johnson made his light heavyweight debut at Titan Fighting Championships 24 against former King of the Cage Super Heavyweight Champion Esteves Jones, Johnson won via TKO in just 51 seconds of the second round.

Anthony Johnson Net Worth: $4 Million

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