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Apr 30, 2016 9:34 am

Lavar Johnson sentenced to 5 years for horrific assault on girlfriend

Former UFC fighter Lavar Johnson made headlines several months ago when it was revealed that he brutally assaulted his girlfriend. Johnson allegedly slammed the woman’s head into the wall and ground before landing a barrage of knees and fists. During a court appearance in Fresno County, Johnson admitted to the incident, and despite friends testifying...

Oct 23, 2015 12:05 pm

UFC vet Lavar Johnson in jail after brutal alleged assault on girlfriend

Former UFC, Bellator and Strikeforce fighter Lavar Johnson is currently in jail after allegedly brutally assaulting his girlfriend. Johnson was arrested back in August according to a new report from TMZ however, he remains in jail in Fresno California on $120,000 bond. Johnson’s girlfriend alleges that Johnson slammed her against the wall and ground before...

Oct 5, 2013 11:53 am

Bellator Results & Video Highlights: Kongo Gets Second Round TKO, Lavar Johnson Loses

The final results are in for Bellator MMA’s event live from California’s Visalia Convention Center. The event was headlined by the Bellator Heavyweight Semifinals with Cheick Kong defeating Mark Godbeer and Vinicius Spartan finishing Lavar Johnson to advance to the Bellator Heavyweight Tournament Final. The Bellator Middleweight Tournament continued with Brennan Ward defeating Joe Pacheco...

Oct 2, 2013 7:31 am

Lavar Johnson discusses TRT suspension

36-year-old heavyweight, Lavar Johnson, appeared on Monday’s episode of ‘The MMA Hour,’ where he discussed his suspension by the California State Athletic Commission for elevated levels of testosterone following his loss to Brendan Schaub at UFC 157. The loss was Johnson’s second in a row and he was subsequently released by the UFC. “What happened was basically I was...

Mar 19, 2013 6:42 pm

Lavar Johnson Flagged For Elevated Testosterone Following UFC 157 Loss | UFC News

A post-fight drug screening after Lavar Johnson’s fight against Brendan Schaub at UFC 157 was flagged for elevated levels of testosterone. As first reported by MMAJunkie.com, CSAC Executive Officer Andy Foster stated that an additional carbon isotope test revealed “the testosterone was consistent with the administration of a steroid”. The commission tested the fighters for...

Dec 20, 2012 8:01 am

Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub rescheduled for UFC 157 | UFC News

UFC officials announced yesterday that a heavyweight clash between Lavar Johnson (17-6 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Brendan Scahub (8-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) has been made official for UFC 157 in February. Schaub and Johnson were initially slated to meet earlier this month at UFC on FOX 5 in Seattle, however, Johnson was forced to pull out of the...

May 21, 2012 7:45 am

Struve Weighs In On New Booking Against Lavar Johnson At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

UFC Heavyweight Stefan Struve blogs for MMA Fighting about his sudden change in opponent from Mark Hunt to Lavar johnson, and what he thinks of both new and old match-ups. Struve will fight on the all Heavyweight card next Saturday at UFC 146. Here Struve discusses the brief notice and opponent change: “The news arrived...

Sep 5, 2014 5:20 pm

Bellator 123 Results: Kongo Easily Submits Johnson in First Round

Cheick Kongo picked up his second stoppage in a row tonight against veteran Lavar Johnson. Johnson stated “This can be a short fight if Cheick Kongo cooperates”, and Kongo refused to cooperate. Kongo ducked and dodged all of Johnson’s wild punches until Johnson eventually overthrew to the point where he fell down. Kongo hopped on...

Dec 10, 2012 10:24 am

Schaub vs. Johnson Shifted To UFC 157 | UFC NEWS

Originally scheduled to face off on last weekend’s UFC on FOX 5 preliminary card, Schaub vs. Johnson was forced to be rescheduled after a last minute Johnson withdrawal. The two heavyweights are now set to face off in Anaheim on the UFC 157 fight card. UFC 157 is set to take place on February 23...

Sep 15, 2015 10:36 am

Joey Beltran Reveals Which Opponent Hit Him The Hardest

Bellator middleweight fighter Joey Beltran (16-11 MMA) has squared off with some of the sports hardest hitters during his MMA career, including Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Lavar Johnson, Pat Barry, Matt Mitrione and Stipe Miocic just to name a few. “The Mexicutioner” recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed a number of topics, including which opponent...

Apr 23, 2015 2:08 am

Cheick Kongo vs. Alexander Volkov set to headline Bellator 139

A heavyweight bout between Cheick Kongo and Alexander Volkov will headline June’s Bellator 139 event in Mulvane, Kansas. Bellator officials made the announcement earlier today. Cheick Kongo (22-10-2 MMA) will be looking to rebound, this after dropping a decision loss to Muhammed Lawal at February’s Bellator 134 event in Connecticut. The loss to “King Mo”...

Feb 13, 2015 11:51 am

Schaub: “There’s no reason not to take steroids”

  “Listen, I would love to hear an argument for why I shouldn’t do steroids. Give me one. Let’s say I take steroids and test positive. Say I’m a young kid [getting to the UFC] and I ask my dad, ‘Dad, why shouldn’t I take steroids?’ Can I say, ‘Well, you’ll never be world champ.’...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Sep 6, 2014 11:23 pm

Coker & Chou Bring Magic Back To Friday Night Fights with Bellator 123

Friday September 5th was an amazing night to be a fan of mixed martial arts. On an evening that played host to over twenty MMA fights between the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator, the biggest winners were backstage at Bellator in Connecticut. Bellator President Scott Coker and matchmaker Rich Chou brought an amazing night of...

Sep 5, 2014 2:49 pm

‘Bellator 123: Curran vs. Pitbull 2’ Official Results

Today on SPIKE TV, Bellator returns to action with one of their best cards of 2014, and they’re going head to head with the UFC. If you cannot make the event, or just need to catch up on results, you’re in the right place. Bellator 123 goes down from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn....

Sep 4, 2014 3:59 pm

Bellator 123 Official Weigh-In Results – All Make Weight

As part of tomorrow night’s MMA Double-Header, Bellator MMA hits Connecticut with “Bellator 123: Curran vs. Freire”. All fighters made their contracted weight, making tomorrow night’s stacked event official. Here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (Spike TV, 8 p.m. ET) Champ Pat Curran (144.75) vs. Patricio Freire (145) – for featherweight title Dustin Jacoby (203.75) vs....

Jun 18, 2014 6:12 am

Schaub Cries While Talking About Arlovski Bout

“For me, it’s just frustrating, but it’s onwards and upwards. I don’t know any different, but to get back to training and just…this is what I do, man. This is what I do. This is it. It went to the judges. I got screwed in a decision. I probably should’ve done more to make it...

Apr 8, 2014 2:44 pm

Stefan Struve medically cleared for UFC return

After being diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve late last August, most people thought that 26-year old UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve (25-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC) would never fight again. However, according to a report from USA Today Sports, the Dutchman recently received the green light from doctors and can now return to competing in mixed...

Feb 12, 2014 1:40 pm

Bellator Returns To Canada As Casino Rama Hosts Bellator 119

Bellator will make its highly anticipated return to Canada on Friday, May 9th as the promotion will return to Ontario’s Casino Rama for Bellator 119, live on Spike TV. The night will feature the finals of Bellator’s Season 10 Heavyweight Tournament, as well as the return of Canadian lightweight John Alessio. The event will broadcast...

Feb 5, 2014 4:47 pm

Silva Injured, Anthony Leone Steps Up To Face Eduardo Dantas For Bellator Title

Bantamweight Title contender Rafael Silva has suffered an knee injury and will be unable to compete is his scheduled March 7th title fight against reigning Bellator Champion Eduardo Dantas. While the injury will force Silva out of the cage, Former Bellator Tournament Finalist Anthony Leone will now step in and face Dantas for the Bantamweight...

Jan 9, 2014 10:09 pm

Bellator Returns To SPIKE March 7 With ‘Bellator 111: Dantas vs. Silva’

The Bellator MMA Bantamweight World Title will be on the line live on Spike TV from the WinStar World Casino on Friday, March 7th. The night will also showcase the opening round of the Bellator Heavyweight Tournament. Reigning Bellator Bantamweight Champion Eduardo Dantas will clash with Bellator Tournament winner Rafael Silva in the main event...

Jun 13, 2013 1:06 pm

Pat Barry: Steroids not a factor

UFC heavyweight Pat Barry (8-5 MMA, 5-5 UFC) is set to square off with Shawn Jordan (14-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at this Saturday’s UFC 161 pay-per-view event in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Barry is one of the UFC’s ‘smaller’ heavyweights, normally giving up a considerable size advantage to his octagon opponents. Barry recently watched one of...