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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 21, 2013 3:38 pm

Lavar Johnson Cut From The UFC For Failed Drug Test | UFC NEWS

Lavar Johnson, failed a drug test following UFC 157 bout opposite Brendan Schaub which ended in a unanimous decision loss. An elevated testestosterone-to-epitestosterone (T/E) ratio of 6.6-to-1 triggered a carbon isotope ratio (CIR) test that confirmed Johnson had testosterone in his system that “was consistent with the administration of a steroid.” A rep for American...

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...

Aug 29, 2012 2:36 am

Brendan Schaub Plans To Test His 'Weak Chin' Against Lavar Johnson | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Brendan Schaub comments on his next bout against Lavar Johnson. The bout is set to take place at UFC on Fox 5 Dec. 8, 2012 from Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. Schaub has been finished in his past two bout via knockout. Firstly losing to Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 134 in Brazil the...

Aug 28, 2012 10:15 am

Brendan Schaub Books Lavar Johnson For UFC on FOX 5 | UFC NEWS

A heavyweight bout between Brendan Schaub and Lavar Johnson has been booked for the UFC’s return trip to FOX TV this December. UFC officials announced the matchup via twitter yesterday evening. UFC on FOX 5 is set to take place on December 8 from Seattle’s KeyArena. In the main event Benson Henderson will attempt to...

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...

May 17, 2012 3:50 pm

Hunt Injured | Lavar Johnson Steps In As Replacement Against Struve

Mark Hunt has been forced to withdraw from his fight at UFC 146 against Stefan Struve, due to an ailing knee injury. As a result of the injury, Lavar Johnson will step in for the Super Samoan, Hunt, for the heavyweight clash. Johnson just fought at UFC on Fox 3 where he knocked out kick...

Apr 30, 2012 12:14 pm

Free Fight Video | Joey Beltran vs. Lavar Johnson | UFC NEWS

In this edition of UFC Unleashed Former Strikeforce heavyweight Lavar Johnson went toe-to-toe with UFC veteran Joey Beltran in a wild clash at UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis. Beltran threw everything he had at Johnson, but it wasn’t enough as Lavar landed several vicious uppercuts on “The Mexicutioner” that left him out on his...

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...

May 27, 2012 11:33 am

VIDEO | Johnson vs. Struve Fight Highlight | UFC NEWS

Video: Highlights: Johnson – Struve Last Night Stefan Struve took all the wind out of Lavar Johnson’s sails with this first round submission victory on the UFC 146 main card. Check it out!

May 17, 2012 5:32 pm

Johnson And Struve Weigh-In On New UFC 146 Booking | UFC NEWS

Fast-rising heavyweight Lavar Johnson has accepted a UFC 146 showdown with Stefan Struve next Saturday, agreeing to replace an injured Mark Hunt on just nine days’ notice. The UFC 146 main card has completely morphed from when it was originally announced, but it remains the first ever all-heavyweight card in UFC history. Johnson is coming...

May 5, 2012 8:20 pm

UFC Gives $65K Bonuses To Diaz, Johnson, Gaudinot & Lineker | UFC NEWS

Following a phenomenal night of fights on FOX the UFC has named their “Fight Night” Bonus winners. UFC president Dana White announced the winners at tonight’s post-fight press conference. UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller took place tonight at New Jersey’s IZOD Center. In the main event Nick Diaz became the first man to...

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.’...