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John Howard Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 29-19-1

Howard was born and raised by his single mother along with his brother in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts where he still resides to this day. Howard got into fights often while growing up. In high school, Howard played football and basketball and learned the electrical trade after getting his high school degree. He found martial arts after going to a Job Corps to get his high school diploma where he learned grappling from a freestyle grappler. Later on in his career he has become well known for his wrestling skills and takedowns in MMA despite not having any background in it . After graduating, Howard began training at a local gym. Howard's nickname "Doomsday" is from the infamous villain who killed Superman. Howard once sparred against Tamerlan Tsarnaev, a boxer, when the two trained at Wai Kru Mixed Martial Arts in Boston.

Last Fight: Ange Loosa
Age: 39
Height 5'7"
Weight 171 lbs
Nick Name: "Doomsday"
Nationality: United States
Association: Wai Kru MMA
29 Wins
KO / TKO
10
34%
Submission
7
24%
Decisions
12
41%
19 Losses
KO / TKO
4
21%
Submission
2
10%
Decisions
13
68%

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Residence Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Reach 71.0 in (180 cm)
Stance Orthodox
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2004–present

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John Howard next fight?
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John Howard last fight?
John Howard lost his last fight against Ange Loosa by Decision (Unanimous) on Apr. 02, 2022 at XMMA 4 - Black Magic.
Is John Howard retired?
John Howard last fought Ange Loosa 6 months and 1 day ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on John Howard?
John Howard has a 60% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 50% of his fights.
Out of the 28 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -247 favorite, and out of 14 favored matches, he has won 57% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 14 matches, with a win rate of 42% and an odds average of +246.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 28 of John Howard betting fights, you would have made $391.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $328.
Where is John Howard from?
John Howard is from Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Has John Howard ever been knocked out?
John Howard has lost 4 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by KO (Punches) from Tim Means on Dec. 10, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 80 - Namajunas vs. VanZant
How long has John Howard been fighting?
John Howard has been fighting for a period of 17 years 5 months and , his first fight was on Oct. 02, 2004 at CZ 8 - Street Justice. He has accumalated roughly 8 hours, 21 minutes and 52 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Ange Loosa XMMA 4 - Black Magic
Apr/02/2022
Decision (Unanimous) Nick Sherlock 3 5:00
loss Ramazan Kuramagomedov EFC 44 - Eagle FC 44: Spong vs. Kharitonov
Jan/28/2022
Decision (Unanimous) Alan Abeles 3 5:00
loss Tyler Ray XMMA 3 - Vice City
Oct/23/2021
Decision (Unanimous) Wayne Spinola 3 5:00
win Ozzie Alvarez CES MMA 63 - Howard vs. Alvarez
Aug/06/2021
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
loss David Michaud Professional Fighters League - PFL 7: 2019 Season PFL Playoffs 1
Oct/11/2019
Decision (Unanimous) Mark Smith 2 5:00
win Ray Cooper III Professional Fighters League - PFL 4: 2019 Regular Season
Jul/11/2019
KO (Punches) Keith Peterson 1 3:23
loss Magomed Magomedkerimov Professional Fighters League - PFL 1: 2019 Regular Season
May/09/2019
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Rob Hinds 1 4:54
draw Louis Taylor Professional Fighters League - PFL 10: 2018 Season PFL Playoffs 3
Oct/20/2018
Technical Draw Kevin Mulhall 2 4:58
win Eddie Gordon Professional Fighters League - PFL 10: 2018 Season PFL Playoffs 3
Oct/20/2018
Decision (Unanimous) Kevin Mulhall 2 5:00
loss Bruno Santos Professional Fighters League - PFL 6: 2018 Regular Season
Aug/16/2018
Decision (Unanimous) Gasper Oliver 3 5:00
win Gasan Umalatov Professional Fighters League - PFL 3: 2018 Regular Season
Jul/05/2018
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Mario Yamasaki 2 2:59
win Roger Carroll CES MMA 46 - Howard vs. Carroll
Oct/27/2017
Decision (Unanimous) Kevin MacDonald 3 5:00
loss Abubakar Nurmagomedov WSOF 33 - Branch vs. Magalhaes
Oct/07/2016
Decision (Unanimous) Mike England 3 5:00
win Michael Arrant WSOF 31 - Ivanov vs. Copeland
Jun/17/2016
Decision (Unanimous) Kevin Mulhall 3 5:00
loss Tim Means UFC Fight Night 80 - Namajunas vs. VanZant
Dec/10/2015
KO (Punches) Herb Dean 2 0:21
win Cathal Pendred UFC 189 - Mendes vs. McGregor
Jul/11/2015
Decision (Split) John McCarthy 3 5:00
loss Lorenz Larkin UFC Fight Night 59 - McGregor vs. Siver
Jan/18/2015
TKO (Punches) Herb Dean 1 2:17
loss Brian Ebersole UFC 178 - Johnson vs. Cariaso
Sep/27/2014
Decision (Split) Chris Tognoni 3 5:00
loss Ryan LaFlare UFC Fight Night 39 - Nogueira vs. Nelson
Apr/11/2014
Decision (Unanimous) Leon Roberts 3 5:00
win Siyar Bahadurzada UFC 168 - Weidman vs. Silva 2
Dec/28/2013
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 3 5:00
win Uriah Hall UFC Fight Night 26 - Shogun vs. Sonnen
Aug/17/2013
Decision (Split) Mario Yamasaki 3 5:00
win Chris Woodall CES MMA - New Blood
Jun/07/2013
KO (Punches) 1 2:14
win Jason Louck CES MMA - Path to Destruction
Apr/12/2013
KO (Punches) 1 0:23
loss Leandro Silva HFR 2 - High Fight Rock 2
Oct/27/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Mario Yamasaki 3 5:00
win Brett Chism CES MMA - Real Pain
Oct/06/2012
TKO (Punches) Keith Peterson 2 3:31
win Scott Rehm CES MMA - Far Beyond Driven
Aug/03/2012
TKO (Arm Injury) 1 1:28
win Todd Chattelle CES MMA - Never Surrender
Apr/13/2012
TKO (Punches) 2 4:42
win Dennis Olson CFA 3 - Howard vs. Olson
Oct/09/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Frank Gentile 3 5:00
loss Matt Brown UFC Live 4 - Kongo vs. Barry
Jun/26/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
loss Thiago Alves UFC 124 - St. Pierre vs. Koscheck 2
Dec/11/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Yves Lavigne 3 5:00
loss Jake Ellenberger UFC Live 2 - Jones vs. Matyushenko
Aug/01/2010
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Herb Dean 3 2:21
win Daniel Roberts UFC Live 1 - Vera vs. Jones
Mar/21/2010
KO (Punch) Tom Johnson 1 2:01
win Dennis Hallman UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale
Dec/05/2009
KO (Punches) Josh Rosenthal 3 4:55
win Tamdan McCrory UFC 101 - Declaration
Aug/08/2009
Decision (Split) Mario Yamasaki 3 5:00
win Chris Wilson UFC 94 - St. Pierre vs. Penn 2
Jan/31/2009
Decision (Split) Herb Dean 3 5:00
win Charlie Brenneman ROC 21 - Ring of Combat 21
Sep/12/2008
Decision (Unanimous) Kevin Mulhall 3 5:00
win Nick Calandrino IFL - Connecticut
May/16/2008
TKO (Punches) 3 2:24
win Joseph Agostini ROC 18 - Ring of Combat 18
Mar/07/2008
KO (Punches) Dan Miragliotta 1 4:07
loss Dan Miller ROC 17 - Beast of the Northeast Finals
Nov/30/2007
Decision (Unanimous) Kevin Mulhall 3 4:00
loss Woody Weatherby WFL 19 - Calloway Cup 7
Sep/29/2007
TKO (Punches) 1 2:32
win Mandela Kponou CZ 23 - Down and Out
Aug/25/2007
Submission (Armbar) 1 N/A
loss Nick Catone CFFC 5 - Two Worlds, One Cage
Jun/23/2007
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Josh Roseanne CFFC 4 - Cage Fury Fighting Championships 4
Apr/13/2007
Submission (Triangle Choke) 3 1:17
loss Alexandre Moreno WFL 10 - X
Sep/23/2006
Submission (Armbar) 1 N/A
win Jason Dublin CZ 15 - Marked Men
Apr/22/2006
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 2 2:39
win Aldo Santos WFL 4 - Mortal Conquest
Dec/03/2005
Submission (Armbar) 1 3:41
win Mandela Kponou WFL 1 - Winter Brawl 2005
Feb/05/2005
Submission (Heel Hook) 2 2:52
win Les Richardson CZ 9 - Hot Like Fire
Dec/04/2004
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 2:53
win Jason Dublin CZ 8 - Street Justice
Oct/02/2004
Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00