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Lavar Johnson Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 18-10-0

Johnson is from Madera, California and was a star football player, attending Madera High School where a coach nicknamed Johnson "Black Superman."[citation needed] Johnson then continued his career excelling as an outside linebacker and strong safety at Merced College before playing at the semi-professional level. Johnson competed in Toughman Contests and dominated, leading him to transition into professional mixed martial arts.

Last Fight: Cheick Kongo
Age: 44
Height 6'3"
Weight 253 lbs
Nick Name: "Big"
Nationality: United States
Association: Pro Buhawe
18 Wins
KO / TKO
17
94%
Submission
2
11%
Decisions
0
0%
10 Losses
KO / TKO
3
30%
Submission
6
60%
Decisions
1
10%

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Reach 81 in (206 cm)
Stance Orthodox
Team Pro Buhawe AKA
Years active 2004–2006, 2008–2014 (MMA)

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Lavar Johnson next fight?
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Lavar Johnson last fight?
Lavar Johnson lost his last fight against Cheick Kongo by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) on Sep. 05, 2014 at Bellator MMA - Bellator 123.
Is Lavar Johnson retired?
Lavar Johnson last fought Cheick Kongo 7 years 8 months and 13 days ago, and should be considered retired.
Should I bet on Lavar Johnson?
Lavar Johnson has a 64% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 61% of his fights.
Out of the 13 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -182 favorite, and out of 8 favored matches, he has won 50% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 5 matches, with a win rate of 40% and an odds average of +151.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 13 of Lavar Johnson betting fights, you would have lost $101.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have made $233.
Where is Lavar Johnson from?
Lavar Johnson is from Madera, California, United States.
Has Lavar Johnson ever been knocked out?
Lavar Johnson has lost 3 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by KO (Punch) from Vinicius Kappke de Queiroz on Oct. 04, 2013 at Bellator MMA - Bellator 102
How long has Lavar Johnson been fighting?
Lavar Johnson has been fighting for a period of 10 years 6 months and 20 days, his first fight was on Jan. 16, 2004 at WEC 9 - Cold Blooded. He has accumalated roughly 1 hours, 46 minutes and 52 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Cheick Kongo Bellator MMA - Bellator 123
Sep/05/2014
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Todd Anderson 1 3:27
loss Blagoy Ivanov Bellator MMA - Bellator 116
Apr/11/2014
Submission (Keylock) John McCarthy 1 4:08
win Ryan Martinez Bellator MMA - Bellator 111
Mar/07/2014
TKO (Punches) Dan Miragliotta 1 4:22
loss Vinicius Kappke de Queiroz Bellator MMA - Bellator 102
Oct/04/2013
KO (Punch) Michael Bell 1 0:23
loss Brendan Schaub UFC 157 - Rousey vs. Carmouche
Feb/23/2013
Decision (Unanimous) Jason Herzog 3 5:00
loss Stefan Struve UFC 146 - Dos Santos vs. Mir
May/26/2012
Submission (Armbar) Josh Rosenthal 1 1:05
win Pat Barry UFC on Fox 3 - Diaz vs. Miller
May/05/2012
TKO (Punches) Dan Miragliotta 1 4:38
win Joey Beltran UFC on Fox 2 - Evans vs. Davis
Jan/28/2012
KO (Punches) Rob Madrigal 1 4:24
loss Shawn Jordan Strikeforce - Challengers 19
Sep/23/2011
Submission (Keylock) Kim Winslow 2 3:08
loss Shane del Rosario Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Silva
Feb/12/2011
Submission (Armbar) Yves Lavigne 1 4:31
win Virgil Zwicker Strikeforce - Challengers 11
Oct/22/2010
KO (Punches) Marcos Rosales 1 2:17
win Lolohea Mahe Strikeforce - Challengers 7
Mar/26/2010
TKO (Punches) Marcos Rosales 2 3:29
win Carl Seumanutafa Strikeforce - Challengers 1
May/15/2009
KO (Punch) Herb Dean 1 0:18
win Dave Huckaba PFC 12 - High Stakes
Jan/22/2009
TKO (Corner Stoppage) Herb Dean 1 3:00
win Sean Souza War Gods - Do or Die
Nov/08/2008
KO (Punch) 1 2:51
win Vince Lucero PFC 10 - Explosive
Sep/26/2008
KO (Punch) 1 1:16
win Sal Farnetti Palace Fighting Championship - Bias vs. Blood
Aug/21/2008
TKO (Punches) 1 2:14
loss Alijah Reni WG - War Gods
Jul/26/2008
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:31
loss Brian Olsen WEC 18 - Unfinished Business
Jan/13/2006
TKO (Knee Injury) Josh Rosenthal 2 0:14
win Corey Salter WEC 17 - Halloween Fury 4
Oct/14/2005
TKO (Submission to Punches) Herb Dean 1 3:37
win Todd Gouwenberg Freedom Fight - Canada vs. USA
Jul/09/2005
TKO (Punches) 3 2:53
win Carlos Garcia WEC 15 - Judgment Day
May/19/2005
TKO (Punches) Jon Schorle 1 1:09
win Lace Pele GC 33 - Brutal Force
Dec/12/2004
TKO (Punches) 1 0:54
win Terry Pettek Venom - First Strike
Sep/18/2004
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Clint Santiago Dahl 1 0:21
win Fred Diaz WEC 11 - Evolution
Aug/20/2004
KO (Punches) Nathan Gullian 1 1:34
win Kyle Keeney LOTC - Lords of the Cage
Jun/05/2004
KO (Punches) 1 1:36
win Levi Thornbrue WEC 10 - Bragging Rights
May/21/2004
TKO (Punches) Jon Schorle 1 2:32
loss Doug Marshall WEC 9 - Cold Blooded
Jan/16/2004
TKO (Corner Stoppage) Josh Rosenthal 1 5:00