Anthony Kewoa Johnson, professionally called Anthony Johnson, is an American Mixed Martial Artist. He is competing in the lightweight division for Bellator MMA. Previously, he competed for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. His popularity is due to his intimidating presence and knockout power while in the octagon. He retired in 2017, at which he was ranked as number one in light heavyweight in the UFC ranking. He returned to his career in 2020 and is currently active.
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Biography and Early Life
Anthony Johnson was born in Dublin, Georgia, in the United States on 6 March 1984. He has not disclosed his parents and even his siblings if he has any. His grandparents brought him up since he was two years. They adopted him officially. Growing up, he was motivated by such heroes as the football player Walter Payton and his grandfather.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Anthony Johnson in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Anthony Johnson’s age is 37 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 6 March 1984. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 205 lbs in Pound and 93 kg in Kilograms.
Although Antony does not talk much concerning his personal life, he has disclosed his educational background. He attended West Lauren High School. He was then enrolled at Lassen College through a wrestling scholarship. During his junior year, he was a national wrestling champion.
After graduating from college, he was employed as a bouncer before entering martial arts when he was 20 years. He had a wrestling background, and his friend suggested that he enter mixed martial arts.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Anthony is currently single and is not dating anyone. He is currently focussing on his career and has no time for relationships. However, there are rumors that he had a girlfriend and has a child with her.
He launched Competitive Body Development (CBD) Oil Company. Since 2019, he has been working for the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships as the head of fighter relations.
He has been on the wrong side of the law on several occasions, mainly for domestic violence.
Is Anthony Johnson Gay?
No. Johnson is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has no such rumors. Although he keeps his personal information away from the public, rumors say that he had a girlfriend who is his children’s mother.
Johnson participated in UFC Fight Night 10, where he knocked down Chad Reiner in thirteen seconds. He was given the notice to participate in the fight in less than a week’s time after Steve Bruno sustained some injuries. His next fight was submitted by Rich Clementi, where he defeated Tom Speer. On 19 July 2008, his fight with Kevin Burns was aired live on Spike TV though he lost the fight. He fought Kevin Burns again on the 8th finale of Ultimate Fighter and defeated him this time.
He wanted to participate in UFC 142, but the minimum weight was 205 lbs. while he had 197 lbs. nevertheless, he took part in the fight with Vitor Belfort, although he weighed 204.2 lbs. thus, Belfort won over him. He was released from UFC due to missing weight and went ahead to fight a fellow UFC champion, David Branch.
This time he joined Titan Fighting Championship 22. He was again disqualified due to weight as the required weight was 186 lbs. and he weighed 194.2 lbs. he made his light heavyweight against King of the Cage at Titan Fighting Championship 24, emerging as the winner.
He signed a four-fight deal to return to the UFC on 4 February 2014. He was supposed to cut weight to 170 lbs. and fight at welterweight division but instead fought light heavyweight division at 205 lbs. he fought against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on 26 July 2014 and won within 44 seconds. On 19 September 2014, the UFC suspended Johnson after rumors emerged of being violent to his children’s mother. The suspension was lifted on 6 November after his case was dismissed.
He left the UFC in December 2020 and signed a contract with Bellator MMA. On 9 February 2021, there was news all over that Johnson would be participating in the Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix Tournament with Bellator. The match is scheduled to be on 16 April 2021, where he will face Yoel Romero at Bellator 257. However, on 26 March, the match was moved to take place on 7 Mat at Bellator 258.
During his college years, he won with the National Junior College Association as Junior College National Champion. After joining Mixed Martial Arts, he has won various Ultimate Fighting Championships. He has won one Fight of the Night Championship. He has also won two times Knockout of the Night and five times Performance of the Night championships.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Anthony Johnson in 2021
Johnson made a great fortune from his fighting career as he has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2021. Mixed martial is the main source of his wealth. He has participated in various tournaments, which has helped him earn this much.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He is described as violent as he has fought his girlfriend and mother of his two children on several occasions
- He is also an actor and appeared in a 2011 film called Warrior, a fighter as Orlando (Midnight).
- He has several tattoos on his chest and arms.
Anthony Johnson is a popular mixed martial artist who is mainly known for his brutal knockout power. Before his breakthrough in martial arts, he worked as a bouncer. He has been very successful and has won a lot of championships throughout his career.
Facts of Anthony Kewoa Johnson
- Gender Male
- full nameAnthony Kewoa Johnson
- birthplaceDublin, Georgia, United States
- Date of Birth March 06, 1984
- Age 38 years 2 months
- Horoscope Pisces
- Lucky Number 4
- Lucky Stone Aquamarine
- Lucky Color Sea Green
- Best Match for Marriage Cancer, Scorpio
- net worth$5 million
- professionMixed Martial Artist
- weightIn Kilograms – 93 Kg, In Pounds – 205 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 188 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
- hair colorBlack
- eye colorDark brown
- high schoolWest Lauren High School