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Bantamweight Division

"Lobo Solitario"

Jose Johnson

Bantamweight Division

16-8-0 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

8

First Round Finishes

Jose Johnson

athlete record

Info

Learn more about Jose Johnson's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Flint, United States
Fighting style
MMA
Age
28
Height
72.00
Weight
136.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 25, 2023
Reach
72.50
Leg reach
42.00
  • Pro since 2016
     
  • Eight wins by KO, three by submission (2 RNC, triangle)
     
  • Eight first round finishes
     
  • Has won five of his last seven
     
  • 3-1 between DWCS bouts

UFC Fight Night (11/18/23) Johnson submitted Chad Anheliger via rear naked choke at 4:49 of the third round 

UFC on ESPN (8/12/23) Johnson was submitted by Da'Mon Blackshear via twister at 3:47 of the first round 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 6
Episode four (8/16/22) Johnson won a three round unanimous decision over Jack Cartwright 
 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 4
Episode five (9/1/20) Johnson lost a three round unanimous decision to Ronnie Lawrence

When and why did you start training for fighting? I got jumped when I was in high school; it pushed me to learn how to defend myself.

What ranks and titles have you held? #1 in Michigan, #4 In Texas, #6 US SW, #3 in US MW, #15 in United States 

Do you have any heroes? Malcolm X

What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It would mean that my kids will have a better upbringing than me.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, associates in biology 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I’ve held 16 belts at four different weight classes.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? I am WXC pro 135 world champion 

Favorite grappling technique: Wrestling 

Favorite Striking technique: Dutch kickboxing