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Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson Scouting Report

Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson Scouting Report

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Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson Scouting Report


Scouting Report
(Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports)


Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson Scouting Report


6’2″ 205 lb (Light Heavyweight)
78″ reach, Orthodox
March 6, 1984


22-6 (UFC: 13-6)

Current Streak

1 straight loss


National Junior College Athletic Commission National Champion – wrestling

Championships Held




– huge KO power in hands & feet
– long reach
– good striking defense
– lands a good amount of takedowns
– great takedown defense
– uses his strong wrestling to dictate where the fight takes place
– good at passing guard on the ground
– good chin – has never been KO’d
– very experienced – has fought some top names
– very strong physically
– has been almost unstoppable since move to light heavyweight



– inconsistent – has been cut from the UFC once already
– has struggled to make weight in the past (not much of a problem now that he is at light heavyweight)
– on the wrong side of 30
– susceptible to submissions (majority of losses have come via submission)
– cardio problems
– inaccurate striker
– inaccurate with his takedowns
– tends to be “broken” and quits in fights
– lots of controversy outside of the cage



Rumble Johnson’s second foray into the Octagon has been a smashing success thus far.  But he just couldn’t get over the hump.



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