Anthony Kewoa Johnson was a well-known American comedian and actor. He was well-known for his performances in several films and television series. Among his many cinematic performances, he is arguably best known for his depiction as Ezal in the 1995 comedy picture Friday. He also goes by the pseudonym AJ Johnson.
What is the Net Worth of Anthony Kewoa Johnson? Salary, Earnings
Anthony Kewoa Johnson is a $4 million net-worth American mixed martial artist. Anthony Kewoa Johnson was born in March 1984 in Dublin, Georgia.
He won Performance of the Night in both July 2014, when he defeated Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, and January 2015, when he defeated Alexander Gustafsson. Johnson lost the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Daniel Cormier in May 2015.
With victories over Jimi Manuwa in September 2015 and Ryan Bader in January 2016, he earned the Performance of the Night award once more.
His professional MMA record was 21-5 after that bout. Johnson won the National Junior College Athletic Association amateur wrestling Junior College National Champion before competing in MMA.
Where was Anthony Kewoa Johnson born? Ethnicity, Nationality, Family, Education
Anthony Kewoa Johnson was born in Dublin, Georgia. His grandparents reared him after he was formally adopted at the age of two. His grandpa, football player Walter Payton, was one of his early role models.
He attended West Laurens High School before attending Lassen College in Susanville, California, on a wrestling scholarship, where he eventually won the junior college national title. After graduation, he worked as a bouncer and began MMA at the age of 20 after a friend advised it due to his wrestling expertise.
|Anthony Kewoa Johnson
|Rumble, Anthony J. Johnson, A. J. Johnson
|6th March 1984
|Dublin, Georgia, United States
|Wrestling, Martial artist, MMA Fighter
|School – West Lauren High School
|Single (was in a relationship earlier)
|$4 Million in 2022
Is Anthony Kewoa Johnson Single? Relationship
Johnson started Competitive Body Development, a CBD oil company, after participating in martial arts. Even though he was employed as the head of fighter relations by the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship at the beginning of the year.
How did Anthony Kewoa Johnson start his Professional Career?
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) professional career weight class. On the Inside MMA episode from June 4, 2010, Johnson stated that he generally needs to reduce 55 pounds to make 170. Despite this, Johnson has claimed that he does not want to stay at 185 pounds and may compete at that weight if the chance arises. Instead, he will stay at 170 pounds.
Johnson returned to the octagon in early 2011. Dan Hardy was his opponent at UFC Fight Night 24 on March 26, 2011. Johnson knocked Hardy down in the first round with a left head kick, but he was able to manage him with superior grappling to win by unanimous decision.
Johnson was set to battle against Nate Marquardt in what would have been his first main event on June 26, 2011, at UFC on Versus 4, but he was forced to withdraw due to an injury, and Rick Story took his place.
Doctors advised Johnson to halt his weight loss and rehydrate before the UFC 142 weigh-ins. Johnson weighed 197 pounds, which was 11 pounds over the middleweight category limit. The fight was still scheduled, but Johnson agreed to give Belfort 20% of his profits and to weigh no more than 205 pounds on fight day.
On fight night, Johnson weighed 204.2 pounds, and Belfort won by submission in the first frame. Johnson was banned from the promotion after the defeat because he continued to be underweight.