Johnny Case

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Johnny Case
BornJohnny Case
(1989-06-28) June 28, 1989 (age 29)
Jefferson, Iowa, United States
Other namesHollywood
ResidenceScottsdale, Arizona, United States
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Weight156 lb (71 kg; 11 st 2 lb)
DivisionLightweight
Reach72 12 in (184 cm)[2]
Fighting out ofJefferson, Iowa, United States
TeamThe MMA Lab
RankPurple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under John Crouch[3]
Years active2007-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total30
Wins23
By knockout13
By submission6
By decision4
Losses6
By knockout2
By submission3
By decision1
Draws1
Other information
Websiteinstagram.com/HollywoodCase
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Johnny Case (born June 28, 1989) is an American mixed martial artist who most recently competed in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2007, Johnny Hollywood has also formerly competed for the Midwest Cage Championship and Resurrection Fighting Alliance.

Entrepreneur career[edit]

Case made it public in 2016 that he was making his first investment, by purchasing MCC - Midwest Cage Championship, from MCC Founder, Ryan Hass. Based out of Des Moines, Iowa,[4] Johnny Hollywood got his start in MMA by fighting for MCC and would eventually become the MCC Lightweight Champion.

Case has stated that he is actively pursuing his life outside of his MMA career, as an entrepreneur and investor[5], with his Venture Capital firm. Hollywood established his firm in 2015 and started to pick up steam in 2016.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Case was born and raised in Jefferson, Iowa. He began wrestling in kindergarten through high school, training in mixed martial arts after graduation. Johnny Hollywood began competing professionally almost immediately, losing in the first round in his first two fights. He competed for various regional promotions across the Midwest for several years, compiling a record of 18-4 along the way, before signing with the UFC on the heels of an eight fight win streak in the spring of 2014.[6][7]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Case was initially slated to make his UFC debut as a short-notice replacement to face Joe Ellenberger on June 28, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 44.[8] However, Case was did not pass an eye exam and was replaced by James Moontasri.[9][10] Case eventually debuted against Kazuki Tokudome on September 20, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 52.[11] Case won the fight via technical submission in the second round. The finish earned Case a Performance of the Night bonus.[12]

Case was linked to a bout with Paul Felder on January 18, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 59. However, Felder elected to fight as a replacement against Danny Castillo at UFC 182 and was briefly replaced by Frank Trevino.[13] On December 23, it was announced that Trevino had to pull out of the bout due to an injury and was replaced by newcomer Frankie Perez.[14] Case finished Perez via TKO in the third round.[15]

Case faced Francisco Trevino on June 13, 2015 at UFC 188.[16] He won the fight by unanimous decision.[17]

Case faced Yan Cabral on November 7, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 77.[18] He won the fight by unanimous decision.[19]

Case faced Jake Matthews on March 20, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 85.[20] Case lost the fight via submission in the third round.[21] Both participants were awarded Fight of the Night.[22]

Case was scheduled to face James Vick on February 4, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 104.[23] However on January 19, Case pulled out of the fight with an injury and was replaced by Abel Trujillo.[24]

Case faced Tony Martin on June 25, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 112.[25] He lost the fight via unanimous decsion.[26] It was later announced that Case was released by the UFC .[27]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Draw 23–6–1 Natan Schulte Draw (majority) PFL 9 October 13, 2018 2 5:00 Long Beach, California, United States 2018 PFL Lightweight Quarterfinal bout.
Win 23–6 Brandon Longano TKO (punches) Extreme Beatdown 21 March 10, 2018 2 3:25 New Town, North Dakota, United States
Loss 22–6 Tony Martin Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee June 25, 2017 3 5:00 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Loss 22–5 Jake Matthews Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Mir March 20, 2016 3 4:45 Brisbane, Australia Fight of the Night.
Win 22–4 Yan Cabral Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 November 7, 2015 3 5:00 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 21–4 Francisco Trevino Decision (unanimous) UFC 188 June 13, 2015 3 5:00 Mexico City, Mexico
Win 20–4 Frankie Perez TKO (elbows and punches) UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver January 18, 2015 3 1:54 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Win 19–4 Kazuki Tokudome Technical Submission (guillotine choke) UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson September 20, 2014 2 2:34 Saitama, Japan Performance of the Night.
Win 18–4 E.J. Brooks Decision (split) RFA 10 October 25, 2013 3 5:00 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Win 17–4 Ted Worthington Submission (punches) MCC 49 August 2, 2013 2 2:47 Des Moines, Iowa, United States Defended the MCC Lightweight Championship.
Win 16–4 Demi Deeds TKO (punches) MCC 46 February 22, 2013 2 4:12 Des Moines, Iowa, United States Defended the MCC Lightweight Championship.
Win 15–4 Sean Wilson Submission (punches) MCC 44 November 21, 2012 1 4:07 Des Moines, Iowa, United States Won the MCC Lightweight Championship.
Win 14–4 Jay Ellis KO (punch) Brutaal: Fight Night February 18, 2012 1 2:30 Red Wing, Minnesota, United States
Win 13–4 Derek Getzel Decision (unanimous) Brutaal: Fight Night July 30, 2011 3 5:00 Red Wing, Minnesota, United States
Win 12–4 Lonnie Scriven KO (punch) MCC 33 April 9, 2011 1 0:18 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Win 11–4 Jeremy Castro TKO (punches) MCC 33 January 15, 2011 2 0:29 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Loss 10–4 Rick Glenn Submission (punches) MCC 29 October 22, 2010 1 4:07 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Win 10–3 Tyler Mills KO (punches) Brutaal: Fight Night August 27, 2010 1 0:31 Jefferson, Iowa, United States
Win 9–3 Mike Miller Submission (rear-naked choke) MCC 26 April 16, 2010 1 1:02 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Loss 8–3 Derek Getzel TKO (punches) Brutaal: Strikeforce Final February 26, 2010 1 2:05 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Win 8–2 James Winters KO (punches) Iowa Insanity: II December 20, 2009 1 0:52 Boone, Iowa, United States
Win 7–2 Brandon Bergeron TKO (punches) Brutaal Fight Night November 25, 2009 1 1:18 St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Win 6–2 Gabe Walbridge Submission (guillotine choke) Ambition Promotions: The Crucible September 12, 2009 2 0:29 St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Win 5–2 Roland Larson KO (punch) Brutaal Fight Night April 11, 2009 1 0:59 Ames, Iowa, United States
Win 4–2 Nate Boebel KO (punches) Brutaal Fight Night February 21, 2009 1 0:51 LaCrosse, Wisconsin, United States
Win 3–2 Travis Nath Submission (choke) Brutaal Fight Night December 13, 2008 1 1:03 Maplewood, Minnesota, United States
Win 2–2 Tim Morris TKO (punches) Brutaal Fight Night July 12, 2008 1 2:50 Jefferson, Iowa, United States
Win 1–2 Jerald Steer KO (punch) Brutaal Fight Night June 13, 2008 1 0:48 Elko, Minnesota, United States
Loss 0–2 Marcus LeVesseur KO (punch) Seconds Out/Vivid MMA May 17, 2008 1 0:23 St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Loss 0–1 Chad Murphy Submission (armbar) Brutaal Fight Night December 5, 2007 1 N/A Maplewood, Minnesota, United States

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fight Card - UFC 188 Velasquez vs. Werdum". UFC.com. Retrieved June 14, 2015.
  2. ^ "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night McGregor vs. Siver". UFC.com. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
  3. ^ "Johnny Case - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved June 14, 2015.
  4. ^ "MCC - Midwest Cage Championship". MidwestCageChampionship.com.
  5. ^ "Johnny Hollywood on Facebook". facebook.com/HollywoodCase.
  6. ^ Zane Simon (June 11, 2014). "Welcome to the UFC Phillips, Case and Lazaro". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved June 11, 2014.
  7. ^ Scott Reister (February 8, 2015). "Iowan breaks into UFC". kcci.com. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
  8. ^ Jason Floyd (June 10, 2014). "Joe Ellenberger vs. Johnny Case official for UFC Fight Night 44". themmareport.com. Retrieved June 10, 2014.
  9. ^ Jason Floyd (June 11, 2014). "Johnny Case out of UFC Fight Night 44 bout against Joe Ellenberger". themmareport.com. Retrieved June 11, 2014.
  10. ^ "James Moontasri signs on to fight Joe Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night 44". The Fight Corner. June 18, 2014. Retrieved August 28, 2014.
  11. ^ Ariel Helwani (July 9, 2014). "Following eye surgery, Johnny Case set for UFC debut". mmafighting.com. Retrieved July 9, 2014.
  12. ^ Staff (September 20, 2014). "UFC Fight Night 52 bonuses: Hunt, Case, Kang, Tanaka win $50,000". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved September 20, 2014.
  13. ^ Staff (December 8, 2014). "With Paul Felder out, Johnny Case now meets Francisco Trevino at UFC Fight Night 59". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved December 8, 2014.
  14. ^ Jamie Penick (December 23, 2014). "Frank Trevino injured, newcomer Frankie Perez steps in against Johnny Case at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston". mmatorch.com. Retrieved December 23, 2014.
  15. ^ Steven Marrocco (January 18, 2015). "UFC Fight Night 59 results: Johnny Case grinds out, finishes Frankie Perez". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
  16. ^ Staff (March 27, 2015). "Johnny Case vs. Francisco Trevino rebooked for UFC 188 in Mexico City". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved March 27, 2015.
  17. ^ Brent Brookhouse (June 13, 2015). "UFC 188 results: Johnny Case works through eye poke to sweep Francisco Trevino". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved June 13, 2015.
  18. ^ Staff (August 18, 2015). "Yan Cabral vs. Johnny Case slated for UFC Fight Night 77 on November 7 in Brazil". themmareport.com. Retrieved August 18, 2015.
  19. ^ Ben Fowlkes (November 7, 2015). "UFC Fight Night 77 results: Johnny Case runs streak to 12, outpoints Yan Cabral". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved November 7, 2015.
  20. ^ Hunter A. Homistek (January 19, 2016). "Johnny Case vs. Jake Matthews set for UFC Fight Night 84 in Brisbane". mmafighting.com. Retrieved January 19, 2016.
  21. ^ Brent Brookhouse (March 19, 2016). "UFC Fight Night 85 results: Jake Matthews submits Johnny Case with seconds left in fight". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved March 19, 2016.
  22. ^ Tristen Critchfield (March 20, 2016). "UFC Fight Night Brisbane bonuses: Magny, Hunt, Matthews, Case earn $50K". sherdog.com. Retrieved March 20, 2016.
  23. ^ Damon Martin (November 29, 2016). "Johnny Case vs. James Vick in the works for UFC Fight Night in Houston". foxsports.com. Retrieved November 29, 2016.
  24. ^ MMA Fighting Newswire (2017-01-19). "After injuries to original opponents, James Vick and Abel Trujillo fight in Houston". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2017-01-19.
  25. ^ Damon Martin (2017-05-11). "Johnny Case expected to meet Tony Martin at UFC Fight Night in Oklahoma City". foxsports.com. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  26. ^ "UFC Fight Night 112 results: Tony Martin wins hotly contested affair over rival Johnny Case". MMAjunkie. 2017-06-25. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
  27. ^ "Comprehensive list of current UFC fighters". Bloody Elbow. Retrieved 2018-02-01.

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