Timothy Johnson (fighter)
|Born||March 13, 1985|
Lamberton, Minnesota, United States
|Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||263 lb (119 kg; 18.8 st)|
|Reach||78 in (198 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Fargo, North Dakota, United States|
|Team||Academy of Combat Arts|
|Wrestling||NCAA Division II Wrestling|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|University||Minnesota State University Moorhead|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Timothy Johnson (born March 13, 1985) is an American mixed martial artist currently competing in the Heavyweight division of Bellator MMA. A professional competitor since 2010, he has also competed for the UFC.
Mixed martial arts career
After completing his collegiate career as a two-time All-American wrestler at Division II Minnesota State University Moorhead, Johnson made his professional mixed martial arts debut in October 2010. He competed primarily for regional organizations around his adopted home of North Dakota. He amassed a record of 7-1, finishing all of his opponents, before signing with the UFC on the heels of a first round finish of Travis Wiuff in October 2014.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Johnson next faced Jared Rosholt on August 8, 2015, at UFC Fight Night 73. Despite staggering and nearly finishing Rosholt with strikes in the last minute of the fight, Johnson lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Johnson lives in Fargo, North Dakota where he trains at the Academy of Combat Arts with coaches Dylan Spicer, Joe Trottier and Zach Thumb.
Championships and accomplishments
- Performance of the Night (One time)
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|17 matches||12 wins||5 losses|
|Loss||12–5||Cheick Kongo||KO (punches)||Bellator 208||October 13, 2018||1||1:08||Uniondale, New York, United States|
|Win||12–4||Marcelo Golm||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Anders||February 3, 2018||3||5:00||Belém, Brazil|
|Loss||11–4||Júnior Albini||TKO (punches)||UFC on Fox: Weidman vs. Gastelum||July 22, 2017||1||2:51||Uniondale, New York, United States|
|Win||11–3||Daniel Omielańczuk||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Anderson||March 18, 2017||3||5:00||London, England|
|Loss||10–3||Alexander Volkov||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Hall 2||November 19, 2016||3||5:00||Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Win||10–2||Marcin Tybura||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Rothwell vs. dos Santos||April 10, 2016||3||5:00||Zagreb, Croatia|
|Loss||9–2||Jared Rosholt||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux||August 8, 2015||3||5:00||Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Win||9–1||Shamil Abdurakhimov||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas||April 4, 2015||1||4:57||Fairfax, Virginia, United States||Performance of the Night.|
|Win||8–1||Travis Wiuff||TKO (punches)||Dakota FC 19||October 25, 2014||1||3:36||Fargo, North Dakota, United States||Defended the Dakota FC Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||7–1||Kevin Asplund||Submission (front choke)||Beatdown at 4 Bears 11||June 7, 2014||1||2:41||New Town, North Dakota, United States||Defended the Dakota FC Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||6–1||Brett Murphy||TKO (slam and punches)||Dakota FC 18||April 26, 2014||2||1:17||Fargo, North Dakota, United States||Defended the Dakota FC Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||5–1||Brian Heden||TKO (punches)||Dakota FC 17||January 11, 2014||2||2:56||Fargo, North Dakota, United States||Won the Dakota FC Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||4–1||Scott Hough||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||Max Fights 18||October 26, 2013||1||4:56||Fargo, North Dakota, United States|
|Win||3–1||Dean Lamb||Submission (punches)||Max Fights 17||March 23, 2013||1||0:34||Fargo, North Dakota, United States|
|Win||2–1||Shane DeZee||Submission (americana)||Max Fights 16||November 17, 2012||1||0:49||Fargo, North Dakota, United States|
|Loss||1–1||Lance Peterson||Submission (kimura)||Max Fights 13||March 19, 2011||2||2:52||Fargo, North Dakota, United States|
|Win||1–0||Travis Wiley||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Max Fights 11||October 30, 2010||1||2:23||Fargo, North Dakota, United States|
- "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night: Rothwell vs. Dos Santos". UFC.com. Retrieved April 10, 2016.
- "Tim Johnson". fightmetric.com. Retrieved April 29, 2016.
- "Timothy Johnson - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
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