Stefan Struve defeats Lavar Johnson by armbar in the first

Saturday, May 26, 2012

New opponent, no problem for Stefan Struve.

The Dutch fighter outclassed Lavar Johnson on the mat, catching him in an arm bar in gaining a first-round submission at UFC 146. The victory took just 65 seconds for Struve.

Johnson came out quickly with a barrage of power strikes that sent Struve backpedaling against the fence, but Struve covered up, pulled guard and quickly pivoted for the fight-ending arm bar.

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Lavar “Big” Johnson Vs. Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Name Lavar Johnson No Headshot Available
Height 6′ 4″ (193.04 cm)
Weight 245 (111.13 kg)
Record 15-5-0
Team Team Fresno


Name Stefan Struve Stefan Struve
Height 6′ 11″ (210.82 cm)
Weight 238 (107.95 kg)
Record 21-5-0
 Stefan Struve defeated Lavar Johnson via Submission (Armbar, Round 1, 1:05)