John
Howard

"Doomsday"
  • Age:
    38
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 8"
  • Weight:
    185
  • Fighting Out Of:
    MA

Stats

W-L-D
28-16-1
(T)KO
9-3
SUB
8-2

John
Howard

"Doomsday"
  • Age:
    38
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 8"
  • Weight:
    185
  • Fighting Out Ofs:
    MA

Stats

W-L-D
28-16-1
(T)KO
9-3
SUB
8-2

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:23
  • Fastest KO:
    00:23
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:28

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    60.7%
  • Finished Rate:
    31.3%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    39.3%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    62.5%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    32.1%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    18.8%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    28.6%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    12.5%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    28-16-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    15 years, 0 months, 9 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    89.1
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    3
  • Longest Layoff:
    1 years, 0 month, 20 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    21 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.9
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    09:22
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    2.1
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    10:30

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
10/11/2019
Loss
28-15-1
David Michaud
(16-5-0)
Welterweight
170.8 vs 170.6
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
PFL 7, 2019 Playoffs
2 05:00
07/11/2019
Win
27-15-1
Ray Cooper
(28-13-0)
Welterweight
170.6 vs 169.4
KO
PFL 4 - 2019 Regular Season
1 03:23
05/09/2019
Loss
27-14-1
Magomed Magomedkerimov
(22-6-0)
Welterweight
170.8 vs 170.4
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
PFL 1 - 2019 Regular Season
1 04:54
NSF
10/18/2018
Win
26-14-0
Ed Gordon
(8-6-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
PFL 10 - 2018 Playoffs
2 05:00
NSF
10/18/2018
Draw
26-14-0
Louis Taylor
(16-4-0)

Draw
PFL 10 - 2018 Playoffs
3 05:00
08/16/2018
Loss
26-13-0
Bruno Santos
(11-1-0)
Middleweight
185.2 vs 185.4
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
PFL 6 - 2018 Regular Season
3 05:00
07/05/2018
Win
25-13-0
Gasan Umalatov
(11-5-0)
Middleweight
185.6 vs 186.2
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
PFL 3 - 2018 Regular Season
1 02:59
10/27/2017
Win
24-13-0
Roger Carroll
(16-15-0)
Middleweight
184 vs 185
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
CES 46
3 05:00
10/07/2016
Loss
24-12-0
Abubakar Nurmagomedov
(9-1-0)
Welterweight
170.7 vs 170.7
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 33 - Gaethje vs Dugulubgov
3 05:00
06/17/2016
Win
23-12-0
Mike Arrant
(12-7-0)
Middleweight
184 vs 186
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 31 - Ivanov vs Copeland
3 05:00
12/10/2015
Loss
23-11-0
Tim Means
(24-7-1)
Welterweight
170 vs 170
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night 80; Namajunas vs VanZant
2 00:21
07/11/2015
Win
22-11-0
Cathal Pendred
(16-2-1)
Welterweight
170.5 vs 171
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 189: McGregor vs Mendes
3 05:00
01/18/2015
Loss
22-10-0
Lorenz Larkin
(14-4-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 171
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC Fight Night 59: Siver vs. McGregor
1 01:27
09/27/2014
Loss
22-9-0
Brian Ebersole
(49-16-1)
Welterweight
170 vs 170.5
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 178: Cariaso vs Johnson
3 05:00
04/11/2014
Loss
22-8-0
Ryan LaFlare
(10-0-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 170
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night:Nelson vs. Nogueira
3 05:00
12/28/2013
Win
21-8-0
Siyar Bahadurzadah
(16-5-1)
Welterweight
171 vs 171
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 168
3 05:00
08/17/2013
Win
20-8-0
Uriah Hall
(7-3-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 184
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC Fight Night 26: Sonnen vs Rua
3 05:00
06/07/2013
Win
19-8-0
Chris Woodall
(15-3-0)
Middleweight
184 vs 182
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
CES MMA: A New Level
1 02:14
04/12/2013
Win
18-8-0
Jason Louck
(16-10-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 184.5
KO
CES MMA: Path of Destruction
1 00:23
NSF
10/27/2012
Loss
18-7-0
Leandro Silva
(21-7-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
High Fight Rock II
3 05:00
10/06/2012
Win
17-7-0
Brett Chism
(16-11-0)
Middleweight
184.1 vs 185.9
TKO/RSC
CES MMA: Bautista vs. Evans
2 03:31
08/03/2012
Win
16-7-0
Scott Rehm
(5-5-0)
Light-heavyweight
193.5 vs 194
Submission (Verbal Submission)
CES MMA: Far Beyond Driven
1 01:28
04/13/2012
Win
15-7-0
Todd Chattelle
(10-5-0)
Middleweight
184.5 vs 186
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
CES MMA: Never Surrender
2 04:48
10/09/2011
Win
14-7-0
Dennis Olson
(11-5-0)
Welterweight
169.2 vs 169.2
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
CFA 03
3 05:00
06/26/2011
Loss
14-6-0
Matt Brown
(11-10-0)
Welterweight
170.2 vs 170
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Live Marquardt vs. Story
3 05:00
12/11/2010
Loss
14-5-0
Thiago Alves
(17-7-0)
Welterweight
171 vs 171
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 124 St-Pierre vs Koscheck
3 05:00
08/01/2010
Loss
14-4-0
Jake Ellenberger
(21-5-0)
Welterweight
170.5 vs 170.5
TKO/RSC (Injury)
UFC Live: Jones vs. Matyushenko
3 02:21
03/21/2010
Win
13-4-0
Daniel Roberts
(9-0-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 169
KO (Strike)
UFC Live on Versus: Vera vs Jones
1 02:01
12/05/2009
Win
12-4-0
Dennis Hallman
(45-12-2)
Welterweight
170 vs 169
KO (Strike)
The Ultimate Fighter Heavyweights Finale
3 04:55
08/08/2009
Win
11-4-0
Tamdan McCrory
(11-2-0)
Welterweight
169.5 vs 170
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 101 Declaration
3 05:00
01/31/2009
Win
10-4-0
Chris Wilson
(14-4-0)
Welterweight
171 vs 170
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 94: St-Pierre vs Penn 2
3 05:00
09/12/2008
Win
9-4-0
Charlie Brenneman
(5-0-0)
Welterweight
169.5 vs 170.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Ring of Combat XXI
3 05:00
05/16/2008
Win
8-4-0
Nick Calandrino
(4-0-0)
Welterweight
TKO/RSC
International Fight League: New Blood New Battles
3 02:24
03/07/2008
Win
7-4-0
Joseph Agostini
(4-6-0)
Welterweight
170.2 vs 170.8
KO (Strike)
Ring of Comabt 18
1 04:07
11/30/2007
Loss
7-3-0
Dan Miller
(6-1-0)
Middleweight
185.6 vs 185
Decision
Ring of Combat 17
3 05:00
NSF
09/29/2007
Loss
7-2-0
Woody Weatherby
(5-1-0)

Unknown
Calloway Cup Season II
05:00
NSF
08/25/2007
Win
6-2-0
Mandela Kponou
(9-5-1)

Submission (Arm Bar)
COMBAT ZONE 23
1 05:00
06/23/2007
Loss
6-1-0
Nick Catone
(1-0-0)
Middleweight
184.2 vs 183.9
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Cage Fury Fighting Championship 5
3 00:00
04/13/2007
Win
5-1-0
Josh Rosaan
(2-2-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Cage Fury Fighting Championship 4
3 01:17
NSF
09/23/2006
Loss
5-0-0
Alexandre Moreno
(4-0-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
WFL X
1 04:00
NSF
04/22/2006
Win
4-0-0
Jason Dublin
(4-4-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
COMBAT ZONE 15: Marked Men
2 02:39
NSF
12/03/2005
Win
3-0-0
Aldo Santos
(2-0-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Mortal Conquest
1 03:41
NSF
02/05/2005
Win
2-0-0
Mandela Kponou
(1-2-0)
Light-heavyweight
Submission (Heel Hook)
Winter Brawl 2005
2 02:52
NSF
12/04/2004
Win
1-0-0
Leslie Richardson
(0-0-0)

Submission
COMBAT ZONE 9: Hot Like Fire
2 02:53
NSF
10/02/2004
Win
0-0-0
Jason Dublin
(0-0-0)

Decision
COMBAT ZONE 8: Street Justice
3 05:00

* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class