Michael
Johnson

  • Age:
    35
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 9"
  • Weight:
    155
  • Fighting Out Of:
    MO

Stats

W-L-D
22-17-0
(T)KO
8-2
SUB
3-9
  • Age:
    35
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 9"
  • Weight:
    155
  • Fighting Out Ofs:
    MO

Stats

W-L-D
22-17-0
(T)KO
8-2
SUB
3-9

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    4

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:39
  • Fastest KO:
    00:43
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:39

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    50%
  • Finished Rate:
    64.7%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    50%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    35.3%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    36.4%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    11.8%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    13.6%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    52.9%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    22-17-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    13 years, 0 months, 4 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    78.5
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    3
  • Longest Layoff:
    0 years, 11 month, 13 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    6 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.8
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    08:49
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    2.3
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    11:40

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
02/06/2021
Loss
22-16-0
Clay Guida
(35-20-0)
Lightweight
154.5 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC FN 63 ON ESPN: OVEREEM vs VOLKOV
3 05:00
05/13/2020
Loss
22-15-0
Thiago Moises
(11-5-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 155.5
Submission (Heel Hook)
UFC on ESPN: SMITH vs TEIXEIRA
2 00:25
10/26/2019
Loss
22-14-0
Stevie Ray
(23-9-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
Decision (Majority Decision)
UFC on ESPN+ 20
3 05:00
03/30/2019
Loss
22-13-0
Josh Emmett
(13-2-0)
Featherweight
146 vs 145.7
KO (Strike)
UFC on ESPN #2
3 04:14
10/27/2018
Win
21-13-0
Artem Lobov
(15-13-0)
Featherweight
147 vs 145.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Volkan vs. Smith
3 05:00
08/25/2018
Win
20-13-0
Andre Fili
(18-5-0)
Featherweight
146 vs 146
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC: GAETHJE vs. VICK
3 05:00
01/14/2018
Loss
20-12-0
Darren Elkins
(23-5-0)
Featherweight
145 vs 145.5
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC Fight Night 71: Stephens vs. Choi
2 02:22
07/07/2017
Loss
20-11-0
Justin Gaethje
(17-0-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155.7
TKO/RSC
The Ultimate Fighter Season 25
2 04:48
11/12/2016
Loss
20-10-0
Khabib Nurmagomedov
(23-0-0)
Lightweight
155.8 vs 155.8
Submission (Kimura)
UFC 205: Alvarez vs. Mcgregor
3 02:31
09/17/2016
Win
19-10-0
Dustin Poirier
(20-4-0)
Lightweight
154.5 vs 156
KO
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson
1 01:35
12/19/2015
Loss
19-9-0
Nate Diaz
(17-10-0)
Lightweight
155.5 vs 156
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on FOX 17: Cerrone vs Dos Anjos
3 05:00
08/08/2015
Loss
19-8-0
Beneil Dariush
(11-1-0)
Lightweight
155.5 vs 156
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC Fight Night 73: St. Preux vs Teixeira
3 05:00
02/22/2015
Win
18-8-0
Edson Barboza
(15-2-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night # 61: Mir vs. Silva
3 05:00
03/08/2014
Win
17-8-0
Melvin Guillard
(29-12-2)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 37: Manuwa vs. Gustafsson
3 05:00
12/28/2013
Win
16-8-0
Gleison Tibau
(26-9-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
TKO/RSC
UFC 168
2 01:32
08/17/2013
Win
15-8-0
Joe Lauzon
(22-8-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 26: Sonnen vs Rua
3 05:00
04/06/2013
Loss
15-7-0
Gholam Reza Madadi
(12-3-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Submission (Choke)
UFC on Fuel TV 9: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi
3 01:33
12/29/2012
Loss
15-6-0
Myles Jury
(10-0-0)
Lightweight
154 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 155: Dos Santos vs Velasquez
3 05:00
10/05/2012
Win
14-6-0
Danny Castillo
(13-4-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
KO
UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot
2 01:06
05/05/2012
Win
13-6-0
Tony Ferguson
(13-2-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 154.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller
3 05:00
01/28/2012
Win
12-6-0
Shane Roller
(9-5-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis
3 05:00
10/01/2011
Loss
12-5-0
Paul Sass
(11-0-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 155
Submission (Heel Hook)
UFC Live 6: Cruz vs. Johnson
1 03:00
06/26/2011
Win
11-5-0
Edward Faaloloto
(1-1-0)
Lightweight
155.2 vs 155.4
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC Live Marquardt vs. Story
1 04:42
12/04/2010
Loss
11-4-0
Jonathan Brookins
(13-2-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 154
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC: The Ultimate Fighter Team GSP vs Koscheck Finale
5 00:00
07/12/2010
Win
10-4-0
Nam Phan
(18-7-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 155
Decision (Split Decision)
The Ultimate Fighter: Season 12 - 07/12/10
3 05:00
07/06/2010
Win
9-4-0
Alex Caceres
(6-2-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 154.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
The Ultimate Fighter: Season 12 - 07/06/10
2 05:00
06/14/2010
Win
8-4-0
Aaron Wilkinson
(5-3-0)
Lightweight
155.5 vs 155
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
The Ultimate Fighter: Season 12 - 06/14/10
1 00:39
01/30/2010
Win
7-4-0
Chris McDaniel
(14-11-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
FM Productions 1/30/10
1 04:34
12/18/2009
Win
6-4-0
Ramiro Hernandez Jr.
(8-1-0)
Lightweight
150 vs 152
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Titan Fighting Championships 15
3 05:00
10/03/2009
Win
5-4-0
Aaron Derrow
(4-1-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 156
TKO/RSC
XCF 10 Pro Fights
1 00:43
05/09/2009
Loss
5-3-0
Eric Marriott
(9-3-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
Submission
FM Productions 5/9/09
3 01:32
04/10/2009
Win
4-3-0
Clay French
(14-4-0)
Welterweight
160 vs 160
Submission
Fuel Fight Club
1 03:16
NSF
03/14/2009
Loss
4-2-0
Joe Brammer
(5-0-1)

Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Midwest Cage Championship 19: The Return
4 03:45
11/22/2008
Loss
4-1-0
James Krause
(7-0-0)
Lightweight
154 vs 153
Submission
FM Productions 11/22/08
1 02:55
09/13/2008
Win
3-1-0
Warren Stewart
(3-6-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 150
TKO/RSC
FM Productions
1 02:37
07/25/2008
Win
2-1-0
Lucas Gwaltney
(12-12-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 155
Decision (Majority Decision)
Midwest Fight League
3 05:00
NSF
04/25/2008
Loss
2-0-0
Ted Worthington
(18-8-0)

Submission (Triangle Choke)
Midwest Cage Championships 13: Contenders
3 01:29
04/18/2008
Win
1-0-0
Steve Schneider
(9-10-0)
Welterweight
166 vs 165
Submission
F M Promotions
1 02:12
02/01/2008
Win
0-0-0
Chauncey Prather
(0-0-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 154
TKO/RSC
F M Promotions
1 01:12

* 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

Amateur Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    2

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    01:10
  • Fastest KO:
    01:10
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:00

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    50%
  • Finished Rate:
    100%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    50%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    50%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    0%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    100%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    2-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    0 years, 5 months, 22 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    3.8
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    7.2
  • Longest Layoff:
    0 years, 3 month, 22 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    2 months, 1 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.7
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    05:05
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    0.4
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    01:19

Amateur Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
12/22/2007
Win
1-1-0
Cody Carrillo
(3-1-0)
Lightweight
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Holiday Rage In The Cage
3 03:00
NSF
08/31/2007
Win
0-1-0
Kyle Tracz
(1-0-0)
Welterweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Elite Cage Fights: Friday Night Fights
1 01:10
06/30/2007
Loss
0-0-0
Josh Castro
(4-0-0)
Featherweight
136.5 vs 140.5
Submission (Strikes)
Fight for Freedom - 50 Rounds at the Fairgrounds
1 01:19

* 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