Michael “The Menace” Johnson

MMA Record: 19-17-0

Michael “The Menace” Johnson is a 35 year old Male fighter from United States with a 19-17-0 pro MMA record. Johnson most recently fought Clay Guida at UFC Fight Night on Saturday February 6, 2021. Michael Johnson lost to Clay Guida by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3 in the Lightweight division.

Michael Johnson has 19 wins with a 37% finish rate, including 8 by knockout, 3 by submission, 12 by decision.

Michael Johnson is currently on a 4 fight losing skid.

Michael Johnson's Last Fight

Clay Guida DEF Michael Johnson
Decision R3 5:00

Bio Stats

  • Age 35
  • Reach 73.5' (186.7 cm)
  • Height 70.1' (178 cm)
  • Country United States

Fighting Stats

  • Recent form LLLLW
  • Win breakdown 8 KO • 3 SUB • 12 DEC
  • Finish rate 37%
  • Loss breakdown 2 KO • 9 SUB • 6 DEC

Michael “The Menace” Johnson's Record Analysis


Michael “The Menace” Johnson full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Organization
Loss 19-16-0 Clay Guida DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov 2021-02-06 Lightweight UFC
Loss 19-15-0 Thiago Moisés SUB R2 0:25 UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira 2020-05-13 Lightweight UFC
Loss 19-14-0 Stevie Ray DEC R3 5:00 UFC on ESPN+ 20: Maia vs. Askren 2019-10-26 Lightweight UFC
Loss 19-13-0 Josh Emmett KO/TKO R3 4:14 UFC on ESPN 2: Barboza vs. Gaethje 2019-03-30 Featherweight UFC
Win 18-13-0 Artem Lobov DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 138: Volkan vs. Smith 2018-10-27 Featherweight UFC
Win 17-13-0 Andre Fili DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs. Vick 2018-08-25 Featherweight UFC
Loss 17-12-0 Darren Elkins SUB R2 2:22 UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi 2018-01-14 Featherweight UFC
Loss 17-11-0 Justin Gaethje KO/TKO R2 4:48 The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale: 2017-07-07 Lightweight UFC
Loss 17-10-0 Khabib Nurmagomedov SUB R3 2:31 UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor 2016-11-12 Lightweight UFC
Win 16-10-0 Dustin Poirier KO/TKO R1 1:35 UFC Fight Night 94: Poirier vs. Johnson 2016-09-17 Lightweight UFC
Loss 16-9-0 Nate Diaz DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2 2015-12-19 Lightweight UFC
Loss 16-8-0 Beneil Dariush DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 73: Teixeira vs. St. Preux 2015-08-08 Lightweight UFC
Win 15-8-0 Edson Barboza DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs. Mir 2015-02-22 Lightweight UFC
Win 14-8-0 Melvin Guillard DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa 2014-03-08 Lightweight UFC
Win 13-8-0 Gleison Tibau KO/TKO R2 1:32 UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2 2013-12-28 Lightweight UFC
Win 12-8-0 Joe Lauzon DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen 2013-08-17 Lightweight UFC
Loss 12-7-0 Reza Madadi SUB R3 1:33 UFC on FUEL TV 9: Mousasi vs. Latifi 2013-04-06 Lightweight UFC
Loss 12-6-0 Myles Jury DEC R3 5:00 UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2 2012-12-29 Lightweight UFC
Win 11-6-0 Danny Castillo KO/TKO R2 1:06 UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Silva 2012-10-05 Lightweight UFC
Win 10-6-0 Tony Ferguson DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller 2012-05-05 Lightweight UFC
Win 9-6-0 Shane Roller DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis 2012-01-28 Lightweight UFC
Loss 9-5-0 Paul Sass SUB R1 3:00 UFC on Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson 2011-10-01 Lightweight UFC
Win 8-5-0 Edward Faaloloto KO/TKO R1 4:42 UFC on Versus 4: Barry vs. Kongo 2011-06-26 Lightweight UFC
Loss 8-4-0 Jonathan Brookins DEC R3 5:00 The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale: 2010-12-04 Lightweight UFC
Win 8-4-0 Nam Phan DEC R3 5:00 The Ultimate Fighter Season 12: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck 2010-07-12 Lightweight TUF
Win 8-4-0 Alex Caceres DEC R2 5:00 The Ultimate Fighter Season 12: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck 2010-07-06 Lightweight TUF
Win 8-4-0 Aaron Wilkinson SUB R1 0:39 The Ultimate Fighter Season 12: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck 2010-06-14 Lightweight TUF
Win 8-4-0 Pablo Garza DEC R2 5:00 The Ultimate Fighter Season 12: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck 2010-06-05 Lightweight TUF
Win 7-4-0 Chris McDaniel KO/TKO R1 4:34 Regional circuit 2010-01-30
Win 6-4-0 Ramiro Hernandez DEC R3 5:00 Regional circuit 2009-12-18 TFC
Win 5-4-0 Aaron Derrow KO/TKO R1 0:43 Regional circuit 2009-10-03
Loss 5-3-0 Eric Marriott SUB R2 1:32 Regional circuit 2009-05-09
Win 4-3-0 Clay French SUB R1 3:16 Regional circuit 2009-04-10
Loss 4-2-0 Joe Brammer SUB R4 3:45 Regional circuit 2009-03-14 MCC
Loss 4-1-0 James Krause SUB R1 2:55 Regional circuit 2008-11-22
Win 3-1-0 Warren Stewart KO/TKO R1 2:37 Regional circuit 2008-09-13
Win 2-1-0 Luke Gwaltney DEC R3 5:00 Regional circuit 2008-07-25 MFL
Loss 2-0-0 Ted Worthington SUB R3 1:29 Regional circuit 2008-04-25 MCC
Win 1-0-0 Steve Schneider SUB R1 2:12 Regional circuit 2008-04-18
Win 0-0-0 Chauncey Prather KO/TKO R1 1:12 Regional circuit 2008-02-01
Michael “The Menace” Johnson MMA Record: 19-17-0

Michael “The Menace” Johnson's last five professional MMA fights

Recent form for Michael Johnson

Michael “The Menace” Johnson's MMA career highlights

Michael “The Menace” Johnson's Professional MMA debut

Johnson made his professional debut against Chauncey Prather on February 1, 2008, fighting on the regional circuit.

He made a winning start to his career, defeating Chauncey Prather who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.

Michael Johnson beat Chauncey Prather by KO/TKO at 1:12 of Round 1.

Michael “The Menace” Johnson's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

Johnson made his debut in the UFC against Jonathan Brookins on December 4, 2010, fighting on the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale having compiled a 8-4-0 professional MMA record.

Michael Johnson lost to Jonathan Brookins by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

Since his debut, Johnson has gone on to fight a total of 24 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 11-13-0.

Failed UFC title challenge: Tournament Championship loss to Jonathan Brookins

Johnson lost his 1st lightweight title challenge, losing to Jonathan Brookins on December 4, 2010 at The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale.

Michael Johnson lost to Jonathan Brookins by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

When was Michael Johnson's last win?

Johnson's last win came against Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night 138 on Saturday October 27, 2018. Michael Johnson beat Artem Lobov by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

Who is Michael Johnson's next opponent?

Johnson is not currently booked for any fights.

When was Michael Johnson's last loss?

Johnson's last loss came against Clay Guida at UFC Fight Night on Saturday February 6, 2021. Michael Johnson lost to Clay Guida by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

How many UFC fights has Michael Johnson had?

Johnson has fought 24 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 11-13-0.

How many pro MMA knockouts does Michael Johnson have?

Johnson has knocked out 8 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does Michael Johnson have?

Johnson has submitted 3 opponents.

How many times has Michael Johnson been knocked out?

Johnson has been knocked out 2 times.

How many times has Michael Johnson been submitted?

Johnson has been submitted 9 times.