Tony Johnson entered this fight with a mma record of 9-2-0 (44% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.21 heavyweight in the world. He suffered his last loss in 2013 when he faced Chris Lokteff (via split decision) but then he has won over Robert Neal and Alexander Volkov (=Volkov vs Johnson).
His opponent, Raphael Butler, has an official record of 9-1-1 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.72 in the same weight class. His only loss occurred in 2014, against Javy Ayala (=Ayala vs Butler), after this bout he came back to win in 2015 beating Josh Diekmann (=Diekmann vs Butler). Johnson vs Butler is on the undercard of Paul Daley vs Andy Uhrich – Bellator 148. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 148: Daley vs Uhrich
Where: Save Mart Center, Fresno, California, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Johnson’s previous fight: Alexander Volkov vs Tony Johnson
Butler’s previous fight: Josh Diekmann vs Raphael Butler
Johnson’s next fight: Cheick Kongo vs Tony Johnson
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Official video (USA)