Review: 2014-03-07, heavy punches and a pretty good finish: Ryan Martinez vs Lavar Johnson gets three stars. Ryan Martinez entered this fight with a pro mma record of 10-3-0 (70% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.33 heavyweight in the world, last year he fought three times losing just his last fight against Vitaly Minakov (=Minakov vs Martinez).
His opponent, Lavar Johnson, has an official record of 17-8-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.79 in the same weight class, he is 36 years old (10 more than Martinez) and last year he fought twice losing both fights: the first one against Brendan Schaub (his last Ufc fight) and then to Vinicius Queiroz (=Johnson vs Queiroz). Martinez vs Johnson is the quarterfinal of the Bellator heavyweight tournament; undercard of Eduardo Dantas vs Anthony Leone – Bellator 111. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 111
Where: WinStar World Casino, Thackerville, Oklahoma, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Bellator 111 fight card (main card):
Eduardo Dantas vs Anthony Leone
Ryan Martinez vs Lavar Johnson
Peter Graham vs Mighty Mo
Alexander Volkov vs Mark Holata
Martinez’s previous fight: Vitaly Minakov vs Ryan Martinez
Johnson’s previous fight: Lavar Johnson vs Vinicius Kappke de Queiroz
Johnson’s next fight: Lavar Johnson vs Blagoi Ivanov