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Anthony Johnson, an American mixed martial artist, was born on 6 March 1984 in Dublin, Georgia, United States.
Anthony Johnson was a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion.
Early in life, his heroes were his grandfather and the football player Walter Payton.
After college, Anthony Johnson worked as a bouncer and entered mixed martial arts at age 20.
Anthony was ranked as the No. 12 pound-for-pound fighter in the world by ESPN in November 2015.
He had competed in various sports competitions including football, basketball, track, and wrestling.
He had also played in the American Football League and had been the recipient of the All-American Bowl Hall of Fame Award.
Anthony was a top-notch wrestler in high school and was even selected in the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2013.
Anthony Johnson was nicknamed “Rumble” for his explosive fighting style.
He had the record for the fastest knockout in UFC history, when he knocked out Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in just 13 seconds.
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