By: Alok Nayak

UFC Legend Anthony Johnson Dies at 38 Due to a Rare Disease

Image Credit: UFC

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger, Anthony Johnson has passed away on November 13th due to a rare immune disease. He was 38 years old.

Anthony Johnson was one of the most exciting knockout artists in the history of UFC light heavyweight division

As per reports from Kevin Iole, Rumble passed away due to organ failure from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.

As per Anthony Johnson's instagram post, the UFC veteran has been battling with this disease for over a year.

After his loss to Daniel Cormier in the rematch, Anthony Johnson (23-6) big a heartbreaking farewell to UFC.

Years after he showed up in Bellator and he secured a 2nd round knockout win in his first Bellator fight in 2021.

Some of the biggest wins in Anthony Johnson's career came against Alexander Gustafsson,Glover Teixeira, Ryan Bader, Andrei Arlovski and many more.

Our condolences to Anthony Johnson's team and family. Rest in Peace Rumble

More Stories.


Israel Adesanya Suffered Same Injury as Conor McGregor at UFC 281!!