American MMA light-weight fighter Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has died on the age of 38 from an undisclosed sickness, based on Bellator MMA.
“It’s with nice disappointment we acknowledge the passing of Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson, Bellator MMA introduced on social media on Sunday.
“The BELLATOR family is devastated by his untimely passing and we send our condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time.”
Johnson joined the UFC in 2007 and was ranked because the primary mild heavyweight contender in 2014 earlier than retiring in 2017.
After 4 years away from blended martial arts, Johnson got here out retirement and joined Bellator MMA in 2021.
In his last combat, Johnson defeated José Augusto by knockout to enhance to 23-6 in his profession.
Daniel Cormier, a two-time Olympian and MMA fighter paid tribute to Johnson.
“For a guy who struck fear into so many peoples heart Anthony Johnson was a caring person. From random text to check ins during loss. What a person he was, Rumble will be missed. Sometimes life doesn’t seem fair. Horrible news,” Cormier added.