What Illness Does Rumble Johnson Have? Fans Worried About His Health Condition

 

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is a Mixed martial artist. ( Source : Ringside24 )

Fans are concerned about the health condition of the mixed martial artist Anthony "Rumble" Johnson. He has not fought since he pulled out of his scheduled bout against Vadim Nemkov in Bellator 268 on October 26, 2021, due to an unspecified illness.

Anthony Johnson was born in Dublin, Georgia, on March 6, 1984, and was raised by his grandparents, who formally adopted him at the age of two.

He studied at West Laurens High School and later went to Lassen College in Susanville, California, on a wrestling scholarship. He was the junior college national wrestling champion. He used to work as a bouncer after college and entered MMA at 20 after his friend suggested it.

Johnson's MMA record is 23-6; he won 17 fights via knockout. He is known for his ability to knock out via one punch.

Quick Info:

Full NameAnthony Kewoa Johnson
NicknameRumble
Date of BirthMarch 6, 1984
Place of BirthDublin, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionMixed martial artist
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight93 kg (205 lb)
TeamBlackzilians (2011–2017), Combat Club (2017–present)

 

What Illness Does Rumble Johnson Have? Health Condition And Sickness

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson has no illness and is currently in excellent health. There had been news about the American mixed martial artist facing some health issues in the past, but he is presently all fine.

Back in September 2021, Johnson posted on his Instagram that he had some health issues and had to be admitted to the hospital. He showed an MRI machine and himself in the hospital bed. 

Rumble pulled out of Bellator 268 due to an unspecified illness.
Rumble pulled out of Bellator 268 due to an unspecified illness. ( Source : instagram )

Due to the illness, Johnson was forced to pull out of the Bellator Grand Prix tournament. He was scheduled to face the champion Vadim Nemkov in the semi-final, on October 16, 2021, at Bellator 268, with the Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship on the line.

Johnson has not returned to the ring following the diagnosis. However, he is hopeful of returning to action later in 2022.

Rumble Johnson's Wife And Married Life

Rumble Johnson has had a couple of girlfriends, but he is not married yet. The names of his ex-girlfriends have not been revealed.

Johnson has been accused of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend on several occasions. In 2008, the mixed martial artist was convicted of domestic battery, to which he pleaded no contest. In addition, he was charged with property damage for allegedly breaking the victim's cell phone and making criminal threats. He was sentenced to three years of probation, but those charges were later dropped.

Anthony Johnson has been accused with domestic violence issues on a couple of occasions.
Anthony Johnson has been accused with domestic violence issues on a couple of occasions. ( Source : bloodyelbow )

In March 2014, Anthony was accused of domestic abuse by the mother of his children, whom he had not married. His ex-girlfriend reported to the police that he came to her workplace in Arkansas, physically approached her, grabbed her shirt, and lifted her from the chair where she was sitting.

According to the police report, she was crying and shaking while giving the statement and had visible bruises on her arm and scratches near her collarbone. However, no charges were filed against Johnson.

In another incident, Johnson was apprehended in Boca Roton, Florida, on May 5, 2019, after an incident with his girlfriend. She alleged that during an argument, the mixed martial artist angrily picked her up and carried her into another room, where she called 911.

Johnson was apprehended and held in Palm Beach County jail for nonconsensual domestic battery. He signed a court order promising to show up on further dates and later pleaded not guilty. After he reached an agreement with the prosecutor, the charges were ultimately dropped.

Rumble Johnson's Net Worth

The net worth of Rumble Johnson is reported to be $4 million, as per Celebritynetworth.

He currently competes in Bellator MMA in the light heavyweight division. Additionally, the MMA star has competed in welterweight, middleweight, and heavyweight divisions.

Johnson is a Bellator MMA fighter.
Johnson is a Bellator MMA fighter. ( Source : instagram )

Most of Johnson's net worth and income are attributed to his career as an MMA star. He competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he was the #1 ranked light heavyweight contender and was ranked #2 in the world by Sherdog and ESPN, before retiring in April 2017.

Apart from his fighting career, Johnson also earns from product endorsements. He is a celebrity with millions of fans and followers. He has been the face of various products and made significant money from deals with high-profile companies.

Moreover, Johnson launched Competitive Body Development, a CBD oil company. In early 2019, Johnson was appointed as the head of fighter relations for the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.

Anthony Johnson is on Instagram as @anthony_rumble, followed by 656K people. 

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