MMA star Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has died suddenly aged 38, according to reports on Sunday, November 13.
Tributes have flooded social media after the news that MMA star Anthony “Rumble” Johnson had died suddenly aged 38.
Johnson competed for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
During his time in MMA’s top company, he had multiple title bouts.
After leaving UFC, he signed for Bellator MMA and joined the light heavyweight division.
On September 18, 2021, he was forced to pull out of a scheduled fight against champion Vadim Nemkov, with the Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship on the line, due to an unspecified illness.
Top Five Tweets:
Rumble Johnson passed away 🥲 the MMA community lost a legend and I will continue to pray for his family 🙏🏾
— Terrance McKinney (@twrecks155) November 13, 2022
Rest In Peace Rumble 💔💔💔💔 pic.twitter.com/as9c0g5Kvr
— Alex Behunin (@AlexBehunin) November 13, 2022
Anthony “Rumble” Johnson passed away today. He was 38 years old.
Johnson had been battling an illness for quite some time.
One of the hardest hitters and most talented fighters in MMA history. Gone way too soon.
May he rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/t5mVvRaNih
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) November 13, 2022
Rest Easy my brother. For a guy who struck fear in 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 #RIP #Rumblesquad @Anthony_Rumble pic.twitter.com/HH2SO1dPj7
— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) November 13, 2022
RIP Rumble Johnson. always stayed respectful no matter what🙏 pic.twitter.com/468wM677p4
— boomgirl🇲🇽 (@THERealBoomgirl) November 13, 2022
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