Retired two-time UFC light heavyweight challenger, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson is set to face one of the best grapplers in the world, Craig Jones in a Grappling superfight.
The match will happen at Submission Underground Grappling (SUG) which will go down on July 7 at the Roseland Theatre in Portland, Oregon.
Johnson doesn’t have a sport BJJ background but was a national wrestling champion in junior college. In his 28 professional MMA fights, Johnson doesn’t have any submission wins. Out of his 6 MMA losses, 5 came by way of submissions.
After retiring from MMA, Johnson has transitioned to bodybuilding and got his weight all the way up to 260lbs. He has also launched a CBD oil business.
Earlier this month, Johnson was arrested in Boca Raton, Florida because of an incident with his girlfriend.
Johnson was charged with domestic battery and then released from jail on the same day.
Johnson pleaded not guilty in the case.
On the other hand, Craig Jones has been lining up victories in Grappling superfights having submitted Miha Perhavec at figure Four .
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