Anthony Johnson, who twice competed for the UFC light heavyweight title, died on Sunday at the age of 38 years old. The pros went on Twitter to remember the fighter’s career and life. Check out their reactions below.
I am so sad to hear about this news. One of the most scary & tough opponents that I had ever faced and one of the nicest and most humble humans I have ever met. My heart is broken. My condolences to his family. RIP #rumblesquad pic.twitter.com/J527ToOtOO
— glover teixeira (@gloverteixeira) November 13, 2022
Rumble Johnson passed away the MMA community lost a legend and I will continue to pray for his family
— Terrance ‘T Wrecks’ McKinney (@twrecks155) November 13, 2022
Sorry to hear one of the coolest guys on the planet just passed away. Thx for all the great fights and many more laughs. Sending prayers to the Rumble family. I’m sorry for y’all loss. pic.twitter.com/BDcd6scnwE
— John Dodson III (@JohnDodsonMMA) November 13, 2022
Just saw Anthony Johnson has passed away, what an absolute gentleman, had the pleasure of being in the red corner all week at UFC Sweden with him, serious craic, Funny guy taken way too soon..
R.I.P my friend. pic.twitter.com/Y8ai4kNmur
— Paul Redmond (@RedserMma) November 13, 2022
It is with great sadness we acknowledge the passing of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson.
The BELLATOR family is devastated by his untimely passing and we send our condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/TqZzN1wquY
— BellatorMMA (@BellatorMMA) November 13, 2022
RIP Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. One of the most prolific KO artists our sport has ever seen. My prayers go out to his family and everyone affected by this tragedy. https://t.co/TYAu2wxn2u
— Michael Chiesa (@MikeMav22) November 13, 2022
Heart breaking to learn of the tragic news that Anthony Rumble Johnson has passed away. I have a poster of him by my desk looking powerful. My thoughtS and prayers are with his family and friends RIP
— John Gooden (@JohnGoodenUK) November 13, 2022
I can’t believe the news about Anthony Johnson. Just from his carrer alone he was an inspiration to so many people. I thought about his style and his grit many times in training and before fights. Condolences to all those that loved him.
— Dwight Grant (@DwightGrant) November 14, 2022