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#7 Light Heavyweight Division

Johnny Walker

Light Heavyweight Division

21-8-0 (W-L-D)

16

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

17

First Round Finishes

Johnny Walker

athlete record

Info

Learn more about Johnny Walker's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Belford Roxo, Brazil
Trains at
SBG Ireland
Fighting style
MMA
Age
32
Height
78.00
Weight
226.50
Octagon Debut
Nov. 17, 2018
Reach
82.00
Leg reach
44.50
  • Pro since 2013
     
  • 16 wins by KO, three by submission (Guillotine, 2 RNC)
     
  • 17 first round finishes
     
  • Has won 13 of his last 19 and three of his last five (3-1, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night (1/13/24) Walker was knocked out by Magomed Ankalaev at 2:42 of the second round

UFC 294 (10/21/23) Walker’s bout with Magomed Ankalaev was ruled a no contest at 3:13 of the first round after an illegal knee rendered Walker unable to continue

UFC on ABC (5/13/23) Walker won a three round unanimous decision over Anthony Smith 

UFC 283 (1/21/23) Walker stopped Paul Craig via strikes at 2:16 of the first round 

UFC 279 (9/10/22) Walker submitted Ion Cutelaba via rear naked choke at 4:37 of the first round 

UFC Fight Night (2/19/22) Walker was knocked out by Jamahal Hill at 2:55 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (10/2/21) Walker lost a five-round unanimous decision to Thiago Santos

UFC Fight Night (9/19/20) Walker knocked out Ryan Spann at 2:43 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (3/14/20) Walker lost a three round unanimous decision to Nikita Krylov

UFC 244 (11/2/19) Walker was stopped by Corey Anderson via strikes at 2:07 of the first round

UFC 235 (3/2/19) Walker stopped Misha Cirkunov via strikes at :36 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (2/2/19) Walker stopped Justin Ledet via strikes at :15 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (11/17/18) Walker knocked out Khalil Rountree Jr. at 1:57 of the first round

 

CONTENDER SERIES BRAZIL

Episode two (8/11/18) Walker won a three round unanimous decision over Henrique da Silva

When and why did you start training for fighting? To find out why I came to this world.

What titles have you held? UCMMA Light Heavyweight Champion, European Beatdown Light Heavyweight Champion, CBJJO World Champion (Blue Belt, Absolute and Weight)

Do you have any heroes? Jesus Christ

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The first step to achieve my goal

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Engineering

What was your job before you started fighting? I used to be an engineer

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Low Kick