John
Howard
23-12-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night / 1 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 14 fights.
Record: 23-12-0
Summary: Boxing, heart

Fighter Info

Nickname: Doomsday
From: Boston, Massachusetts USA
Fights Out Of: Boston, Massachusetts USA
Age: 33
Height: 5' 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 71"
Leg Reach 40"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
727
51% Successful
369
Types of Successful Strikes
0
369
60% Standing
27%
13%
222
99
48
Striking Defense
51
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
63
49% Successful
31
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
5
19
3
Takedown Defense
54
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
John Howard
Dec 10, 2015
37
20
0
3
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
John Howard
Jul 11, 2015
45
48
0
0
1
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
John Howard
Jan 18, 2015
10
29
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
John Howard
Sep 27, 2014
42
49
2
1
0
0
2
2
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
John Howard
Apr 11, 2014
35
64
1
4
0
0
1
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
John Howard
Dec 28, 2013
47
44
3
1
0
0
6
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
John Howard
Aug 17, 2013
41
33
2
2
0
1
0
1
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
John Howard
Jun 26, 2011
38
20
3
5
3
0
1
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
John Howard
Dec 11, 2010
73
37
2
0
0
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
John Howard
Aug 1, 2010
17
38
0
5
1
0
0
2
R3 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Win
John Howard
Mar 21, 2010
6
7
1
1
0
1
0
1
R1 KO/TKO
Knockout of the Night
Win
John Howard
Dec 5, 2009
14
8
2
2
0
2
2
4
R3 KO/TKO
Win
John Howard
Aug 8, 2009
19
11
5
2
1
1
3
3
R3 Decision - Split
Win
John Howard
Jan 31, 2009
21
45
7
2
2
2
3
0
R3 Decision - Split
Fight of the Night

Biography

TRAINING: First session - cardio and strength and conditioning. Second session - technique. 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in 2004 and just loved it. 

What ranks and titles have you held? I held the W.F.L., Combat Zone and Ring of Combat titles, BJJ brown belt.

Do you have any heroes? My mother

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a big opportunity for a new and better life for me and my kids.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No, just a high school diploma.

What was your job before you started fighting? Electrician

Favorite grappling technique: Toe hold

Favorite striking technique: Boxing

• 7-7 UFC record

• 8-7 record at welterweight

• Ran track and played football in high school

• Nickname came from the DC Comics villain who killed Superman

• Known for coming back from the brink of defeat to score a victory.

• Pro since 2004

• Six wins by submission (2 armbar, triangle, arm triangle, heel hook, RNC), nine by KO

• Has fought Dan Miller and Nick Catone in non-UFC bouts.

• 6-1 with 5 KOs between UFC appearances

• Has won five of his last nine

Career

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