Bellator Books Tony Johnson vs Carlos Flores
Another top prospect was added under Bellator's banner, as Tony Johnson Jr. inks his way at Bellator 41.
It is still an open question whether Bellator Fighting Championship can make a niche in a UFC-dominated world of American MMA. But when it comes to acquiring talented fighters, the promotion is a no brainer at that.
Last Thursday, Bellator CEO – Bjorn Rebney – formally announced Tony Johnson Jr. as the promotion’s newest fighter. The 25-year-old heavyweight will meet the undefeated Carlos Flores at the upcoming Bellator 41 on April 6.
One of the top heavyweight prospects, Tony Johnson carries a 5-1 record with his sole defeat coming from Strikeforce’s Daniel Cormier. An outstanding athlete, Tony Johnson has a good wrestling background, and was labeled by Bloody Elbow as No. 3 Heavyweight prospect in MMA.View Article Source »