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Bellator Cuts Ties With Heavyweight Lavar Johnson

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Lavar Johnson, who has competed in the UFC, WEC and Strikeforce, has been released by Bellator MMA.

The 37-year-old heavyweight confirmed the news on Twitter.

Johnson (18-10) lost three of his four fights with the promotion, including two via submission last year. His last bout came in September when he was choked out by Cheick Kongo.

After winning two straight in the UFC via knockout over Joey Beltran and Pat Barry, Johnson suffered losses to Stefan Struve and Brendan Schaub.