Johnson battled Jameik Matthews in a 170-pound bout, fighting up from his normal weight of 155 pounds. Johnson also won, winning a 30-27 unanimous decision in a three round match.
Both train at and compete for Method MMA, a training facility located in Forest Hill near Kohl's. Training is also done in Columbia at CSW (Combat Submission Wrestling) Maryland. Ferrante has been training for a year and a half and Johnson has been training for nearly two years.
Both men are eager to continue in the sport, with desires of turning professional in the future. That said, the two are looking for sponsors.