The American River Current

ARC student and former MMA fighter shares story of paralyzing accident

Retired MMA fighter Devin Johnson talks about his life after a paralyzing injury caused him to be unable to fight. Johnson spoke to ARC students and faculty during a college hour Thursday. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)
February 9, 2016

In a previous version, The Current incorrectly put Devin Johnson's name as Devin Jackson in the feature photo's cutline. American River College student and former mixed martial artist Devin Johnson...

Former MMA fighter learns to walk again

October 28, 2014

Walking was “out of the question.” Former mixed martial artist and ARC student Devin Johnson was 22 years old when an injury suffered during MMA practice left him fighting for his life. When he...

Fighting Back

February 21, 2014

By Ed Gebing and Melissa Hurtado Local Mixed Martial Artist Devin Johnson was gearing up for the fight of his life, but after a dangerous injury suffered while training, he found himself fighting for...

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