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Sport Black belt James Johnson, Serge Ibaka trade punches in Heat-Raptors game

05:30  10 january  2018
05:30  10 january  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Black belt James Johnson , Serge Ibaka trade punches in Heat - Raptors game Raptors forward Serge Ibaka picked a dangerous person with whom to exchange punches

Raptors forward Serge Ibaka picked a dangerous person with whom to exchange punches Tuesday night.

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Ibaka tangled with Heat forward James Johnson with 7:50 remaining in the third quarter. The two squared up after Ibaka set a screen near the left elbow. Both players were ejected.

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The result could have been much worse for Ibaka. Johnson is a second-degree black belt who told The Palm Beach Post he has been involved in martial arts since he was 7 or 8. His parents and all eight of his siblings are also black belts, according to the Post.

As of Oct. 6, 2016, Johnson — who’s listed at 6-8 and 250 pounds — had fought in seven MMA and 20 kickboxing matches, according to the Post. He won them all.

Ibaka finished the game with 11 points and five rebounds, while Johnson tallied two field goals.

The Heat won 90-89. Wayne Ellington's layup with three-tenths of a second remaining was the deciding basket.

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Arron Afflalo and Nemanja Bjelica were ejected after their second skirmish Tuesday night in Orlando. Afflalo uncorked a haymaker toward Bjelica's head in seeming frustration. Bjelica responded by putting Afflalo in a headlock.

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