Former football star Larry Johnson, who has a history of abusing women [click here if you missed that], was arrested in Las Vegas for beating his ex-girlfriend to a pulp and leaving her in a hotel hallway half dressed...
The GF told police ... while Johnson was strangling her, she told him, "If you are going to kill me squeeze harder and just do it."
The GF says she then blacked out and lost consciousness.
As for why he attacked her in the first place, the woman told police she and Johnson had been partying and drinking together when they went up to his room to "catch up." But the GF claims LJ became enraged when they started talking about his daughter. She claims LJ snapped and began to "beat her and throw her around the room" and eventually choked her out.
According to the report, the GF told police she regained consciousness in a hotel hallway while dressed only in her underwear and a see-through blouse. The GF says she banged on doors until someone called for help.
Cops say the GF claims Johnson had attacked her multiple times in the past ... including a recent incident at the Wynn Hotel in Vegas.
According to the report, security quickly made contact with Johnson and brought him to the security office.
One of the security guards told police ... while he was in the office, Johnson bragged about being released from charges "last time" ... and then told one of the guards that he was going to "rip your f*cking vocal cords out."
According to the report, officers say the GF had multiple marks on her face and neck ... and Johnson had a small cut on his cheek and one on his lip.Larry Johnson was released from Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas at 11:00 PM after posting $15,000 bond.