Antonio Rogerio Nogueira believes his bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC on Fox 12 is the “perfect matchup” to reintroduce himself as one of the premier contenders at 205 pounds.
After being sidelined for over a year with a lingering back injury, the MMA legend will make his long-awaited UFC return on Saturday night at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. When speaking with Bleacher Report, the man known as “Lil Nog” could hardly contain his excitement to finally be able to fight again more
Which isn't good news for the UFC light heavyweight division. Anthony Johnson made a triumphant return to the Octagon at UFC 172 earlier this year by dominating top ranked light heavyweight contender Phil Davis for 15 minutes.
A fight that marked "Rumble's" first inside the Octagon since getting the boot back in 2012 for failing to make weight for the third time during his tenure with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Soon thereafter, Johnson failed to make weight on the regional circuit, as more
Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is back in the Octagon, and the Rumble is for real. Johnson took out highly regarded light heavyweight Rogerio Nogueira less than a minute into their fight. more
UFC President Dana White was complimentary about Anthony “Rumble” Johnson’s performance on Saturday night but explained that he needed another fight to boost him self to contender status. Anthony Johnson may be coming off two remarkable wins since returning to the UFC, but according to Dana White, he still has to have at least another fight to secure contender status in the division.
The UFC President spoke briefly about Johnson at the event's post-fight press conference, where he confirmed his more
On Saturday night at UFC on Fox 12, Anthony "Rumble" Johnson absolutely dominated Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Johnson rocked Nogueira early and followed up with several uppercuts against the cage, winning the fight by TKO just 44 seconds into the first round.
Johnson is now 2-0 since returning to the UFC, with a decision victory over Phil Davis and the TKO over Nogueira.
Johnson has faced only one person in the top 15 of the light heavyweight division, so there are a lot of interesting fights for more
The UFC Light Heavyweight posted a Facebook status that spells out what he thinks about teammates, trainers and clients of the Blackzillians camp who talk behind his back.
Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's return to the UFC following a successful World Series of Fighting stint got off to a great start. His dominant decision win over Phil Davis put him directly into the conversation for potential challengers to Jon Jones' light heavyweight crown.But, all is not well in Rumble's wold, as a recent Faceboo more
U mad? "So funny how people in the gym wanna talk. Believe me I know who you are but I don't say anything. I'm not a Angel at all I'll admit that. Wanna talk about me and my mistakes I've made? Say it when I'm around and that goes to trainers and clients, which I know none of you will. I know for a fact if I asked you what do you have to say to me you'd act like you didn't have anything to say. Don't think I don't know who you are cuz I Damn sure do. Heard about the talk last night and I heard w more
Miller becomes the latest lightweight to voice his displeasure at the lack of title fights in the 155-pound weight class. Lorenzo Fertitta, you have Jim Miller on line one.
Much has been made about the lack of title defenses in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight division due to fact that Anthony Pettis has been on the sidelines with a knee injury.
After former division kingpin Ben Henderson voiced his displeasure with the lack of title defenses since he lost the title to "Showt more
UFC on Fox 12 comes to you on Saturday, and a significant light heavyweight bout will help round out the card in the co-main event slot.
No. 5-ranked contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson takes on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
Nogueira has been out of action for over a year, but he is still on a two-fight win streak. Johnson is on a seven-fight win streak of his own and picked up a victory in his return to the Octagon over Phil Davis in April. The winner of this fight will put himself in a position to more