A highly anticipated lightweight contest has been scrapped, as Michael Johnson has been forced to withdraw from a planned UFC on FOX 12 bout with Josh Thomson.Filed under: News, UFC more
Lightweight bouts between Bobby Green and Abel Trujillo, as well asMichael Johnson and Josh Thomson are no more. more
UFC lightweight Michael Johnson (15-8 MMA, 7-4 UFC) has pulled out of his fight with Josh Thomson (20-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) at UFC on Fox 12 with an injury. MMAJunkie.com reported the news on Friday. Update: UFC.com has reported that Bobby Green will be stepping up on short-notice to face Thomson. Green was originally slated to face Abel Trujillo, in a fight that was moved from UFC 176 to UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor, Maine.
The card, which is headlined by a welterweight showdown between top contender more
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
Watch the highlights from the Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Anthony Johnson fight at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose, Calif., which took place on Saturday, July 26, at the SAP Center. more
Despite his promise before the fight, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White will not be walking back to Las Vegas, Nevada, after Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown went all five rounds (replay here) at the UFC on FOX 12 mixed martial arts (MMA) event last Saturday night (July 26, 2014) inside SAP Center in San Jose, California. Hear more from White on the "Ruthless" win for the welterweight division's top contender, as well as where the "Immortal" slugger goes from here in defeat. 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 has signed two more women’s strawweight prospects, and they’ll meet later this month in California. Joanna Jedrzejczyk will meet Juliana Carneiro Lima in San Jose.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Josh Thomson talks with the media at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose about his near retirement and the rigors of preparing for his fight with Bobby Green. more