SAN JOSE – Anthony Johnson is making a lot of people wonder just what he was doing messing around at welterweight all those years.

Johnson (18-4 MMA, 9-4 UFC) needed just 44 seconds to take out Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-6 MMA, 4-3 UFC) in the co-main event, his second fight since returning to the UFC as a light heavyweight after being sent packing two and a half years ago after issues making weight at 170 pounds.

But at a new camp, and with a renewed energy at 205 pounds, Johnson showed he’s a force to be dealt with in the UFC in the light heavyweight division.

The bout was part of Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 event at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. It aired on FOX.

Check out the highlights above.

For complete coverage of UFC on FOX 12, stay tuned to the UFC Events section of the site.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Ryan Bader and Rogerio Nogueira Talk Rematch, Six Years in the Making (video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 24 days ago
  • 7 views

Ryan Bader and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira talk about the past and their first fight six years ago, as well as the future and what they see happening this time. read news >>

Ryan Bader vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 2: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

  • 23 days ago
  • 10 views

The 100th UFC Fight Night takes place in Sao Paulo, Brazil Saturday with a light heavyweight showcase. No. 4-ranked contender Ryan Bader (22-5) takes on No. 9-ranked Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (22-7) i read news >>

Watch Ryan Bader and Rogerio Nogueira's First Fight (UFC Sao Paulo Free Fight) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 22 days ago
  • 8 views

Ryan Bader got the best of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in their first bout at UFC 119. Re-watch the fight before they meet again in the UFC Sao Paulo main event. read news >>

Ryan Bader vs. Rogerio Nogueira Rematch Set After UFC Sao Paulo Official Weigh-in | MMAWeekly.com

  • 21 days ago
  • 15 views

Following the official early weigh-in, Ryan Bader and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira are set to rematch in the UFC Fight Night 100 main event in Sao Paulo. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 100 results: Ryan Bader roughs up Antonio Rogerio Nogueira for third-round stoppage

  • 20 days ago
  • 5 views

SAO PAULO – Six years after their first meeting, Ryan Bader didn’t need 15 minutes to best Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Ryan Bader Dominates Rogerio Nogueira in Brazil (UFC Sao Paulo Results) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 20 days ago
  • 7 views

Ryan Bader topped Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in a one-sided rematch, earning a stoppage in the third round of their main event at UFC Sao Paulo on Saturday in Brazil. read news >>

Ryan Bader Mauls Rogerio Nogueira (UFC Sao Paulo Highlights) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 20 days ago
  • 6 views

(Video courtesy of UFC on FOX | Viewing may be limited by broadcast rights restrictions) Watch the highlights from the UFC Sao Paulo main event between light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Rogerio Nogui read news >>

UFC Fight Night 100: Ryan Bader vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira video highlights

  • 20 days ago
  • 19 views

Six years after taking a decision over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Ryan Bader showcased his improvement with a third-round TKO victory.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Ryan Bader Wants a Shot at Winner of Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson (video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 19 days ago
  • 7 views

Ryan Bader takes aim at the winner of the upcoming UFC light heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson. read news >>

UFC 206: Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson Extended Preview Video | MMAWeekly.com

  • 19 days ago
  • 51 views

Take a closer look at the light heavyweight title rematch between champ Daniel Cormier and challenger Anthony Johnson. read news >>