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After watching Alexander Gustafsson eat leather in Sweden, some folks already have Anthony Johnson winning the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title from reigning division kingpin Jon Jones by way of devastating knockout. Those opinions are noted, but not having much effect on the sportsbooks. Or are they? "Rumble" opened as the +330 underdog against "Bones" -- who opened as the -400 favorite -- but that line has already shifted in the short time it has been up, perhaps sw read news >>

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Lost in the hoopla of Anthony Johnson's coming out party in Sweden this past weekend was news that the UFC's international expansion will include two fresh locations in 2015: Krakow, Poland on April 11, and Glasgow, Scotland on July 18. Undefeated women's strawweight Joanne Calderwood is the most accomplished Scottish fighter on the UFC's roster, so it's safe to assume the Glasgow-native will be featured on the latter card once summertime rolls around. But that doesn't mean she wants to sit arou read news >>

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Before Anthony Johnson stopped Alexander Gustfasson with vicious ground and pound last Saturday, he rattled him with an overhand right. Now a video shows that he also hit him with a stunning headbutt. When Anthony Johnson finished Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC on FOX 14, he finished him with a bang. A crushing right hand by "Rumble" sent the Swedish superstar to the canvas, and it took only a few more seconds (and punches) until referee Marc Goddard had to step in for the save. S read news >>

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With a win over Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden, Anthony Johnson emerged as the top contender in the light heavyweight division and is expected to be booked for a championship bout opposite Jon Jones soon. Rumble has had quite the career turnaround. Only three years ago, he was released by the UFC after missing weight prior to a middleweight bout with Vitor Belfort. Now, he's arguably the scariest striker at 205 pounds and has the ability to claim the light heavyweight belt with one punch. Since read news >>

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Daniel Cormier looks back at the Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson fight and looks ahead to what's next for him. read news >>

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Not only is Anthony Johnson going to defeat Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, he's going to knock him out with a devastating uppercut when they hook 'em up later this year for "Bones'" 205-pound strap. That's according to Blackzilians' teammate Rashad Evans (via Instagram): I'm extremely proud of my brother Anthony Johnson for his complete annihilation of Alexander Gustafsson! Rumble's journey to be where he is right now is story of inspiration. I'm bless read news >>

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Anthony Johnson will enter his title shot against UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones as the #1 ranked contender in the division following his TKO over Alexander Gustafsson on Saturday. UFC on Fox 14 was a big weekend for the light heavyweight division. Ryan Bader nudged past Phil Davis on the undercard, while Anthony Johnson cemented himself as the #1 contender by going into enemy territory and knocking out Alexander Gustafsson. It cost Gustafsson his #1 position in the weight class and hi read news >>

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Three-and-a-half years ago, in the early fall of 2011, the present-day reality of the UFC's light heavyweight title picture would have seemed outlandish, ridiculous and utterly impossible. "Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson will never fight Jon 'Bones' Jones," you would have said. Bones was coming off a fourth-round destruction of Quinton "Rampage" Jackson in his first title defense; Johnson was head-kicking natural lightweights while repeatedly struggling to make the welterweight division's 170-pound cu read news >>

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The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC on FOX 14, which went down this past weekend (Sat., Jan., 24, 2015) inside Tel2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. For full results click here. Anthony Johnson solidified himself as the No. 1 light heavyweight in the world, taking over Alexander Gustafsson's top spot after blitzing though the towering Swede in the main event of the evening (video replay). The impressive victory was also good enough to earn him a read news >>

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Anthony "Rumble" Johnson closed the show in Stockholm, Sweden on Sat. (Jan. 24, 2015) and put a stamp on the UFC on FOX 14 card that saw four fighters earn individual "performance" bonuses. Let's take a look back at some of the most memorable moments as well as some bad ones. The silence was beyond conspicuous on Saturday night in Sweden after Anthony "Rumble" Johnson ended Alexander Gustafsson's title-shot chances with punch after punch in the main event of UFC on FOX 14 (highlights). The crowd read news >>

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From the moment Anthony "Rumble" Johnson forced his way into the next shot at Jon Jones' UFC light heavyweight title by running over Alexander Gustafsson on Sunday night, one logical next fight in the light heavyweight division become immediately clear: Gustafsson vs. Daniel Cormier. Both guys are coming off recent, high-profile losses, and both are on the very short list of competitors fans consider legitimate title challengers at 205 pounds. The man known as DC understands it, too. "He's got t read news >>

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No one is doubting Anthony Johnson's power, it's truly incredible the punch he packs in his fists. But there is video floating around the internet ether that makes it look like a Johnson headbutt may be what sent Alexander Gustafsson crashing to the canvas at UFC on FOX 14 on Saturday night in Sweden. Check out the first video to see what we're jabbering about. Gus, however, said at the post fight press conference that he didn't notice a headbutt. SEE ALSO: Fighters React to Rumble Johnson's TKO read news >>

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It appears that an Anthony Johnson headbutt led to the initial knockdown of Alexander Gustafsson in their UFC on FOX 14 main event.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Anthony Johnson put the light heavyweight division on notice with a stunning first round knockout of top contender Alexander Gustafsson. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down how he did it. When it comes to fighting, nothing is more important than stance. A good stance is beyond fundamental; it is the foundation upon which fundamentals are built. As such, most great fighters spend a vast amount of time perfecting their stance and the movements performed out of it. Right-handed fig read news >>

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