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Surging UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson has been handed down a suspension by the promotion pending the results of an investigation by a third-party law firm, according to a statement from the company, but he maintains his innocence in the matter. After writing a spirited Facebook post (NSFW language) shortly after the news broke yesterday, "Rumble" has since apologized for losing his cool and maintains that the allegations against him are false. As Bloody Elbow first reported, th read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson had a brief meltdown yesterday, using salty language to describe his indefinite suspension from mixed martial arts (MMA), following allegations from the mother of his children that accuse "Rumble" of domestic violence. See how it all went down right here. "I want to apologize to everybody for my language yesterday," Johnson wrote on his official Facebook page. "It really sux being accused of something I didn't do. S read news >>

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Following a report that said Anthony Johnson allegedly struck the mother of two of his children and knocked out some of her teeth, the fighter has been indefinitely suspended by the UFC. read news >>

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The mother of Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's children told police that she has been on the receiving end of threats and alleged that the #5 ranked UFC light heavyweight struck her in 2012, knocking out two of her teeth. "Rumble" was previously arrested on DV charges in 2009. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is clearly at the high point of his career. After an initial UFC run that saw Johnson miss weight three times and get released, he found his stride after a move up to the light heavyweight division. Sinc read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has released Thiago Silva from his ZUFFA contract (again) and not long after, suspended fellw light heavyweight Anthony Johnson following a domestic dispute with the mother of his children. From Bloody Elbow: In two separate statements released today, the promotion confirmed Silva's contract has been terminated yet again after ex-wife Thaysa Kamiji uploaded audio/video evidence detailing his alleged past of cocaine use and domestic abuse: "Thiago Silva was re read news >>

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Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's fighting career may be at a high point, but it appears a history of domestic violence could be catching up with him. According to Brent Brookhouse of BloodyElbow.com, the mother of two of Johnson's children has recently called the police and filed a report alleging that friends of the UFC light heavyweight contender are threatening her with violence. Additionally, the report details a 2012 incident where she was struck by Johnson and lost two teeth as a result. UPDATE: read news >>

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Christy Mack took to twitter on Sunday afternoon to offer details on her recovery process over the past few weeks since her brutal domestic violence incident at the hands of Jon Koppenhaver. It has been less than two months since Christy Mack was the victim of a savage beating at the hands of ex-boyfriend Jon Koppenhaver, which led to her hospitalization and to him being taken into custody. Mack took to twitter to update her fans on the harrowing details of her multiple procedures and trips to t read news >>

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With the Ray Rice fiasco that currently has NFL and its top brass on the hot seat, the sports media has turned its attention to other notable organizations, like Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), who reinstated Thiago Silva at a time when domestic violence is making front page headlines. Silva was cleared of any wrongdoing earlier this month and the Brazilian is once again a UFC fighter. Legally, the burden of proof was not established, so it likely won't do much to poke holes in the promoti read news >>

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UFC President Dana White went on FOX Sports Live and offered his thoughts on the Ray Rice domestic assault incident. With growing media interest in the NFL/Ray Rice domestic violence incident, the discussion has spilled over into MMA, where similar incidents have been rampant over the sport's short history. Dana White was one of the leading figures asked to comment on the harrowing incident. The UFC President revealed he was mortified after watching the "horrifying" clip and could not comprehend read news >>

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In the wake of footage surfacing of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice assaulting his fiance, UFC president Dana White was asked for his opinion on how National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell has handled the situation. "It's a tough one," White said Wednesday night on FOX Sports Live. "First of all the video is horrifying. Absolutely horrifying. You're talking about a guy who's been in the fight business since he was 19 years old. It is the most disturbing thing you will e read news >>

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The domestic abuse case against Thiago Silva withered after he was granted bail in a Florida court, a new document shows.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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