A look at the now finalized bout order for the September 27th PPV in Las Vegas, which features Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso in the main event.
...Imagine if UFC 178 still had Jon Jones/Daniel Cormier as the night's main event. We'd be discussing this card as one of the best the UFC has ever assembled. Unfortunately, Jones is injured and the new main event is flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson against the heavy underdog Chris Cariaso. It's a title fight featuring one of the sport's mos read news >>
And "Rumble" wouldn't mind getting the opportunity to knock his former Blackzilian teammate's head clean off. Sorry Greg Jackson, but Anthony Johnson isn't buying your story.
After Jon Jones was forced to bow out of his light heavyweight title fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 due to an injury, Jackson (Jon's trainer) revealed that it was during a training session with Alistair Overeem when "Bones" suffered the unfortunate tear in his knee.
Johnson, Alistair's former Blackzilian teammate, read news >>
And Alistair Overeem by next summer?
Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender, Anthony Johnson, is making life easier for promotion matchmakers Joe Silva and Sean Shelby, recently telling UFC.com that he already has his next two fights lined up.
And it starts with Ryan Bader in October. "Hopefully I'll be able to fight in late October or something like that if there are any fights open. I was hoping I could fight Ryan Bader in late October and fight [Gustafsson] on th read news >>
Anthony Johnson’s in a peculiar situation: He doesn’t want to call out opponents and appear brash, but as a contender in one of the UFC’s more intriguing weight classes, he factors into nearly every matchmaking discussion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
With UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones now facing Daniel Cormier in January, Anthony Johnson is already thinking ahead. UFC president Dana White claimed Johnson could be next for an odd man out Alexander Gustafsson, but 'Rumble' has other plans.
"Hopefully I'll be able to fight in late October or something like that if there are any fights open," Johnson told UFC.com."I was hoping I could fight Ryan Bader in late October and fight [Gustafsson] on the Jon Jones card. That's my idea. "Peopl read news >>
Listen to or download today’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Anthony Johnson and Tommy McCafferty. Filed under: Cage Warriors, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio read news >>
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Surging UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson is no fan of ex-Strikeforce/K-1 champ Alistair Overeem, largely since he believes "The Demolition Man" would intentionally hurt people in training. Speaking with Fighters Only magazine, "Rumble" said he isn't surprised "The Reem" is the one who hurt 205-pound champ Jon Jones in training, also noting he'd make one more trip to heavyweight to settle the grudge with Overeem. Greg Jackson says it wasn't on purpose, but I know the man and when h read news >>
Alexander Gustafsson is upset that he wasn't reinstated against Jon Jones when the champ's next defense was moved to January, but he's now likely to fight Anthony Johnson next. read news >>
Anthony Johnson is tight-lipped about his next fight, but he can admit he has his eye on Alexander Gustafsson. Then again, he has his eye on everybody in the light heavyweight division.Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC read news >>
Alexander Gustafsson believes that he, not Daniel Cormier, should be facing Jon Jones for the light heavyweight championship on Jan. 3. In the meantime, the Swede is willing to wait for the title shot that he believes belongs to him. read news >>
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Anthony Johnson and Tom McCafferty.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>