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UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson has some harsh words about his former teammate in Alistair Overeem. Things between former teammates in Anthony Johnson and Alistair Overeem are starting to get ugly. A couple of weeks back, when Jon Jones got injured while training with Overeem, Johnson opened up to Fighters Only saying that his former teammate had that reputation of hurting and bullying fighters during their time at the Blackzilians camp: "He did some things here that were like th read news >>

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Alistair Overeem is focused solely on Friday’s UFC Fight Night 50 showdown with Ben Rothwell, but he can’t ignore the fact a fight with former Blackzilian teammate Anthony Johnson might be imminent.Filed under: News read news >>

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Alexander Gustafsson seems to be of the mindset that he has nothing to gain and everything to lose in a bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Speaking with Sweden’s Expressen, per MMAFighting.com, Gustafsson explained why he isn’t interested in locking horns with the resurgent light heavyweight contender. “I have fought both worse and better opponents,” said Gustafsson. “Had that fight taken me somewhere I had been the first to accept.” Gustafsson was originally slated to challenge Jon Jones in a read news >>

  • 19 hours ago
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In addition to telling Swedish outlet Expressen he's willing to wait years for a guaranteed title shot with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in Sweden, Alexander Gustafsson weighed in on his next likely opponent. In August, UFC president Dana White hinted at the prospect of Gustafsson keeping busy by fighting the resurgent Anthony Johnson, but the Swede isn't impressed with 'Rumble.' "I have fought both worse and better opponents," said Gustafsson. "Had that fight taken me somewhere I ha read news >>

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Because Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was "expired" and Phil Davis was, well ... Phil Davis. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson has been watching fellow 205-pound slugger Anthony Johnson get his groove back, following "Rumble's" return to the Octagon earlier this year. And he doesn't sound too impressed. "The Mauler" is hoping to get a crack at the winner of Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier, who battle for "Bones" belt at UFC 182, but isn't convinced tha read news >>

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Though he’s remained undefeated in his first seven fights as a pro, lightweight prospect Wade “Hammer” Johnson has not had success come easily. read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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In several recent interviews, UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson expressed no preference for his next opponent. But now he knows who he wants: Alexander Gustafsson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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I guess Ryan Bader won't be available by October, so it's straight to Plan B! Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender, Anthony Johnson, wants to go to the head of the light heavyweight class. And he knows the fastest way to do that is by cutting in front of Alexander Gustafsson, who happens to be next in line for a 205-pound title shot. "Rumble" goes public with his request: @AlexTheMauler I respect you as a fighter but this is business. @danawhite said our fight mak read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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UFC light-heavyweight competitor Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson took to Facebook to respectfully call out Alexander Gustafsson for a No. 1 contender match-up. It appears Anthony Johnson has finally taken it upon himself to control his own fortune in the UFC. Following his two remarkable wins since returning to the promotion, which included a vicious KO over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Johnson made it clear that he is interested in a title shot and wants to face Alexander Gustafsson to get to that covete read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Up until now, Anthony Johnson has allowed his thunderous fists and feet to do his talking for him in this second UFC stint. But on Wednesday, stuck in limbo without a fight on the docket, "Rumble" finally took to Facebook to lob a challenge towards one of the light heavyweight division's top dogs. Johnson's target: Alexander Gustafsson. "@AlexTheMauler I respect you as a fighter but this is business," Johnson wrote. "@danawhite said our fight makes sense. There's nobody left for us to fight plus read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Let's get vertical! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has released the new poster for its upcoming UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place on Sept. 27, 2014 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Nevada. UFC 178 will be headlined by flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, who takes on top contender Chris Cariaso for all the marbles, thanks to an untimely injury to original headliner Jon Jones (more on that here), as "Bones" was sh read news >>

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