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"Rumble" finished Alexander Gustafsson in the first round of the main event on the UFC on FOX 14 card in Stockholm, Sweden on Saturday night (Jan. 24, 2015) and he now stands as the most dangerous threat to Jon Jones' title reign in the UFC. Anthony Johnson went to Stockholm, Sweden, last week knowing something that none of us knew. He was going to bludgeon Alexander Gustafsson in front of the Swede's hometown crowd and cement his spot across from Jon Jones in the next UFC light heavyweight titl read news >>

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Now that UFC on FOX 14 is in the books, it’s time to commence MMAjunkie’s “Three Stars” ceremony.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Just three short years ago, Anthony "Rumble" Johnson was dismissed as a head case. He seemed likely to go down as a fighter who boasted all the physical tools, but one who was never going to quite get it together. It was right around this time in 2012 when Johnson lashed out at fans on Facebook after badly missing weight for a UFC bout against Vitor Belfort, which was far from his first weight-cutting mishap, then was cut from the roster following a submission loss. "Rumble" hasn't lost a fight read news >>

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The Anthony "Rumble" Johnson win over Alexander Gustafsson Saturday night paced UFC on FOX to drawing 2.82 million viewers on the preliminary overnight ratings. It was the best overnight number for a UFC on FOX event since January 26, 2013. The UFC had a solid showing Saturday night on FOX, as based on the overnight ratings, the show headlined by Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's win over Alexander Gustafsson did 2.82 million viewers and a 1.1 rating in the key 18-49 demo based on figures from TVbythen read news >>

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After the entrancing UFC on FOX 14: "Gustafsson vs Johnson" event, MMAmania.com ponders what is next for the main card winners who picked up victories last Saturday (Jan. 24, 2015) on FOX inside Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. In the first FOX show of the year, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put together an absolutely captivating mixed martial arts (MMA) event this past Saturday (Jan. 18, 2015), crowning a new No. 1 light heavyweight contender to cap off a great evening of fisticuffs in read news >>

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At UFC on Fox 14, Anthony Johnson went into Sweden and silenced the second-biggest crowd in UFC history with an opening-round knockout against Alexander Gustafsson. With his victory over The Mauler, Johnson spoiled a highly anticipated rematch between Jon Jones and Gustafsson. Instead, Rumble will now get a shot at the light heavyweight champion and best pound-for-pound fighter in MMA. Considering Jones' recent drug test, which revealed cocaine use, it is unknown when he will defend his belt nex read news >>

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Anthony Johnson’s work in Stockholm wasn’t so much a thing of beauty as it was of destruction. The interloper was cracking mountain faces with those punches he was throwing. Gustafsson, who had come in planning to work the delicacies of the striking game, was off his moorings from the first jab. All it took was an accidental eye-poke to signal the end. Right after that Johnson landed a right hand that sent Gustafsson’s title shot fleeting like a genie from the bottle, while 30,000 people at the read news >>

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Anthony Johnson handled Alexander Gustafsson last night (Jan. 24, 2015) in the main event of UFC on FOX 14, scoring a sensational -- and stunning -- first round technical knockout (watch video highlights here) to earn a title fight against division champion, Jon Jones, later this year (read about it here). "Rumble" also handled himself outside the cage, humble and respectful in the wake of incredible accomplishment, considering how different his life might have been if a bogus domestic abuse cas read news >>

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Could Alexander Gustafsson secure the rematch? Even when Jon Jones isn't directly involved, he looms like Bald Mountain over just about everything that happens in the UFC these days, especially in the light heavyweight division. So when Gustafsson laments answering the same questions about Jones over and over again, you nod your head in sympathy, if not complete agreement. After all, it's a compliment. Back in 2013, Gustafsson gave Jones a better fight than anyone ever had. He took the champ fiv read news >>

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It's no secret what got Anthony "Rumble" Johnson to a UFC light heavyweight title shot. The Georgia native hits with the power of a runaway freight train, as Alexander Gustafsson found out on Saturday night in his first career TKO loss. That also means there will be few surprises when the Blackzilians fighter gets his shot at champion Jon Jones. So "Rumble" wasn't afraid to say so on the UFC on FOX 14 post-fight show. "Keep your hands up, because if you don't, lights out," Johnson said on FOX Sp read news >>

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Last night (Sat., Jan. 24, 2015), Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson looked for the finish at UFC on FOX 14 inside the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. In a violent beating, Johnson secured a first-round knockout victory. Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweights Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson went to war last night (Sat., Jan. 24, 2015) at UFC on FOX 14 inside the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Gustafsson has been searching for his second sh read news >>

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Let's run down the list of "Who’s Hot" and "Who’s Not" from UFC on FOX 14: "Gustafsson vs Johnson," which took place last night (Sat., Jan. 24, 2015), nominating the biggest winners and losers from the FOX event inside Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put on an absolute thriller of an event on FOX last evening (Sat., Jan. 24, 2015), but you wouldn't know it from the silenced Swedish crowd as all of their hometown heroes lost in unceremonious fashion. UFC on read news >>

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Karim Zidan delves into the biggest winners and losers from Saturday night’s UFC on FOX 14 card from Stockholm, Sweden. What was dubbed as the second biggest UFC event in history, as well as the promotion's largest endeavor to date in Europe, was an undeniable success. While North American fans were bombarded with the Conor McGregor promotion during the lead-up to UFC Fight Night: Boston, European fans were primed for the big event that took place inside the 30,000+ seat football (soccer) stadiu read news >>

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With one right hand, Anthony Johnson began the brutal unraveling of an anticipated light heavyweight title rematch. Did he also convince us that the unexpected challenger could become an even more unexpected champion?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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