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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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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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UFC legend Royce Gracie offers his thoughts on Jon Jones’ positive drug test for cocaine metabolites. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was getting some guff from the mixed martial arts (MMA) community after he tweeted that he was "not impressed" by Alexander Gustafsson's performance against Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 14 (watch it). That was right around the same time "The Mauler" was an emotional wreck, having been KTFO by Johnson in front of 30,000 fans. But hey, what's good for the goose is good for the Swedish gander, according to "Bones," who kindl read news >>

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It appears UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is getting in the rankings business.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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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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He may be a biased party, but as a former champion, Rashad Evans’ opinion carries some weight. And he’s got a bold prediction for the UFC light-heavyweight title.Filed under: News, UFC 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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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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He who laughs last, laughs the loudest. If laughter truly is the best medicine, then Jon Jones could be on his way to a full recovery, following both Alexander Gustafsson and Phil Davis losing at UFC on FOX 14 on Saturday night. A week after posting on Facebook that he “wasn’t impressed” with Jones’ victory over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, Gustafsson was bludgeoned in under three minutes in front of his home crowd in Stockholm, Sweden by the UFC’s light heavyweight primate, Anthony Johnson. Losse read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: 'Rumble' outclassed the Swede in his home country with a brutal KO that resonated throughout the UFC light heavyweight class. read news >>

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The UFC on Fox 14 main event between Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson was billed as a top contender's match to decide the next in line to face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. While UFC executives are often quick to renege on those promises, the UFC is being good to its word...for now, at least. UFC President Dana White took to Twitter immediately after the fight: This is a scary man!! @anthony_rumble vs jonnybones for @ufc LHW title http://t.co/XoGTpMd4ft — Dana White (@da read news >>

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Anthony Johnson was in disbelief after beating Alexander Gustafsson. Now he has his sights on UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. read news >>

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