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UFC light-heavyweight competitor Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson reveals that he is open to facing Alistair Overeem in a catchweight bout. Alistair Overeem may be spiraling down one of the most anti-climatic UFC runs in the history of the promotion, yet he continues to have fighters interested in sharing an octagon with him, the latest of which is former training partner Anthony Johnson. The rising light-heavyweight contender recently spoke to BloodyElbow's Steph Daniels regarding his interest in takin read news >>

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Which is why "Rumble" is confused as to why "The Mauler" is trying to belittle his status, when it wasn't too long ago that no one knew who the Swede was. Alexander Gustafsson's star seemed to shine a bit brighter after his epic five-round battle against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, at UFC 165 last September. While "The Mauler" came up short on the judges' scorecards, his valiant effort shot him to super stardom and earned him praise from the ZUFFA read news >>

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"Rumble" isn't about to pour salt on a very wounded "Reem." Are you surprised? Alistair Overeem's loss to Ben Rothwell via first round knockout (KO) this past Friday (Sept. 5, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 50 (video), which went down at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Leydard, Connecticut, didn't help the former K-1 champion's quest to claim the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title. Or his position with the promotion, for that matter. It also didn't help him gain the upper h read news >>

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Anthony Johnson gives some insight of what it was like having Overeem as a teammate, and detailed an incident that left the two at permanent odds with one another. Alistair Overeem has been making relatively big waves in our fair sport over the last couple years, and not in the most favorable fashion, leaving many to wonder if he is the UFC's biggest bust. He's been beaten by TKO/KO three times, been busted for PEDs, swapped camps a few times (under questionable circumstances), and has most rece read news >>

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Gustafsson vs. Rumble? The Swede says he's ready in January and it's all up to the UFC to make it happen. There are two burning questions concerning the light heavyweight division. One is centered around whether or not Alexander Gustafsson (16-2) will take his title shot against the winner of Jon Jones/Daniel Cormier or risk losing his guaranteed spot altogether by taking another fight. The other surrounds the next bout for Anthony Johnson (18-4), who is 2-0 in his UFC return and has darted up t read news >>

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Looks like former Blackzilian team training partners Anthony Johnson and Alistair Overeem hate each other a lot more than fight fans initially thought. In an interview with MMA Junkie, "The Reem" showed his displeasure with Johnson's recent remarks claiming that it's standard procedure for the Dutch striker to injure training partners, per Fighters Only. (He said that out of) jealousy. I can’t think of any other explanations. I have no relationship with the guy ... All this talking to the media? 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 >>

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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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Post-UFC 177, Dana White discusses a potential bout pitting Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson, and Manny Pacquiao's recent decision to venture into MMA. 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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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 >>

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