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The Stockton native wasn't invited by the Hawaiian organization and saw his friend Jake Shields ending up being the winner. Nick Diaz first thought about fighting Anderson Silva in 2006, when the Hawaiian organization Rumble on the Rock put on a 175-pounds tournament - which was won by Jake Shields. As one of the eight men involved, "The Spider" ended up losing in the first round by disqualification after an illegal upkick landed on Yushin Okami. Nick revealed to Globo that he wanted to be part read news >>

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The light heavyweight title fight between long-reigning champion Jon Jones and surging contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson might just have a landing spot. According to UFC president Dana White on The Jim Rome Show (via Fox Sports), the promotion was eyeing May. UFC 187 is the lone pay-per-view planned for May (according to the completely subject-to-change schedule released in December), making May 23 the probable date for the fight. Johnson upset former light heavyweight contender Alexander Gusta read news >>

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Before Anthony Johnson stopped Alexander Gustfasson with vicious ground and pound last Saturday, he rattled him with an overhand right. Now a video shows that he also hit him with a stunning headbutt. When Anthony Johnson finished Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC on FOX 14, he finished him with a bang. A crushing right hand by "Rumble" sent the Swedish superstar to the canvas, and it took only a few more seconds (and punches) until referee Marc Goddard had to step in for the save. S read news >>

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While the mixed martial arts world continues to buzz about Anthony Johnson’s impressive stoppage of Alexander Gustafsson at last weekend’s UFC on Fox 14 card in Stockholm, the betting world still favors UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones over the powerful “Rumble.” read news >>

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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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Anthony "Rumble" Johnson closed the show in Stockholm, Sweden on Sat. (Jan. 24, 2015) and put a stamp on the UFC on FOX 14 card that saw four fighters earn individual "performance" bonuses. Let's take a look back at some of the most memorable moments as well as some bad ones. The silence was beyond conspicuous on Saturday night in Sweden after Anthony "Rumble" Johnson ended Alexander Gustafsson's title-shot chances with punch after punch in the main event of UFC on FOX 14 (highlights). The crowd 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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No one is doubting Anthony Johnson's power, it's truly incredible the punch he packs in his fists. But there is video floating around the internet ether that makes it look like a Johnson headbutt may be what sent Alexander Gustafsson crashing to the canvas at UFC on FOX 14 on Saturday night in Sweden. Check out the first video to see what we're jabbering about. Gus, however, said at the post fight press conference that he didn't notice a headbutt. SEE ALSO: Fighters React to Rumble Johnson's TKO read news >>

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Bloody Elbow's literary gunslinger Eugene S. Robinson lends his "one"-of-a-"kind" "perspective" to not alienating an entire generation of possible fans/fanatics by chortling non-stop at having a 100 PERCENT SUCCESSFUL pick rate at UFC on FOX 14 and almost does so. Almost. read news >>

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Anthony Johnson put the light heavyweight division on notice with a stunning first round knockout of top contender Alexander Gustafsson. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down how he did it. When it comes to fighting, nothing is more important than stance. A good stance is beyond fundamental; it is the foundation upon which fundamentals are built. As such, most great fighters spend a vast amount of time perfecting their stance and the movements performed out of it. Right-handed fig 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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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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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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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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