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  • 3 years ago
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Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson was forced out of his fight against Nate Marquardt at UFC on Versus 4 due to a shoulder injury suffered in training.  Read More >> read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Anthony "Rumble" Johnson (5-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) has more right to feel wronged than most.

A controversial series of incidents in his July welterweight battle with Kevin Burns (7-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) at "UFC: Silva vs. Irvin" -- where Johnson was repeatedly poked in the eye -- led to a serious eye injury, a much disputed ending to the fight, and a loss to boot. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Which is why "Rumble" labels "The Mauler" the toughest opponent he has yet to face. Now that Anthony Johnson is free and clear of the domestic violence charges against him -- which were recently dismissed in court -- "Rumble" can get back to doing what he does best inside the mixed martial arts (MMA) cage. Johnson is pegged to take on former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title contender, Alexander Gustafsson, in the main event of UFC on FOX 14, which is set to pop off in read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski will remain on the sidelines for six to eight weeks following arthroscopic surgery on his shoulder last week. Andre Arlovski's next fight in the UFC will likely have to wait until sometime in 2015. MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani revealed that the former heavyweight champion would remain on the sidelines for six to eight weeks following arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder last week. Arlovski thrust himself back into relevancy in the UFC's hea read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Glenn Robinson, the manager of suspended light heavyweight Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, remains optimistic regarding a return to the organization. After his wins over Phil Davis and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in his UFC return this year, Anthony "Rumble" Johnson went from UFC washout to one of the scariest fighters in the organization. He may have been only one win away from a UFC light heavyweight title fight when he was suspended last month after it was revealed domestic abuse allegations were file read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) suspended light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson -- indefinitely -- after allegations surfaced that "Rumble" was involved in another domestic assault back in March. Considering his history (and the recent NFL headlines), the promotion was swift to act. Though UFC President Dana White (via FOX Sports) is not convinced Johnson is at fault. "What we did with the Anthony Johnson thing, he has this pending case, so what we did, we came up with an outside law read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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In March of this year, one month before his return to the UFC, Anthony Johnson was accused of battery against an ex girlfriend. Anthony Johnson was suspended indefinitely by the UFC following our report last week of accusations of threats and domestic abuse by the mother of his children. Since that story came to light, more charges against Johnson have surfaced. A report came out tonight via MMA Junkiethat the police were called on Johnson in March of this year for an incident involving a differ read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The mother of Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's children told police that she has been on the receiving end of threats and alleged that the #5 ranked UFC light heavyweight struck her in 2012, knocking out two of her teeth. "Rumble" was previously arrested on DV charges in 2009. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is clearly at the high point of his career. After an initial UFC run that saw Johnson miss weight three times and get released, he found his stride after a move up to the light heavyweight division. Sinc read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Anthony Johnson has been put on the sidelines by the UFC."We are aware of the situation involving Anthony Johnson. As a result, we are suspending him indefinitely. We are using a third-party law firm to conduct a formal investigation and once we have more information, we’ll determine whether further course of action is necessary," the UFC said in a statement.The statement comes shortly after Bloody Elbow released a report about Johnson's past with domestic violence. He allegedly struck a woman i read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's fighting career may be at a high point, but it appears a history of domestic violence could be catching up with him. According to Brent Brookhouse of BloodyElbow.com, the mother of two of Johnson's children has recently called the police and filed a report alleging that friends of the UFC light heavyweight contender are threatening her with violence. Additionally, the report details a 2012 incident where she was struck by Johnson and lost two teeth as a result. UPDATE: read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The mother of Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's children told police that she has been on the receiving end of threats and alleged that the #5 ranked UFC light heavyweight struck her in 2012, knocking out two of her teeth. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is clearly at the high point of his career. After an initial UFC run that saw Johnson miss weight three times and get released, he found his stride after a move up to the light heavyweight division. Since that release, Johnson is on an eight fight win streak, read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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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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