- 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.
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- 5 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 >>
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 >>
And "Rumble" wouldn't mind getting the opportunity to knock his former Blackzilian teammate's head clean off. Sorry Greg Jackson, but Anthony Johnson isn't buying your story.
After Jon Jones was forced to bow out of his light heavyweight title fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 due to an injury, Jackson (Jon's trainer) revealed that it was during a training session with Alistair Overeem when "Bones" suffered the unfortunate tear in his knee.
Johnson, Alistair's former Blackzilian teammate, read news >>
- 27 days ago
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"Rumble" vs."Reem" could be a striker's delight, if it ever sees the light of day. When Alistair Overeem split from the Blackzilians mixed martial arts (MMA) camp last year, his former teammates started voicing their displeasure at the bad habits he displayed during his time at the Florida-based camp.
From deliberately hurting sparring partners, to refusing to train with the actual team, Overeem wasn't exactly described as the ideal teammate by some of his past training partners.
Alistair, howev read news >>
Rashad Evans talks about his recovery from knee surgery, Anthony Johnson's performance on Saturday night and the upcoming Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier fight. read news >>
On Saturday night at UFC on Fox 12, Anthony "Rumble" Johnson absolutely dominated Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Johnson rocked Nogueira early and followed up with several uppercuts against the cage, winning the fight by TKO just 44 seconds into the first round.
Johnson is now 2-0 since returning to the UFC, with a decision victory over Phil Davis and the TKO over Nogueira.
Johnson has faced only one person in the top 15 of the light heavyweight division, so there are a lot of interesting fights for read news >>
UFC President Dana White was complimentary about Anthony “Rumble” Johnson’s performance on Saturday night but explained that he needed another fight to boost him self to contender status. Anthony Johnson may be coming off two remarkable wins since returning to the UFC, but according to Dana White, he still has to have at least another fight to secure contender status in the division.
The UFC President spoke briefly about Johnson at the event's post-fight press conference, where he confirmed his read news >>
Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is back in the Octagon, and the Rumble is for real. Johnson took out highly regarded light heavyweight Rogerio Nogueira less than a minute into their fight. read news >>
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira believes his bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC on Fox 12 is the “perfect matchup” to reintroduce himself as one of the premier contenders at 205 pounds.
After being sidelined for over a year with a lingering back injury, the MMA legend will make his long-awaited UFC return on Saturday night at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. When speaking with Bleacher Report, the man known as “Lil Nog” could hardly contain his excitement to finally be able to fight again read news >>
- a month ago
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With friends like these...
I know what some of you are thinking: Who cares what a WWE wrestler and Hollywood actor thinks?
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), apparently, as the world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion recently put "Hercules" on the cover of its latest magazine, along with an excerpt about his relationship with several prominent fighters (and one surprise prediction).
From UFC.com: "I always have my eyes on the champions, specifically the heavyweight and light heavyw read news >>