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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 >>

  • 3 days 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 days 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 >>

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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 days 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 >>

  • 7 days 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 >>

  • 13 days 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 >>

  • 14 days 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 >>

  • 14 days ago
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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 >>

  • 18 days ago
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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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