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The day before Anthony Johnson fought Esteves Jones this past weekend, Twitter might as well have had him on his death bed.
At the weigh-in event for Titan FC 24 this past Thursday in Kansas City, Kan., someone shot a photo of Johnson on the ground in his locker room. About 140 characters later, there suddenly came a Twitter rumor that Johnson's weight cut was so bad that he was having kidney failure.
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- 2 years ago
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Anthony Johnson made an impressive light heavyweight debut at Titan FC 24 on Friday night, while BJJ champion Braulio Estima put his submission skills on display. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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In his first fight since being cut from the UFC roster, Anthony "Rumble" Johnson won a three-round unanimous decision in the main event at Titan Fighting Championships 22.
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When the Ultimate Fighting Championship asked Anthony Johnson if he wanted to fight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, he didn't do the obvious thing.
Johnson didn't question if Nogueira would show up come fight night. That may seem strange, given that Nogueira has withdrawn from four of his last six fights due to injury. He has competed just twice in the past three years. You'd think that kind of abysmal track record would lead Johnson to be skeptical about who he would ultimately be fighting at UFC on read news >>
- 3 months ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Fabio Maldonado didn’t get the fight he was hoping for, so he has another option in mind.
Maldonado asked for a fight against Dan Henderson after they both won at UFC Fight Night 38 in Natal, Brazil, but "Hendo" got a bout with Daniel Cormier instead. Still waiting for a call to return to the cage, Maldonado wants to face off against Anthony Johnson.
"I want to fight Anthony Johnson. He would be a good fight with me," Maldonado told MMAFighting.com. "I would fight anyone in the read news >>
- 6 months ago
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Anthony Johnson’s return to the UFC had plenty to do with his big winning streak away from the promotion. But it also helped the promotion get Phil Davis back to work. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: Anthony Johnson, Phil Davis, UFC 172 read news >>
Anthony Johnson looks for his sixth straight win when he meets light heavyweight Mike Kyle in the headliner of World Series of Fighting 5. But he got that bout thanks to his performance against Andrei Arlovsi at WSOF 2 earlier this year. read news >>
UFC veteran Anthony Johnson (15-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) in his heavyweight debut won by unanimous decision against former UFC champ Andrei Arlovski (19-10 (1) MMA, 10-4 UFC) yesterday at World Series of Fighting 2. read news >>
Anthony Johnson makes his heavyweight debut against Andrei Arlvoski in the main event of World Series of Fighting 2, but plans to return to the light heavyweight division following the fight. read news >>
A regional-show super fight in his former home state ended badly for Jake Rosholt, a former Oklahoma State University national-champion wrestler whom Anthony Johnson knocked out at Friday's Xtreme Fight League 9.
Johnson, who's now 3-0 since his UFC release earlier this year, used a second-round head kick to secure the win.
The fight was the former welterweight's second straight win since a move up 205 pounds.
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Anthony Johnson was expecting his next fight would be against Jake Rosholt after his August win at Titan FC 24.
And it shall be. But rather than at an upcoming Titan show, Johnson and Rosholt will fast-track their meeting. The two are scheduled for the main event of an Xtreme Fight Night card next week in Tulsa, Okla.
Promotion officials recently announced the fight, which will take place at Xtreme Fight Night 9 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.
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