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  • 2 years ago
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While it's surprising for the UFC to cut a fighter on a 5-2 run in the promotion, Anthony Johnson's weight-cutting issues prompted just such a scenario. But with the former welterweight now having success at light heavyweight, UFC President Dana White hasn't ruled out his return to the octagon. That's assuming, though, that Johnson doesn't sign a "borderline criminal" Bellator contract. read news >>

  • 8 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 >>

  • 20 hours ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson was suspended from the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion after reports surfaced that "Rumble" was on the wrong end of a criminal complaint filed by the mother of his children. Soon thereafter, it was also learned that Johnson was involved in yet another another domestic disturbance on March 19, 2014, with a different female. That was enough for the ZUFFA-owned promotion to sideline "Rumble" indefini read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Anthony Johnson has been indefinitely suspended from UFC. According to UFC President Dana White, Johnson's return to the Octagon is anything but certain. He's not in a good position right now. He was at the biggest point of his career, where he was just on the cusp of making huge money, being involved in huge fights. I wouldn't want to be him right now. He's not in a good position. (An indefinite suspension) doesn't mean he's definitely going to fight here. Even if (the latest allegations) go hi read news >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month ago
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With the Ray Rice fiasco that currently has NFL and its top brass on the hot seat, the sports media has turned its attention to other notable organizations, like Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), who reinstated Thiago Silva at a time when domestic violence is making front page headlines. Silva was cleared of any wrongdoing earlier this month and the Brazilian is once again a UFC fighter. Legally, the burden of proof was not established, so it likely won't do much to poke holes in the promoti read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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SAN JOSE -- At the UFC on FOX 12 open workouts, Anthony Johnson discussed his upcoming bout against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, what went wrong when teammate Rashad Evans faced the Brazilian, why he made statements about people in his gym on Facebook, training in Deer Lake and much more. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Fresh off a victorious return to the UFC and an upset of Phil Davis, Anthony Johnson will meet fellow light heavyweight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on FOX 12.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: Anthony Johnson, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, UFC on FOX 12 read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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After an action-packed UFC 172 event from Baltimore. Maryland, plenty of fighters are still feeling the buzz; however, Phil Davis is likely suffering from the worst post-fight hangover after getting worked by Anthony Johnson for 15 minutes in "Rumble's" return to the Octagon. Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone as UFC 172 blew the roof off the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. Plenty of fighters were left licking their wounds, including Glover Teixeira, who saw his 20-fight win read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Anthony Johnson made a successful return to the UFC Saturday night, as the recent World Series of Fighting poster boy took a dominant decision over Phil Davis. The win took Davis out of contention and launched Johnson into potential title consideration. Johnson's fortunes come after a successful WSOF stint that came as a result of his expulsion from the UFC. Johnson had issues making weight, so Dana White and company decided he needed some time in the minor leagues to get his act together. Now, read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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More than two years after being excised from the UFC and left to pick up what was left of his tattered mixed martial arts career, Anthony Johnson proved once again it's never too late for a comeback story. Johnson, in his first UFC fight since January 2012, shocked the world with his unanimous-decision victory over Phil Davis, beating high odds and slowing the momentum of perhaps the sport's most red-hot light heavyweight. With a flurry of punches from the opening bell and ice-cold disposition, read news >>

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