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Sep 21, 2016 1:24 pm

Anthony Johnson blames “excuses” for Daniel Cormier not accepting rematch

Last month at UFC 202, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson picked up a spectacular 1st round knockout win over Glover Teixeira to cement his place at the top of the UFC’s light heavyweight division. Following the win, Johnson called out UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch for the light heavyweight championship. Cormier...

Sep 15, 2016 3:46 pm

Anthony Johnson & Daniel Cormier trade shots on social media

Last month at UFC 202, top ranked light heavyweight Anthony Johnson picked up a major win as he knocked out Glover Teixeira in the first round of their UFC 202 scrap. Following the fight, ‘Rumble’ called for a rematch with UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Cormier verbally agreed to the fight, stating that Johnson...

Aug 23, 2016 12:07 pm

Daniel Cormier shuts down talk of Anthony Johnson vs. Jon Jones fight

This past weekend at UFC 202, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson left MMA fans in awe as he picked up a spectacular one-punch knockout win over #2 ranked Glover Teixeira in just 13 seconds. Following the win, Johnson and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier both verbally agreed to a fight. Despite that, UFC President Dana White...


Aug 23, 2016 9:30 am

Dana White considering Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson title eliminator

Earlier this month, UFC President Dana White revealed that things have been going well for pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones in regards to his USADA case. Jones followed up White’s comments with a video of his own, in which he informed fans that he hopes to be in the Octagon once again very soon....

Aug 22, 2016 5:47 pm

VIDEO | Fan captures Anthony Johnson launching Glover Teixeira’s tooth into UFC 202 orbit

The truth behind the tooth#UFC202 pic.twitter.com/PLkuZvcNWJ — EOW (@_EOW_) August 21, 2016 Anthony “Rumble” Johnson delivered a devastating knockout over Glover Teixeira in the co-main event of UFC 202 over the weekend. “Rumble” KO’d Teixeira in just 13 seconds of the very first round, and apparently knocked a tooth out of the Brazilian’s mouth with...

Aug 21, 2016 11:36 am

VIDEO | Anthony Johnson’s backstage interview

Anthony Johnson scored a brutal first-round knockout victory over Glover Teixeira just 13-seconds into the opening round of their co-main event fight at UFC 202. (Watch here). With the victory, “Rumble” has now set himself up for a rematch with current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Cormier defeated Johnson via submission at UFC 187...

Aug 20, 2016 10:52 pm

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone’s live reaction to Anthony Johnson knockout

We caught @CowboyCerrone's completely awe-struck reaction when @Anthony_Rumble KO'd Glover Teixeira #UFC202https://t.co/mBUrUWPiSW — AtTheBuzzer (@TheBuzzerOnFOX) August 21, 2016 In the co-main event of UFC 202, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson left MMA fans stunned as he knocked out Glover Teixeira in just 13 seconds. When the knockout happened, UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone was in the process of...

Aug 20, 2016 8:28 pm

UFC 202 Results: Anthony Johnson KO’s Glover Teixeira

A key light heavyweight bout between Anthony Johnson and Glover Teixeira served as the co-main event for tonight’s UFC 202 fight card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and both men start off quickly. Rumble lands a huge uppercut and Glover is out cold! Wow!

Aug 19, 2016 9:30 am

VIDEO | Anthony Johnson puts obnoxious fan in his place at open workouts

Normally when fighter’s partake in a Q&A session, fans tae full advantage of the opportunity to interact with their favorite fighters. Every so often however, fans take it upon themselves to get confrontational with the fighter on stage. During Anthony Johnson’s UFC 202 open workout, a fan decided to yell an obnoxious comment after Ron...

Aug 12, 2016 1:59 am

Anthony Johnson gets a reality check, says he will never get his fight with Jon Jones

Former UFC title contender Anthony Johnson was once scheduled to face Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title. That all got scrapped when Jones was arrested after being involved in a hit-and-run accident and then was suspended from the UFC and stripped of his title. With Jones most recent debacle of testing positive for...

Jun 25, 2016 5:29 pm

VIDEO ︱Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson from UFC 187

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title for the first time against bitter rival Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Watch Daniel Cormier earn the UFC’s vacant light heavyweight title by defeating feared striker Anthony Johnson via submission at UFC 187 in...

Jun 18, 2016 10:37 am

Anthony Johnson reportedly out of July 23rd right with Glover Teixeira

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday afternoon that light heavyweight title contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had withdrawn from his ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ scrap against Glover Teixeira on July 23rd. Ariel Helwani broke the news via Twitter, which didn’t give a reason for Johnson’s withdrawal. So far there has been no word yet on whether or not...

Apr 16, 2016 7:19 pm

Glover Teixeira calls out Anthony Johnson after 1st round KO win

In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira cemented his place in the top of the UFC’s light heavyweight division as he knocked out former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans in the 1st round of their main event scrap. Following the bout, Teixeira politely called out top ranked UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 2, 2016 4:04 pm

Dana White explains why Anthony Johnson turned down Jon Jones fight

After Daniel Cormier was forced out of his UFC 197 light heavyweight title defense against Jon Jones on April 23rd due to a knee injury, many expected Anthony Johnson to step-in on short notice to fight Jones. While the UFC tried to book Jones vs. Johnson for the main event of UFC 197, he was...

Apr 2, 2016 11:33 am

Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson reportedly official for UFC 197

Yesterday evening news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced to withdraw from his UFC 197 title fight with Jon Jones due to an injury. While there was much speculation as to whether the UFC would find a replacement opponent for Jones, or re-schedule Jones vs. Cormier II for a later...

Apr 1, 2016 8:01 pm

Report: UFC offers Anthony Johnson fight with Jon Jones at UFC 197

Last night we broke the news that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 197 headlining bout with Jon Jones due to an injury. BJPENN.com has now learned through sources close to the Blackzilians that the UFC has offered Anthony “Rumble” Johnson the short-notice fight with Jon Jones. No...

Feb 1, 2016 6:46 pm

Ryan Bader releases statement after KO loss to Anthony Johnson

It was a tough pill to swallow for Ryan Bader. After campaigning hard for a shot at the UFC light heavyweight title on a five-fight win streak, Bader was put to the test before getting a title fight and met the hard-hitting Anthony Johnson in the main event of UFC on FOX 18 on Saturday...

Feb 1, 2016 3:04 pm

Rare Video: Ryan Bader’s Final Preparation For Anthony Johnson!

Ryan Bader came up short in his main-event LHW clash of contenders when Anthony “Rumble” Johnson came in like a freight-train and put the hurt on Bader capping off the night with a first round KO. Check out Bader and his team getting lost and a little fight prep before his loss.

Jan 30, 2016 7:38 pm

REPLAY! Anthony Johnson KO’s Ryan Bader

In the main event of UFC on FOX 18 Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson made his case for a shot at the winner of Jones vs. Cormier II, which will take place later this year. Ryan Bader shot in for an early takedown which Rumble stuffed, and then used his grappling to secure mount and KO Bader...

Jan 30, 2016 6:53 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Anthony Johnson destroys Ryan Bader in round 1

The UFC on FOX 18 main event featured a key light heavyweight fight between top contenders Anthony Johnson (21-5 MMA) and Ryan Bader (20-5 MMA). Round one begins with a touch of the gloves. Bader shoots in for a takedown and is stuffed. Johnson takes Bader’s back. Bader searches for a kimura but “Rumble” defends....

Jan 29, 2016 7:44 am

WATCH! Joe Rogan breaks down Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader

This Saturday Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader will square off in New Jersey in a high-stakes light heavyweight fight. Johnson is looking to once again earn himself a crack at the light heavyweight championship and fight the winner of Jones vs. Cormier II. On the other hand, Bader is looking to build on his 5-fight...

Jan 28, 2016 9:17 am

Ryan Bader’s coach calls out Anthony Johnson for being mentally weak

Ahead of Ryan Bader’s high-stakes UFC on FOX 18 scrap Saturday night against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson, his coach believes he has found a major hole in Anthony Johnson’s game. With the winner of this Saturday’s scrap likely getting a title shot at the winner of Jones vs. Cormier II, Bader’s coach Aaron Simpson spoke to...

Jan 27, 2016 9:21 pm

Anthony Johnson discusses high-stakes fight with Ryan Bader

Saturday’s ‘UFC on FOX 18’ scrap between Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader very well may decide who gets to fight the winner of Jones vs. Cormier II later this year. Johnson is coming off a 2nd round KO win over Jimi Manuwa that put him back in the win column after losing to Daniel Cormier...

Jan 24, 2016 3:24 pm

Full Video: Road to the Octagon – Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader -FN Newark

With less than a week for UFC Fight Night Newark,  Bader vs Johnson is a contest to see who should be next in line after the Jones vs Cormier re-match later this year. Will Bader take Johnson into the later rounds in this 5 round contest to expose the weakness in Johnson cardio?    Will...

Jan 22, 2016 8:21 am

Fight Night Newark Free Fight: Anthony Johnson KO’s Yoshiyuki Yoshida

Ahead of Anthony Johnson’s pivotal light heavyweight scrap with Ryan Bader next Saturday at UFC on FOX 18 in Newark New Jersey, take a look at Johnson winning just his 5th UFC fight back in 2009. The fight took place at catchweight because Johnson missed weight, marking the second time he missed weight while he...

Jan 19, 2016 7:59 am

Video Preview: Fight Night New Jersey – Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader

Get ready for a LHW showdown between #2 Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and #4 Ryan “Darth” Bader in Newark, New Jersey in the main-event January 30th. This features bout will dictate who could potentially be next in line for the title shot once the rematch between champion Daniel “DC” Cormier and Jon “Bones” Jones goes down...

Nov 10, 2015 10:51 am

Ryan Bader says this will be the key to beating Anthony Johnson

Title shots are never guaranteed and Ryan Bader knows this first hand. This is why Bader is not trying to wait around for a title shot against Daniel Cormier, as Jon Jones is likely the champion’s next fight in 2016. Bader spoke on the MMA Hour and expressed his views on the landscape of the...