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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Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday afternoon that light heavyweight title contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had withdrawn from his ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ scrap against Glover Teixeira on July 23rd.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...

Nov 6, 2015 7:00 am

Anthony Johnson: ‘Jon was always the champ’

Top UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson has been reignited now that his division has a returning top talent in Jon Jones, who is bound to shake the division. Johnson who lost a title fight with UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier spoke with MMA Junkie on how the former champion, Jon Jones is bringing something...

Nov 5, 2015 12:57 pm

Anthony Johnson doesn’t think Cormier has earned enough to make demands

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has made a couple things clear holding the title. He wants some time off, and that he does not want to fight Jon Jones at his hometown in New York. Recent opponent of Cormier in Anthony Johnson says that the champ hasn’t earned the right to call for a...

Oct 22, 2015 1:11 pm

Ryan Bader responds to Anthony Johnson’s “REAL NUMBER ONE CONTENDER” talk

Reports of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson trying to get a fight with Ryan Bader have been buzzing over the media lately, but Bader was not even aware of it until Wednesday. Johnson said in a recent Facebook post, “How can a true athlete feel that he/she is the next best in line for a title shot...