Archive: Anthony Johnson

Apr 26, 2014 7:36 pm

UFC 172 Results: Holloway Traps Fili in a Guillotine, Gets 3rd Round Win

Andre Fili was first to find a comfortable striking distance and he established his jab early on. The jab kept popping Holloway square on the nose, which caused Holloway’s eyes to water up and it likely impaired his vision. You could see Max wiping his eyes throughout the first round. Fili outstruck Holloway in the...

Apr 26, 2014 6:29 pm

UFC 172 Results: Gomi Brutalizes Vallie-Flagg’s Face, Gets Unanimous Decision Win

In one corner stood Takanori Gomi, the ‘Fireball Kid’ who puts 100% into every single one of his punches. In the other corner, we saw Isaac Vallie-Flagg, an individual who has not suffered a single knockout loss in eleven years. As expected, this fight was scrappy and it went the full fifteen minutes. Gomi’s age...

Apr 26, 2014 5:55 pm

UFC 172 Results: Correia Stays Busy, Beats Duke by way of Decision

Possessing a seven inch reach means nothing if you do not know how to utilize it. Bethe Correia somehow established herself as the aggressor early on by outstriking her lanky opponent. Jessamyn Duke struggled to find a safe distance to strike from that didn’t lead to her getting popped with a jab. For every strike...

Apr 26, 2014 10:35 am

TRT Free Belfort Wants To Replace Machida In Weidman Title Fight

Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort was originally scheduled to face off with Chris Weidman in May. That was before the TRT ban happened. He was later forced to give up his slot, to Lyoto Machida, because the timing wasn’t right for him to cycle off his testosterone treatment. However, now he’s clean. And he wants he...

Apr 25, 2014 1:31 pm

‘UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira’ Weigh-In Results

Today from the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland, the ‘UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira’ weigh-ins took place. If you missed BJPENN.COM’S live broadcast of the event, here are the results in full: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. PT) Champ Jon Jones (205) vs. Glover Teixeira (205) – for light heavyweight title Phil Davis (205.5) vs....

Apr 25, 2014 11:38 am

After Failing Drug Test, Mederios Stays Pot Free Ahead Of Jim Miller Bout

Cannabis in MMA is a widely spread and often tolerated narcotic. It’s illegal in the United States to use and/or possess the substance, but in some outlining States they tolerate marijuana for recreational and/or medical use. For most athletes, staying clean and all-natural in your diet is crucial to being able to deliver a peak...

Apr 25, 2014 10:24 am

Phil Davis: ‘Stop Bringing Up Anthony Johnson, We’re Talking About Jon Jones’

I’m hanging Jon Jones upside down. But not for the last time. – Phil Davis ‘Mr. Wonderful’ is fighting Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in this weekend’s UFC 172 co-main event, but his constant discussion of Jon Jones would lead you to believe otherwise. When asked about his upcoming fight and opponent during yesterday’s media event, Davis...

Apr 25, 2014 9:50 am

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson: ‘I was young and stupid in first UFC stint’

Anthony Johnson is a familiar face for UFC fans. The former welterweight fighter is notorious for his string of failed weigh-in attempts while under his first stint with the promotion. The multiple failures to make weight, eventually lead to his release. Having bounced back from those dark times, ‘Rumble’ is set for a co-main event,...

Apr 25, 2014 9:29 am

VIDEO | WEIGHT CUT! – Mr. Wonderful Pours Sweat Like A Faucet

In anticipation of today’s UFC 172 weigh-ins. Phil ‘Mr. Wonderful’ Davis is running through his usual routine of cutting weight. The light-heavyweight fighter will face off with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in tomorrow night’s co-main event.

Apr 25, 2014 9:18 am

VIDEO | Pro’s Pick Jones vs. Teixeira

Jon “Bones” Jones has the backing of other fighters along with Vegas odds, as they all predict him beating Glover Texeira at UFC 172.

Apr 25, 2014 9:12 am

VIDEO | Jones Admits Underestimating Gustafsson & Drinking His Own Kool-Aid

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones talks to the WSJ’s Lee Hawkins about his upcoming fight against Glover Teixeira. Jones concedes in the interview that he didn’t train adequately enough for his fight against Cain Velasquez, and discusses the changes he made in his training to better prepare for Saturday’s bout.

Apr 25, 2014 9:05 am

VIDEO | Liddell: Glover will beat Jon Jones

UFC Hall of Famer Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell sits down with UFC FIGHT PASS correspondent Megan Olivi. The legend discusses his reign of terror over the 205 lbs division, retirement, and how his friend Glover Teixeira will defeat current champ Jon Jones at UFC 172 this weekend. See the full interview on UFC Fight Pass.

Apr 24, 2014 8:51 pm

Dana White: ‘Jon Jones May Be The Greatest Of All Time’

“I don’t know. I think if you keep winning the way that he wins, you might not have to like him, but you’ll definitely respect him. “I say it all the time, look at what he’s accomplished. Look at what he’s done at such a young age. The guys he beat, the guys he’s gone...

Apr 24, 2014 3:53 pm

Cerrone In Baltimore, Wants To Fill UFC 172 Injury Void

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, fought for three-minutes last weekend on “BIG” FOX. By the time he left the cage victorious, he was already campaigning for his next opponent. Anyone, anyplace, anytime, and he meant it. Yesterday we learned that Vagner Rocha backed out of his lightweight bout against Joe Ellenberger. With only three-days left before fight...

Apr 24, 2014 2:54 pm

QUICK TWITT | White Will Give ‘Rumble’ A Lifetime Ban If He Misses Weight

There’s a lot at stake for Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson this Friday. He’s scheduled to face Phil Davis this Saturday in the UFC 172 co-main event, but he needs to make the contracted weight limit first. Something he’s failed to do on numerous occasions with the UFC. During today’s media event, Dana White touched on the...

Apr 24, 2014 12:36 pm

Jim Miller: “I Satisfy Myself” By Dominating & Finishing

“From day one, I fight to satisfy myself. With the contracts, I get paid twice as much if I win than if I lose. So, obviously winning is number one, but I’m not satisfied with the judges having to come into play. “You’ve never seen me get excited (about?) it.You’ve probably never seen me smile...