Archive: Anthony Johnson

Jun 21, 2013 9:18 pm

Anthony Johnson Says He’s Fighting Mike Kyle at WSOF 5

By JAKE CHASTAIN | According to WSOF fighter Anthony “Rumble” Johnson he is going to square off next against Mike Kyle at WSOF 5. Johnson competed on the organization’s first two fight cards and is saying that he will make his promotional return on September 14th, 2013 for the organizations fifth event. WSOF officials have not...

Mar 23, 2013 4:53 pm

World Series of Fighting 2: Main Event Play-By-Play and Results | MMA News

  The World Series of Fighting takes place at the Revel Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, March 23rd. The main event features a clash of two dangerous strikers, former UFC heavyweight champion, Andrei Arlovski and former UFC welterweight, Anthony Johnson. Andrei Arlovski vs. Anthony Johnson Round 1: Both heavyweight strikers came out strong....

Mar 23, 2013 1:05 am

WSOF 2 Weigh-In Results | MMA NEWS

MAIN CARD (NBC Sports Network, 9:30 p.m. ET) Andrei Arlovski (245.5) vs. Anthony Johnson (230.2) Marlon Moraes (135.5) vs. Tyson Nam (135.2) Dave Branch (185.2) vs. Paulo Filho (184.5) Josh Burkman (170) vs. Aaron Simpson (171) Gesias Cavalcante (156) vs. Justin Gaethje (155.6) PRELIMINARY CARD (Untelevised, 7 p.m. ET) Cameron Dollar (144.6) vs. Waylon Lowe...


Nov 5, 2012 7:15 am

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson: Moving To 205 The Best Decision Ever | MMA NEWS

“I was always upset. I hated everybody if I was dropping to 170 [pounds], especially on weigh-in day. Everything happens for a reason. I don’t take back anything that happened in my past, because if it hadn’t happened back then, I wouldn’t be who I am right now. Moving to [light heavyweight] was definitely the...

Nov 4, 2012 11:05 am

NSAC Releases World Series of Fighting Payroll

  Andrei Arlovski was the big earner from last night’s inaugural World Series of Fighting event that was held in Las Vegas and broadcast on the NBC Sports Network. The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the figures for all 20 fighters this morning. Arlovski, the former UFC Heavyweight Champion took home $60K for a little...

Nov 4, 2012 6:22 am

MMA World Series of Fighting 1 Results and Highlights

  Last night from the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas the World Series of Fighting held their first show with a 10 bout card that featured one of the craziest knockouts in MMA history and the debut of kickboxing great Tyrone Spong. The four bout main card was televised on the NBC...

Nov 2, 2012 5:02 pm

MMA World Series of Fighting Weigh-In Results

  All 20 fighters who will compete in tomorrow night’s MMA World Series of Fighting inaugural event stepped on the scales tonight in Las Vegas. Here are the results: Andrei Arlovski (247) vs. Devin Cole (249) Anthony Johnson (205) vs. D.J. Linderman (205.5) Miguel Torres (135.5) vs. Marlon Moraes (135) Tyrone Spong (205) vs. Travis...

Nov 2, 2012 9:54 am

Watch the MMA World Series of Fighting Weigh-Ins Tonight

  The MMA World Series of Fighting debuts tomorrow night in Las Vegas and live on the NBC Sports Network with a stacked line-up featuring five televised fights and six undercard bouts. You can watch the weigh-ins live tonight beginning at 7pm eastern/4pm pacific by clicking here. The main event is a heavyweight tilt between...

Oct 24, 2012 4:20 pm

WSOF Adds Tyrone Spong-Travis Bartlett to Televised Portion of their November 3rd Card

  Kickboxing legend Tyrone Spong was recently a guest on BJPenn.Com Radio and told hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and myself that he was more than prepared to make his MMA debut for the World Series of Fighting on November 3rd against Travis Bartlett. Today WSOF announced that Spong’s fight will be added to the televised portion...

Oct 24, 2012 10:31 am

Exclusive | Anthony Johnson Talks WSOF, Tyrone Spong & Jones-Sonnen | MMA NEWS

  Light Heavyweight prospect Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is preparing to compete at 205lbs. for the third time on November 3rd. I say prospect because although Johnson has 17 career fights, the majority of them were contested in the welterweight division where Johnson was cutting a dramatic amount of weight. Despite the fact that he was...

Oct 24, 2012 9:01 am

Listen to Last Sunday’s Episode of BJPenn.Com Radio

  If you are one of the few who missed this past Sunday’s episode of BJPenn.Com Radio here is your chance to right that unfortunate wrong. Hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick started the show off by talking to BJ Penn training partner Shane Nelson who will make his featherweight and organizational debut for Maximum...

Oct 14, 2012 9:30 am

Podcast: #10 BJPenn.Com Radio: Elvis Mutapcic, Phil Baroni, Tyrone Spong and Dave Morgan

  This week on BJPenn.com Radio, hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick will be joined by a massive lineup of MMA guests. Those calling in will include UFC veteran Phil Baroni, Tyrone Spong, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, MFC middleweight contender Elvis Mutapcic and rising flyweight Dave Morgan. Baroni will join the show fresh off an August...

Oct 3, 2012 6:26 am

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson Signs with The World Series of Fighting | MMA NEWS

  According to reports, former UFC welterweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has signed a deal with The World Series of Fighting. Johnson will face D.J. Linderman on the main card which will be broadcast on the NBC Sports Network formerly known as The Versus Network. Johnson has been extremely busy since being released by the UFC...

Sep 27, 2012 10:50 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Dan Hardy Returns to England With a Renewed Passion

  UFC welterweight Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy is definitely a man who marches to the beat of his own drum. His quirky and outgoing personality as well as his willingness to lay it all on the line inside the Octagon is what endears him to fans all around the world. His toughness has never been...

Sep 25, 2012 7:12 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Matt Brown on GSP, Title Shots and Injuries (2 of 2)

  To read the first part of this exclusive interview click here. With three wins in a row Brown has begun to capture the attention of the fans as well as a very important magazine. Fight Magazine recently had Brown on their cover and it’s something for him and his family to cherish when his...

Sep 19, 2012 10:25 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Jake Rosholt Ready to Face Anthony Johnson

  Jake Rosholt is a three-time NCAA National Champion as well as a 4-time All-American. He is also a member of Team Takedown, a camp that consists of Jake, his younger brother Jared, Johny Hendricks and Shane Roller. Not coincidentally all of these fighters also attended Oklahoma State University. Rosholt had a brief run in...

Sep 18, 2012 8:03 am

Podcast: Listen to Sunday's Edition of BJPenn.Com Radio with Matt Brown, Joey Beltran and Jake Rosholt

This past Sunday on BJPenn.com Radio, hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick were joined by three ultra-tough MMA stars including UFC light heavyweight slugger Joey Beltran, former UFC middleweight Jake Rosholt and devastating UFC welterweight Matt “The Immortal” Brown. After being cut from the UFC’s heavyweight division at the start of the year, Beltran returned...

Aug 25, 2012 4:01 pm

Authentic Sports Management Enjoys a Successful Friday Night

Three fights, three wins. Things couldn’t have gotten better for the three Blackzilian fighters who stepped inside the cage last night. A lot of hard work went into last night’s victories and when one member of the team wins, they all feel a sense of pride and accomplishment. Leading the night off was Cosmo Alexandre...