Archive: Anthony Johnson

Jan 14, 2014 6:16 am

World Series of Fighting Issues Deadline to Bellator

  Recently, the World Series of Fighting promotion sent a challenge to Bellator. They proposed a 10-fight cross promoted Pay-Per-View event featuring fighters from both organizations going up against each other. When Bellator didn’t respond, AXS TV Fights CEO Andrew Simon jumped in and said that they would be willing to meet WSOF’s challenge. In...

Jan 10, 2014 9:00 am

With WSOF 8 Win, Anthony Johnson in Line for Title Shot

World Series of Fighting continues to slowly introduce championships into their weight-classes, and the next one just might be light heavyweight. According to the WSOF brass, with a win over Mike Kyle, Anthony Johnson will be one of the participants in the inaugural title fight. “If Anthony comes out on top in this fight, he’ll...

Nov 22, 2013 7:09 am

Broken Pinky Toe Reshapes WSOF 7 Event

The World Series of Fighting 7 light heavyweight showdown between Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and Mike “MAK” Kyle has been canceled after Kyle suffered a broken toe in training and was forced to withdraw from the contest. The new main event will be a previously announced five-round bout for World Series of Fighting’s inaugural featherweight title...

Sep 10, 2013 9:26 pm

World Series of Fighting 5 Preview: A Card Not to be Overlooked

This Saturday, the World Series of Fighting holds its fifth major event in the United States and in a surprise move, it is scheduled in a coinciding time slot to perhaps the biggest boxing PPV draw of all time. It’s headlined by two UFC veterans in former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski and Mike Kyle....

Jul 15, 2013 4:26 pm

Anthony Johnson Slated to Face Mike Kyle in WSOF 5 Headliner

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Today BJPenn.com gained word that a light-heavyweight battle between Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (15-4) and Mike Kyle (20-9-1) is slated to headline World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 5. Officials made the announcement earlier today. WSOF 5 is scheduled to take place on September 14th at Revel Atlantic City in New Jersey and Johnson vs. Kyle will be the...

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...