Anthony Johnson announces comeback after recovering from serious illness: “When I’m back you’ll see a different, more dangerous version of what you’ve already seen”

Bellator star Anthony Johnson has confirmed he’s aiming to get back into the cage and hopes to do so before the end of the year. After four years away from active competition, Anthony Johnson – also known as ‘Rumble’ – made a triumphant return last year when he knocked out José Augusto to progress in […]

Anthony Johnson slams Bruce Buffer for suggesting fighters “become irrelevant” when they leave the UFC

Anthony Johnson has slammed Bruce Buffer for suggesting fighters “become irrelevant” when they leave the UFC. The topic of fighter pay, or a lack there of, has been a hot topic in recent weeks. Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou is currently at a standoff with promotional executives over his existing contract, and boxer Jake […]

Scott Coker provides updates on Bellator fighters Anthony Johnson and Dillon Danis

Bellator president Scott Coker has cast a shadow of doubt over the immediate future of Dillon Danis and Anthony Johnson in the promotion. There are plenty of reasons for fans of Bellator to feel hopeful as we begin 2022. The last twelve months have seen them continue to flourish with high-profile title fights, big signings […]

Anthony Johnson congratulates former foe Glover Teixeira on winning UFC title: "You deserve the belt"

Anthony Johnson congratulated his former foe Glover Teixeira on winning the UFC light heavyweight title, telling him “you deserve the belt.” Teixeira submitted Jan Blachowicz in the second round with a rear-naked choke in the main event of UFC 267 to capture the UFC light heavyweight title for the first time at age 42. It […]

Anthony Johnson slams Paulo Costa over UFC Vegas 41 weight debacle: "I’d still try and make the weight and not be a b—h"

Anthony Johnson has slammed Paulo Costa for his recent weight debacle prior to Saturday’s UFC Vegas 41 main event. Costa (13-1 MMA) was expected to return to action in a middleweight bout against Marvin Vettori this weekend in Las Vegas. However, earlier this week ‘The Eraser’ revealed he could not make weight for the contest […]