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Five Fighters Who Could Welcome Rumble Johnson To Heavyweight

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson shocked the MMA world earlier today when he announced that he will be making a return to the UFC as a heavyweight next year. It’s a move that had been rumoured for quite some time given the frankly gargantuan frame that the former light-heavyweight title-challenger had been boasting of late and yet, when the news was confirmed …

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Anthony Johnson Confirms 2020 UFC Heavyweight Return

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has confirmed that he intends to return to the UFC next year as a fighter in the heavyweight division. The man many consider to be the pound-for-pound hardest hitter in the history of the sport has announced that he will finally make his comeback after a period of uncertainty over his future in the last two or …

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Watch: Israel Adesanya & Rumble Johnson Sparring Back In 2015

Israel Adesanya was drafted into the camp of the now-retired light-heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson back in 2015 as he prepared to fight Jon Jones. Of course, the fight never place due to the now-infamous incident involving Jones’ hit-and-run on April 28 – something that caused him to be stripped of his 205lb title. Johnson would go on to challenge for …

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Super-Fight Spotlight: Daniel Cormier – Part III

In the final part of our buildup to tomorrow night’s UFC 226 headliner, we bring things up to the present day as Daniel Cormier establishes himself as the champion of the 205lb division. When we left things with Daniel Cormier back in Part II, he had just been on the receiving end of his first loss as a mixed martial artist. You …

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A Look At Four Potential Opponents For Jon Jones Following His Awe-Inspiring UFC 214 Comeback

Following his truly amazing comeback victory over Daniel Cormier at last weekend’s UFC 214, the time is perfect to take a look at four potential opponents for Jonny ‘Bones’ Jones’ second octagon outing following his lengthy absence. Ladies and gentleman your king has returned! After what seemed like an eternity away from the sport, the most gifted athlete in the …

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Watch: Heartbreaking Footage Of Rumble Johnson Apologising To His Coach After UFC 210 Emerges

This is genuinely tough to watch… Heading into UFC 210, many felt that Daniel Cormier would find it difficult to survive against the ferocious striking ability of Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. Having lost to the light heavyweight champion back in May of 2015, Rumble had gone on to win his three subsequent fights in emphatic fashion knocking out Jimi Manuwa, Ryan …

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Watch: UFC Fighter And BJJ Star Ably Demonstrate The Now Infamous Weigh-In Towel Trick

Daniel Cormier told Ariel Helwani on last night’s edition of The MMA Hour that the weight cut he endured ahead of UFC 210 was “the hardest” of his career to date. Surprising really, considering how quickly those last 1.2lbs came off. When ‘D.C’ first weighed in on Friday morning, he was 206.2lbs. Moments later, the UFC light-heavyweight champion stood atop the …

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Johnson Team Seeking 20% Of Daniel Cormier’s Purse In Appeal Over UFC 210 Weigh-in Controversy

Despite his initial nonchalance regarding the incident, it has emerged that Anthony Johnson’s team are preparing to file an official appeal with the New York State Athletic Commission over Daniel Cormier’s controversial UFC 210 weigh-in. Cormier hit the scales at 206.2lbs in Buffalo on Friday morning, 1.2lbs over the light-heavyweight championship limit, but arrived back a couple of minutes later …

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The End Of Rumble: Anthony Johnson Posts Heartfelt Message To Fans After Retirement

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has officially called it a day on his mixed martial arts career after his second-round submission loss to Daniel Cormier last weekend. Anthony Johnson shocked the world at UFC 210 last weekend when he announced his immediate retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. ‘Rumble’ who was known for his frankly ridiculous knockout-power, succumbed to a …

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Corner Transcript Shows Anthony Johnson’s Coaches Were Baffled By Decision To Wrestle D.C, Not To Mention Infuriated

On a couple of occasions in recent months, UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier claimed that he planned to eschew his wrestling game in favour of standing and trading with terrifyingly explosive striker Anthony Johnson in their UFC 210 rematch. On the night, however, it was Johnson who neglected to use his strengths and chose instead to play to those of …

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Watch: Jon Jones Is Clearly Unimpressed With Daniel Cormier’s UFC 210 Victory In Reaction Clip

Jon Jones was in attendance at last night’s UFC 210 and seemed completely unfazed by his great rival Daniel Cormier’s victory in the main event. The former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones sat ringside as his longtime foe Daniel Cormier defended his belt, defeating Anthony “Rumble” Johnson with a submission in the second round. The fight itself may well stand …

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