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  1. Jon Jones: UFC wouldn't have stripped title if I had been ready to fight Anthony JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    ... last week that he believes there would have been no suspension or title stripping if he was willing to fight Anthony Johnson as scheduled at UFC 187 in May, four weeks after his arrest. "Obviously, they would have the power to say differently, but I ...


  2. Josh Barnett vs. Ben Rothwell Set to Go Down at UFC on FOX 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | MMA Weekly

    ... of which in the first round. UFC on FOX 18 is scheduled to be headlined by a light heavyweight fight between Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader . The United States Federal Trade Commission's second investigation into the business practices of the UFC ...


  3. Ben Rothwell vs. Josh Barnett Added to UFC on Fox 18 in New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Sherdog

    World-ranked heavyweights Ben Rothwell and Josh Barnett are set to clash in January when the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to New Jersey. UFC officials on Tuesday announced that Rothwell and Barnett have agreed to square off as part of UFC on Fox 18 "Johnson vs. Bader," which takes place Jan. 30 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The matchup joins a burgeoning fight card which includes a top-10 light heavyweight headliner between Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader , plus a welterweight attraction pitting Tarec Saffiedine against Jake Ellenberger .


  4. 'Emotional' Jon Jones: I declined Anthony Johnson fight, so UFC suspended me and took my titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship was hailed for its tough love, stripping Jon Jones of his light heavyweight strap and suspending him indefinitely following last April's hit-and-run accident that landed "Bones" in all sorts of legal trouble. It also forced the cancellation of his 205-pound title defense against Anthony Johnson, which was then handed to Daniel Cormier on a silver platter in the UFC 187 pay-per-view main event , taking place last May in Las Vegas, Nevada.


  5. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones hints at April 23 return dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 |

    ... ent in Albuquerque, N.M., and was reinstated after receiving probation. Cormier won the vacant title against Anthony Johnson in May.


  6. Jon Jones Shows Off New Physique, Hints at April 23 UFC ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Sherdog

    ... e for his involvement in an alleged hit-and-run incident earlier this year. In his absence, Cormier defeated Anthony Johnson to capture the vacant 205-pound title. Jones defeated Cormier via unanimous decision at UFC 182.


  7. Pic: Jon Jones startling before-and-after photo, teases April 23 returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | MMA Mania

    ... 23rd. #NewLevels During his absence, Daniel Cormier scooped up the light heavyweight title by submitting Anthony Johnson, then successfully defended it against the aforementioned "Mauler." Jones teased a return date of April 2016, but that will ...


  8. Bellator 146: Jordan Parsons relationship with Blackzilians coach Neil Melanson's has him readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Cage Pages

    ... is best known for his work with Randy Coture, Michael Chandler, and most recently Blackzilians fighter Anthony Johnson as he prepared to take on Daniel Cormier at UFC 187. Melanson is one of the best coaches in MMA and Parsons has worked with him ...


  9. Josh Koscheck, Paul Daley both booked for Bellator 148Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 |

    ... mostly elite opponents in the welterweight division. Koscheck, 37, owns career wins over Matt Hughes , Anthony Johnson , Diego Sanchez and, of course, Daley. He lost in a UFC welterweight title fight to Georges St-Pierre in 2010. Secor (7-2) has won ...


  10. Ryan Bader plans to 'do what DC did,' make Anthony Johnson 'quit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 |

    At first, Ryan Bader held out hope that his Oct. 3 win over Rashad Evans would be enough to warrant a UFC title shot. In most cases, it would have been.


  11. UFC on FOX 18: Ryan Bader isn't dumb enough to stand toe-to-toe with Anthony JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | MMA Mania

    Not only does he have to defeat "Rumble" in the main event of UFC on FOX 18 on Jan. 30, 2016 inside Prudential Center in Newark, NJ , but he may have to do it in impressive fashion in order to finally get his shot at the light heavyweight strap. Johnson isn't the type of fighter you want to stand toe-to-toe with in hopes of getting a knockout victory.


  12. Morning Report: Daniel Cormier won't discuss a booking against Jon Jones until 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 |

    ... the span of 10 months. I need a break and I'm going to take it." Prior to scoring wins over top contenders Anthony Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 187 and UFC 192 , respectively, Cormier lost a grueling grudge match to then-champion Jones ...


  13. UFC Sao Paulo: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 - Fights to make for the main card fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | BloodyElbow

    ... Like Belfort, Teixeira is also really short on options if he wants to fight a ranked opponent off a win. If Anthony Johnson beats Bader that would be an excellent fight, but it's hard not to think that AJ is lined up for Jones if Jones beats DC in ...


  14. Anthony Johnson vows to take Ryan Bader's soul, eyes 'fun' clash with Jon JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 |

    Anthony Johnson is gunning for another shot at the UFC light heavyweight title, and he plans to make a statement when he meets Ryan Bader inside the Octagon on Jan. 30. Coming off a big win over Jimi Manuwa , bouncing back to the win column following a loss to current champion Daniel Cormier , "Rumble" promises to put an end to Bader's winning streak. "I plan on running through him," Johnson said during a Q&A session before the UFC Fight Night 77 weigh-ins in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


  15. UFC president Dana White OK's Daniel Cormier's 'holiday'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | BloodyElbow

    UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier says Dana White has given him the green light to take a holiday from MMA. The former Olympian has fought Jon Jones , Anthony Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson in the space of 10 months and feels he's in need of a vacation.


  16. UFC Sao Paulo recap: Who won the Glover Teixeira vs. Patrick Cummins fight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | BloodyElbow

    ... Daniel Cormier will likely meet Jon Jones in his next matchup. A potential No. 1 contender's bout between Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader was recently booked, so most of the elite 205-pounders are currently scheduled to fight. A fight between ...


  17. Anthony Johnson on UFC on FOX 18 opponent Ryan Bader: I'm going to try and knock his head offRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 7 | MMA Mania

    ... class, instead opting to give "Vader" a matchup with "Rumble." Both he and the former title challenger Anthony Johnson are among the elite of the 205-pound class and occupy the No. 1 and No. 3 rankings . They've spent time chirping at each other and ...


  18. Anthony Johnson: Cormier hasn't earned right to take time offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | BloodyElbow

    It's been a hectic year for light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier . The former Olympian lost to Jon Jones in January but rebounded with an authoriative victory over Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 .


  19. Video: Anthony Johnson media scrum, insists Daniel Cormier hasn't earned UFC vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | MMA Mania

    ... to stay active, you know what I mean?" Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson, who fights Ryan Bader at UFC on FOX 18 in January , is likely one win away from another crack at the 205-pound crown, one ...


  20. UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 - Idiot's Guide Preview to Gilbert Burns vs Rashid MagomedovRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | BloodyElbow

    ... I think the best part of his game comes from the offense he creates with his feet; he looks a lot like Anthony Johnson at times, able to switch hit with equal velocity for maximum impact. When you see guys with sick power, but who don't have as many ...