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  1. Dana White: Win Over Alexander Gustafsson "Makes No Sense Whatsoever"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | International Business Times

    President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship Dana White and Electronic Arts' Executive Vice President and head of EA Sports Andrew Wilson unveil EA Sports UFC during the Electronic Arts news conference as part of E3 in Los Angeles, California June 4, 2012. UFC President Dana White can't believe the ease with which Anthony Johnson handled Alexander Gustafsson in the UFC on FOX 14 main event on Saturday.

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  2. The Sobering Truth About Alexander GustafssonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BleacherReport

    ... Alexander , the pride of Sweden, sulked on his coach's shoulder after getting trounced in the first round by Anthony Johnson. . Meaning, his lofty perch at the top of the UFC rankings came without a single win over a top-five opponent. is often ...

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  3. UFC Quick Quote: Jon Jones is not a drug addictRead the original story

    Thursday | MMA Mania

    ... t for cocaine , but will not miss any time inside the cage ( despite this ). That has to come as a relief to Anthony Johnson, who will battle Jones for the belt at UFC 187 in May , barring any more pre- and post-fight shenanigans .

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  4. Dana White explains why Anthony Johnson's 'crazy' knockout win over...Read the original story

    Thursday | MMA Mania

    "It's crazy. If you look at Anthony Johnson, Anthony Johnson started at 170 pounds, right? And this isn't like boxing where if you move up a weight class, it's three pounds.

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  5. Morning Report: Dana White clarifies Jon Jones' brief rehab stint following failed drug testRead the original story

    Thursday | MMAFighting.com

    ... see what happens." According to White, Jones is expected to make his next title defense to No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson in May. Diaz is going to Diaz. Chuck Mindenhall explains why you should just embrace the chaos of Nick Diaz. 'It wouldn't be a ...

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  6. Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson on deck for MayRead the original story

    Wednesday | BloodyElbow

    Looks like the turnaround time for the champ won't be too long, as the UFC is looking to book Jon Jones for his next title defense, against Anthony Johnson , and the likely date is UFC 187 . Dana White recently appeared on the Jim Rome Show, on CBS Radio .

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  7. Dana White: UFC targeting May for Jon Jones vs. Anthony JohnsonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | MMAFighting.com

    After defending his title only once last year, Jon Jones could be looking at a busy 2015 campaign. UFC President Dana White announced on Wednesday that a date is already in the works for Jones' upcoming light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Johnson .

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  8. Dana White: Anthony Johnson 'beating Alexander Gustafsson the way he did makes no sense whatsoever'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | MMAFighting.com

    UFC President Dana White may not have been in attendance for Anthony Johnson's massacre of Alexander Gustafsson this past Saturday at UFC on FOX 14 , but even he can't believe the ease with which Johnson handled the mighty Swede in his own backyard. "It's crazy," White said Wednesday on The Jim Rome Show .

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  9. UFC on FOX 14 Official TV Ratings Highest Since January of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | MMA Weekly

    ... numbers. The UFC on FOX 14 telecast peaked at 3.646 million viewers during the Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson main event. Johnson derailed the Swede on his home turf, not only winning the fight by TKOing him, but also taking his title ...

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  10. Dana White Says Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson in the Works for MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | MMA Weekly

    UFC president Dana White dropped the news on Wednesday's edition of The Jim Rome Show, saying, "We're looking to do that fight in May. I don't have the exact date yet, but May." The UFC had initially been targeting featherweight champion Jose Aldo 's defense against Conor McGregor for a May pay-per-view, which would be UFC 187 on May 23 in Las Vegas, but McGregor's coach recently indicated that the fight was probably going to be pushed back to a summer date . So it's likely that Jones vs. Johnson would headline UFC 187 if they get the fight inked for May. Johnson earned his shot at Jones by derailing Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on FOX 14 this past weekend.

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  11. Dana White: Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson title fight on tap for May UFC eventRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship will ask Jon Jones to defend his light heavyweight title against surging division No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson this spring, after "Rumble" punched his ticket -- by punching Alexander Gustafsson -- just last week in Stockholm, Sweden.

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  12. Dana White: Jon Jones-Anthony Johnson Title Bout Targeted for May UFC CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Sherdog

    Conor McGregor hardly had a scratch on his face at the UFC Fight Night "McGregor vs. Siver" post-fight press conference.

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  13. UFC odds: Jon Jones opens as sizable betting favorite over Anthony JohnsonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | MMA Mania

    After watching Alexander Gustafsson eat leather in Sweden , some folks already have Anthony Johnson winning the Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight title from reigning division kingpin Jon Jones by way of devastating knockout. "Rumble" opened as the +330 underdog against "Bones" -- who opened as the -400 favorite -- but that line has already shifted in the short time it has been up, perhaps swayed by the number of folks in the mixed martial arts community looking to get the challenger at the best possible price.

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  14. Live Chat: Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva preview, UFC on FOX 14 results, and moreRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | MMAFighting.com

    ... bout, important welterweight co-main event and more. We are also still still dealing with the fallout from Anthony Johnson's quick win over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on FOX 14 from Saturday (which includes the great ratings), Conor McGregor vs. ...

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  15. Joanne Calderwood frustrated by inability to get next UFC fightRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | MMAFighting.com

    Lost in the hoopla of Anthony Johnson's coming out party in Sweden this past weekend was news that the UFC's international expansion will include two fresh locations in 2015 : Krakow, Poland on April 11, and Glasgow, Scotland on July 18. Undefeated women's strawweight Joanne Calderwood is the most accomplished Scottish fighter on the UFC's roster, so it's safe to assume the Glasgow-native will be featured on the latter card once summertime rolls around. "July is like seven months away.

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  16. Majority Draw Radio: Miesha Tate Talks PEDs and Why Rousey Doesn't Need CyborgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | MMA Weekly

    On this week's episode of Majority Draw Radio , hosts Ryan McKinnell and Danny Acosta discuss Anthony Johnson 's emergence as the No. 1 contender for Jon Jones ' 205-pound belt, the returns of Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz ahead of their UFC 183 headlining clash, and more.

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  17. UFC 183: Thales Leites Looking To Enter Top 10 With VictoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Rant MMA

    Thales Leites ' MMA career is somewhat similar to the one of recent conqueror and now No.1 contender Anthony Johnson . Leites had a spell in the UFC between 2006-09 and was granted a UFC middleweight title shot against the greatest of all time, Anderson Silva .

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  18. Video: Go behind the scenes of UFC on FOX 14 in Stockholm, SwedenRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | MMA Mania

    UFC on FOX 14 went down this past weekend from Tele2 Arena in Stockhom, Sweden, with massive success . Prior to Anthony Johnson's first-round destruction of hometown hero Alexander Gustafsson , and Gegard Mousasi's first-round victory over Dan Henderson , there was plenty of action going on behind the scenes in the lead-up to the event.

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  19. Mystery Solved: All angles on the Gustafsson-Johnson headbutt controversy - videoRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | BloodyElbow

    Before Anthony Johnson stopped Alexander Gustfasson with vicious ground and pound last Saturday, he rattled him with an overhand right. Now a video shows that he also hit him with a stunning headbutt.

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  20. UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC on Fox 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | BleacherReport

    With a win over Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden, Anthony Johnson emerged as the top contender in the light heavyweight division and is expected to be booked for a championship bout opposite Jon Jones soon. Rumble has had quite the career turnaround.

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