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  1. Lorenzo Fertitta Talks Conor McGregor, Drug Testing, Anthony Johnson on UFC TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cage Pages

    ... project where we will random test all 500 of our athletes multiple times in the year." "We suspended Anthony Johnson when it came out that he had allegations against him. We have a process in place where we have a third party law firm that has ...

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  2. Lorenzo Fertitta: Drug testing in UFC now less of a problem, fighters have 'nowhere to hide'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    ... signs, and domestic violence is a breach of the code of conduct. We take it very serious and suspended Anthony Johnson when it came out that he had an allegation against him. We have a third party law firm go out there and get the facts and make a ...

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  3. Lorenzo Fertitta: 'We will randomly test all 500 of our athletes multiple times per year'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MMAFighting.com

    ... UFC, with the recent cases of now-former UFC fighter Thiago Silva and currently suspended light heavyweight Anthony Johnson . "We implemented our code of conduct years ago," Fertitta said. "And in that code of conduct that every fighter signs it ...

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  4. Dana White on the UFC's handling of domestic violence: We always...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

    ... armed multiple threats towards his wife , Josh Grispi's inhuman assault on his wife with his dog , and Anthony Johnson's alleged beating and choking of his children's mother . This media attention has helped push the previously unspeakable subject ...

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  5. UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 fight cardRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

    ... title challenger Glover Teixeira against Phil Davis, who badly needs a win after a blowout loss to Anthony Johnson. The rest of the main card features Fabio Maldonado against Hans Stringer, Darren Elkins versus Lucas Martins, and Carlos Diego ...

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  6. UFC Should Take This Chance to Set Clear Policy on Domestic ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... criticism as it has been mentioned in multiple incidents as well. Whether it is the allegations surrounding Anthony Johnson, The stigma surrounding professional athletes and heinous situations such as domestic violence is that the alleged ...

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  7. Dana White on domestic violence: The way UFC acts is morally first, business secondRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    UFC was forced to expel light heavyweight slugger Thiago Silva , roughly the same time it suspended fellow 205-pound hurter Anthony Johnson. Both fighters were embroiled in cases of domestic violence and White had no choice but to "act morally first."

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  8. Rashad Evans keen to face Alexander Gustafsson in next UFC bout, tells Dana white to 'set it up'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

    ... better with every single fight," Evans said. "Dana (White), set it up." Gustafsson was expected to face Anthony Johnson in the main event of UFC on FOX 13, yet that bout was postponed indefinitely once the domestic violence allegations levelled ...

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  9. Rashad Evans vs. Alexander Gustafsson? 'Suga' hoping to replace 'Rumble' in UFC returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MMA Mania

    Top Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight contender, Anthony Johnson, was expected to fight fellow division standout, Alexander Gustafsson, in early 2015 with the winner being positioned to challenge Jon Jones -- or Daniel Cormier -- for the 205-pound strap next summer. Hoping to take his place is Blackzilians' team mate Rashad Evans, who has been riding the pine for all of 2014 due to injury.

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  10. Anthony Johnson's UFC Future Unclear Following Latest AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | BleacherReport

    Anthony Johnson has been indefinitely suspended from UFC. According to UFC President Dana White , Johnson's return to the Octagon is anything but certain.

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  11. Dana White floats possibility that Anthony Johnson may not fight in UFC againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | BloodyElbow

    ... of alleged abuse. The Bloody Elbow report of allegations of domestic violence leveled against UFC star Anthony Johnson which came out last week led to an indefinite suspension for Johnson. Last night, another report surfaced, this one involving a ...

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  12. Dana White casts doubt on Anthony Johnson's accuser, but may not...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship suspended light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson -- indefinitely -- after allegations surfaced that "Rumble" was involved in another domestic assault back in March . Considering his history , the promotion was swift to act.

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  13. Another Ex-Girlfriend of Anthony Johnson Accused Him of Battery in March, Police Report RevealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Cage Potato

    As we previously reported , UFC light-heavyweight Anthony Johnson is currently on an indefinite suspension, following allegations that he brutally assaulted the mother of two of his children at her place of employment in 2012, then talked her out of pressing charges; the victim claims she has been receiving threatening calls and text messages since then. This followed a separate incident in 2009, in which Johnson roughed up a different woman and eventually pleaded nolo contendere to a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence.

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  14. Report: Suspended UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson implicated in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson is currently suspended from the word's largest mixed martial arts promotion after reports surfaced that "Rumble" was on the wrong end of a criminal complaint filed by the mother of his children. Today, it was learned that Johnson was involved in yet another domestic disturbance on March 19, 2014, according to MMA Junkie , but it was with a different female.

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  15. Dana White: Alexander Gustafsson bout was done prior to Anthony Johnson's suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | MMAFighting.com

    With several domestic violence scandals still rocking the NFL, UFC officials reacted swiftly to news that emerged last week concerning Anthony Johnson , suspending the light heavyweight contender indefinitely while information could be gathered regarding reports of alleged domestic abuse in Johnson's past. "In reality, all the negative that's come out about this whole Ray Rice thing is actually a huge positive," UFC President Dana White told media on Thursday .

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  16. The Craziest Past Couple of Weeks in MMARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | BloodyElbow

    ... where do I begin? For starters, how about the re-firing of Thiago Silva and indefinite suspension of Anthony Johnson in relation to domestic violence? It seems the UFC has drastically stepped up its focus on public relations in response to domestic ...

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  17. Titan FC out to prove they are fighter friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Sporting News

    ... fights in the UFC and getting cut. Guys get cut, guys make their way back all the time. A perfect example is Anthony Johnson. The guy is an absolute animal. He got cut, grew up, came back and now he's lighting the world up." Johnson made his name as ...

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  18. UFC Fight Night 52: Mark Hunt is something special and 3 other things we learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    The UFC were desperate for some good news last weekend and they got it in the form of a spectacular KO from one of the sport's most affable stars The MMA world went into UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan reeling from the news that, not only were Anthony Johnson and Thiago Silva suspended and cut respectively, but the legendary Wanderlei Silva had retired from the sport issuing a stunning indictment of the promotion on his way out. The UFC needed some positive headlines in the cage and got just that with one of the most remarkable KO finishes in its history. 1 comment

  19. Glover Teixeira: I will beat Phil Davis so badly at UFC 179, not even ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | MMA Mania

    ... face. They can put his father there as a judge and it won't help." Davis (12-2) got worked by the resurgent Anthony Johnson at the UFC 172 pay-per-view (PPV) event earlier this year in Baltimore, Maryland, snapping a three-fight winning streak. ...

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  20. Glover Teixeira plans to dominate Phil Davis, 'get that f---ing belt' soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | MMAFighting.com

    ... He has a chance, but I think it's tough," he said. "Jon Jones has more qualities." Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson are gunning for their shots at the UFC gold, and Teixeira wants Jones to stay at the top until he gets another chance for the ...

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