The UFC have sent a shockwave around the MMA community by releasing a statement which declares that Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has been suspended indefinitely.
“We are aware of the situation involving Anthony Johnson,” the statement reads. “As a result, we are suspending him indefinitely. We are using a third-party law firm to conduct a formal investigation and once we have...
BetweenTheRopes.com requested and received the medical suspensions from the California State Athletic Commission regarding this past Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12. The show took place from the SAP Center in San Jose.
Medical suspensions were highlighted by Matt Brown, who lost in the main event against Robbie Lawler. Brown was suspended for 45 days with no contact, but could be out...
On Saturday night the Octagon touched down in San Jose, California for the 12th installment of the UFC on FOX.
Anthony Johnson (pictured) was a whopping 5-1 odds-on favorite against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on Saturday night. And now we all know why.
It took Johnson all of 44 seconds to viciously dispose of Little Nog.
Based off how Johnson dominated Phil Davis in his last outing and what he did to Nogueira, no 205-pounder should be sleeping easy tonight.
Johnson also scored an extra $50...
During tonight’s UFC on Fox 12 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White announced the post-fight bonus winners for Saturday’s show. Main event fighters Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown won “Fight of the Night”. Dennis Bermudez and Anthony Johnson each won ‘Performance of the Night”. Those four guys each won $50,000.
Brown and Lawler put on the expected war...
Only one other person had knocked out Antonio Rogerio Nogueira until Anthony Johnson did Saturday night in San Jose.
Anthony Johnson was a 5 to 1 favorite heading into his co-main event fight against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Johnson showed very quickly why the oddsmakers were right in setting those high odds as he defeated Nogueira by TKO at 0:44 of the first round.
The fight starts with both guys missing shots to the head. Johnson lands a left hook that staggers Nogueira and Johnson realizes...
Anthony Johnson made short work of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira tonight at UFC On FOX 12, hurting him with practically his first punch of the fight and then teeing off on him with a series of vicious uppercuts to seal a TKO victory in under a minute of fighting.
Both men start off cautiously with plenty of fakes. Johnson lets his hands fly. Nogueira backs up.
UFC on Fox 12 takes place tomorrow night from SAP Center in San Jose, California. The main event features a battle of welterweights with Matt Brown battling Robbie Lawler, with the winner getting a shot at welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. In the co-feature, Anthony Johnson faces off with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
Controversy ensued when Brown weighed in at 172.5 pounds. Brown...
Below you’ll find a collection of UFC On FOX 12 pre-fight interviews with some of the big stars who’ll feature on the televised main card on Saturday night.
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira:
(Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports) Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Vitals 6’2″ 205 lb (Light Heavyweight) 75″ reach, Southpaw June 2, 1976 Record 21-5 (UFC: 4-2) Current Streak 2 straight wins Training Third degree belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Multiple boxing medals in international competitions Championships Held None Strengths - extremely experienced - has fought & beat […]
The UFC returns to Fox this Saturday night as UFC on Fox 12 takes place from the SAP Center in San Jose, California. In the main event, Matt Brown battles Robbie Lawler in welterweight action. The winner of the fight will face welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in the near future.
Before every Fox show, the UFC releases a show titled, “UFC Road To The Octagon”.
In this episode...
You can now watch The full ‘Road To The Octagon’ special for UFC On FOX 12 in the video below, featuring an in-depth preview of the three biggest fights on the card – Robbie Lawler Vs Matt Brown, Anthony Johnson Vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Clay Guida Vs Dennis Bermudez.
After an impressive performance in his return to the UFC last month, Anthony Johnson will now take on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC On FOX 12 in San Jose on July 26th.
Johnson was an underdog heading into his fight with Phil Davis at UFC 172, but the former welterweight proved that he’s acclimatized well to life in the light-heavyweight division by giving Davis a torrid time...
Less than two weeks ago, Anthony Johnson (pictured) schooled Phil Davis in his return to the UFC. The promotion is wasting no time in issuing Johnson his next assignment.
Johnson will meet veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on FOX 12.
FoxSports.com first reported the scrap, which was subsequently confirmed by the UFC.
The July 26 event takes place inside SAP Center in San Jose...
Roy Nelson Now nearing the end of their careers, veterans Roy Nelson (19-9-0) and Minotauro Nogueira (34-8-1, 1NC) have struggled to find their place within an increasingly competitive heavyweight division, and despite their popularity, are both in desperate need of a win when they square-off on April 11th. A former ”T.U.F.” winner, Nelson first gained mainsteam MMA-notoriety...
That’s two times in as many months that the UFC has announced a fight, only to have to cancel it shortly after.
The first blunder came when it was reported light heavyweight king Jon Jones would defend his throne against Glover Teixeira at UFC 169. However, Jones isn’t quite ready to go following September’s war with Alexander Gustafsson.
Then, UFC president Dana White said...
15-2 MMA / 7-2 UFC Record
Won 6 of Last 7 Fights
Notable Wins: Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, Vladimir Matyushenko, Thiago Silva
14-0 MMA / 3-0 UFC Record
14 Fight Win Streak
Notable Wins: Ryan Jimmo, Cyrille Diabate, Kyle Kingsbury
UFC European Tour
March 8th, 2014
After the originally scheduled match-up against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira fell through, the UFC has announced that former UFC light-heavyweight title challenger and one half of the ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate Alexander Gustafsson will meet heavy-handed Brit Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night London next March.
Gustafsson elevated his stock tenfold over the several weeks back when...
After an injury to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5) scrapped a planned bout with Alexander Gustafsson (15-2, pictured) for the UFC’s return to London next March, fans were left wondering who would step in for the Brazilian star. Now it would seem that the answer is here with UFC officials confirming that undefeated UK light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa (14-0) would now face off against...
Alexander Gustafsson (pictured) has just been assigned his second opponent in 10 days. The UFC reported Tuesday afternoon via Twitter that Gustafsson will now fight Jimi Manuwa when the Octagon returns to London, England.
Gustafsson was originally slated to face Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the March 8 event, but “Little Nog” was forced to withdraw due to lingering back issues...
Only after being announced a week ago, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is injured and out of his main event fight against Alexander Gustafsson on a March 8 event in London.
BetweenTheRopes.com reported on Sunday that the fight was supposed to headline the first event of the UFC’s first European tour initiative in 2014. It was reported by MMAFighting.com that Nogueira hasn’t fully recovered...
It took less than a week for the UFC's London 2014 headliner to fall apart. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, the oft-injured Brazilian light-heavyweight, will not be able to participate on the March 8 show due to a back injury.
The news was first reported by MMAFighting.com .
The 37-year-old Nogueira (21-5) has been forced to withdraw from no fewer than five fights during his four...
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira seems cursed. For the fifth time in his
short UFC career, the Brazilian light-heavyweight has been forced
to pull out of a major bout due to injury.
They say it’s not classy to kick a man when he’s down. Well, how about kicking a man when he’s injured (again)?
Chael Sonnen (pictured) clearly had plenty of time on his hands Halloween night, so he decided to put his stomping boots on. MMA’s most lethal smack talker unleashed an extended Twitter tirade on injury-prone Antonio Rogerio Nogueira for pulling out of his March...