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UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson full fight highlights

Anthony Johnson became the first man to finish Alexander Gustafsson via strikes last night in front of 30,000 fans in Sweden. Since this was a true #1 contenders bout, the win earned Johnson a future date with Jon Jones which will likely come sometime in late spring or early summer depending on when the champion gets his ducks all in a row following his recent cocaine controversy...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Hit List: The Top 5 Moments from UFC Fight Night

From the supportive Stockholm crowd, to Anthony Johnson's punching power and humility, to blazing under card action, there were lots of special moments Saturday night at FOX UFC Fight Night. Below are our five favorites! The young man rumblin' as advertised It was one thing to believe that Anthony "Rumble" Johnson had a chance to beat Alexander Gustafsson on Saturday night because...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson KOs Alexander Gustafsson In One Round At Fight Night Stockholm

It was 3:45 a.m. local time Sunday morning when top light heavyweight contenders Anthony Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson got down to business in the UFC Fight Night main event at the 30,000-seat Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, but it was only a little over two minutes later that Johnson earned the next shot at 205-pound champion Jon Jones with a stunning first...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Making the grade: Passes/Fails from FOX UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Johnson

The UFC crowned a new No. 1 contender on Saturday night as Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson's improbable story of redemption came full circle when he took out Alexander Gustafsson by knockout in the first round of their matchup in Stockholm, Sweden. The 30,000 fans packed inside were all rooting for their hometown hero Gustafsson, but Johnson silenced each and every one of them with a dominant...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Reacts to Alexander Gustafsson’s Loss, Then Deletes Tweet

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (pictured) just loves to tweet things, then delete them immediately after realizing he might catch heat for what he just wrote. I’m not sure if Jones is doing it intentionally, or he really thinks that by clicking the “Delete” button seconds after thumbing out the posts that none of his 1.01 million Twitter follows will see it. Jones...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson wants to beat Jon Jones 10 times worse than Gustafsson did

Seconds after Anthony Johnson landed his final right hand to the jaw of Alexander Gustafsson, which forced the stop to their fight less than three minutes into the first round, the resurgent UFC fighter knelt down in his corner and had a moment of silence to himself. This was the same man who three years ago got bounced from the UFC because he couldn't make weight on his best day...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

#UFCStockholm: Anthony Johnson Dominates Alexander Gustafsson to Earn Title Shot Against Jon Jones

There was a lot on the line for Alexander Gustafsson when he faced off against Anthony Johnson in the main event of the UFC on FOX 14 card. Not only was he fighting for a chance to redeem his last loss against Jon Jones since the winner is slated to get a title shot, but he was doing so in front of his native countrymen.Things never really went well for him from the start.Read more »
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson Destroys Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on FOX 14 (Video Highlights)

Enter hostile territory as a 2-1 underdog? No problem, if you’re Anthony Johnson (pictured). Johnson knew the odds were stacked against him in fighting Alexander Gustafsson in his backyard of Sweden, but “Rumble” came to rumble and left with next dibs at UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ crown. It only took Johnson just over two minutes to post a vicious TKO victory...
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Rumble Johnson Destroys Alexander Gustafsson (Video)

Jon Jones is next for Rumble. We’ll see if he’s that confident.
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Anthony Johnson shocks the world, finishes Alexander Gustafsson in first round

Three years ago, Anthony Johnson was out of the UFC and searching for answers after he was released from the promotion following a third mishap trying to cut weight for a fight inside the Octagon. Now he stands as the No. 1 contender in the light heavyweight division after finishing Alexander Gustafsson in less than three minutes while earning a shot at champion Jon Jones later this...
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Anthony Johnson TKO’s Alexander Gustafsson At UFC On FOX 14

Anthony Johnson upset the party tonight in Stockholm, Sweden as he TKO’d hometown hero Alexander Gustafsson in the first round to all but guarantee he gets the next shot at Jon Jones light-heavyweight title. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway and the atmosphere is electric courtesy of a sea of Swedish fans. Gustafsson with a leg kick to start. Johnson prowling...
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Anderson Silva defends “personal friend” Jon Jones

UFC legend Anderson Silva his personal friend Jon Jones’ “issues” while doing press for his upcoming UFC 183 PPV main event against Nick Diaz next weekend in Las Vegas.
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UFC on FOX 14 ‘Gustafsson vs. Johnson’ live quick results

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s fourth visit to Sweden will be their first to be broadcast live and free in North America on the FOX network. The main event between light heavyweights Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson is of the title eliminator variety with the winner guaranteed a title shot against current champion Jon Jones. The co-main event will feature Dan Henderson...
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‘UFC on FOX: Gustafsson vs. Johnson’ Live Results

“UFC on FOX: Gustafsson vs. Johnson” takes place Saturday night inside Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. UFC Fight Pass streams the first two preliminary bouts live starting at 4PM ET/1PM PT. Fox Sports 1 broadcasts the remaining six prelims immediately after at 5PM ET/2PM PT. FOX airs the main card beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Light heavyweight top contender Alexander Gustafsson...
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‘UFC on FOX: Gustafsson vs. Johnson’ Complete Betting Odds

From a gambling perspective, the odds of Anthony Johnson (pictured) leaving Alexander Gustafsson’s backyard of Sweden tonight as the UFC’s light heavyweight top contender appear bleaker by the minute. The late money is pouring in on Gustafsson’s side of the fence. He’s now a solid 3-1 odds-on favorite to beat Johnson and earn a rematch with champion Jon Jones. Johnson,...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Stockholm Could Shape UFC’s Future

Fight Night Stockholm will set the table for the rest of 2015 atop the light heavyweight division in UFC, but the card could also end up influencing the heavyweight division as well. With a win over Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in Stockholm on Saturday (Sunday morning in Sweden), Alexander Gustafsson will earn a future title bout with champion Jon Jones, a rematch of arguably the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Anderson Silva responds to Jon Jones positive cocaine test

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva recently reacted to UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ cocaine scandal, noting that everyone has their issues, and no one is perfect. Here is the transcript from MMAmania: “First of all, Jon Jones is my friend, my personal friend. I like Jon Jones. Is the young guys, have the problems … all the people have problems. I’m...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Conte: Jon Jones has ‘highly suspicious’ testosterone levels

Victor Conte, the BALCO founder who has been linked to PED-using superstars like Alex Rodriguez, believes the UFC needs to pay closer attention when it comes to testing light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. During an interview with Sherdog Radio earlier this week, Conte explained that there was something “highly suspicious” about the measured testosterone levels...Read More
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 14 Kountermove Preview

The UFC returns to FOX again this weekend in Sweden with a card headlined by a bout that will likely determine the next challenger to Jon Jones’ belt. The card is also filled with a number of fun fights with some interesting style matchups. In preparation for the fights on Saturday, we’ve got your regular Kountermove breakdown including two picks I like and a fight I’m hesitant...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Gustafsson: I'm not thinking about Jon Jones at all

The main event of UFC 182 will go down as one of the biggest fights of all 2014 as Jon Jones defended his light heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier.  Thanks to the buildup for that fight including an August press conference that ended in a melee in the middle of the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, it's easy to forget Jones wasn't actually supposed to be fighting Cormier at the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Gustafsson hoping to reclaim title shot at UFC on Fox 14

For someone who stands alone as the only man to have ever made light heavyweight king Jon Jones look human, Alexander Gustafsson rarely gets the respect he deserves. But success always comes at a price. And in this case, being overlooked is often the cost of competing in such a historically talented weight class with a seemingly-endless stream of marquee talent. Regardless of the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC on FOX: Gustafsson vs. Johnson’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

As the light heavyweight top contender, Alexander Gustafsson (pictured) is expected to beat Anthony Johnson Saturday to advance to a rematch with UFC champion Jon Jones. However, I’m not sure he should be expected to win at a -280 line. While that seems a tad high for me, that’s what Gustafsson is currently pegged at. Johnson, meanwhile, checks in as slightly more than a 2...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones’ On Air Interview Full Of Hot Air

UFC President Dana White promised that Monday night’s Jon Jones interview on Fox Sports 1 would “clear all that up,” in regards to Jones’ cocaine use, and subsequent 24 hour stay in a drug rehabilitation facility. Instead, we got a dose of rhetoric from the UFC light-heavyweight champion that raised more questions than gathered answers. The lack of direct answers from Jones...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Gustafsson on Doorstep of Jon Jones Fight … Again

Reigning UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones certainly has more important matters to tend to at the moment, but he will likely be keeping close tabs on what goes down down Saturday in Sweden. Jones’ next opponent will emerge at UFC on FOX 14, and it could be a familiar foe, when top contender Alexander Gustafsson (pictured) faces Anthony Johnson for a crack at Jones’ crown...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Breaks Silence On Positive Cocaine Test, Apologizes For ‘Mistake’

What should have been a time for celebration for Jon Jones after the eighth successful defense of his light heavyweight title on January 3 instead turned into a disaster when it was revealed that the New Yorker tested positive for cocaine a month before the fight. Monday night, Jones broke his silence in an interview with FOX Sports 1’s Charissa Thompson. “I definitely don...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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