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  • 02-04-2014, 12:40 PM
    earle
    I got rumble in this one, I think he'll tag Phil and put him to sleep.
  • 02-04-2014, 09:56 AM
    nbm02ss
    http://mmajunkie.com/2014/02/anthony...-in-baltimore/

    Johnson (16-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) will return to the UFC after a six-fight winning streak outside the organization, and he’ll take on someone who’s been sitting back waiting and wondering when he’ll get his next fight: Phil Davis (12-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC).
    I'll take Davis via decision.
  • 02-03-2014, 08:05 AM
    lwbrewer
    I enjoy him as a fighter, but don't think he's much more than a middle of the pack with some flashes of better and worse.
  • 02-02-2014, 10:11 PM
    VimyRidge
    I thought Johnson looked great in the Arlovsky fight. I am pretty excited about him being back, at least at a weight that he won't miss.

    If there weren't the horrible stand ups in the Vitor Belfort fight, who knows, he might won that one (although, I guess he did miss weight badly).
  • 02-02-2014, 01:46 PM
    IceCold48
    I have no interest what so ever.
  • 02-02-2014, 12:14 PM
    Cat--Smasher
    Ariel HelwaniVerified account ‏@arielhelwani

    Just saw Anthony Johnson enter the building with a UFC official and walk to the back. Business has just picked up.


    'Rumble' Johnson on potential UFC deal: 'We're still working out some stuff'

    “I always talk to those guys,” Johnson told FOX Sports. “We’re still working out some stuff, but we’ll see. Everything is going good so far.”

    Johnson, 29, finished up his contract with World Series Of Fighting after a devastating first-round knockout of Mike Kyle on Jan. 18. “Rumble” previously fought for the UFC from 2007-2012, but struggled to make weight at 170 pounds and was eventually released. Johnson now competes at 205 and seems to have found comfort in the light heavyweight division.

    White said Thursday at UFC 169 media day that matchmaker Joe Silva mentioned Johnson recently.

    All I have to say and all I want to say is Thank You Jesus
    — Anthony Johnson (@Anthony_Rumble) February 1, 2014

    “I like the kid,” White said. “I always did.”

    Johnson said he hasn’t focused much on his next contract. He said he took a week off after the Kyle fight and jumped right back into the gym to help teammate Rashad Evans train for his fight against Daniel Cormier next month at UFC 170. Other than UFC and WSOF, Johnson said he didn’t know if any other organizations have shown interest in his services.

    “Honestly, I have no idea,” Johnson said.

    That doesn’t mean part of him isn’t savoring this experience as a hot commodity.

    “I do enjoy kind of being on the market and trying to see who’s the highest bidder,” Johnson said. “It feels good that I’m wanted by somebody.”
  • 02-02-2014, 05:41 AM
    joeodd2
    He's definitely not as fast or carries the same power as when he was a Welterweight. Rumble has a good balanced offense, but cardio may still be an issue. Who knows maybe he steps it up to a new level if he's given a second chance. I'd rather see him go to bellator though.
  • 01-31-2014, 09:44 PM
    MITCHELRIX78
    Well that is unexpected. Got give Dana and company props for attempting to find game LHWs but I don't think Johnson has anything for Jones. Jones decimates him in my opinion. Wouldn't mind seeing Johnson back in the UFC though. As for challengers for Jones, I'm very much looking forward to a Goose rematch and if Jones wins that, I'm most interested in Jones testing the waters at HW. Besides Goose, that is where is only challenges may prove to be.
  • 01-31-2014, 06:57 PM
    1inthechamber
    I don't think he's ready for the ufc lhw division. Against Kyle he didn't look too good up until that ko imo.
  • 01-31-2014, 05:51 PM
    Fe1
    Call me crazy, but I'd rather see him stay in WSOF. I just think it would be best for everyone.
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