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Anthony Smith Steps in for Johnny Walker to Face Jim Crute April 24

Anthony Smith will be filling in for Johnny Walker to face Jim Crute on April 24 in a fight between two ranked light heavyweights. ESPN has reported that Johnny Walker has been forced to pull out of his fight against Jim Crute, prompting Anthony Smith to step up to the...

Anthony Smith ‘Would Love To Beat’ Luke Rockhold Up

Anthony Smith is still interested in making the Luke Rockhold fight happen. Before Rockhold made the move up to light heavyweight at UFC 239 against Jan Blachowicz, the former middleweight champ was trashing Anthony Smith. He made it clear that if "Lionheart" could get a title shot at 205-pounds it...

Anthony Smith Names Preferred Opponent For Next Bout

Now that Anthony Smith is again moving in the right direction after his UFC on ESPN 18 victory, he has a specific opponent in mind for his next fight. Prior to defeating Devin Clark in the main event of UFC on ESPN 18 last night, Anthony Smith had suffered two...

Dana White Believes Anthony Smith Set An Example For Other Fighters At UFC on ESPN 18

UFC President Dana White believes Anthony Smith’s entire UFC on ESPN 18 process serves as an example for other fighters to follow. It is not often that a ranked fighter will volunteer to fight an unranked opponent on short notice in today’s UFC. But as Anthony Smith has demonstrated in...

Fighters React To Devin Clark vs. Anthony Smith At UFC on ESPN 18

Devin Clark vs. Anthony Smith ended up taking the role of Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis, which would’ve brought a heavy-handed slugfest in their fight.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC on ESPN 18 event on Saturday night (November 28, 2020) from UFC APEX facility in...

UFC on ESPN 18 Highlights: Anthony Smith Submits Devin Clark

Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis was what every fan envisioned seeing in a heavyweight fight, but that didn’t happen as the fight was pulled. Instead, Devin Clark vs. Anthony Smith took place.  The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout on Saturday night (November 28, 2020) at the UFC...

Anthony Smith Responds To Johnny Walker

Anthony Smith has responded to Johnny Walker's callout. Following Walker's first-round knockout win over Ryan Spann at UFC Vegas 11, the Brazilian called out a former title challenger in Smith. Immediately, fans were interested in seeing the fight and for "Lionheart" he says he would be open to it but...

Johnny Walker Interested In Anthony Smith Fight

Johnny Walker has his eyes set on Anthony Smith. The fan-favorite returned to the win column at UFC Vegas 11 with a first-round TKO win over Ryan Spann. Yet, the fight was not an easy one for Walker who was dropped twice but rallied to land brutally elbows in the...

UFC Vegas 8 Medical Suspensions: Anthony Smith Only Gets 45 Days

The UFC Vegas 8 suspensions are in as two fighters receive possible six-month sits while Anthony Smith is only suspended 45 days. In the main event, Aleksandar Rakic dominated Smith to earn a clear-cut decision. Rakic dropped "Lionheart" with brutal leg kicks and after the event, Smith admitted he is...

Anthony Smith Unsure of Future Following Loss to Rakic

Anthony Smith is unsure of his next move following a loss to Aleksandar Rakic in the UFC on ESPN+ 33 main event. At UFC on ESPN+ 33, Anthony Smith looked to bounce back from a brutal loss to Glover Teixeira earlier this year when he took on Aleksandar Rakic in...

Fighters React To Anthony Smith vs. Aleksandar Rakic At UFC on ESPN+ 33

Anthony Smith vs. Aleksandar Rakic brought an interesting dynamic in their fight.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC On ESPN+ 33 event on Saturday night (August 29, 2020) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX. As seen in the fight, it was different. So it all...

UFC On ESPN+ 33 Highlights: Aleksandar Rakic Outlasts Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith vs. Aleksandar Rakic was an interesting main event.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (August 29, 2020) at the UFC On ESPN+ 33 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX. Both guys came out firing some dangerous leg kicks to the point where...

Anthony Smith Would Still Love to Fight Luke Rockhold

Anthony Smith would still love an opportunity to be locked in a cage with Luke Rockhold. UFC light heavyweight Anthony Smith will be facing Aleksandar Rakic in the UFC Fight Night 175 main event Saturday, and Rakic certainly has all of the attention of “Lionheart” ahead of their clash. However,...

Anthony Smith: Jon Jones Vacating LHW Championship A Noble Act

Jon Jones is receiving praise from perhaps an unexpected source, former opponent and recent verbal sparring partner Anthony Smith. This Saturday at UFC Fight Night 175, Anthony Smith will be headlining opposite Aleksandar Rakic, and Smith believes that a win could get him right back into title contention. This is...

Anthony Smith Outlines His Path To A LHW Title Shot

Coming off a loss and receiving a title shot last year, it may appear that Anthony Smith is out of the light heavyweight title picture, but all that can change by night’s end this Saturday. Anthony “Lionheart” Smith will take on Aleksandar Rakic in the UFC Fight Night 175 main...