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Video: Who will shine brightest at Bellator 258?

Bellator 258 took a late hit with the loss of Yoel Romero, who wasn’t medically cleared for his highly anticipated fight against Anthony Johnson, but the lineup is still littered …read more

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Anthony Johnson believes new Bellator 258 opponent Jose Augusto is “more dangerous” than Yoel Romero

Anthony Johnson was supposed to fight Yoel Romero in the quarterfinals of the light heavyweight grand prix on Friday but that is no longer the case. Last week, it was …read more

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Anthony Johnson: New Opponent Jose Augusto More Dangerous Than Romero

After his scheduled bout with Yoel Romero fizzled, former title challenger Anthony Johnson believes it won’t get any easier when he faces Jose Augusto at Bellator 258. The former UFC …read more

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Anthony Johnson: New Opponent Jose Augusto More Dangerous Than Romero

After his scheduled bout with Yoel Romero fizzled, former title challenger Anthony Johnson believes it won’t get any easier when he faces Jose Augusto at Bellator 258. The former UFC …read more

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Bellator 258 pre-event facts: Anthony Johnson returns with a strong resume

After a two-week hiatus, Bellator returns Friday with a loaded Bellator 258 lineup from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., which airs on Showtime.
A bantamweight title fight headlines the card. …read more

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A controversial past overshadows Anthony Johnson’s return to the cage at Bellator 258

Anthony Johnson faces Jose Augusto Azevedo Barros at Bellator 258 | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Anthony Johnson returns to MMA …read more

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Posted on May 4, 2021, 12:46 pm By
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Henri Hooft says Anthony Johnson explosive as ever despite long layoff: 'His style goes on forever'

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Henri Hooft doesn’t expect Anthony Johnson to have skipped a beat in his return.
After more than four years away from the sport, Johnson (22-6 MMA, 0-0 …read more

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Posted on May 3, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Anthony Johnson gets replacement opponent in Bellator LHW Grand Prix

Anthony Johnson’s quarterfinal matchup against Yoel Romero was nixed due to Romero’s failed medicals. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Anthony Johnson receives new opponent for Bellator 258, set to face Jose Augusto Azevedo Barros

With Yoel Romero out of his fight against Anthony Johnson, the latter has found a new opponent in Jose Augusto Azevedo Barros for the upcoming Bellator light heavyweight grand prix. …read more

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Anthony Johnson gets replacement opponent for Bellator 258 grand prix bout

Anthony Johnson has a new opponent for the opening round of the Bellator light heavyweight grand prix after Yoel Romero was forced to withdraw.
Johnson (22-6 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) will now …read more

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Anthony Johnson now meets Jose Augusto in grand prix bout at Bellator 258

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Anthony Johnson will still fight at Bellator 258, facing off with short-notice replacement Jose Augusto.
Johnson was scheduled to fight …read more

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With Yoel Romero Out, Anthony Johnson to Face Jose Augusto at Bellator 258

Bellator MMA did not need long to find a replacement for its light heavyweight tournament. …read more

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Anthony Johnson issues statement after Yoel Romero pulled from Bellator light heavyweight tournament

Anthony Johnson issued a statement after Yoel Romero was pulled from the upcoming Bellator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament. Johnson vs. Romero was one of four scheduled quarterfinal bouts in …read more

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Yoel Romero out of fight with Anthony Johnson

Yoel Romero before he fought Israel Adesanya at UFC 248. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Bellator is seeking a replacement opponent for Romero to …read more

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Yoel Romero out of Bellator 258 and Light Heavyweight Grand Prix

Yoel Romero’s Bellator MMA debut has been pushed back. The 44-year old is out of his highly anticipated Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Grand Prix bout against Anthony Johnson at …read more

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Yoel Romero out of Bellator 258 bout against Anthony Johnson and light heavyweight grand prix

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The highly anticipated Bellator Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix opening round matchup between Yoel Romero and Anthony Johnson …read more

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Yoel Romero fails pre-fight medical, forced out of Anthony Johnson fight

Yoel Romero is out of his fight against Anthony Johnson on May 7. Romero and Johnson were set to make their Bellator debuts in the quarterfinals of the featherweight grand …read more

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Yoel Romero out of Bellator 258 grand prix bout vs. Anthony Johnson

One of the most anticipated fights in Bellator history has been canceled.
The light heavyweight grand prix matchup between Yoel Romero and Anthony Johnson at Bellator 258 has been called off …read more

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Yoel Romero, Anthony Johnson predict explosive clash in Bellator 258 grand prix bout

Yoel Romero and Anthony Johnson both appear to be more than ready for a highly anticipated and high-stakes clash at Bellator 258.
Romero (13-5 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) and Johnson (22-6 MMA, …read more

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Anthony Johnson ready for five rounds with 'superior athlete' Yoel Romero at Bellator 258

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Though he’s never gone past the third round, Anthony Johnson faces a potentially tough 25 minutes in his first fight back from retirement.
Johnson (22-6 MMA, 0-0 …read more

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Video: Vadim Nemkov ready to face Yoel Romero or Anthony Johnson in grand prix semis

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Bellator light heavyweight champ Vadim Nemkov talks about defending his title in a rematch against Phil Davis at Bellator 257 and his thoughts …read more

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Vadim Nemkov after Bellator 257: 'I'm ready for whoever wins' Anthony Johnson vs. Yoel Romero

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Whatever challenger the Bellator light heavyweight grand prix presents next, Vadim Nemkov will be ready.
On Friday, Nemkov (13-2 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) retained his title and advanced to …read more

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Anthony Johnson Favors Jon Jones In Potential Francis Ngannou Matchup

It appears that the former UFC title challenger Anthony Johnson believes Jon Jones’ odds in a fight against heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou are better than many believe. Since the horrific …read more

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Anthony Johnson shares prediction for potential Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou fight

Former UFC title challenger Anthony Johnson has shared his thoughts on a potential heavyweight bout between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou. Ever since Ngannou (16-3 MMA) dethroned Stipe Miocic to …read more

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Bellator debuts of Anthony Johnson and Yoel Romero delayed

The Bellator debuts of Anthony Johnson and Yoel Romero have been delayed until May as the promotion shuffled up its upcoming schedule. Bellator’s Light Heavyweight Grand Prix begins in April …read more

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Anthony Johnson vs. Yoel Romero moved to Bellator 258 amid light heavyweight grand prix schedule shift

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Bellator fans are going to have to wait a little longer for the debuts of Anthony Johnson and …read more

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