Corey Anderson recalls his favorite Frankie Edgar, Rumble Johnson moments

“A lucky fighter is a dangerous fighter,” Corey Anderson remarked during Bellator 288 media day on Wednesday. Anderson (16-5, 1NC) has good reason to be optimistic. He enters Bellator 288 after a strong performance against light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov in their first meeting earlier this year. Although the bout ended in a no-contest due … Read more

Cause of death revealed, MMA community mourns death of Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson

Anthony Johnson, Bellator 258 Credit: Bellator MMA Anthony Johnson’s untimely death, first reported on Sunday, came as the fighter battled hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is an apparently rare autoimmune disease, while non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a group of blood cancers. The fighter, a two-time UFC title contender, died of organ failure as a … Read more

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has died at the age of 38 from an undisclosed illness

Anthony Johnson Credit: Dave Mandel/ Former UFC light heavyweight title contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has died at the age of 38. Multiple reports and social media warriors were the ones who broke the news. RIP Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. One of the most prolific knockout artists our sport has ever seen. My prayers go out to … Read more

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