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The Rumble Looking to Make a Statement

UFC 172: Anthony Johnson Is Out to Make a Statement in His Return to the Octagon
By: Duane Finley, Bleacher Report
"There has never been a question about the talent Anthony Johnson possesses. The savvy veteran has built a successful resume on the strength of his unique blend of power and use of range and has proven to be one of the most dangerous fighters in a number of weight classes he's inhabited throughout his career.

"Nevertheless, 'Rumble's' journey through mixed martial arts hasn't been one free of obstacles, and those setbacks have cast a shadow of doubt as to whether or not he will ever live up to the massive amount of potential pulsing through his sizable frame. The South Florida transplant is undoubtedly a stern challenge once the cage door closes, but issues with making the official weight limit for a handful of fights created tension with the UFC, and his loss to future teammate Vitor Belfort at UFC 142 in January of 2012 led to him being released by the organization shortly after the fight."

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