Anthony Johnson Injures Knee, Off TUF 9 Finale Bout With Matt Brown


Some more bad luck for ufc welterweight Anthony Johnson, he as apparently suffered a “severe knee injury” while training for his TUF 9 Finale fight with Matt Brown, according to FiveOuncesOfPain.

There’s no word regarding how long he will be sidelined …. Additionally, immediate word was not available regarding whether Brown would remain on the card against a replacement.

Johnson (7-2) is on a two fight winning streak since taking controversial TKO (illegal eye poke) loss to Kevin Burns at UFC Fight Night “Silva vs. Irvin”.

Brown (9-7) is coming off his most impressive victory thus far in the UFC, running over Pete Sell in the first round at UFC 96.

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Matt Brown Talks Pete Sell, GSP vs Alves and Fight With Anthony Johnson At TUF 9 Finale

Coming off his brutal domination with Pete Sell, UFC welterweight Matt Brown sits down with Dave Farra to talk about his next fight with Anthony Johnson at The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale.

TUF 9 Finale: Anthony Johnson vs Matt Brown Likely


According to MMAWeekly, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson will likely take on TUF 7 alum Matt Brown at the season finale of The Ultimate Fighter 9.

Anthony Johnson (7-2) last competed at UFC Fight Night 17, defeating Luigi Fioravanti via first round TKO. Following the fight , Fioravanti was released from his UFC contract .

Team Jorge Gurgel fighter Matt Brown (9-7), is coming off an impressive beatdown victory over Pet Sell at UFC 96.

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