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Charlie Brenneman vs. Anthony Johnson added to October UFC event

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A pair of fighters who share an extended connection through June's UFC on Versus 4 event will now face-off in October, as Charlie Brenneman (14-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) faces Anthony "Rumble" Johnson (9-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC).

UFC officials today announced the new matchup after Brenneman hinted at the bout on his official Twitter account.

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I see Rumble knocking him out tbh.

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Post #2   7/16/11 6:33:10PM   

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I still havent seen the Spaniard's last fight, but considering he got the w, this fight makes sense. Rumble is an exciting fighter always! I think if Rumble worked on his subs, he could be a champ, because his stand-up is good, great power and td's

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Posted by Budgellism

I see Rumble knocking him out tbh.



Same here. Rumble is going to be way to powerful for Brenneman to handle imo.

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Interesting after watching Brenneman against Story, sounds like the UFC wants to hand Rumble a title shot off of Story's lost momentum.

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wow...!! Good for Brenneman...a win hear and his career is rocketed..!! I want to see him win it and be one fight from a title shot..!!

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Either Johnson by TKO or Brenneman by wrestling decision.

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Before the Story fight I could have never pictured myself saying this. But I think Brenneman's the safe bet here. I think he'll crowd Johnson and avoid heavy shots, outworking him en rout to a UD.

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I hope rumble destroys Brenneman. I'm thinking 2nd tko for johnson

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Rumble by ko all day

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I believe i predicted this fight to happen after the story vs CB fight.

I like rumble but im not counting out C.B. at all.

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At least we don't have to see Rumble face a striker and bore us like he did against Hardy.

Brenneman stole Story's thunder but I think Story fighting just over 3 weeks after a 15 minute battle with Thiago Alves contributed to Brenneman being able to outwrestle him to a decision.

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Exciting fight! I don't see Brenneman being able to take Johnson down, and who knows if he can handle Rumble's power. Can't wait to see how this one plays out.

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Brenneman is too small to impose his will against Johnson.

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Posted by Pookie

Brenneman is too small to impose his will against Johnson.



Exactly my thoughts. I don't see him having the strength to deal with Rumble. I think it'll be a 1st round tko for Johnson.

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