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Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson blasts media at UFC 191 for writing 'bullsh*t'

The hard-hitting 205-pounder feels, if journalists write something bad about him, they should not shy away from writing something good as well.

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After Anthony Johnson knocked out Jimi Manuwa at UFC 191 last Saturday, he walked by the press section of the MGM Grand Garden arena and prompted the attending media members to "write about that".

The hard-hitting light-heavyweight has been making headlines lately, with an inappropriate approach of a woman that was stretching in the lifting area of his gym. "Rumble", who has a well-documented history of violent behavior towards women, snatched the yoga mat from under the woman's legs and threw it through the gym. Later he took to Facebook to write a lengthy rant about the situation, in which he threatened the woman. The UFC conducted an investigation, which resulted in Johnson having to seek counseling and donate money to a charity of the woman's choice.

At the post-fight press conference on Saturday, a media member asked, what "Rumble" meant when he walked by press row earlier.

"Like I said before, you guys are going to write whatever you're going to write," he said (Transcription via MMA Fighting). "A lot of you guys write a lot of bullsh*t, but that's what you do. That's what you do to have to get paid and I'm fine with that. But if you're going to write something bad, write something good."

Well, let's try.

With the impressive win over Manuwa, Johnson bounced back from his loss in the title fight against Daniel Cormier in May, and returns to his path back into title contention.

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