417 Search Results for ufc 165

Aug 6, 2013 9:01 pm

Jones: I can’t let Gustafsson crush what I’m trying to build

Jon “Bones” Jones (18-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) is set to defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson at September’s UFC 165 event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Although he doesn’t hold any animosity towards his opponent, Jones knows that Gustafson wants what he has and he’s expecting a hard fight to keep what’s his: “Me...

Aug 6, 2013 9:44 am

Manager: Jon Jones is ‘1000 percent’ focused on Gustafsson, not super fights

While Anderson Silva may still be interested in ‘Super Fights’, particularly if he is able to defeat Chris Weidman in their end-of-year rematch at UFC 168, that’s apparently the last thing on the mind of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Jones is currently preparing to take on Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson, whom he...

Jul 31, 2013 10:38 am

Jon Jones: Daniel Cormier “Not Relevant to Me”, Brushes Off Challenge

UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones has often hinted to an eventual move to the heavyweight division once he has adequately cleared out his current division of potential challengers. Jones has warned that he still has a lot to prove stating that fellow 205-pounder Glover Teixeira is someone who he is looking forward to fighting. Although...

Jul 16, 2013 9:10 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Calls Out BJ Penn & TJ Grant

“I have asked for a fight with BJ Penn but I have not received a response,” he said. “Perhaps they have different plans for him. I wanted to fight someone I watched on TV when I was younger. He is a legend. “If BJ is not available I would love to fight (TJ) Grant. If...


Jul 10, 2013 10:33 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones Reacts To Silva’s Loss & Comments On His Antics

Yesterday the UFC held a press conference in Toronto to kick off the promotion of UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson. During the presser UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones discussed his thoughts on Anderson Silva’s loss, performance, antics and more.

Jul 9, 2013 8:02 pm

Alexander Gustafsson Calls Jon Jones: The ‘Greatest Test in My Career’

If fans think that UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones has his hands full with upcoming challenger, Alexander Gustafsson, try putting the shoe on the other foot. Gustafsson is well prepared, at least mentally, at this stage in the pre-fight festivities, calling Jones the toughest test of his career: “I see the greatest test in my...

Jul 9, 2013 12:14 pm

Jon Jones: ‘War Gods made Anderson Silva pay for abusing his gifts’

“I think Anderson Silva is a magnificent fighter. I think that he has an extraordinary gift. I think he’s gotten to the point where he really believes in his gift and he’s comfortable with his gift. He abused his gift, disrespected his gift, by disrespecting his opponent. Martial arts is a sport that is traditionally...

Jul 3, 2013 7:17 am

An ‘Honored’ Jon Jones Tweets That He Believes He Can Beat Anderson Silva

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Though it is still too early to really talk about a match-up between UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, and light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, that fact has certainly not stopped either man from predicting how that super fight would end.  Surprisingly, both fighters seem to favor the younger Jones....

Jun 28, 2013 11:11 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 2) | Phil Davis Talks Upcoming Fight With Lyoto Machida, Would Fight Teammate Gustafsson For Title

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC light heavyweight fighter Phil Davis spoke with BJPenn.com Radio Wednesday night, talking about past and upcoming fights for ‘Mr. Wonderful.’ For Davis (11-1), his last appearance in the Octagon was only three months ago, where he defeated jiu jitsu phenom, Vinny Magalhaes, in a unanimous decision victory.  Leading up to...

Sep 22, 2016 7:15 am

REPORT: ‘Cyborg’ still has ten more pounds to lose in 24 hours

The majority of this fight week’s discussion has centered on Cris ‘Cyborg’s’ weight loss as she prepares to headline her first UFC bout on Saturday in Brazil. Earlier in the week, it was reported that ‘Cyborg’ weighed in at 165 pounds for her 140 pound catch-weight fight with Lina Lansberg. Now just 24 hours away...

Sep 21, 2016 3:34 pm

As ‘Cyborg’ Battles Cut to 140, Lansberg Says She Would Have Taken the Fight at 145

This Saturday, reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino will headline her first UFC card. She’ll do so in her home country of Brazil, opposite Swedish muay thai specialist Lina Lansberg. The two will meet at a catchweight of 140 lbs. Unfortunately, Cyborg’s cut down to 140 has turned into an absolute nightmare. The Brazilian striker claims...

Sep 21, 2016 3:18 pm

Daniel Cormier and Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson go at it on Twitter!

As a fight fan, nothing provides better insight into our favorite fighters’ lives than Twitter. On Wednesday afternoon, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson and current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier went at it on Twitter, treating fans to an impromptu trash-talking session between the current light heavyweight champion and the man he will likely fight next. See...

Sep 21, 2016 1:50 pm

Report: Cris Cyborg still has a lot of pounds to drop 48 hours away from weigh-in

The UFC Fight Night 95 main event fight between Cris Cyborg and Lina Lansberg is potentially at risk with Cyborg’s nasty weight cut to make the 140-pound catchweight limit. Cyborg recently detailed her weight issues and concerns on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour. “I don’t know why I’m taking [birth control], because we made...

Sep 21, 2016 11:12 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Suggests Ariel Helwani is Biased

For some time, the expectation has been that UFC 205 will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and featherweight kingpin Conor McGregor. Last night, however, UFC President Dana White and top lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov joined forces on Twitter to pull the plug on this long-rumored matchup. Instead, they...

Sep 21, 2016 7:23 am

McGregor Responds to Alvarez, Khabib and Dana with Two Simple Words

UFC 205, which will go down inside Madison Square Garden on November 12, is still without an official main event. Last night, that appeared to be changing, as a series of Tweets from UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez seemed to confirm that his long rumored scrap with featherweight title holder Conor McGregor would headline the...

Sep 20, 2016 8:40 am

72 hours from weigh-in and Cris Cyborg is still nowhere close to making weight

Much of this week’s lead-up into UFC Fight Night 97 has revolved around headliner Cris Cyborg’s weight cut. On Monday, she revealed that she weighed 165 pounds and still had 25 pounds to go to meet her contracted catchweight of 140 pounds in her main event bout against Lina Lansberg this Saturday. On Tuedsay, MMA...

Sep 11, 2016 4:04 pm

Joe Rogan no longer wants to interview fighters after a KO loss

Former Strikeforce and DREAM heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem suffered a first-round knockout loss to reigning UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in the headlining bout of yesterday’s UFC 203 pay-per-view event in Cleveland, Ohio. After dropping Miocic early on in round one, Alistair locked in a tight guillotine choke and appeared to be well on his way to...

Sep 4, 2016 3:40 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern scores a victory over Gabi Garcia at Abu Dhabi in 2015

23-year-old strawweight fighter Mackenzie Dern made her professional mixed martial arts debut at July’s Legacy Fighting Championship 58 event in Louisiana, where she earned a unanimous decision victory over Kenia Rosas. The famed Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner, Dern, is an ADCC submission wrestling world champion as well as a no gi Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion. In...

Sep 3, 2016 2:50 pm

MMA community reacts to Alexander Gustafsson’s win over Jan Blanchowicz

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ former light heavyweight title challenger Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson returned to the Octagon for the first time since his split decision loss to Daniel Cormier in October. The win for Gustafsson was an incredibly dominant one, with Gustafsson dominating the fight from bell to bell as...

Aug 20, 2016 11:13 pm

MMA community reacts to Conor McGregor’s win over Nate Diaz

In the main event of UFC 202, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had their highly anticipated welterweight rematch. McGregor was able to come out strong in the first round, and ultimately earn a majority decision win, with two of the judges scoring the fight 48-47. Below you can see the best reactions from the MMA...

Aug 20, 2016 6:47 pm

CLIP | Watch Cody Garbrandt stop Takeya Mizugaki in round 1

Cody Garbrandt scored another first-round finish at tonight’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas. “No Love” rocked veteran Takeya Mizugaki with a big right hand and then followed up with some thunderous ground and pound forcing the referee to step in and stop the contest. Check out Cody’s remarkable performance below: https://twitter.com/UFCONFOX/status/767174435358990336 For those of...

Aug 3, 2016 8:50 pm

USADA to increase number of random drug tests

While many believe that USADA is doing a phenomenal job of testing UFC fighters in an attempt to eliminate PED usage in MMA, the US Anti-Doping Agency isn’t ready to take their foot off the pedal just yet. UFC VP of Athlete Health & Performance Jeff Novitzky told MMAFighting that USADA is looking to test...