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May 8, 2016 12:00 pm

UFN 87 Results: Nikita Krylov defeats Francimar Barroso via submission

A light heavyweight bout between Nikita Krylov (20-4 MMA) and Francimar Barroso (18-5 MMA) took place at today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam. Round one begins and the pair of light heavyweights immediately begin trading leather. They clinch and Krylov lands some good knees. Barroso is searching for a takedown but Krylov is...

May 6, 2016 11:30 am

Fight has torn teammates Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski apart

JacksonWink MMA Academy heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski are set to fight this weekend in the main event of UFC Fight Night 87 in Rotterdam. While Overeem and Arlovski were never best friends training together at the gym, the fight has brought out much more animosity amongst the two products currently training out of...

May 6, 2016 8:14 am

VIDEO | Alexander Gustafsson working on technique with focus mitts

[ooyala code=”45NGFjMzE6DPrY4Z9BOeGPf5Cjh_krDg” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Alexander Gustafsson is currently riding a 2-fight losing streak that saw him controversially TKOd by Anthony Johnson in Sweden, and then lose via split decision to UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The fight with Cormier was an extremely close one, with many believing that Gustafsson should have...

May 5, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier updates everyone on his injury

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was scheduled to fight former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197 last month. However, an injury pushed back Cormier’s rematch with Jones and now the two are set to fight in the main event of UFC 200. Cormier sat down with Jay and Dan on “FOX Sports Live” and...


May 5, 2016 9:27 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier discusses Jon Jones rematch, Conor McGregor situation

At UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship. Jones and Cormier was a fill-in fight for the main event of UFC 200 after Conor McGregor was pulled from his main event fight against Nate Diaz for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. On...

May 4, 2016 12:29 pm

PHOTO | Chuck Liddell is on Team Daniel Cormier

There has been a bit of a rivalry between former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell and current interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Liddell has gone on record to say that he is not a fan of Jones’ fighting style and said that he would have knocked Jones out back when he was in...

May 4, 2016 9:35 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones takes the #RunningManChallenge on social media

[ooyala code=”9sNXJhMzE6aU_bWpmdME53g1y3dXVWYj” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1600″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] The latest challenge to take over the internet has officially made it to the UFC roster. UFC Pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones took the ‘#RunningManChallenge’ recently, and absolutely killed it! Jones is currently preparing for his UFC 200 rematch with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed UFC light...

May 4, 2016 9:12 am

Jon Jones’ bold prediction ahead of rematch with Daniel Cormier

On July 9th at UFC 200, fight fans will finally see the long awaited rematch between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight championship. This time however, Jones, who currently holds the UFC interim light heavyweight championship, will be coming into the fight as the challenger, while Cormier comes into the fight...

May 4, 2016 8:02 am

VIDEO | Derrick Lewis sends pad holder flying during training session

Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis has earned the reputation as one of the most powerful heavyweights on the UFC roster. With all 6 of his UFC wins coming by way of KO/TKO, including all of the wins in his recent 3 fight win streak. Lewis is currently gearing up for the biggest fight of his...

May 3, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier tries Virtual Reality for the first time, freaks out

The concept of Virtual Reality is currently in the process of spreading throughout the world. While VR has gained mainstream attention through YouTube, and has even earned itself an entire South Park episode, the technology is just now becoming available to the general public. In the video above you can see UFC light heavyweight champion...

Apr 30, 2016 10:45 am

On This Day: Lyoto Machida retires Randy Couture with unbelievable KO

[email protected] sends Randy Couture into retirement, when he knocks him out with a flying front kickpic.twitter.com/mmfCVODGcs — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) April 30, 2016 On this day in MMA history 5 years ago, Lyoto Machida landed one of the most iconic KO’s of all time at UFC 129 as he finished Randy Couture with an...

Apr 29, 2016 9:21 am

VIDEO | #FBF Ilir Latifi breaks ring in MMA debut

UFC light heavyweight Ilir Latifi is known for having incredible one punch knockout power. The Swedish standout has compiled a 12-4 record throughout the course of his professional career, and has amassed a 5-2 record inside the Octagon. Latifi is currently riding a 3-fight win streak that most recently defeat Gian Villante via unanimous decision...

Apr 29, 2016 12:06 am

Ovince Saint Preux reflects on fighting with broken arm

In the main event of UFC 197 Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought to a decision that saw Jones awarded the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. At some point during the second half of the fight, Saint Preux blocked a kick from Jones that broke his arm. While he was seen wincing in pain...

Apr 28, 2016 11:47 pm

Don Frye blasts “overrated” Daniel Cormier

MMA pioneer Don Frye is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. The former UFC tournament winner often finds himself at odds with the UFC brass for speaking out against the promotion. Recently, Frye gave an interview in which he weighed in on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC. Given...

Apr 27, 2016 10:27 am

Coach: ‘I don’t think Jon Jones will ever take a short notice fight again’

Jon Jones has gotten a bit of flack for his performance against Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197. “OSP” stepped in on three weeks notice when Jones’ original opponent Daniel Cormier was forced out of their bout due to an injury. Jones’ wrestling coach Izzy Martinez attributed part of the lackluster performance due to the...

Apr 26, 2016 1:40 pm

Daniel Cormier tells a classic story about how much Jon Jones despises him

The rivalry between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier heated up at UFC 197, even with Cormier out of the fight against Jones due to an injury. Cormier sat ringside doing color commentary alongside Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg for the main event UFC interim light heavyweight title fight between Jones and Ovince Saint Preux. With...

Apr 26, 2016 9:25 am

Greg Jackson: Powerlifting is a problem for Jon Jones

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones defeated Ovince Saint Preux to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones seemed extremely gun-shy throughout the fight, he explained post-fight that the late change of opponents threw him off, and he would look better when he fought Daniel Cormier. While Jones stated that...

Apr 25, 2016 12:09 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know if Conor McGregor can actually beat Nate Diaz’

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier spoke with Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour on Monday following his time doing color commentary for the UFC 197 broadcast over the weekend. Jon Jones was able to outpoint Ovince Saint Preux to win the interim title and will face Cormier next to unify the belts. If...

Apr 25, 2016 9:52 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones dances when he hears he broke Ovince Saint Preux’s arm

Here's Jon Jones' reaction to finding out one of his kicks may have broken OSP's arm. pic.twitter.com/HB9qT84K2c — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 24, 2016 Jon Jones was able to win the UFC interim light heavyweight title by beating Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197 in the main event over the weekend. In the process of...

Apr 25, 2016 8:18 am

Jon Jones defends his performance against “OSP”

Jon Jones returned to the octagon this past Saturday in Las Vegas, where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197, capturing the promotions interim light heavyweight title in the process. “Bones” five-round decision victory over “OSP” was not what some fans and analysts had expected....

Apr 25, 2016 2:09 am

VIDEO | A rascally Jon Jones joyrides Las Vegas streets following win over Ovince Saint Preux

[ooyala code=”1qMmozMzE6NWOp6aHfILqaMrfGzi9EBe” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true”] Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had to be wheeled around in a wheelchair backstage after beating Ovince Saint Preux in a tough five-round interim title fight at UFC 197 on Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones who had suffered swollen foot and shin in the fight with...

Apr 25, 2016 1:33 am

PHOTO | X-ray shows Ovince Saint Preux fought Jon Jones with a broken arm

Ovince Saint Preux had a tall order in front of him at UFC 197 with just three weeks notice. “OSP” fought one of the greatest fighters to ever compete in mixed martial arts on Saturday night and came up short, but proved that he can fight with the best of them. Former UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 24, 2016 3:45 pm

Photo | Jon Jones kicks it with the Diaz Brothers

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was kicking it with Nick and Nate Diaz earlier this week. Israel Martinez posted the following photo on Twitter Friday evening showcasing the three UFC superstars. Check it out: @JonnyBones kicking it with @nickdiaz209 @NateDiaz209 @ufc #197 pic.twitter.com/EXeAcfo1vz — Israel Martinez (@IzzyStyle) April 22, 2016 Jon Jones headlined...

Apr 23, 2016 11:25 pm

Fighters react to Jon Jones successful return to the Octagon

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon as he defeated Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones was extremely critical of his performance, he is now the interim UFC light heavyweight champion, and will face Daniel Cormier...

Apr 23, 2016 11:09 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux (Highlights)

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made a successful return to the Octagon and defeated Ovince Saint Preux via decision to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones wasn’t happy with his performance, he will now fight Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. See the highlights above!

Apr 23, 2016 11:03 pm

Dana White: Ovince Saint Preux broke his arm in Jon Jones fight

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought to a decision. While the fight was a rather lackluster one, Jones was awarded the unanimous decision win, and claimed the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. After the fight, Ovince Saint Preux revealed that he had hurt his arm at some...