926 Search Results for gustafsson

Apr 29, 2015 9:04 am

New P4P King with “Bones” Out of UFC’s Official Rankings

It’s been a big couple of days in the world of mixed martial arts. Now that it is official Jon Jones is not only pulled from UFC 187 but also suspended and stripped of the title, UFC officials have released the newest rankings. The biggest change, of course, is the removal of Jon Jones from...

Apr 28, 2015 11:57 pm

Dana White Explains Cormier/Johnson Matchup

UFC announced a game-changing matchup to one of the title fights at UFC 187 on Tuesday: Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson will be fighting for the vacated championship. With Jon Jones on the sidelines after getting stripped of his belt and suspended, Dana White and officials made the choice to give Cormier a shot...

Apr 16, 2015 1:59 am

Nikita Krylov vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima set for UFC Fight Night 69

A light heavyweight scrap featuring Nikita Krylov taking on Marcos Rogerio de Lima has been added to June’s UFC Fight Night 69 card in Berlin. UFC officials recently announced the bout. Nikita Krylov (18-4 MMA) will be looking to extend his current win streak to three when he faces de Lima this June in Germany....

Apr 15, 2015 10:52 am

JACKED! Phil Davis Leaves UFC For Bellator

Bellator MMA is pleased to announce the signing of the sixth* ranked Light Heavyweight in the world, Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (13-3, 1 NC), to an exclusive, multi-fight deal. “I can’t wait to be fighting in Bellator and wreck shop on everyone,” said Davis. “I am the absolute best and most dominant grappler to ever...


Mar 5, 2015 11:32 am

Ratings Report: Rousey A Pay-Per-View Star

By all accounts, Ronda Rousey is the UFC’s biggest star. The female combat champion not only breaks Octagon records, but she stars in movies, models, and breaks hearts faces around the globe. She’s also a pay-per-view star. From ratings guru Dave Meltzer: While it’s too early to get PPV numbers, early indications based on the...

Mar 2, 2015 8:14 pm

ABC President Supports UFC Out-Of-Competition Testing Program

With the recent string of PED failures in MMA, most notably the UFC, the UFC plans to take further steps to attempt to eradicate PEDs, and PED users, from the sport of MMA. At a special press conference to address the PED problem, the UFC revealed their plan to push for 2-5 year suspensions, and...

Feb 18, 2015 6:01 pm

Jones-Johnson, Weidman-Belfort, Brown-Arlovski, Benavidez-Moraga Added To UFC 187

A championship double-header has been scheduled for the UFC’s annual Memorial Day Weekend event in May. UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 officially announced the additions of Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson and Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort, to the event. ‘UFC 187: Jones vs. Johnson’ is set to go down on May 23, from...

Feb 11, 2015 5:08 pm

Cormier vs. Bader Booked For UFC Fight Night 68

A light-heavyweight bout between Daniel Cormier and Ryan Bader has been booked for UFC Fight Night 68. UFC officials announced the bout tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC Fight Night 68 takes place on June 6 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, where Cormier will enjoy a home field advantage. The bout marks D.C.’s...

Feb 6, 2015 7:56 am

Rashad Evans: “Rumble will knock Jon out within 2 rounds”

UFC light heavyweight fighter Anthony “Rumble” Johnson earned top contender status by knocking out former title challenger Alexander Gustafsson at last month’s UFC on FOX 14 event in Sweden. “Rumble” will now face current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones at UFC 187 in May. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans, who is...

Jan 29, 2015 9:38 am

Dana on the unlikely rise of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson

“It’s crazy. If you look at Anthony Johnson, Anthony Johnson started at 170 pounds, right? And this isn’t like boxing where if you move up a weight class, it’s three pounds. You move up a weight class here, it’s 15 pounds. So he goes from 170 to 185. It’s not like he was a world-beater...

Jan 27, 2015 1:43 pm

Ratings Report: ‘UFC on FOX 14’ Draws Strong On FOX

  The Ultimate Fighting Champships’ 2015 is off to a good start. As we previously noted in our ‘UFC Fight Night Boston’ ratings report, Conor McGregor cemented himself as one of the sport’s biggest draws, breaking every viewing record on FOX Sports 1, last week. Fast forward another 6 days and Saturday’s UFC on FOX 14 event also...

Jan 27, 2015 10:56 am

Joe Rogan Reacts To The Controversial UFC on FOX 14 Refereeing

Last weekend, The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Sweden with ‘UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson’. And while the event delivered hours of action packed entertainment, there were a few questionable calls made by the officials on the night. UFC commentator Joe Rogan took to twitter with his reaction: Referees have the 2nd toughest...

Jan 27, 2015 10:44 am

Jon Jones Takes To Twitter With His Thoughts On The 205 Division

The UFC’s light-heavyweight division was majorly disrupted following last weekend’s main event between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson. We have a new number-one-contender and a the longtime #2 ranked fighter was dethroned. For Jones, it’s a refreshing change to a division he’s just one-fight away from clearing out. The champ took to twitter with several...

Jan 26, 2015 3:50 pm

Jon Jones Explains Deleted Tweet Following “Fight Night Stockholm”

Following Anthony Johnson’s TKO win over Alexander Gustafsson at “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones sent out this defamatory Tweet to Alexander Gustafsson. The champ deleted the Tweet shortly after, and explained why on Twitter. It's exactly what he did to me after my DC fight [email protected]_Liftss: @JonnyBones why'd you delete...

Jan 25, 2015 8:35 am

“Rumble” Fires Back Following Defamatory Jones Tweet

Last night in the main event of “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, Anthony Johnson handed Alexander Gustafsson the first KO loss of his MMA career as he TKO’d ‘The Mauler’ in front of his native crowd in Sweden (See that HERE). Following the bout, Jon Jones sent out a Tweet, that has since been deleted, saying...

Jan 25, 2015 8:05 am

Jon Jones Ready To “Rumble” With Johnson

Following his TKO win over Alexander Gustafsson, Anthony Johnson became the #1 contender at light heavyweight, earning himself the chance to fight Jon Jones for the championship. Jones took to Twitter to field some fan-questions regarding his next opponent. Man this fights going to be awesome [email protected]: Rumble is for real… Can't wait to see...

Jan 25, 2015 6:46 am

PREDICTION! “I’ll Knock Out Jon Jones”

Following a spectacular performance against Alexander Gustafsson at “UFC Fight Night Stockholm” that saw Anthony Johnson pick up an impressive TKO win, the newly crowned #1 contender spoke about how he sees his bout against the champ going. “Jon, keep your hands up, because if you don’t, it’s lights out.” He went on to discuss...

Jan 25, 2015 6:42 am

Gus — “I wasn’t there, Johnson had me in deep water”

Alexander Gustafsson was stopped last night for the first time in his MMA career when Anthony Johnson landed an overhand right, and continued to pour on the strikes until the referee was forced to stop the bout. The loss was a tough one for Gustafsson to swallow, making it even more difficult was that the...

Jan 24, 2015 8:30 pm

Johnson: Gus Beat Up Jones. I Want to Beat Him 10 Times Worse

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson was the first man to knock Alexander Gustafsson out and he earned the right to challenge Jon Jones for his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in the near future. Johnson stated in the post fight press conference that he is ready to take the title shot whenever the UFC wants him to. “I’ll...

Jan 24, 2015 8:25 pm

UFC in Stockholm Was Major Success, 30,000 in Attendance

UFC on FOX 14 took place in Stockholm this past Saturday night and it was a major success for the UFC. UFC Event Coordinator David Allen confirmed the event drew 30,000 fans to the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Fans from 44 different countries flocked to Sweden to watch Anthony “Rumble” Johnson duke it out...

Jan 24, 2015 8:00 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Bonuses: 4 Fighters Take Home $50K POTN Bonuses

UFC on FOX 14 is in the books and what an amazing event it was. Instead of a Fight of the Night bonus, UFC officials dished out FOUR performance of the night bonuses. Performance of the Night: Makwan Amirkhani Amirkhani made quite the splash with his performance in the octagon tonight. He was able to...

Jan 24, 2015 10:51 am

3 things to watch at UFC on FOX in Stockholm

From the Swedish phenom Alexander Gustafsson fighting in his homeland to Dan Henderson bringing his legendary power into the Octagon again, here are the 3 things to watch at UFC on FOX in Stockholm, Sweden.

Jan 23, 2015 9:59 am

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC on FOX 14’ Edition

Earlier today from Stockholm, Sweden, the UFC on FOX 14 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. UFC on FOX 14 goes down from the Hovet Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The free televised fight card airs on FOX. Here’s the main card staredowns from today’s event. Akira Corassani v. Sam Sicilia: Phil Davis...

Jan 23, 2015 5:09 am

Fight Night Stockholm: First Person – Anthony Johnson

No. 3-ranked light heavyweight Anthony Johnson talks about growing up on a farm, his role models, his matchup against Alexander Gustafsson and more in this edition of “First Person.” Don’t miss Fight Night Stockholm on FOX on Jan.24.

Jan 21, 2015 5:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 1/19/15

The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, an in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin talk about Conor McGregor, Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson and more.

Jan 15, 2015 11:31 am

Jake Shields Plans On Making A Statement Against Brian Foster-Exclusive

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion and UFC title challenger Jake Shields is now fighting in the World Series of Fighting. In Shields debut with the promotion he went up against the WSOF Canadian welterweight champion Ryan Ford. Shields submitted Ford in the first round via rear-naked choke. Now the submission ace is back and looking to...