49 Search Results for Roy Jones Jr,

Aug 6, 2013 7:26 am

Rampage: “When Tito signed, I went, ‘Damn – there goes my Roy Jones fight'”

Prior to Bellator 97, rumors had been swirling that former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (32-11 MMA) would be making his Bellator debut in a boxing match opposite former multi-division champ Roy Jones Jr. (56-8). When Rampage took to the cage at Bellator 97, many anticipated it would be to announce that he...

Jun 26, 2013 7:11 am

Anderson Silva: ‘I’ve always wanted to fight Roy Jones’

“Of course I want to fight him. Maybe after this fight with Weidman, regardless of the outcome, I would love to fight him. He’s already said that he would fight me also, so that’s something that I would really like to happen. I feel that his boxing style is one that I’d like to test...

Aug 26, 2014 5:05 am

Soares: Silva Motivated To Be Champion Again

Anderson Silva is set to make his long awaited MMA return against none other than Stockton’s bad boy, Nick Diaz. The bout is scheduled for UFC 183, which takes place next year, giving both men plenty of time to train. The Spider’s manager, Ed Soares spoke about Anderson’s desire to be the world champion again,...

May 17, 2015 3:13 pm

Matt Hughes Vs. Renzo Gracie Set For August In Brazil

That’s right, Matt Hughes is set to face off against Renzo Gracie in a ‘Super Fight’. The two are just a small part of a stacked lineup for this years ADCC, or Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championship. The event is set to take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from Aug. 28-30. Check...

Mar 13, 2015 12:02 pm

Rogan: ‘If Cyborg can make it to 135, things get interesting for Ronda’

“It’s fun. You know what? [Rousey’s] in this ‘Roy Jones Jr. in his prime’ state. Roy Jones Jr. in his prime was just f*cking everybody up. He was putting his hands behind his back and knocking dudes out.That’s where Ronda is, just f*cking everybody up.” “It’s interesting because [Rousey’s] not going to keep going forever....

Jun 2, 2014 3:20 pm

Ed Soares: Silva Returning in 2015, Potentially vs. Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva’s longtime manager Ed Soares spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss Anderson’s return to MMA, Silva’s leg injury, and potential opponents for The Spider. “He’s definitely coming back,” said Soares, as transcribed by Shaun Al-Shatti for MMAFighting. “He’s feeling good, he’s training hard. Everything is good, man. Hopefully we’ll see...

Apr 14, 2014 8:59 am

Nick Diaz: ‘Someone buy out my UFC contract so I can fight’

“I just love to watch him [Pacquiao]. I love the way he fights. I try and take what I can. This year has been good to me because I can go out and make a lot of these boxing shows. Usually I have to fight. People don’t think I am a serious boxing fan but...

Feb 26, 2014 12:57 pm

Nick Diaz: “I’m a better stand-up fighter than Anderson Silva.”

“A lot of the fan base can conceive why I’d be a good fight for either guy (Lawler or Hendricks). Either one of these fights would be a good fight for me. I’m the No. 1 draw in this weight division, that’s just the way it is. I win by submissions, knockouts. There’s guys ranked...

Jan 20, 2014 12:39 pm

Male Fan Makes Chris Lytle Feel “Like A Rape Victim”

What would you think if I told you that Chris Lytle had an issue with a male fan, and ended up hiding in the crowd, trying to lose him? Would you think that the guy was trying to hurt him? Would you think that this must have been a big, scary, hulk of a man,...

Dec 31, 2013 11:10 am

14 predictions for the UFC in 2014: The Year Of Ronda Rousey?

It’s the last day of 2013 and what a year. As we look ahead to the New Year, here are fourteen predictions for the UFC’s 2014 season: #14 – 2012 didn’t end the way Michael Johnson would have wanted it after winning 3 fights in a row, he then ended 2012 with a loss in...

Dec 26, 2013 9:16 am

Anderson Silva: Dana White Is The George Bush of MMA

“I think that Dana could let me tryout in taekwondo for the 2016 Olympic Games and let me fight Roy, but if he let me do that, he would need to let other fighters do their things, so he would lose control. [Dana White] is a big dad, but we have our fights all the...

Dec 13, 2013 3:09 pm

Anderson Silva Says He’d Leave UFC if Dana White Tells Him to Retire

“If I lose again, all the media will criticize me, say that I’m not the same anymore, and maybe Dana will say it’s time to retire,” former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva said. “I’d say, ‘Thank you for everything, but I’ll continue doing what I love in other ways.’  I’d go to other promotions, fight...

Oct 15, 2013 11:07 am

Report: Bellator Has Sold Less Than 2,000 Tickets for First PPV

Bellator is set to air its first Pay-Per-View event on November 2 that will feature Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson (pictured) fighting Tito Ortiz, but a report this past weekend indicates that the promotion may be struggling to get fans in attendance.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA As Bellator continues promoting and preparing for its first Pay-Per-View...

Aug 28, 2013 10:17 am

Anderson Silva: ‘Sorry, but I no respect Mayweather, he’s a smurf’

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva (33-5 MMA, 16-1 UFC) appears to have a bone to pick with undefeated boxing legend Floyd “Money” Mayweather, Jr. Here is what “The Spider” had to say about about “Money” during a conversation on Sway’s Universe: “Who? Who? Boxing is a great sport. My dad fight boxing for long...

Jul 31, 2013 8:56 pm

Tito Ortiz Joins Bellator Roster; Set To Face “Rampage” Jackson At November PPV

Rumors recently surfaced hinting at a potential bout between former UFC light-heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. While Jackson appears to have plans to face Roy Jones Jr. in the future, his next opponent will be met in the realm Mixed Martial Arts combat, and it is none other than...

Jun 25, 2013 1:17 pm

UFC 162 Conference Call Highlights

Today, the UFC held it’s conference call for UFC 162 which features a middleweight title fight between longtime champion, Anderson Silva (33-4) and Chris Weidman (9-0). The call was mostly directed the the middleweight champion, Silva as he fielded questions that ranged from his legacy in the sport, a fight with Roy Jones Jr. and...

Oct 20, 2011 11:30 am

BJ Penn In-Depth Interview

Former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion BJ Penn recently took time out of his training schedule to talk with USA Today’s Sergio Non about everything from his past, present and future, including next weekend’s main event bout against Nick Diaz. Below are some excerpts from that interview: (Full Write Up) Q: You had to deal...