151 Search Results for jon jones vs. rashad evans

Oct 24, 2012 9:35 am

Rashad Evans vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira To Face off in Early 2013

  Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans has been inactive since losing to Jon Jones at UFC 145 this past April. Evans has kept busy by preparing some of his Blackzilian teammates for their bouts including Vitor Belfort who was unsuccessful in his attempt to wrestle away the light heavyweight title from Jon Jones...

Oct 3, 2012 9:11 am

Fan’s take: Why Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar will be exciting!

By Chase Raymond: When two of the main event fighters had to pull out of UFC 153 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, we all thought, oh no here we go again. Then some time went by and we all wandered, would someone step up and save the card, or would it be cancelled like UFC...

Sep 19, 2012 11:59 am

Rashad Evans Believes He Will Fight Jon Jones Again In A Year | UFC NEWS

“I probably know a lot more about Jon Jones than most people and have such insight, so Vitor asked me to be his righthand man in preparation for the fight. I think it’s a huge mistake to consider him an underdog because this is an MMA fight. You’ve seen some of the most dramatic finishes...


Aug 18, 2012 2:49 am

Jon Jones States He Doesn't Want Lyoto Machida Rematch | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones comments in an interview with ESPN. At UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera Dana White announced that whoever looked most impressive and like they wanted it most would get the title shot. Lyoto Machida finished Ryan Bader in the second round and claimed the title shot....

May 7, 2012 10:34 am

Exclusive | Josh Thomson Not Impressed With Jones vs. Evans

Josh Thomson faces Gilbert Melendez on May  19 in a rubber match for the Strikeforce Lightweight Championship. The fight has a lot of hype surrounding it because both fighters are ranked in in the top 10 of all credible MMA polling sources. Thomson has never been one to buy in to the hype of any...

Apr 26, 2012 3:00 pm

Jon Jones Draws Big With 700,000 PPV Buys | Proves Star Power | UFC NEWS

By Lynn Mitchell: Jon Jones is materializing as star who can sell pay per views.  The recent stats show a whopping 700,000 pay per view buys – this is huge in today’s market.  The rivalry with Rashad played a big factor.   Evans is already a proven draw with 1 million plus buys for UFC 114’s Rashad...

Apr 25, 2012 4:43 pm

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans | Salary Report | UFC NEWS

By Chase Raymond: Jon “Bones” Jones brings in the most money on the night, and rightfully so. Jones has been on an impressive win streak and is proving to be a great PPV draw for the UFC as of late. These numbers are not including the PPV bonuses or fight of the night bonuses, or...

Apr 22, 2012 12:41 am

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Photo Gallery | UFC NEWS

UFC 145 has concluded and boy did it deliver the raw pay-per-view excitement that only the UFC can bring. In the main event it was Jon Jones who was able to defend his title and take out Rashad Evans via unanimous decision after an impressive five round battle. From top to bottom it was a...

Apr 21, 2012 11:32 pm

UFC 145 Jones vs. Evans | Lackluster Main Event A STALEmate

Jon Jones defended his belt against who was supposed to be his biggest test Rashad Evans. Instead of it being a test or a highlight reel of strikes and domination it was a lot of sparring. One pressed forward while the other backed up. It is easy to say that this fight did not live...

Apr 21, 2012 3:31 pm

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Live Results

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans takes place tonight from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena. In the main event UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones and his former teammate turned bitter rival, Rashad Evans will final settle the score in their year long rivalry. 12 fights make up the evenings card, starting at 7 p.m. ET on facebook and...

Apr 21, 2012 3:22 pm

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Discussion Thread

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans takes place tonight from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena. In the main event UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones and his former teammate turned bitter rival, Rashad Evans will final settle the score in their year long rivalry. 12 fights make up the evenings card, starting at 7 p.m. ET on facebook and...

Apr 20, 2012 1:33 pm

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Weigh In Results | UFC NEWS

UFC 145 is set to go down tomorrow night from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena. Today the UFC held the official weigh-in ceremony, making all 12-bouts on tomorrow night’s card official. In the main event Rashad Evans challenges Jon Jones for his UFC light-heavyweight title. Full Weigh In Results: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Jon Jones (205) vs....

Apr 20, 2012 8:00 am

PREVIEW | MacDonald vs. Mills: UFC 145 Co-Main Event

By Adam Conklin: Main events usually cast a shadow that covers most of the main card. However, this shadow should not block the talent on the undercard. This is unfortunately the case with this weekends UFC 145 event, headlined, of course, by Jon Jones defending his title against Rashad Evans. Before I travel to far...

Apr 19, 2012 4:49 pm

Greg Jackson | Willing to Let Bygones Be Bygones with Rashad

Greg Jackson tells MMA weekly in a recent interview about UFC 145 “I’m certainly willing to let bygones be bygones. I’m never a guy that holds a grudge.  That will be up to him” Greg Jackson goes as far as taking responsibility for his part in the escalating feud between Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones...

Apr 17, 2012 2:11 pm

VIDEO | "Georgia On My Mind" Rashad Evans Trains With Boxing Great Roy Jones Jr

Number one UFC light heavyweight contender “Suga” Rashad Evans has Georgia on his mind as he arrives in Atlanta today for the final countdown to UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans. In five days, fight fans will discover the moment of truth in what has become one of the longest running sagas in the sport of...

Apr 16, 2012 11:37 am

Fighting teammates | Why Evans vs. Jones should not have happened

By Lorenzo Luciano: The next UFC pay per view event set to air on April 21, 2012 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta Georgia between former teammates Jon Jones and Rashad Evans has been tainted by an ongoing dispute between the two fighters. It is an unwritten rule in MMA that teammates do not fight...

Apr 16, 2012 11:19 am

All Former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champions Weigh-In On Jones vs. Evans

Some of the greatest names in the sport’s pantheon have held and fought for the UFC’s 205lbs title since its inception in 1997, including Hall of Famers Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell and iconic fighters including Vitor Belfort, Tito Ortiz and “Rampage” Jackson.   The light heavyweight title – which was called the middleweight title...

Apr 15, 2012 9:41 am

FULL VIDEO | UFC Primetime Jones vs Evans Episode 2

By Lorenzo Luciano: The second installment of the UFC Primetime show Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans aired last night (April 12, 2012) on the FX channel. The show takes an “all access behind the scenes” look at the UFC 145 main event. The show follows light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former light heavyweight champion...

Apr 11, 2012 10:18 am

Evans / Jones Clash | The Team You Built Is Mine Now Says Jones

By George Deutsch: Ultimate Insider host Jon Anik sat down with the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and heated rival and former training partner Rashad Evans recently, and it didn’t take long for sparks to fly between the two competitors, particularly in regard to Evans’ exit from trainer Greg Jackson’s New Mexico-based training camp....

Apr 10, 2012 2:19 pm

“Primetime 145: Jones vs. Evans” Ratings Report w/ Full Episode Video

By Lorenzo Luciano: The first of three “Primetime 145: Jones vs. Evans” episodes which aired on the FX channel on April 6th, averages a ratings of 462,000 viewers. The show is a half hour preview of the upcoming main event at UFC 145 between rivals and former training partners and friends light heavyweight champion Jon...

Apr 6, 2012 3:13 pm

Programming Reminder | UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans "Primetime" Special Airs Tonight On FX

The light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans is without a doubt one of the most highly anticipated matchups of the year. The UFC and FX brass have apparently acknowledged that fact and as a result, will be releasing a three-part countdown to UFC 145 series in the infamous “UFC Primetime” format. UFC...

Mar 26, 2012 8:03 am

Dan Henderson Thinks The UFC Made The Wrong Move With Evans vs. Jones Booking

“I guess Dana promised Rashad he was next for the title shot. But timing wise, it would have been better for me to fight Jones, and then have Rashad fight the winner. That would have been better than having Rashad come right back after fighting Phil Davis, and it’s probably going to be pushed again...